Haywood Community College
Contacts: Debra M. Davis, Diana S. Conard
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
828-627-4521 Fax: 828-627-4513
For immediate release.
HCC WOODSMEN'S TEAM TO COMPETE IN INTERCOLLEGIATE WOODSMEN'S MEET
The Haywood Community College Woodsmen's Team will compete in the Tenth Annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet at Forest Festival Day. The meet will be held on Saturday, October 1 at The Cradle of Forestry in America in the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. Events begin with a welcome at 7:45 a.m. and end with a BBQ dinner awards ceremony at 6:45 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Participating colleges include HCC, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College of Clifton Forge, Virginia, Montgomery Community College of Troy, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania State University of Mont Alto, Pennsylvania.
For more information on the 2005 Forest Festival Day, contact Jenny Carver, HCC Natural Resources Division, at (828) 627-4560 or 627-4561.
Tenth Annual Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet at Forest Festival Day
Schedule of Events
U.S. Forest Service Welcome
Team Log Roll
Horizontal Speed Chop (female)
11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Stihl National Forestry Hero Award Ceremony
Pulpwood Toss for Accuracy
Pole Climb (male and female)
Cross Cut Saw Events (male, female, Jack & Jill)
Bolt Split (male and female)
Chain Saw Events (male and female)
Single Buck/Cross Cut Saw
Horizontal Speed Chop (male)
Team Tug-of-War (novelty event, no points-if time permits)
Competition Field Clean Up (all teams)
BBQ Dinner/Awards Ceremony (participants and paid guests)
Every possible effort will be made to stay on schedule. If any event should finish early, the next event will immediately follow.