February 17, 2016
Seeking horn honkers and bell ringers! Fireworks, bonfires,
concessions, merchandise and tailgating. Ski jumpers from Finland,
and Slovenia (and maybe Russia) plus jumpers
from our own U.S. Ski Team will be there.
warmed up in our heated building, complete with concessions and
merchandise sales. Stay warm outside around the bonfire.
the whole family!
(featuring an image of Jack Bietila) will soon be on sale for the 129th Annual
Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl to be held
Wednesday, February 17 starting at 6pm. The tournament is hosted by
the Ishpeming Ski Club.
Admission is per person. Tournament
buttons can be purchased for $10 in advance and $15 at the gate;
kids 12-years-old and under are free. Buttons
will be available at the following outlets:
Ishpeming Negaunee Chamber of Commerce, Wilderness Sports, U.S.
Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame, Elaine’s Place, Jasper Ridge
Brewery, Jubilee Foods, Congress Pizza, Bucks Restaurant
Super One Foods, Midtown Bakery
Down Wind Sports, Sports Rack
Trial rounds start around 6pm with
competition jumping to follow. Spectators can keep warm by the bon
fire as international and U.S. ski jumpers compete in the U.S. Cup
Ski Jumping Series. After the jumping concludes,
spectators will be treated to a fireworks show to celebrate this
For more information,
contact the Ishpeming Ski Club at 906.204.0520 or e-mail
Information can also be found on Facebook;
search for Ishpeming Ski Club.