Marti Giroux (left) and Calvin Hoy

Marti Giroux (left) and Calvin Hoy

Carnival events garner honours

The Vernon Winter Carnival Society has presented awards to community events

And the winners are…

The Vernon Winter Carnival Society has honoured a number of events that were held during Prehistoric Carnival Presented by Fix Auto Collision.

“We would like to thank all of the event organizers who participated in this year’s Winter Carnival and helped make it such a success,” said Brittany Sjoblom, executive director.

1. Junior Event Runner-Up: The Okanagan Science Centre and the many events they run for Winter Carnival

2. Best Junior Event: Kids Karnival

3. Sporting Event Runner-Up: The Starting Block 10 km Run

4. Best Sporting Event :Coca Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament

5. Senior Event Runner-Up: Bag of Bones Dinner and Dance

6. Best Senior Event: Senior Jopo House

7. Event with a Commercial Runner-Up: Funtastic Sports Society / Downtown Vernon Association Broomball Tournament

8. Best Event with a Commercial: Suds N’ Cider

9. Best Youth Sporting Event: Coca Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament

10. Family Event Runner-Up: Feather Fanciers Show and Antique and Collectible Sale

11. Best Family Event: St. James Family Fling

12. Adult Event Runner-Up: Irish Pub Night

13. Best Adult Event: Medieval Madness Feast II

14. New Event Runner-Up: Server Olympics

15. Best New Event: St. James Family Fling

16. Carnival Spirit Award : The Okanagan Science Centre

17. Christel Cam Parade Spirit Award: Scouts Canada – North Okanagan Beavers, Cubs and Scouts (this award is based on votes by the public)

18. Carnival Cop of the Year: Ron Morgan

Applications to host an event for next year’s Carnival will be available in June at www.vernonwintercarnival.com.