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Don't Buy Offers Of 'Cheap' Tickets To Breckenridge Snow Sculpting Event; It's Free

Stacy Nick
Teams from India and Mongolia pose for a photo at the 2018 International Snow Sculpting Championship.

The Facebook page for Breckenridge’s International Snow Sculpting Championships boasts a lot of things: videos of teams from around the world creating their works of snow art, tips for best times to watch the sculptors and even folks offering up their tickets for a deal.

There’s just one problem with that last item, according to Austyn Dineen with the Breckenridge Tourism Office.

“The snow sculptures in Breckenridge are definitely a totally ticket-worthy event, but it’s funny because the event has always been absolutely free and open to the public,” Dineen said.

The social media posts are quickly dealt with by the page’s moderators, she said, as well as longtime fans of the event.

“It’s really interesting to see our local audience chime in, ‘No, no it’s free,’” Dineen said, adding that so far, she hasn’t seen any similar scams anywhere else or heard of anyone buying the fake tickets.

The 29th annual International Snow Sculpting Championships is Jan. 21 through 30, 2019. You can find more information -- but not tickets -- at gobreck.com.

Stacy was KUNC's arts and culture reporter from 2015 to 2021.
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