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WinterPLAY Schedule of Events

Friday, Feb. 24
Time Event Where
5 - 8 p.m. WinterPLAYGROUND
Presented by United Rentals
Explore our frozen playground with stunning ice sculptures and a life sized ice castle.
Snye
5 p.m. Ice Sculpture Demonstration Snye
5:30 - 6 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
Presented by Aluma Systems
Celebrate the north with energy and dance.
Awards Platform
6 - 8 p.m. Shootout on the Snye
Presented by Country 93.3 and Rock 97.9
All ages, genders and skill levels are welcome, making the competition fierce and fun! Teams can still register online until Feb. 13.
Tournament Rinks
6 p.m. - midnight Sno Cricket
Hosted by Snyepers Community Club
Get ready for some fast-paced excitement as cricket teams embrace what nature has to offer!
Sno Cricket Field
6 - 8 p.m. Family Skate
Lace up your skates and feel the wind in your hair on the WinterPLAY Feature Rink.
Feature Rink
Presented by BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.
6 - 8 p.m. Viking Village WinterART Tent
Presented by Paladin Security
6:10 - 8 p.m. Dance under the Snow
Hosted by Justin Slade Youth Foundation
All youth (ages 12-17) are invited to a free party. Come for pizza, stay for the awesome music (with a DJ!).
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
Saturday, Feb. 25
Time Event Where
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Shootout on the Snye (Round Robin)
Presented by Country 93.3 and ROCK 97.9
Tournament Rinks
10 - 11:15 a.m. Telus World of Science - Edmonton presents Cryogenics: The Ultimate Cool WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Skills Competition
All Shootout players are invited to participate in the annual Skills Competition. Participants will test their skills in the fields of agility, accuracy and speed.
Feature Rink
Presented by BURNCO Rock Products Ltd
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Roving Entertainment Snye
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sno Cricket
Hosted by Snyepers Community Club
Sno Cricket Field
10 a.m. - 8 p.m Sno N' Shine
Hosted by McMurray SnoDrifters
The Fort McMurray SnoDrifters show off their fastest and flashiest snowmobiles.
Snowmobile Area
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. WinterPLAYGROUND
Presented by United Rentals
Winter PLAYGROUND
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Viking Village WinterART Tent
Presented by Paladin Security
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Snowshoeing
Hosted by Be Fit for Life Centre
Warm-up Tent
Presented by Habitual Sports
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Story Time
Hosted by Wood Buffalo Regional Library
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
12 - 3 p.m. Ice Sculpture Demonstrations Snye
12 - 6 p.m. Sugar Shack
Hosted by Wood Buffalo Brewing Co.
Snye
1 - 1:30 p.m. Dave Martin
Singer/Songwriter
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
1 - 2 p.m. Winter Bike Race
Hosted by Wood Buffalo Cycling Club
Near the Sno Cricket pitch
1:30 - 2 p.m. Trevor Howlett
Singer/Songwriter
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
2:15 - 4 p.m. Talent Show WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
4:15 - 5:45 p.m. Fam Jam!
A family-friendly party with music and activities for all ages
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
5 - 8 p.m. Family Skate Feature Rink
Presented by BURNCO Rock Products LTD
6 - 8 p.m. Canadian Xsports
Rock tribute band
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
7 - 10 p.m. WinterREELS
Hosted by Fort McMurray Filmmakers Association.
McMurray Experience
Sunday, Feb. 26
Time Event Where
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Shootout on the Snye
Presented by Country 93.3 and ROCK 97.9
Tournament Rinks
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Roving Entertainment Snye
10 a.m. 8 p.m. WinterPLAYGROUND
Presented by United Rentals
Winter PLAYGROUND
10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sno N' Shine
Hosted by McMurray SnoDrifters
Snowmobile Area
10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Viking Village WinterART Tent
Presented by Paladin Security
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Traditional Round Dance WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Family Skate Feature Rink
Presented by BURNCO Rock Products LTD.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Snowshoeing
Hosted by Be Fit for Life Centre
Warm-up Tent
Presented by Habitual Sports
12 p.m. & 3 p.m. Ice Sculpture Demonstrations Snye
12 - 6 p.m. Sugar Shack
Hosted by Wood Buffalo Brewing Co.
Snye
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Meltdown with Oil Sands Discovery Centre
Check out some winter science experiments!
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
2 - 3 p.m. Talent Show WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
2 - 6 p.m. Shootout on the Snye - Gold Medal Games
Presented by Country 93.3 and ROCK 97.9
Feature Rink
Presented by BURNCO Rock Products LTD.
3 - 8 p.m. Penguin Dash
Hosted by MacDonald Island Park
Syncrude Aquatic Centre at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre
5 - 5:30 p.m. Matt Parlee
Vocalist
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
5:30 - 6 p.m. Dan Tulk
Singer/Songwriter
WinterSHOWCASE Igloo
6:30 - 8 p.m. Closing Ceremonies
Presented by Mix 103.7 and 100.5 CRUZ FM
Help us celebrate our community as WinterPLAY 2017 closes with a colourful bang!
Awards Platform
7:30 p.m. Fireworks Snye

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