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DAL competition is coming up fast!

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Competition is on Saturday, Feb 11, 2017, all welcome!


32nd Annual Rick Russell Woodsmen Competition

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


Schedule of Events:

February 10th 2017

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


February 11th 2017

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

9:00 am – Opening Ceremonies

 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

11:30am – 1:30pm – Athletes lunch break

                                       - ECHO Challenge

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

  • Team Crosscut
  • Team Swede
  • Underhand Chop
  • Vertical Chop
  • Water boil – There will be two heats of water boil. In the first heat it will be mens 1 and womens 1. In the second heat it will be mens 2 and womens 2.


7:30-8:30pm – Awards Ceremony – Upstairs Jenkins Hall, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus