STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Announces Women’s Division

The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series – The Original Extreme Sport – is thrilled to announce that in 2017 it will launch its first U.S. Women’s Division!

The inaugural Women’s Division - which is open to US athletes only - will take place at Cherry Valley, N.Y. from June 16 to 18 as part of the Men’s STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Northeast Pro Qualifier. The women’s competition will follow a three-stage format:

  • June 16 – Open format. Each registered competitor will participate in all three disciplines
  • June 17 – The top 16 athletes will be seeded into two pools of eight
  • June 18 – Top four athletes from each pool will be seeded into a final pool of eight

The three competing disciplines will include:

  • Underhand Chop – 12-inch wood
  • Stock Saw – 16-inch wood with MS 661 chainsaw
  • Singlebuck – 16-inch wood

For interested competitors, please fill out an application by January 31, 2017. You can APPLY HERE.

On behalf of STIHL, good luck and can’t wait to see you in June!