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Pennsylvania Rock in River Festival 2012

Saturday, August 25th proved to be a picture-perfect day for a stone skipping event in Franklin! With temperatures in the low 80s and plenty of sunshine, several hundred folks turned out to watch what has become the nation’s premiere competitive stone skipping event, with perhaps the exception of Mackinac Island. This event continues to grow with each successive year, and this year saw participants arriving from no fewer...

44th Tournament Results

This years tournament could not have asked for better competitors or weather.  Conditions were perfect.  Skip on over to the 2012 Results pages for the break down.

44th Annual Stone Skipping Tournament around the c...

In less than the 7 days the straits of Mackinac will be filled with skipping, splashing and gerplunking stones.  The annual 4th of July tournament on Mackinac Island is sure to be another crowd pleaser. Returning pros include: Russ ‘Rock Bottom’ Byars (current Guinness world record holder) Todd ‘Mussels’ Callewaert (local favorite & 2011 defending champion) Glen ‘Hard Luck’ Loy...

44th Annual Stone Skipping will be Live on the int...

The tournament will be shown live on on the internet (technology and weather permitting) Cannot make it to the Island this year? No problem, join us live this year on July 3rd (throughout  the day) and July 4th (10am to 1PM) Watch live video from mackinacislandstoneskip on www.justin.tv

43rd Annual Stone Skipping Tournament Count Down

In less than 72 hours the Beach at Windemere Point will be filled with Stone Skippers. The forecast calls for beautiful yet chilly weather this year.  The event will be broadcast live this year on www.justin.tv so if you cannot make it out check it out online or watch it here.  The pros are scouring the hills for just the right stones and the fudge shops are brimming with young skippers. The Tournament is open to the public...

Live Broadcast of 43rd Tournament

Cannot make it to the Island this year? No problem, join us live this year on July 3rd (throughout  the day) and July 4th (10am to 1PM) Watch live video from mackinacislandstoneskip on www.justin.tv...

Kelli Rogers Official 2011 Gerplunking Judge

Kelli Rodgers has been appointed to position of ‘Gerplunking’ judge for the 2011 tournament, while Doc Crane is on Sabbatical this year.  As the daughter of Judge Ransom Kelly has a long history of jurisprudence.  Kelli has been tested in accordance with the standards as  set forth by the committee and has demonstrated her knowledge of the K_plunk Phenomenon… We welcome her keen ear and jubilant spirit as...

T-Shirt Lady 2011 Report.

We are pleased to announce that we will be bringing ‘Hoodies’ this year to the event in acknowledgement of the occasional chilly Michigan weather.  There are only 6 of each size so they may run out quickly. We also have a new t-shirt design this year as well. If all goes well we are looking to make another sizable donation to Hospice of Mackinac Island based on t-shirt sales. Looking forward to seeing you all on...

Announcing the 2011 Professional Skippers

The MISS&GC has formally announced the 2011 Professional Division skippers.   There are plenty of Guinness Book Record Holders amongst the competitors.  History has shown that past wins hardly matter when it comes time to skip.  The longstanding Kolar brotherly rivalry will be  joined this year by the next generation of family competition.  The Steiner Brothers Mike “Chompers” and Max “Bat-man”...

MISS&GC Hall of Fame Inductees 2011

W. T. “BILL” RABE AND COMMANDER E. M. TELLEFSON, RET. INDUCTED INTO THE MACKINAC ISLAND STONE SKIPPING HALL OF FAME MACKINAC ISLAND, MI – Stone Skipping legends W. T. “Bill” Rabe and Commander E. M. Tellefson, Ret. were inducted into the Mackinac Island Stone Skipping Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual induction ceremony staged as part of the Mackinac Island Stone Skipping and Gerplunking...