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Competition Schedule

The Official Paul Bunyan Show features many exciting lumberjack and forestry competitions, Including the Ohio State Lumberjack Competition℠ and the International Lumber Jack Competition℠!

This page is updated frequently with competition results and upcoming show schedules.

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2024 Competition Schedule

Subject to change.
Friday, October 4
1:00 pm - Ohio State Lumberjack Competition
Watch as lumberjacks from the State of Ohio compete in horizontal chopping, open chainsaw, axe throwing and cross-cut sawing (two-person and Jack & Jill). Open to Ohio residents only. Location: Skills Stadium. 
Saturday, October 5
9:30 am - Log Loader Competition
Watch as skilled loader operators move a series of logs from one bunker to the next in this exciting, timed event. Experienced operators only. Location: Skills Stadium.
Pre-registration is required if you wish to participate in this event. Register here. Or print this form and return to our office with your registration fee.


12:00 pm - International Lumberjack Competition
Lumberjacks from the United States and beyond will show their skills in this action-packed competition. Athletes will compete in the underhand chop, open chainsaw, axe throwing, standing block, springboard, Jack and Jill crosscut, two person crosscut and—always a fan favorite—the hot saws. The first round will begin at 12:00 PM. Subsequent round start times will be based on number of competitors, and will be announced at the end of the first round. Location: Skills Stadium

Congratulations to Our 2023 Winners!

2023 - Ohio State Lumberjack Competition℠

Competition
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
4th Place
5th Place
HORIZONTAL CHOPPING BLOCK
Derek Dusthimer
Aden Troyer
Robert Freeman
Tim Winkler
Grant Foreman
OPEN CHAINSAW
Mike Sullivan
Robert Freeman
Tim Winkler
Derek Dusthimer
TWO-PERSON CROSS-CUT SAWING
Mike Sullivan and Aden Troyer
Derek Dusthimer and Grant Forman
Robert Freeman and Ken Freeman
Tim Winkler and Justin Winkler
Angie Dusthimer and Amanda Foreman
JACK & JILL CROSS-CUT SAWING
Derek Dusthimer and Angie Dusthimer
Mike Sullivan and Amy Adamson
Grant Foreman and Amanda Foreman
Tim Winkler and Deb Winkler
Justin Winkler and Emma Nicol
AXE THROW
Grant Foreman
Derek Dusthimer
Aden Troyer
Mike Sullivan
Justin Winkler
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2023 - Log Loader Competition

Place
Name
Loader
Score
1st
Emanual Hershberger
Hood
86.734
2nd
Levi Strickland
Tiger Cat
86.448
3rd
George Post
Hood
85.781
4th
Jacob Byler
Hood
85.578
5th
John Chaffin
Hood
85.516
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2023 - International Lumberjack Competition℠

Competition
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
4th Place
5th Place
UNDERHAND CHOP/ HORIZONTAL CHOP
Matt Cogar
Mark Bouquin
Matt Slingerland
Jason Lentz
Grant Foreman
OPEN CHAINSAW
Adam Lethco
Richard Jordan
Jason Lentz
Trevor Beaudry
Nathan Waterfield
AXE THROW
Jason Lentz
Mike Sullivan
Mark Bouquin
Richard Jordan
Trevor Beaudry
STANDING BLOCK
Matt Cogar
Matt Slingerland
Zach Brouse
Jason Lentz
Grant Foreman
SPRING BOARD
Matt Cogar
Adam Lethco
Matt Slingerland
Jason Lentz
Grant Foreman
HOT SAW
Matt Slingerland
Matt Cogar
Adam Lethco
Mike Sullivan
Zach Brouse
TWO PERSON CROSS-CUT
Matt Slingerland and Matt Cogar
Jason Lentz and Mark Bouquin
Grant Foreman and Derek Dusthimer
Mike Sullivan and Zach Brouse
Adam Lethco and Adam LaSalle
JACK & JILL CROSS-CUT
Mike Sullivan and Nancy Zalweski
Derek Dusthier and Angie Dusthimer
Grant Foreman and Amanda Foreman
Matt Cogar and Emma Cogar
Competition Schedule
2023 Winners
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