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Klondike Days Eagle River WI
« on: February 16, 2013, 02:35:49 pm »
Eagle River, WI    Mar 2 - 3

Great Northern Lumberjack Competition
Sponsored by Husqvarna & Advanced Welding Institute
Great Lumberjack Competition
The roar of the chain saw and the crack of the ax will echo as lumberjacks (and jills) compete head-to-head in chain sawing, crosscutting, and ax throwing. With more than $7000 in cash and prizes at stake in this competition, many of the world title holding competitors put Klondike Days on there schedule every winter.

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Re: Klondike Days Eagle River WI Mar 2 - 3
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2013, 02:37:21 pm »
http://www.klondikedays.org/articleFileHandler.ashx?file=15




Dear Competitor;                        November 2012
 
   You are cordially invited to participate in The Great Northern Lumberjack Competition at Klondike Days in Eagle River, WI on March 2nd & 3rd, 2013.  We will be celebrating our 23rd Anniversary this year and will once again have an “old friend” competition, the Great Northern Cut-off.  The lumberjack competition will run both Saturday and Sunday, with the Cut, Split, and Stack competition planned for Saturday morning. 
Our competition has grown into the largest Lumberjack competition in the Mid West and we are still the only winter competition held in the United States.  We are very proud that this lumberjack competition has been televised in the past on the Outdoor Channel – Canada as well as in the program Modern Marvels: Axes, Swords & Knives. 
   Alex Bildeaux, Jr. & Sue Bildeaux  (#651-462-3443) will be the official coordinators of this event.  Total cash and prizes to be over $7,500.00.  The official contest rules, listing of prize money for each event, and waiver form are enclosed.
   All contestants must register in advance – no exceptions!!  Your entry fee, signed waiver form, and brief resume’ must be received by: February 1, 2013.  It is mandatory that each competitor (partner events) fill out an entry/waiver form and remit the appropriate fees. 
   If you need lodging information, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Bayside Motor Lodge (# 715-479-1411), Days Inn (# 715-479-5151), Super 8 (# 715-477-0888) and the Derby Inn (# 715-479-1600).  Please make your reservations as soon as possible.  Rooms will be held until February 5th, 2013 under “Klondike Participants”.  Other accommodations may be available: you will need to contact the Eagle River Information Bureau at 1-800-359-6315.
   The Board of Directors of Klondike Days again invites you to participate in our Saturday evening social, great food, wonderful friends, and outstanding bluegrass Music, all to take place in the North Food Tent on Festival grounds.
   


Sincerely,

Christine A. Schilling
Klondike Days Executive Director
Klondike Days P.O. Box 1166 Eagle River, WI  54521
Website: www.klondikedays.org  E-mail: info@klondikedays.org
Toll Free: 1-715-891-2679











KLONDIKE DAYS LUMBERJACK RULES
GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS
1.)   The contest is open to anyone.  Contestants may enter as many events as they desire.  Those under 18 years of age must have parents sign a consent form.
2.)   All contestants must report to the contest area for instructions by 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2nd & Sunday, March 3rd, 2013.  Contest will start at 11:00 a.m.
3.)   The decision of the contest officials will be final in any and all matters pertaining to the contest and their rules.  The head judge will be the starter of the contests.
4.)   All contestants must wear chaps or safety pants and eye and ear protection while competing in the chainsaw events.  Failure to comply will result in disqualification of the contestant.
5.)   Anyone under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs will not be allowed to compete.
6.)   At least two timers will clock each contestant.
7.)   Final briefing will be given before the contest begins to assure that everyone understand what is expected.  Again, the decision of the head judge is final.  Any questions will be answered at the time of the briefing.
8.)   It is the responsibility of all contestants to know the rules and to be on time when their respective contest starts.
RULES OF EVENTS
MEN’S STOCK CHAINSAW:      A stock saw with a bar & chain will be furnished.  A 4” cutting area marked from the end of the timber will be allowed.  Each contestant must make 3 cuts: down, up, down.  Any sawing over the 4” line will be disqualified.  The judge will start contestant with saws running.  Time will start on starter’s signal.  Time will end when the third piece is severed.  Saws must be shut off immediately after cutting.
WOMEN’S STOCK CHAINSAW:      Same rules as Men’s Stock Chainsaw, except females only.
STANDING BLOCK CHOP:      Competitors chip through a vertical standing log 12” in diameter.  Contest is against time.  Time will start when axe hits the wood and ends when block is severed.  A slab will be a 5-second penalty.
JACK & JILL SAWING:         Same rules as Two-Man Sawing except a male and female will be the team.
JILL & JILL SAWING:         Same rules as Jack & Jill Sawing except the team will consist of two females.
UNDERHAND CHOP:         Competitor chip through a horizontal log 12” in diameter.  Cuts are made with the competitor standing on the log.  Contest is against time.  Time will start when axe hits wood and ends when block is severed.  A slab will be a 5-second penalty.
AXE THROWING:            A 3-foot square target.  Contestants will stand 20 feet away.  Scoring will be bull’s eye: 3 points; white section: 2 points; and blue section: 1 point.  Contestant with the highest score wins.  Ties will be a throw-off.











ONE-MAN BUCKING:         A single sawyer uses a one-man bucking saw to cut through a 16” diameter log.  Free end of saw must be clear of any handle or weight.  Starting cuts no more that a ˝” deep to set the teeth of the saw, are allowed.  Timing begins on the starter’s signal and ends when the block is severed.  It must be a complete disc.  Cut will be within 4” of the end of the log.
WOMAN’S SINGLE BUCKING:      Same rules as One-Man Bucking, except a female sawyer.
TWO-MAN BUCKING:         Two male sawyers working as a team use a cross-cut saw to cut through a 16” diameter log.  No starting cuts.  Timing begins on the  starter’s signal and ends when the block is severed.  It must be a complete disc.  Cut will be within 4” from end of the log.
MODIFIED CHAINSAW:         A single sawyer, using a one-cylinder, single motor power saw makes three vertical cuts: down, up, down on a 16” diameter log.  Contestants will be given one minute to warm up their saw.  Saw will then be shut off and placed on the ground.  Hands will be placed on block.  Contestant will start on starter’s signal.  Each contestant will make three complete cuts within 6” marked from the end of the timber.  Cuts will be made in this order: down, up, down.  False starts will be disqualified.  Manual starters only: the same saw cannot be used by more than one contestant.  No motorcycle or go-cart engines.
OPEN-MODIFIED CHAINSAW:      The rules are the same as for the Modified Chain Saw, except there are no restrictions on the engines.
SPRINGBOARD:            Competitors notch a spar tree and insert springboards to use as foot supports.  Contest is against time.  Timing begins on go and ends when block is severed.  Two springboards must be used.  Log cannot be cut from one side only.  Springboards may not be placed in holders cut previously.  Slabbing rule will be in effect.  Competitors will compete Saturday or Sunday, with best time to determine the winner.

NOTE:      SOME THINGS SUBJECT TO CHANGE – DEPENDING ON WEATHER CONDITIONS!

EVENT               1ST   2ND   3RD   4TH   5TH   6TH   
Men’s Stock Chainsaw         HUS   $100   $75   $50   $25   $10
Women’s Stock Chainsaw         HUS   $100   $75   $50   $25   $10
Axe Throwing               $150   $100   $75   $50   $25   $10
Standing Block Chop            $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
Jack & Jill Sawing            $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
Jill & Jill Sawing            $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
Underhand Chop            $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
One-Man Bucking            $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25   
Woman’s Single Bucking         $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25   
Two-Man Bucking            $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
Modified Chainsaw            $250      $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
Open-Modified Chainsaw         $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
Springboard               $250   $150   $100   $75   $50   $25
              HUS – Husqvarna Saw






PLEASE PRINT!


Name: __________________________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________________________

City: _________________State: _________Zip:____________Phone: _______________

Occupation: _______________________________Yrs. Competing: ________________

Check or money order must accompany this form and be received by this office before February 1, 2013.

         Please check event(s) you wish to enter:

Men’s Stock Chainsaw_____               Axe Throwing _____
Women’s Stock Chainsaw _____            One-man Bucking _____
Standing Block Chop _____            Woman’s Single Bucking _____
Jack & Jill Sawing _____               Two-Man Sawing _____
   (Partner ________________________)         (Partner ________________)   
Jill & Jill Sawing _____               Modified Chainsaw  _____
   (Partner ________________________)         Underhand Chop _____
Open-Modified Chainsaw _____            Springboard _____

Resume’:  Past events entered and won, job background, etc.:

 


CONTEST WAIVER:     I SIGN THIS WAIVER OF CLAIM AGAINST KLONDIKE DAYS, INC. AND SUPER SPRINTS, INC. FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR DAMAGE TO MY EQUIPMENT DURING THE CONTEST, OR AS A RESULT OF COMPETING IN SAME.  I WILL ACCEPT THE DECISIONS OF THE CONTEST OFFICIALS AS FINAL.

Signature: ______________________________________Date: ___________________

            1-4 events ____________X $7.00 = ____________
            5 or more  ____________X $6.00 = ____________

         Please remit to:     Klondike Days
                  Attn: Sue Bildeaux.
7227 - A Viking Blvd. N.E.
                  Wyoming, MN  55092

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Sue @ #651-462-3443.




   

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Re: Klondike Days Eagle River WI Mar 2 - 3
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2013, 03:08:16 pm »
Jamie shared the results of this weekend.

Brief Run down based upon messages from Matt and Scooter.  And my memory of those messages.

Tree: Jason Lentz, Matt, Warrick, Scooter, Lasale
Underhand: Matt Cogar, Jason, Lasalle, Scooter, Warrick
Standing: Matt Cogar, Jason, Lasalle, Scooter, Ben Hansen
Single: Lasalle, Matt, Jason, Ben Hansen, Scooter
Mod Saw: Matt, Ken Freeman, Jason Hiser, Curt Hiser.   chainsaw crankcase hotsaws
Open Hotsaw: Matt, Jason, Warrick, Lasalle, Scooter.     bikesaws     
Axe Throw: Matt, Scooter, Warrick, Justin Edwards
Two Man: Jason and Matt, not sure after that
Jack and Jill: Matt and Lindsay Daun, not sure after that.

All the best,
 Jamie
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Re: Klondike Days Eagle River WI Mar 2 - 3
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2013, 06:31:33 pm »
Thanks for all the info Jamie. Just 1 correction.  8)

Jason Hiser wasnt at the show.

Mod Saw: Matt, Ken Freeman, Jason Hiser, Curt Hiser.  Ken Freeman and Jason Lentz tied for 2nd.
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Re: Klondike Days Eagle River WI Mar 2 - 3
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2015, 03:54:00 pm »
1st one of year I know of.
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Re: Klondike Days Eagle River WI
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2015, 10:23:34 am »
2015 some results

Eagle River Hot Saw

Jason Hiser 1st just 2 100ths off his world record.
Curt Hiser 2nd.
Both running Helsel motors.

Bikesaws
Warrick took first,
Dave Jewett  second,
Paul Cogar  third
Jason Hiser  fourth

Paul Cogar won standing block, won the stock saw, and the axe throw.


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