This professional sporting event celebrates the tools and techniques not used commercially since the invention of the chainsaw in 1930. On June 17th and 18th 2017, a premier lumberjack competition will be held at Alden Field, behind the Cherry Valley Community Center. This event will consist of three separate components. Over 50 of the top athletes from the country will compete in 7 championship events featuring a qualification round, heats and finals.
The STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series is the world's premier lumberjack sports event and the 2017 Northeast US Qualifier, one of five qualifiers in the nation, will be hosted by the Cherry Valley Outdoor Games. Also, the inaugural STIHL Timbersports Women's Division will be held on its entirety at the Cherry Valley Outdoor Games! The best American Lumberjills will complete in three rounds of competition and crown the first ever STIHL Timbersports Womens Champion!