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Woodchoppers Jamboree

Saturday, 17 Jun 2017 12:00 – Sunday, 18 Jun 2017 18:00
Location: Lions Club Arena, Encampment, Wyoming

Woodchoppers Jamboree and Rodeo

Date: 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.


*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). 

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