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March 2019

International Collegiate Mining Competition

March 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
International Collegiate Mining Competition

Mining returns to the Comstock with the 41st annual International Collegiate Mining Games, with public activities Friday March 21st and Saturday March 22nd. This year’s event is hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno Mining Team, the Mackay Muckers. The collegiate mining competition began in 1978 in honor and remembrance of the fallen miners from the Sunshine Mine fire in 1972. The competition consists of traditional mining methods; seven events make up the competition — Track Stand A timed event requiring…

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