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