WEBSTER COUNTY WOODCHOPPING FESTIVAL

 


 
 

53rd ANNUAL

WOODCHOPPING  FESTIVAL

MAY 25TH - 28TH, 2017

"CHOPPING STRONG"


 Home to the Southeastern US World Championship

Memorial Day Weekend
Baker's Island Recreation Area
Webster Springs, WV


 
 

 
 

 


 

Schedule of Events

53rd   Annual Woodchopping Festival

Dates:  May 25 – 28, 2017

Theme: “CHOPPING STRONG”

 

Saturday, May 20, 2017

7:00 p.m. - Miss Woodchopper Pageant     WSES

Sunday, May 21, 2017

4:00 p.m. – Jr. Miss Woodchopper Pageant     WSES

Monday, May 22, 2017

7:00 p.m. - Miss Woodchip Pageant     WSES

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

6:00 p.m. – WCHS Showband & Showgirls     BI

7:00 p.m. – Pet and Bicycle Parade     BI

(Registration 6:30 p.m. – Bakers Island)

 7:30 p.m. – WSES Music Department     BI

Thursday, May 25, 2017

7:30 p.m.  - Woodchopping Community Appreciation Night       BI

         -Live Music- Gabe Dixon and the Whiskey River Band

Friday, May 26, 2017

2:00 p.m. – Qualifying Rounds for World Champion   BI

Woodchopping Begins

6:00 p.m. – Arts & Crafts Open   BI

7:00 p.m. – Firemen’s Parade    MS

           (Parade Line-up 6:00 @ MB)

8:00 p.m. – WV State Firemen’s Rodeo Championship   BI

 9:00 p.m. – Live Music – Featuring  -  The Davisson Brothers    BI 

Saturday, May 27, 2017

6:30 a.m. – Lumberjack Breakfast     WSES

8:00 a.m. – Ginger Fletcher 5K Race   WSES

            (Registration- 6:30 a.m.)

 9:00 a.m. – World Champion Woodchopping Begins   BI

                DUCKY DERBY TICKETS ON SALE ALL DAY!

10:00 a.m. – Court Square Activities – Live Music!   MS

10:00 a.m. – Singles & Doubles Horseshoe Pitching Tournament    BI

                           (Registration- 9:30 a.m.)

10:00 a.m. – Arts and Crafts Open    BI

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Woodchoppers Coffee Hour   MB

11:45 a.m. – Paul Bunyan Grand Feature Parade   MS

      (Parade line-up - 9:00 a.m.-Hotel Bottom)

1:00 p.m. – Car and Truck Show   BI

        (Registration - 9:00 a.m.)

                  Outdoor Concerts                                                                                         

7:00 p.m. – Live Music – Featuring  - Adam Calvert    BI

8:45 p.m. – Live Music – Featuring – Rick K and the All Nighters  BI

Sunday, May 28, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – WSFFD Ladies Auxiliary BIG Breakfast   WSMB

10:00 a.m. – Arts and Crafts Open    BI

11:00 a.m. – WV State Turkey Calling Contest  WSES

   (Registration - 10:00 a.m.-WSES)

          LOCAL CHURCHES WELCOME YOU!

12:00 noon – WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WOODCHOPPING FINALS    BI

1:00 p.m. – Corn Hole Tournament     BI

(Registration - 12:30 p.m.)

 Ducky Derby Race - Following Woodchopping Awards   BI

In Elk River (weather permitting) or in the City Pool

7:30 p.m. – Gospel Sing Featuring – WV Gospel Quartet   BI

9:00 p.m. – Closing Ceremonies -  VFW POST #3738  BI

                      & W.C.H.S Jr. ROTC                                     

ALL PETS, REPTILES, BICYCLES,

SKATEBOARDS, ROLLERBLADES, DRUGS

AND ALCOHOL ARE PROHIBITED AT ALL

WOODCHOPPING EVENTS

 

 LEGEND:

BI - Bakers Island                                                  WSES - Webster Springs Elementary School

MS - Main Street                                                     CS - Court Square

WSMB - Webster Springs Municipal Building

 

 


Click below for a printable version of schedule

Woodchopping Festival Schedule of Events in PDF format