Media One Funski

Media One Funski is the premier outdoor winter event in Eastern SD. A fundraiser for Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety.

To register for events, visit Online registration opens around Christmas and closes at Noon on Friday Funski begins. RESCHEDULED FOR 2024 - NEW DATES ARE:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND & SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD, 2024 at Great Bear Ski Valley. Full schedule or at

Photos from Sioux Falls Bike Racing's post 02/06/2024
Photos from Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety - Sioux Falls, SD's post 02/05/2024
Photos from Stockwell Engineers's post 02/03/2024

Thanks to everybody that came to ride today. It's always fun but today was Media One Funski fun. It's like fun but 11. If anybody asks what order was the finish at this ride that is so fun? Go ahead and tell them...


Podium for the Men’s Advanced Downhill Race.


Pre race vibes.

Photos from Great Bear Ski Valley's post 02/03/2024

Cross Country Ski Race is cancelled but we're working with Sioux Falls Bike Racing to try and make something happen for the bike race. All other events are a go at this time. A reminder, online registration for most events will be closing at Noon today.

Photos from Children's Home Society of South Dakota's post 01/31/2024

Thank you Henry Carlson Construction, LLC . Now everyone think cold thoughts.


The 2024 Media One Funski to benefit Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety has been rescheduled to February 2-3, 2024. In order to allow our gracious host, Great Bear Ski Valley, to open at full capacity to their season passholders and the public, we have delayed our event by a few weeks. The Funski website is open for registrations at We look forward to offering a fun-filled Funski weekend in February! See you at the Bear!

Photos from Media One Funski's post 03/08/2023

We're so thankful for everyone who was involved in making the 2023 Funski event a success!

Because of your support, we raised $36,000 for Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety (formerly Children's Inn) - Sioux Falls, SD

We would also like to give a special shoutout to the Great Bear Ski Valley team for all their hard work! 🎉

We'll be posting more photos throughout the next few months, so be sure to share our page with all your friends. 😊


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This giant BB-8 was made for the 2018 Funski sculpture contest! Do you have any fun pictures or memories from past Funski events?

Let us know in the comments below!


The 34th annual Funski is officially over! 🎉

Funski wouldn't be what it is without the support from our amazing sponsors, the hardworking employees that ensure the event runs smoothly, and of course, all of the wonderful attendees who make this event so much fun!

So, thank you to everyone who joined us at Great Bear Ski Valley to raise money for Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety (formerly Children's Inn) - Sioux Falls, SD . We can't wait to see you all again next year. ❤️


And in first place with a total of 89 votes is...


Photos from Media One Funski's post 01/21/2023

It's time to announce the Fan Favorite for the sculpture contest!

Tied for 2nd with 53 votes are JLG Architects and RSA!

Snow Sculpture Voting 2023 01/21/2023

The snow sculptures are done, and it's time to cast your votes for Fan Favorite! ✨

Snow Sculpture Voting 2023 Voting is open Jan 20 at 8 pm through Jan 21 at 3 pm.


Online registration is closed, but we will have registration tomorrow at the Great Bear Ski Valley Chalet at 9am! Come out for the Media One Funski tomorrow!! See you there!!


There’s something for everyone to do at Funski! ⛷️

Grab your friends and come enjoy the snow!


We can’t wait to see all the finished sculptures! ⛄️

Here's a sneak peak at our sculpture we're working on out at Great Bear Ski Valley for Media One Funski. Can anyone guess what it is?? The background has a clue 😉


It's Media One FunSki! Come out and help us raise money for the Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety. Registration closes 45 minutes before each event.


* Family Tubing Night – 4 to 9:30 pm (buy tickets online to reserve your spot:
* Kick Off – 6:30 pm
* Rail Jam – 7 pm
* Music in the Bar – 8 pm


* Cross Country Ski Race – 8 am
* Fat Tire Bike Race – 10 am
* Liquid Lap – 11 am
* Race for Safety – Ski at 1 pm, Snowboard at 3 pm
* Zipfy Sled Race – 4 pm

Great Bear is still open to the public during FunSki.


Registration for Funski is still open!

Visit to sign up for one of our many events! ⛷️


Only a couple more days before the 34th annual FunSki event begins! ⛷

Have you registered for all the great events we have this year? If not, visit to get registered TODAY!


Have you heard of the Zipfy sled? It's a fan favorite at the Media One Funski! Join us at Great Bear Ski Valley on January 20-21 and help support Children's Home Shelter for Family Safety. Register for the Zipfy sled race and MORE at Great Bear is open to the public during the event.

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Snow Sculpture Contest – 12-9pm
Event Kick-Off Party – 5:45pm
Snow Tube Races – Time Trials at 6:30pm, Races at 7pm
Rail Jam – 6:30pm
Snow Sculpture Contest Judging – 9pm
Music in the Chalet TBD - 9:15pm


Fat Bike Race (In front of Chalet and Beginner Hill) - 8:15am
Cross Country Ski Race – 10:00 am
Frozen Leg Kickball – noon
Downhill Corporate Cup 1pm
Snowboard Giant Slalom – 3pm
Zipfy Sled Races – 4pm

Most events have Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced categories so everyone is welcome. If you participate in a Funski event, you support Children’s Inn, and that is what this event is about.
Awards ceremonies generally take place about 15 minutes after each event ends, in the bar area of the chalet.

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