Crazy Hat (Helmet) Day!

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Finally, a Crazy Hat Day that was not subzero with 50 mph wind gusts.  What a treat to see all of the awesome creations and to be able to take notes without our fingers freezing! I snapped a bunch of photos.  I apologize in advance for those that I missed - I found that it is not easy being a judge and taking photos at the same time.

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I don't know what I like more, their smiles or helmets.  The snow globe (hamster ball) won a prize - nice work!

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When this group walked away we discovered that the boy with the jungle on his helmet had a dinosaur lurking on the backside.  

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Maybe there is a wild a crazy guy under there.  I admired the masterpiece on his helmet - look at those eyelashes!

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One of my favorites - look at the detail.  He and his mom made Ted out of clay.

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The gal on the left with the clocktower reflection in her goggles won a prize - Best Homemade, I believe.  She made all of their clothes and the Bluebird lift by hand.  Her friend said she used "duct tape" to make that signature bead tree. Nice job ladies!

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Each item on his helmet had a pricetag - I wonder if he sold any be the end of the say.  

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Another favorite of the judges - I believe he won Most Detail.  Each gumball has a trail name stuck on it.  I bet there are 87 gumballs!

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More imaginative helmets.  Southbowl was another award winner.  How ingenious!

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Bunnies, giraffes, burgers and kisses.

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The ponytail is the clue to let you know this is her back - imagine skiing down the hill and seeing this!

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These twins were ready for a snowball fight.

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The new Grommet lift was a popular theme and a few kids showed off their lift building talents.  

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This trio won Best Team  - what a well thought out creation!

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I want to ski in my pajamas!  What a great idea.

 

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2It took a lot of patience to build this helmet.  And when he goes in for hot cocoa he can just pluck a few marshmallows off.

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We asked if the purple wig was heavy...Yes!  I love it!  The spaghetti girl won a prize, too.

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I started my morning with a delicious bite from this fella's helmet - thank you!!!  And I love his photo with Devin Logan.

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Jaws was another one of my favorites.

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This guy got creative with a pair of nylons!

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Everyone is hanging out in Grommet these days, even Legos and Minnions.

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I will post more tomorrow!!  Please check back as there are more amazing photos to load.

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