ONCE again, the Far South Coast National Show is proud to host an exciting woodchop program.
For a few years now the crowd has witnessed axemen from the Far South Coast, Southern Highlands, Eurobodalla and Gippsland using razor-shape axes to cleave blocks of poplar at astonishing speeds.
This year’s events will be held on Sunday in the shade of the woodchop arena starting at 11am and will include the events categories of junior (under 16) 250mm u/h handicap, junior (under 18) 250mm s/b handicap, ladies u/h 275mm handicap, novice u/h 275mm handicap, novice standing block 250mm handicap, open u/h 300mm handicap, open u/h 325mm handicap, the Ray Sirl memorial championship 350mm standing block and the butcher’s block.
The program will culminate with the blue ribbon events of the tree felling and all-in teams event consisting of under hand, standing block, crosscut sawing, tree climb and tree felling held in the Essential Energy Arena in the afternoon.
These events are sponsored by the Axeman’s Association NSW, Bill Abraham Concretor, Barbecues Galore Bega, Bega Heating & Solar, Mountview Buslines, Eagle Embroidery, Auto Pro Bega, R & P Whitford Gas & Plumbing, Bega Fasteners & Industrial Supplies, Joy Sirl & Family, South Coast Tyres, Phoenix Bulk Feeds, Mal’s Pizza Bite, Anthony’s Car & Head Centre, Jason Sirl Excavations and Quick’n’Easy Car & Dog Wash.