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Woodchoppers Jamboree

17 June 2017 12:00:pm – 18 June 2017 06:00:pm
Location: Lions Club Arena, Encampment, Wyoming, United States


June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017

Event Description:

For over 50 years, the chips fly during Father's Day weekend in Encampment as loggers come from all over the country to compete for the title of Rocky Mountain Champion Lumberjack.  Using power saws, axes and hand saws, men and women competitors cut down “trees”, chop logs and saw squared wood blocks in half, racing the clock for the fastest time.  Cowboys ride bulls and broncs.  This unique Wyoming event assures a good time will be had by all.  Sponsored by Encampment-Riverside Lions Club.  For more info about the Jamboree, please call Ron Harvey 970-210-2955 or email

For more info about the Rodeo, please call Jerry Kraft 307-327-5374.

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Woodchopping Events:
Men and Women compete for the title of Rocky Mountain Championship Lumberjack
Sponsored by High Plains Foam Bldgs.
Woodchopping Events Begin at 10 a.m. Sat., 9 a.m. Sunday

Additional Sponsors: Mangy Moose Saloon, Shively’s North, the Town of Encampment, Coors Beer, Wyoming Diesel Service, Lazy Acres Campground, Snowflake Trucking, Platte Valley Forest Management-John & Brian Anderson, D’s Bar and Grill, Engineering Associates, Posey Wagon Portable Toilets, Bridger Fabrication,
Willow Glen Ranches, North Fork Engineering, Titan Machinery

Over $2,000 added purse for Woodchopping Events

For more information on Woodchopping events contact Ron Harvey at, (970) 210-2955 or (307) 327-5429.

Attend All the Fun including:

* Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Saturday June 17 at 7am at the firehouse

*Parade Saturday at 9 am.  Starts in Encampment and proceeds through Riverside. 

*Wood Chopping events begin 10 am Saturday and 9 am Sunday. 

*Barbeque Lunch served all afternoon both days beginning at 11:30 am (separate charge). Sponsored by: A Bar A Ranch, and River Ridge Cabins.

*Wyoming Rodeo Association sanctioned Rodeo begins Saturday and Sunday 1:30 pm. 

* Melodrama Friday & Saturday nights at 7 pm at the Opera House

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