Sleeping Giant Loppet: Awards

Awards for the top finishers in each category, as well as age group awards will be presented at the Saturday evening Awards Social to be held at Sleeping Giant Brewery. 

Grand Prize Draw
All Loppet participants who are residents of Northwestern Ontario are eligible for a draw to win a one-year lease of a Nissan ROGUE courtesy of Half-Way Motors Nissan.  You must be 21 years of age (minor participants may transfer the win to a parent living in the same household), with a valid driver's license, insurance and licensing are extra. 

50 km Free Technique Event
Fastest male: $1000 + Unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery.
Fastest female:$1000 + Unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery.
Second place male and female finishers will receive $500 + Unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery
Third place male and female finishers will receive $250 + Unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery
Top finishers in this category are determined based on gun start.

50km Classic Technique Event
Fastest male: $500.00 Icebreaker clothing prize package from Gear-Up for Outdoors and a unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery
Fastest female: $500.00 Icebreaker clothing prize package from Gear-Up for Outdoors and a unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery
Second male and female finishers will receive a $200.00 Icebreaker clothing prize package provided by Gear-Up for Outdoors and Island Pottery keepsake.
Third place male and female finishers will receive a $100.00 Icebreaker clothing prize package provided by Gear-Up for Outdoors and Island Pottery keepsake.

20km Event
Top three male and female finishers will receive a unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery.

8km Event - New - Top three male and female skiers age 13 and under will receive a unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery.

Skiathlon Event - New - Top three male and female skiers will receive a unique locally crafted pottery keepsake from Island Pottery.

Four Event Challenge - Sign up at Kit Pick-Up.

Fastest combined time for 4 skiers with one completing each event. 8km, 20km, 35km, 50km

Team categories include: Female, Male, Mixed (any combination), Family (must be a "relative").

Winning teams will receive commemorative Loppet toques.

Flashback Award

Sign up at the Walleye judging table at the start line.  The skier with the best "Retro" ski outfit will be awarded some Walleye swag and a Rollin' Thunder gift certificate.

Woodymakeit Award 

Awarded to the fastest skier to complete the 50km event on wood skies.  Check in at the Walleye judging table at the start line.

Age Group Recognition
The first female and male in 5 year age groups in the 50km Free, 50km Classic and 20km events will receive a commemorative Loppet toque.

All award winners will be listed on a banner to be displayed at the Kamview Nordic Centre.

Fresh Air High School Award - A unique pottery platter from Island Pottery.
Presented to the high school with the highest number of kilometers skied by participating students and teachers. All distances can be included.

See past award winners