Annual Woodsmen's Meet is relocated to HCC

Oct 02, 2013

The 18th annual John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen’s Meet will still happen Saturday, Oct. 5, but the location has been moved from the Cradle of Forestry to Haywood Community College, located at 185 Freedlander Drive in  Clyde.

The Haywood Community College Woodsmen’s Team will compete against Montgomery Community College, North Carolina State University, Penn State University Mont Alto and Warren Wilson College. HCC will host all six collegiate lumberjack teams during this free event.

Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning with events following at 7:55 a.m. Events are held all day and include archery, a horizontal speed chop, a pole climb, chain saw events, a standing block chop and more. A barbecue dinner and awards ceremony for participants and guests will follow at 5 p.m.

For more information about the meet, call 627-2821.

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