Elder's Forest Products - Mid-Michigan Lumberjack Competition 2019
The River Country Chamber of Commerce of Newaygo County is excited to announce the return of the Elder's Mid-Michigan Lumberjack Competition a part of the 2019 Logging Festival in Downtown Newaygo as well as the return of the Elder's Mid-Michigan Amateur Competition!
The Amateur Competition will be held on Saturday, August 31st 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 for either a hatchet, a short handled axe or a longhandled axe - Donated by Cronk's Ace Hardware & Lumber Center. Each category winner will receive a Elder's 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, includes a Amateur Lumberjack T-Shirt!
Events (no equipment required)
Amateur Stock Chainsaw
Amateur Axe Throw
Amateur 2 Man Cross Cut
Same Day Registration is available for this event! Registration online and for paper registration CLICK HERE!
Some of last 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, August 31st with the top 6 competitors in each category competing for the top honors on Sunday, September 1st. This years prize purse $7,000.00. Registration is $7.00 per event with a maximum out of pocket cost of $56.00 per competitor. You must provide your own equipment to compete.
Women's Stock Chainsaw
Women's Underhand Chop
Men's Stock Chainsaw
Men's Underhand Chop
3 Cube Modified Chainsaw
5 Cube Modified Chainsaw
Bike Class Chainsaw
Open Class Chainsaw
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 2019 Logging Festival sponsored by: Elders Forest Products, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative and DTE Energy Foundation.
Questions about the Events Contact Denise Anderson, Events Coordinator at 231.652.3068