Penn State Woodsmen to be featured at PA Timber Show

Posted: May 2, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The award-winning Penn State Woodsmen Team will be featured at the PA Timber Show (Forest Products Equipment and Technology Exposition) to be held at the Ag Progress Days site June 7 & 8.

The team, comprised of students who compete in collegiate lumberjack competitions throughout the U.S. and Canada, will demonstrate axe throwing, under-hand chopping and cross-cutting events. The team is comprised of both men and women, with the women’s team recently placing first at a competition in Syracuse, NY. Visit the PA Timber Show website at for more information.

Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, the PA Timber Show is held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College on Route 45. Admission and parking are free.