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The Inaugural Mustang Ice Classic is put on by SMSU Alumni and Friends in support of SMSU Scholarships. Through the scholarship program, the Southwest Minnesota State University Alumni Association recognizes high school seniors and transfer students for their academic and leadership achievements.
Thank you for supporting SMSU students! 


Frequently Asked Questions

Are tickets still available the day of the tournament?
Yes! We will welcome all fishers who register the day of the tournament. Please be sure to bring your Minnesota fishing license and ID to the Registration Tent. Pre-registration (before February 1st) will cost $35. All tickets purchased after that date will be $40.

Is there a designated area on the lake to fish?
Yes. The designated area will be marked off by cones on the day of the tournament. Once you find a spot on the ice, please make arrangements with tournament officials to drill your fishing holes. 

Can I bring my own food or beverage?
We highly encourage bringing your own food and drinks for the duration of the tournament. We ask that any garbage is cleaned up prior to leaving.

Can I bring my own ice house?
Yes. If you intend to bring your own ice fishing house, please remember to have your participation flag visible at all times. Please check in at the Registration Tent prior to setting up your ice house. The tournament officials reserve the right to inspect all ice houses prior to and throughout the duration of the tournament. 

Commemorative Lure

Each ticket purchase comes with a 2019 Mustang Ice Classic Commemorative Lure.* Use of this lure with your catch can qualify you for special prizes.

You can purchase your additional lures for $5.00 at the SMSU Alumni Office (2nd floor Founders Hall). 

*Quantity is limited


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Mustang Ice Classic Winter Hat

Get ready for the 2019 Mustang Ice Classic and grab your winter gear! Mustang Ice Classic winter hats are now available for purchase.* You can purchase the Mustang Ice Classic winter hats for $10.00 each at the SMSU Alumni Office (2nd floor Founders Hall). Call or email us for more information! 

*Quantity is limited


Planning Committee

Ty Brouwer
Jasmine DeSmet
Alan Ellingson
Tim Moline
Bill Mulso
Nathan Polfliet
Julia Stuckey
Michael VanDrehle
Karen VanKeulen

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