The 61st Midwestern Foresters' Conclave will be hosted by the Michigan State University Forestry Club on Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at the Ingham County Fairgrounds. Once again, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series Collegiate and Professional regional competition will immediately follow the Conclave.
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series Collegiate and Professional regional competition, billed as the Original Extreme Sport, attracts the world's top lumberjack athletes in a competition based on historic logging techniques. The Series is seen by more than 20 million viewers annually in more than 62 countries on networks such as Eurosport and ESPN, where it is one of the longest running shows. Athletes compete in a variety of disciplines based on traditional logging skills to determine the best all-around lumberjack. Disciplines include hot saw, single buck, springboard chop, standing block chop, stock saw and underhand chop.
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Series Collegiate and Professional regional competition at the Ingham County Fairgrouds in Michigan will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be aired on the Outdoor Channel, ESPNU and ESPN, and Tuff TV. Dates and times coming shortly.