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Register for the 35th Annual Cardboard Classic

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: Judging takes place 10:00 – 11:00am
17 & Under: 11:00am
18+: Immediately following the 17 & under
Where: On Stampede at the Base of the Steamboat Ski Area, drop of area is at One Steamboat Place.
Eligibility: Open, Limit 50 crafts so register EARLY!!!


Only items allowed for the cardboard crafts include: glue, string, cardboard, water-based paint, duct tape, masking tape, packing tape, balloons, and other decorations.

  • No more than 6 people per craft.
  • No children under 5 years of age allowed in crafts.
  • No pets allowed in crafts.
  • An adult must accompany children 5-10 years old
  • Parents/or guardians must sign release forms for children 17 & under
  • All event participants must have their bib/credential in order to be able to participate.
  • No alcoholic beverages within the race arena – disqualification will be immediate.


  • 9:00-10:00am: Participants must check in at the Coca-Cola Tent in Gondola Square
  • 10:00am-11:00am: Cardboard D’Elegance/Judging
  • 11:00am: 17 & under race begins – crafts run on a first come, first serve basis
  • Immediately following: 18+ race begins – crafts run on a first come, first serve basis
  • Award Ceremony will follow the end of race on the Steamboat Stage in Gondola Square


Crafts will be judged during the Cardboard D'Elegance from 10:00 – 11:00am
Awards will be presented for best representation of the following categories:

  • Coca-Cola Classic
  • Most Creative
  • Best Individual Craft
  • Best Reproduction
  • Judge’s Choice

Registration Closed