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Theta Chi Fraternity's snow sculpture for the 1962 King Kold Karnival. The sculpture featured a spinning Uncle Scrooge character that hit the frozen hockey pucks which were carried by a make-shift conveyor belt through the legs of a small gopher goalie. A large gopher has been ripped in half to reveal many hockey pucks. Another statue depicts one of the Beagle Boys holding a hockey stick. The winter festival known as the King Kold Karnival was a staple at UND from 1951-1968. The event usually included contests, sled races, dances, beauty pageants, and most notably large snow sculptures. A brief resurgence emerged in 1979 but was not continued.


Buildings -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Students -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; North Dakota

Organizations Depicted

King Kold Karnival (Grand Forks, N.D.); University of North Dakota


Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota


Theta Chi, Fraternity, King Kold Karnival, Snow Sculpture, Hockey, Greek letter societies, Gophers, Snow sculpture, Hockey, Hockey sticks, Winter sports, McDuck, Scrooge (Fictitious character)