Event Rules

Rossland Winter Carnival
Photo Troy Nebeker & Tourism Rossland

John Heintz Cup Details

  • Pre-registration: at Bear Country Kitchen until January 26th.  Registration 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at RED Mountain Resort in the Conference Room.
  • ROUTE – Course begins and ends at RED Mountain Resort
    Start time:  1pm 
  • Skier/Boarder must be at the top of Sally’s Alley at 12:45
  • Downhill Skier / Snowshoer / Cross Country skier / Biker / Runner
  • Cost:  $50 per team, or $20 for individual entries. 

Fun for everyone

Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race

  • This Winter Carnival favourite takes place on Spokane St in beautiful downtown Rossland.  Speeds reach up to 85kms per hour and are tracked with a speed gun. This event starts early- at 9:00 am- so ensure to get there early to get a good seat. 

      • Contact for the event is Kelly Acheson   kelly@adventureengine.biz
      • registration fee is $160/team.
      • **Changes to Bobsled 2020: MANDATORY brake and steering inspection at the Legion on or before January 23. Please email gwoodhouse14@gmail.com to arrange an inspection before that date. Limited time available. For further information contact kelly@adventureengine.biz    
                * brake & steering inspection – brakes must be able to lift machine / no left right independent brakes allowed
        * NO dangerous sharp things (such as spears, sharp antlers, metal pipe etc) sticking out at all!!  They could impale you or a small child.
      • helmets mandatory – googles and padding recommended

    Bobsled Waiver
    Waivers due at the Calcutta Auction at the Legion on January 23.

Photo Ryan Flett & Tourism Rossland
Rossland Winter Carnival Bobsled Race
Photo Troy Nebeker & Tourism Rossland

Bobsled Calcutta Auction January 23rd, 2020

Bobsled Calcutta Auction starts at 8pm at the Legion. Everyone welcome. Come bid on your favorite team. If your team places 1st, 2nd or 3rd you WIN cash!

Each bobsled team is auctioned off to the highest bidder
Money raised in the auction is put into a prize pool
If the team you buy comes in 1st, 2nd, 3rd or the one ‘wild place” in the bobsled race on Saturday, you win a percentage of the prize pool. That’s cash money!



to contact the Rossland Winter Carnival Committee


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