First Snowfall Contest

First snowfall contest

October 2, 2018 3 Comments
First snowfall contest

***Update*** November 14th The drawing for the top 5 winners in this year’s First Snowfall contest was held on Wednesday November 14th. Here are the top 5 winners. 5th Lyle Kurtzweil 4th Anthony Schreier 3rd Patti Gessler 2nd Rachel Melby 1st Kathy Tyskiewicz   ***Update*** November 9th I measured 1.4 inches of snow on top […]

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End to the 2017 First Snowfall Contest

November 3, 2017 0 Comments
End to the 2017 First Snowfall Contest

Wausau officially picked up 1.5″ of snow this past Wednesday, making November 1st the winning date for our First Snowfall Contest! Of over 1,500 people that entered, only 15 guessed the correct date. Our winners are: Allison Ullenbrauck Darryl Oelke Loralee Geier Rhonda Cummings Lorri Vandre Jim Szmania Richard Wolfrath Chelsea Rindfleisch David Dreger Meegan […]

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The First Snowfall Contest Has Begun!

September 28, 2017 13 Comments
The First Snowfall Contest Has Begun!

***Please do not enter your guess in the blog. You must enter on our contest page: http://www.waow.com/category/233182/contests-on-waow¬†****   The warm and humid weather has finally left the state, and by the end of this week we’ll likely have our first frost in Wausau (Friday night), and possibly even a freeze in spots in the Northwoods. […]

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End of the 2015 First Snowfall Contest

December 30, 2015 0 Comments
End of the 2015 First Snowfall Contest

It has finally happened. We had our first storm that brought more than a full inch of snow to downtown Wausau. That means the first snowfall contest has officially ended. The winning date is December 28th. Only a few more days and it would have been a record for the latest ever one inch snowfall […]

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Snowfall Contest Drawing 2014

November 5, 2014 0 Comments

In case you were not watching, we held the drawing for the top four places in the 2014 first snowfall contest on Tuesday and here are your winners: 1st place ($250 R-store gift card + 52 car wash coupons): Candice Smetak 2nd place ($150 R-store gift card): Jason Voight 3rd place ($100 R-store gift card): […]

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Snowfall Contest Winners 2014

October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Snowfall Contest Winners 2014

And so the snowfall contest ends early this year. It is the earliest end to the contest in the last 5 years. A record snowfall of 1.7 inches hit Wausau this morning (snow was as deep as 8 inches in parts of Vilas county). This means we have some winners – some people who are […]

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Last Chance to Enter

October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Last Chance to Enter

Just updating the blog today to make sure everyone who was planning to enter the FIRST SNOWFALL CONTEST gets their entry in before midnight (end of the day) Friday night. You can enter online by clicking here. Or you can text the word “snowfall” to 28214. One of the more interesting parts about this year’s […]

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First Snowfall 2014 & Extended Outlooks

September 23, 2014 0 Comments
First Snowfall 2014 & Extended Outlooks

For a few years, it was only the Snowmelt contest. Every year people guessed on which date the snow would finally melt off of Rib Mountain. Since so much of our lives in Northcentral Wisconsin revolve around the snow and the Winter season, eventually, we thought it would be fun and interesting to have a […]

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Top 4 Prize Winners

November 25, 2013 0 Comments

This morning on Wake-Up Wisconsin we had a live random drawing for the top 4 prize winners in the 2013 First Snowfall contest. 36 people predicted the correct date and now we have 4 top prize winners. People who were not drawn in the top 4 still win a free car wash coupon as a […]

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The List of Winners

November 22, 2013 0 Comments
The List of Winners

In case you were out of town, were not watching Wake-Up Wisconsin, or had your head buried in the sand, we had some snow this week. It was enough to meet the 1 inch criteria for the First Snowfall Contest. On November 20th we had 2.5 inches of snow officially recorded in downtown Wausau and […]

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