125th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament February 8 at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl

Ishpeming, Michigan – The 125th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament will be held on Wednesday, February 8 at Suicide Hill Ski Bowl. Trial rounds start at 6pm EST with competition jumping to follow. The tournament is hosted by the
Ishpeming Ski Club and Range Bank.

Admission is per person and buttons can be purchased for $10 in advance or $15 at the gate and are available now at Range Bank branch offices, ski club members and several local businesses. Kids 12-years-old and under are free.

Buttons are available in Ishpeming: Greater Ishpeming Neguanee Chamber  of Commerce, Wilderness Sports, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame, Elaine’s Place, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Jubilee Foods, Congress Pizza, Bucks Restaurant, Lofaro’s Food Market; Negaunee: Super One Foods; Marquette: Down Wind Sports, Sports Rack; at Range Bank Branches in Marquette and Negaunee; or from Ishpeming Ski Club members.

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 historic event.

For more information contact the Ishpeming Ski Club at 906.204.0520 or e-mail president@ishskiclub.com. Also information can be found on Facebook, search for Ishpeming Ski Club.

Schedule of Events:

Ski Jumpers/Winter Sports Celebration Parade, February 7, 5:30-6:00
Main Street, Ishpeming Enter your business/organization into the parade (call GINCC for details, 486-1111) or come as a spectator and help us honor the
athletes and the longest running tournament in the United States!
After the parade be sure to join us for the dinner at the Elk’s!

Community Spaghetti Dinner, February 7, 6:00-8:00pm
Elk’s Lodge, Lakeshore Drive, Ishpeming Meet the skiers, enjoy a great meal, and meet the ski jumpers!  Tickets at the door: $7, adults. $5, kids 6-12. Free, 5 and under

125th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament Wednesday, February 8, 6:00pm
Competition starts at 6:00, fireworks are set to go off around 8:30pm
Button price: $10 advance, $15 at the gate, kids 12 and under are FREE!