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Ernie is the President of DiMartino Ice Company.  His father, Art, founded the company in 1968.  Ernie has been involved in the ice carving business since 1988.  Ernie continues to be an inspiration to the many apprentices that he helps learn the trade.


Ernie was elected to the National Ice Carving Association (NICA) Board of Directors from 1996-1999.  He was also the Judging Chairman from 1998-2002.  He helped set in place the judging guideline that are still used today to evaluate ice carvings across the USA.  He is a NICA certified Lead Judge, he has judged numerous NICA competitions since 1989.  These events included the 1992, 1997 and 1998, which he was the lead judge, NICA Championships and the 1994 and 1996 NICA Collegiate Championships


Ernie has performed and placed in many international and national competitions over the years.

1st place Franklin Timed Carving Competition

2nd place Franklin Timed Carving Competition 2014


DiMartino Ice specializes in live ice carving demonstrations and festivals.  They have been at it for over 20 years!  They perform in a multitude of festival and winter carnivals.  Call for details and to see if we are available for your next big event.

305 Division Street
Jeannette,PA 15644
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Phone: 724.527.0011
Fax: 724.527.3283
Email: dimartinoice@me.com
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