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First Annual Founders Festival

April 15, 2017

Townsend Visitor Center

The Townsend Visitors Center will serve as the location for the 2017 Southeastern College and University Lumberjack Competition

Competing Universities:  University of Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Warren Wilson

Lumberjack skills are not seen demonstrated every day!

Lumberjack – Logging Entertainment

April 15, 2017

Townsend Visitor Center

Time Event
8:00 am  – 9:00 am Dendrology
Wildlife ID
Wood ID
Archery (1 Male or Female)
8:30 am – 12:00 N Compass and Pacing
 9:00 am  – 9:30 am Ax Throw (1 Male, 1 Female)
9:30 am – 10:15 am Log Roll (1 team)
10:15 am – 10:30 am Team Water Boil (1 team)
10:30 am – 11:15 am Pole Fell (2 Male or Female)
11:15 am – 12:00 N Log Birling (1 Male, 1 Female)
12:00 N – 12:15 pm Standing block (1 Male)
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch Break
1:15 pm – 1:45 om Pole Climb  (1 Male or Female)
1:45 pm – 2:05 pm Women’s Bow Saw
2:05 pm – 2:25 pm Men’s Bow Saw
2:25 pm – 2:55 pm Stock Saw (1 Male, 1 Female)
2:55 pm – 3:10 pm Men’s Crosscut (1 team)
3:10 pm – 3:25 pm Women’s Crosscut (1 team)
3:25 pm – 3:40 pm Jack and Jill Crosscut (1 team)
3:40 pm – 4:00 pm Single Buck Sawing (1)
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Women’s Underhand Chop (1)
4:20 pm – 5:00 pm Men’s Underhand Chop (2)
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Clean Up
6:00 pm Dinner for Competitors and Awards

 

 

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Walking Tour of Old Town

The Festival will highlight the town’s history by offering a walking tour of the old town from the Little River Railroad Museum at 1:00 pm.

Music - History Disucssions - Food

The event features music from local artists, history discussions and food from local restaurants and food trucks.

WoodMizer will be demonstrating portable sawmill at the Townsend Visitors Center!

Check out Townsend Businesses!

Dont forget to check out the wonderful businesses in Townsend while you are in town!

Trillium Cove will have music and TWRA will teach about wildlife issues.