Frostbite Challenge 2014 Winners

Grand Prize: Polaris 4x4: Craig Hensen-Clear Lake, MN

1st Place: $500 Cash: Deb Geyen-Maple Lake, MN

2nd Place: Underwater camera: Steve Hennessey-Princeton, MN

3rd Place: Portable Fish House: Chris Wetter-Monticello, MN

4th Place: $400 Cash: Ben Brion-Monticello, MN

5th Place: Genz Pack from Vexilar: Gordy Johnson-Big Lake, MN

6th Place: $300 Cash: Kevin Dornan-Becker, MN

7th Place: Genz Pack from Vexilar: Brenda Crouse-Monticello, MN

8th Place: Genz Pack from Vexilar: Shane Skarka-Monticello, MN

9th Place: $200 Cash: Jim Stewart-Big Lake, MN

10th Place: Vexilar Parka & Bib Set: Zac Scott-St Francis, MN

11th Place: Vexilar Parka & Bib Set: Tyler Paumen-Maple Lake, MN

12th Place: $100 Cash: Loren Daudt-Zimmerman, MN

Extra Prize from Gander Mtn: Buddy Heater: Pam Grabinski-Monticello, MN

Polaris snowmobile: Kerry Donnay-Monticello,MN

Island Park, Idaho Trip: John Dingmann-Annandale, MN

Kid's Fishing Contest

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Sunday, January 11th, 2015
Time: 10:30am-11:30am
Location: Pelican Lake, Monticello
Free to attend- No need to pre-register

Come and experience the great outdoors! Bring the kid's to the Kid's Fishing Contest and let them enjoy some fun on the ice. 

The Monticello Chamber has partnered with Simply Outdoor Experiences to give your family the opportunity to try something new and create memories and stories to share around the dinner table for years to come. 

First 100 Kids receive a free ice fishing pole or Skull Cap sponsored by the Monticello Rotary Club 

Fishing Contest & Raffle


Sunday, January 11th, 2015
Time: Noon-3pm   Raffle Drawing: 3:15pm
Location: Pelican Lake, Monticello
Tickets: $25/ person  (Raffle: $10 - Contest $15)

Watch for details on our 2015 event!

Ticket value:  Raffle $10 –Contest $15. Must be 18 years or older to purchase a ticket or win a prize. Bring your own bait, fish must be alive and fresh, one line per
ticket, decision of judges is final, state game and fish laws apply, no clams, and
no shelters allowed in contest area. 





Fun for the entire family!  Concessions available

Medallion Hunt


January 5th-10th, 2015

Find the hidden Medallion to win the Cash! One clue released each day during the week on the Monticello Times website, and the Frostbite website, www.frostbitechallenge.org.

The Medallion hunt prize is (3) $75 visa Gift Cards. Sponsored by First MN Bank, RiverWood Bank, and Premier Banks.

A special thanks to The Crummy Boys Workshop for creating the medallion and producing one for the medallion design winner and the one that is hidden. 


Snow Golf Open

Sat, January 10th, 2015
12- 5pm
Location: TBD

Cost: $25/ Team of Two

Bundle up, bring your golf clubs and participate in this year's Snow Golf
Open! Our great team of volunteers carved out one nine hole golf course in the
snow. Golfers from around the area bring their golf clubs, and play nine with a
tennis ball. So grab your friends and family and enjoy all the fun, food and frozen activities this great event has to offer!

Vintage Snowmobile Show & Run


Sat, January 10th, 2015
Show: 8am-3pm

Location: Land next to Moon Motor Sports, Monticello

Cost: Free

Showcase your Vintage Sled in the Frostbite Challenges first snowmobile show and run, beginning at Moon Motor Sports, based in Monticello on 38 acres.  The Frostbite Challenge vintage snowmobile show and swap meet is Wright counties larges snowmobile event.  Our prime location and large variety of activities attract hudreds of enthusiasts who enjoy the winter fun and festivities.

Starting at 8 am on Saturday January 10, come visit and look over the Vintage sleds that people have collected, restored and loved from years pre 1990. Your vote will contribute to a Frostbite Challenge Trophy which will be given to the 5 vintage sleds with the most votes.

For those whom wish to participate in the 12.5 mile Vintage run, sleds will depart Moon Motor Sports at 12pm and travel the signed snowmobile trail. 


There will be no pre registration, just register at the site the morning of for both parts of this event.

Moon Motor Sports is the site of the show and the beginning of the run. 

Flyers and directional arrows  will be printed on laminated card stock on the trail signs along the route placed by the local snowmobile club The Trail blazers snowmobile club.

Featured events include:

3/4 mile Snowmobile Demo Track

ATV Demo Track & FREE Kids 120 Rides




Thanks for support from the Trailblazers Snowmobile Club & the Monticello Lions.