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Lumberjack Day - True Lumberjack Competition
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Lumberjack Day - True Lumberjack Competition

10/27/2018
When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
11 AM - 3 PM
Where: Sylvans Practice Yard beside the Forestry Building
419 E. College St.
Nacogdoches, Texas  75961
United States
Contact: Jeremy Stovall
936-468-2127


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ARE YOU A TRUE LUMBERJACK?

WHAT: An open traditional timbersports competition hosted by the FORESTRY CONCLAVE CHAMPION SFA SYLVANS.

WHEN: Lumberjack Day: October 27th 11am – 3pm

WHERE: Sylvans Practice Yard beside the Forestry Building

TEAMS: Students, faculty/staff, and alumni may enter 5 member teams into the TRUE LUMBERJACK COMPETITION. This will be open to any organizations, including fraternities, sororities, athletic teams, student organizations, etc. This is an attempt to revive the Lumberjack Day competitions that used to be associated with homecoming. In past years, these competitions drew diverse competitors, even including teams from the band and football team. Teams may be made up of any mix of genders. Each team member must compete in tug-of-war and at least one other event.

COST: The entry fee is $50 per team.

EVENTS: Rules of each event will be adjusted as necessary to the gender of the competitor chosen by each team.

AXE THROW
one competitor/team

CABER TOSS
one competitor/team
9 foot caber for men, 6 foot caber for women

DOUBLE BUCK CROSSCUT SAWING
two competitors/team
10 x 10 inch square cant for men or Jack & Jill; 8 x 8 inch for women

SINGLE BUCK CROSSCUT SAWING
one competitor/team
10 x 10 inch square cant for men; 8 x 8 inch for women

TUG OF WAR whole team competes single elimination tournament bracket

PRIZES: Points will be awarded for each event in the inverse order of the standings. For example, if 25 teams enter, the first-place winner of an event receives 25 points, second receives 24 points, etc. Overall rankings are determined by summing points across all 5 events.

OTHER LOGISTICS:
 Sylvans will provide all wood, timbersports equipment, safety equipment, training, timers, judges, etc.
 Participants will need to sign high risk liability waivers.

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