“County 10″ was Peoples Choice Award winner at WWWC Ice Sculpting Contest; Vandals smashed it Saturday night

The People's Choice Award and winner of the Intermediate Division of the WWWC Ice Sculpting contest "County 10" was destroyed by vandals Saturday night. (Ernie Over photo)

The People’s Choice Award and winner of the Intermediate Division of the WWWC Ice Sculpting contest “County 10″ was destroyed by vandals Saturday night along with five other sculptures. (Ernie Over photo)

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wild West Winter Carnival Ice Sculpting contest drew many onlookers and visitors Saturday afternoon in Riverton. It was a good thing, too. Five of the sculptures, including the first place Intermediate Division sculpture and overall People’s Choice winner, an ice sculpture titled “County 10″ featuring the Wyoming bucking bronc logo, was destroyed by vandals Saturday night.

Winners of the three divisions were:

Amateur

1st – Winter Fun by Jimmy Luster, Shela Balder, and Larry Luster

2nd – Almost Bronco by Michael Ridge Bear

3rd – Wyoming Economy by Cary and Deb Fike and Burt Daffran

Intermediate

1st – County 10 by Rob Heller and Russ Koble

2nd – Self Made Man by Kami Jordon and Eric Fabrizius

3rd – The Rose by Scotty Lyie and Gordon

Professional

1st – Joe Stallion by Kris Archer

2nd – Iggy  by Randy Archer

3rd – Unicorn by Shaw Watts