Snow Town Ice Classic Valdez, AK Permit No. 1539

Tickets to be sold online starting February 15th - April 9th 2021 

Guesses are to be made using Alaska Standard Time

$5 Per Ticket

Tickets are not mailable. Tickets marked or filled out incorrectly will be rejected. Final decisions about unclear tickets will be made by the Snow Town Ice Classic Committee.

  • The closest guess (date & time) to when the tower at Ruth Pond drops (the buoy must drop into the pond) will determine the winner!
  • Please input the date and time for your guess(es). Example: Guess #1) 04/12/2021 5:13PM Multiple: Guess #1) 03/15/2021 6:04AM Guess #2) 05/03/2021 7:45PM Guess #3) 03/02/2021 12:46PM

Snow Town Ice Classic

Advocates for Victims of Violence and the City of Valdez has been partnered since 2014 in collaborating to bring the Snow Town Ice Classic event to Valdez, Alaska.


Every year AVV board members, staff, and advocates sell tickets in February til mid April. Purchasers have an opportunity to make a guess at the date and time when the tower drops into the Ruth Pond located in town.

The winner is determined by who ever makes the closest guess to when the tower at Ruth Pond drops (the buoy must drop into the pond)! Proceeds are split 50/50 between the winner and AVV.



Previous Years Tower Drop TImes

  • 2014 19-Apr 1:24PM

  • 2015 27-Apr 3:42PM

  • 2016 23-Apr 4:51PM

  • 2017 2-May 5:35PM

  • 2018 29-Apr 8:03PM

  • 2019 16-Apr 11:36AM

  • 2020 1-May 4:18PM


Snow Town Ice Classic Payouts


  • 2015 $228.00

  • 2016 $1,860.00

  • 2017 $1,921.50

  • 2018 $2,832.00

  • 2019 $2941.50

  • 2020 $1,570.50 split between two winners $785.25 each


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