Ice and Snow Sailing World Cup Competition
in St. Ignace Michigan

snow sailing world cup competition to be held in St. Ignace Michigan

Photo Credit St. Ignace Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Ice and Snow Sailing World Championship Competition is being held in beautiful and cold St. Ignace, Michigan this year 2012. So, pray for cold, for ice and snow! Competitors from around the world will be heading for this spectacular norther Michigan event in middle of February.

The Actual Dates are February 20-26, 2012...

If you you love winter sports then it's time for you to head to northern Michigan during February. For you see, from February 17-19, 2012 there is the fabulous Labatt Blue U.P. Pond Hockey Championship that will kick off this fun and exciting two week Northern Michigan winter events festival. It's perfect for a fun adult time and its also perfect for families!

On Sunday, February 19 registration and WISSA practice begins! What does WISSA stand for? It stands for World Ice and Snow Sailing Championship and the website that St. Ignace has created for this event is absolutely wonderful Click on the above link to see some fascinating world Ice and Snow Sailing photos from around the world!

Snow sailing has been popular for years and the competition began in 1980. It travels from Northern Europe and North America. St. Ignace was in competition with Chicago to host this year's event and the cold, Moran Bay and super St. Ignace won out! Isn't that terrific!

The spirit of the wind lives WISSA's slogan

Photo Credit St. Ignace Michigan Chamber of Commerce

There will be fantastic demonstrations, free rides and videos all showcasing this exciting sport of Ice and Snow Sailing. There will be a warming tent with food and drink available. This event will be televised in over 86 million households.

Hotels are filling up's the list of hotels to call!

  • Bear Cove Inn 906-643-8910
  • Birchwood Motel 906-984-2184
  • Boardwalk Inn 800-254-5408
  • Budget Host Inn & Suites 800-872-7057
  • Colonial House Inn 906-643-6900
  • Days Inn Lakefront & Suites 800-732-9746
  • Driftwood Motel 906-643-7744
  • Kewadin Shores Casino Hotel 800-539-2346
  • Northernaire Motel 888-797-0415
  • Pines Motel 877-378-0017
  • Quality Inn - St. Ignace 800-906-4656
  • Super 8 Motel 800-460-7661
  • Voyager Inn 877-643-1530

Petoskey is another great choice to stay!

Another great idea is to stay in Petoskey, Michigan to enjoy skiing activities at Boyne Highlands Resort or at popular Nubs Nob which is rated the Tops in skiing in northern Michigan.

Mackinac Island Vacation Insider Tip: Traveling over to Mackinac Island during the winter is truly a unique vacation get away. There is nothing quite like enjoying a Mackinac Island winter day and evening.i Northern Michigan winter events are truly a spectacular time to enjoy with family and friends. You will definitely be making beautiful memorable memories.

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