Mendota Freeze Contest

Stay tuned for the next Mendota Freeze contest starting Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Last year, Lake Mendota froze on Wednesday, December 27th, 2017!

Congratulations to grand prize winner Dawn Hearn and runner up Jon Voichick, both from Madison. Read more about the freeze declaration.

Every winter, the Mendota Freeze Contest calls attention to the year-round importance of our lakes to local quality of life. The FIRST person to correctly guess the official “ice-on” date for Lake Mendota will win a $1,000 gift card to shop at Lands’ End! The runner up will receive an overnight stay at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

Only one guess per individual. Multiple entries will be automatically disqualified. Official rules and regulations can be found here.

Before you make your guess: