A Lumberjack Competiton will be held at the Tioga County Fair, 2258 Charleston Road, Wellsboro, on Saturday, Aug. 10.

Open to professional lumberjacks, as well as novices, the competition will begin at 12 noon.

Events to compete in will be:

• Men’s single buck

• Women’s single buck

• Men’s Underhand Chop

• Women’s Underhand Chop

• Men’s Standing Block Chop

• Women’s Standing Block Chop

• Hot Saw (open)Stock Saw(provided)

• Jack & Jill Cross-Cut

• Axe Throw

Entry fee is $5 per person for each event entered. Make checks payable to Tioga County Agricultural Association and write Lumberjack Event in the memo line. There will be no refunds.

Prizes in all single events will be doubled for team events: First place:$50; second place — $40; third place — $30; fourth place — $20; fifth place — $10.

Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. the day of the event. Participants are required to arrive no later than 11 a.m. for check in, block retrieval, and set up.

For those who are sharing equipment, please make a note on the entry form for which event and with whom.

The registration form can be found on-line at: tiogacountyfair.com/pdf/Lumberjackform.pdf.

Complete and mail by July 26 to: Tom Oliver, 358 Straight Run Road, Wellsboro, PA 16901. Any questions call (717)-926-6948 and or email tomoliver5011@yahoo.com.

A confirmation email will be sent after the entry deadline.

Also included in the email will be the schedule, heats, and any additional info including parking and accommodations for anyone who might need them.

More information can be found at Pennsylvania Professional Lumberjack Organization’s website: pplo.org and their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PALumberjacks.

Description and video for each event can be found at https://m.stihlusa.com/stihl-timbersports/disciplines/

For more information or to purchase tickets on-line, visit the Tioga County Fair’s website at tiogacountyfair.com, call fair secretary Jennie York at 570-537-3196 or call the fairgrounds at 570-724-3196.