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33nd Annual Rick Russell Woodsmen Competition happening at Dalhousie this weekend!

33nd Annual Rick Russell Woodsmen Competition-Dalhousie

MacMillan Show Center, 73 Ryland Ave, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia

Schedule of Events:

February 9th 2018

9:00 pm – Captains Meeting – Langille Athletic Center Classroom, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus


February 10th 2018

6:30 – 7:30 am – Breakfast – Jenkins Hall, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus

8:00 am – Competition begins

 Morning Events:

The following four events take place in head to head heats

Super Swede
Single Buck
Stock Saw
Pole Climb

The Following four events are not heated

Pulp toss
Axe Throw
Log Decking
Quarter Split

Dry land log burling will use a double elimination tree

12:00 – 1 pm – Athletes lunch break

                                       - ECHO Challenge

1:30pm – Afternoon events – All heats are in corrals in the following order:

Team Crosscut
Team Swede
Underhand Chop
Vertical Chop
Water boil 


8 pm– Awards Ceremony – Location TBA