• Elder's Forest Products - Mid-Michigan Lumberjack Competition 2018

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    Name: Elder's Forest Products - Mid-Michigan Lumberjack Competition 2018
    Date: August 31, 2018 - September 2, 2018
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    The River Country Chamber of Commerce of Newaygo County is excited to announce the return of the Mid-Michigan Lumberjack Competition a part of the 2018 Logging Festival in Downtown Newaygo as well as the return of the Mid-Michigan Amateur Competition!  

    The Amateur Competition will be held on Saturday, September 1st from 10 am - 12:00 pm and is for anyone 18 years or older with a signed competition waiver form (available at event site) and isn't a regular competitor, your own equipment is not required, the Two Man Cross Cut does require a partner. Competition categories are subject to at least two competitors competing; all registered competitors will be entered in a drawing.  Each category winner will receive a Mid-Michigan Amateur Trophy. Sign up and see if you have what it takes to be the Elder's Mid-Michigan Amateur Competition winner!  Registration is $5.00 per event.

    Events (no equipment required)
    Amateur Stock Chainsaw
    Amateur Axe Throw
    Amateur 2 Man Cross Cut


    Some of this years sponsors: Elders Forest Products, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative, Beaver Tree Service, and Fremont Area Community Foundation, Integrity Tree Services.  Thank you for your support and sponsorship!

    Professional Lumberjack/jill Competition is a two day competition and will be held Saturday, September 1 with the top 6 competitors in each category competing for the top honors on Sunday, Sept. 2.  This years prize purse To be announced. Registration is $7.00 per event with a maximum out of pocket cost of $49.00 per competitor. You must provide your own equipment to compete.
      
    Women's Stock Chainsaw
    Women's Underhand Chop

    Women's Bowsaw‌ - NEW
    Men's Stock Chainsaw
    Men's Underhand Chop
    Men's Bowsaw
    3 Cube Modified Chainsaw
    5 Cube Modified Chainsaw
    Bike Class Chainsaw
    Open Class Chainsaw
    Axe Throw
    Water Boil - NEW
    2 Man Crosscut (partner required)       
    Jack & Jill Crosscut (partner required) 


    Registration online and for paper registration CLICK HERE!

    Watch for additional events and activities going on during the 2018 Logging Festival sponsored by: Elders Forest Products and Great Lakes Energy Cooperative.

    Questions about the Events Contact Hope Meekler event chair at 231-335-9453
     
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    Event Sponsors:

    Logging Festival Sponsors

    Mid Michigan Professional Lumberjack Competition Sponsors

    Logging Experience Sponsors

    • Integrity Tree Services
    Location:

    Corner of Wood Street & Justice Street
    Lumberjack's Corner
    Downtown Newaygo
     
    Date/Time Information:

    Mid-Michigan Amateur Competition (equipment provided)
    Saturday, September 1st
    SAME DAY REGISTRATION:
    8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    COMPETITION TIMES:
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Entry fee is $5.00 an event 

    Axe Throw
    Stock Chainsaw
    2 Man Cross Cut


    Mid Michigan Professional Lumberjack/jill Competition

    Entry fee is $7.00 an event or $49.00 max

    TWO DAY EVENT 
    Saturday, September 1st - Sunday, September 2nd
    NEED LODGING  - Click here

    Saturday, September 1st
    1:00pm - *5:00 pm (*depending on number of competitors)

    Sunday, September 2nd
    Immediately following Logging Festival Parade (approximately 2:00 pm)
    Cash Prizes awarded 4:00 pm (or immediately following competition)

    Women's Stock Chainsaw
    Women's Underhand Chop

    Women's Bow Saw - NEW
    Men's Stock Chainsaw
    Men's Underhand Chop
    Men's Bow Saw
    3 Cube Modified Chainsaw
    5 Cube Modified Chainsaw
    Bike Class Chainsaw
    Open Class Chainsaw
    Axe Throw
    Water Boil - NEW
    2 Man Crosscut (partner required)       
    Jack & Jill Crosscut (partner required) 


    Order of Professional Events to be announced​ 
    Contact Information:
    Questions about the Events Contact Hope Meekler - event chair at 231-335-9453 or Denise at the Chamber 231-652-3068
    Fees/Admission:
    Amateur Competition: 
    Entry Fee: $5.00 per event

    Professional Competition:
    Entry fee is $7.00 an event or $49.00 max

     
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