Alton Ice Out Contest

2020 Ice-Out Winner!

2020 Ice-Out Winner!

Congratulations to our 2020 “Ice-Out Contest” Winner, Randy Preston. He received a gift card basket filled with local restaurant gift cards and goodies from Alton Country Store donated by the ABA!!  Thank you to everyone who participated in our contest and congratulations again to our winner!!!

When do you think the official ice-out will happen?

Complete the entry form on this event page to cast your guess!

Click here to Submit Guess

You can also fill out a paper entry at the following Alton business locations by April 1st:
Hannaford, TD Bank, Profile Bank or Meredith Village Savings Bank

Your entry must state your name, address, phone number, date and time what you believe the actual ice-out will be. Contest is open to all; only one entry per person.

The entry with the exact or closest to the actual ice-out date will be the winner and receive an Alton Business Association Gift Basket full of items from our local community businesses.

Ice-Out is defined as the moment when the M/S Mount Washington can reach each of its ports unobstructed by ice. Local residents who are considered experts in the art of ice watching, supplemented by observations from aircraft, pinpoints the official date and time of the Ice-Out.

The Alton Business Association is proud to sponsor this community event!

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The ABA is a non-profit local association that is comprised of business members from Alton and surrounding town communities. Our MISSION is to promote the commercial interests and welfare of the Alton community. We gladly accept and appreciate DONATIONS at any time to support the numerous events, fundraisers and donations to charities our association provides!

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