Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival

Comments 143 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Squamish Days are coming up July 31st through August 4th as the community celebrates 100 Years of Squamish and the 57th annual Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival. The weekend will be packed with fun for the whole family, from participation in a 10km run to sitting back and enjoying a wacky parade and live music, showcasing Squamish’s rich history and vibrant community spirit.

Squamish Days

Novice & Intermediate Loggers Sports Show
Photo by Randy Roy

Participate in the following events around town:

What: Campfire Showdown
When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:30pm
Where: On The Farm Country Market

What: World Championship Chair Carve
When: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 3:00pm
Where: Squamish Station Mall

What: Squamish Days Bed Races
When: Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00pm
Where: Cleveland Avenue, Downtown Squamish

What: Squamish Days Festival Parade
When: Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00am
Where: Cleveland Avenue, Downtown Squamish

What: Squamish Days 10km Run and Flashback Mile
When: Sunday, August 3, 2014
(Registration 6:30am-8:00am)
Where: Howe Sound Secondary School (Start & Finish)

Logger Sports Events

The following events and competitions will take place over at the Squamish Logger Sports Grounds (39555 Loggers Lane) from July 31st to August 4th: Tree Climbing; Tree Topping; Birling; Chokerman’s Race; Axe Throwing; Underhand Chop; Butcher Block Chop; Obstacle Pole Bucking; Springboard Chop; Hand Bucking; Speed Bucking; Standing Block Chop; Tree Falling; Ladies Triple; and the Team Relay

Novice & Intermediate Loggers Sports Show
Photo by Randy Roy

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To celebrate, the Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival and Squamish2014 have offered up “The Ultimate Squamish Summertime Experience” for me to give away to one lucky Miss604 reader. This prize pack includes:

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Update The winner is Tanya H!

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143 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. TonyTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 10:17am PST

    The Festival Parade is the kids favourite – can’t wait for this year’s!!

  2. Lisa WalkerTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 10:32am PST

    Chair Carving Contest – sounds like fun!

  3. Lemon_cupidTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:01am PST

    Birling! Hahaha – that would be so awesome to watch!

  4. Katie borrettTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:03am PST

    Squamish days bed races

  5. Derek CTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:48am PST

    The whole Logger Sports Show! So intense!

  6. Christy ETuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:51am PST

    Squamish Days bed races – love it!

  7. Bonnie RTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 12:15pm PST

    Squamish Day Bed Races!

  8. Lisa MundayTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 12:28pm PST

    Axe throwing ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. DianaTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 12:29pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races – what a way to celebrate my first BDay in Canada ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. StephanieTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 12:37pm PST

    Campfire Showdown!

  11. kayTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 12:53pm PST

    Birling!

  12. GregTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 12:53pm PST

    World Championship Chair Carve

  13. Iris @muckymooTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 1:39pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed races which sound fun

  14. RenfrewTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 1:46pm PST

    Logger Sports Festival.

  15. Lauren MulcahyTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 1:53pm PST

    Axe Throwing!

  16. Megan KennedyTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 1:57pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races! Lots of fun.

  17. AshleyTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 2:09pm PST

    Bed races! I feel like I race to my bed every night.

  18. PriyaTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 2:20pm PST

    Campfire Showdown

  19. GregTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 2:31pm PST

    Bed races!

  20. lorTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 2:53pm PST

    Birling

  21. JohannaProudfootTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 2:57pm PST

    the bed races and the chokermans race!!

  22. janTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 3:50pm PST

    the bed races

  23. ChistaTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 4:18pm PST

    Festival Parade

  24. SamanthaTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 5:25pm PST

    World Championship Chair Carve – would be so cool to see again. I remember when they did something like this back in the day at the PNE.

  25. Mary anneTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 5:43pm PST

    Campfire showdown

  26. ScottTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 5:51pm PST

    The chair carving would be neat to see.

  27. Erin WTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 8:52pm PST

    Campfire showdown, awesome!!

  28. LindaTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 9:26pm PST

    Squamish Days Festival Parade

  29. JulianTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 9:45pm PST

    Campfire showdown.

  30. Dayna WilsonTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 9:54pm PST

    Squamish Days Festival Parade

  31. HelenTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 10:17pm PST

    Kids sports – we all have so much fun ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. Sonja StarkeTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 10:48pm PST

    Campfire Showdownโ€”how awesome does that sound?!

  33. VaniaTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:12pm PST

    Campfire showdown

  34. LouiseTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:36pm PST

    10km run!

  35. TracyTuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 11:45pm PST

    campfire showdown

  36. DonnaWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 12:05am PST

    World Championship Chair Carve

  37. ErinWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 7:26am PST

    The Campfire Showdown sounds awesome — of course I would fail miserably.

  38. GraceWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 7:35am PST

    Squamish Days Festival Parade!

  39. WesWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 8:10am PST

    World champion chair carve

  40. KayWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 10:01am PST

    Bed races!!!!

  41. JenniferWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 10:08am PST

    Squamish Days Festival Parade!

  42. EllenWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 10:41am PST

    Chair carving

  43. Rhoda MaeWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 10:42am PST

    Beer Gardens were we all gather to cheer on all the loggers !(That is an event…RIGHT !)

  44. VinceWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 11:40am PST

    beds races – Guaranteed to make you laugh!

  45. SharonWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 12:31pm PST

    Bed races!

  46. HannahWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 1:06pm PST

    Squamish Days bed races

  47. Candice TownSchonWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 1:38pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races!!!

  48. Angela GriffinWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 3:16pm PST

    Campfire showdown

  49. Mike GismondiWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 3:17pm PST

    Campfire showdown

  50. GaryWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 4:43pm PST

    Birling

  51. VivianWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 7:22pm PST

    Campfire Showdown

  52. AngelaWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 11:20pm PST

    Campfire Showdown !

  53. IainWednesday, June 25th, 2014 — 11:22pm PST

    Curious about the Campfire Showdown…

  54. MichelleThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 7:22am PST

    Bed Races!!!

  55. BelindaThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 7:22am PST

    Bed Races

  56. MoniqueThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 7:36am PST

    Bed races!!!

  57. RichardThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 7:49am PST

    Logger sports!

  58. Janet Y.J. KongThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 9:08am PST

    World Champion Chair Carve

  59. RachaelThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 9:47am PST

    Axe throwing!!

  60. Bill WozniakThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 9:51am PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races = Fun every time

  61. kayThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 9:57am PST

    Bed races

  62. Ella HoThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 10:24am PST

    Bed races!

  63. DBThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 1:49pm PST

    Bed races! What a hoot!

  64. wenxiaoThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 3:39pm PST

    Squamish Days 10km Run and Flashback Mile

  65. bobThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 6:51pm PST

    I heard Paula the clown is going to be at logger sports.

  66. GordThursday, June 26th, 2014 — 10:38pm PST

    Axe Throwing ๐Ÿ™‚

  67. MichaelFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 12:17pm PST

    Campfire Showdown

    These are great events… and great prizes!!!!

  68. JustineFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 3:27pm PST

    I don’t know what birling is but the whole Logger Sports Show sounds like a lot of fun!

  69. valerieFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 4:45pm PST

    Logger Sports SHow FTW!!

  70. websturrFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 5:02pm PST

    sign me up

  71. Celeste BickfordFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 8:18pm PST

    Campfire Showdown!!

  72. Alice H.Friday, June 27th, 2014 — 9:09pm PST

    Bed races! Always wanted to see one live!

  73. NeenaFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 9:10pm PST

    Wacky bed races

  74. JanetFriday, June 27th, 2014 — 10:54pm PST

    Axe throwing!

  75. HaroldSaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 9:25am PST

    Bed Races.

  76. TiffanySaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 4:56pm PST

    Axe throwing!

  77. Brenda harveySaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 7:27pm PST

    Axe throwing

  78. AngelaSaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 10:25pm PST

    Campfire throwdown!

  79. AngelaSaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 10:29pm PST

    I tweeted ๐Ÿ™‚
    https://twitter.com/raincouverbblog/status/483118807154565120

  80. taniaSaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 11:44pm PST

    Squamish Day Bed Races!

  81. rinoSaturday, June 28th, 2014 — 11:44pm PST

    Axe Throwing

  82. TammySunday, June 29th, 2014 — 9:49am PST

    The logger’s STOMP

  83. steveSunday, June 29th, 2014 — 2:03pm PST

    Whistle Punk Hollow mini golf. I am willing to travel all the way from kansas city, missouri for this festival.

  84. CherylSunday, June 29th, 2014 — 4:42pm PST

    I wanna go there.

  85. JasSunday, June 29th, 2014 — 7:08pm PST

    Axe Throwing!

  86. DilaraSunday, June 29th, 2014 — 9:46pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  87. BettyMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 8:28am PST

    I haven’t been to Loggers sports since I moved in 1985. I always enjoyed the chair carving especially when they gave it to a kid in the audience.

  88. Tanya HMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 9:05am PST

    Campfire Showdown!

  89. DebbieMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 9:55am PST

    Axe Throwing

  90. RileyMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 11:00am PST

    Bed races.

  91. LAinVanMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 4:30pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  92. RebeccaMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 6:00pm PST

    bed races

  93. brandonMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 7:05pm PST

    squamish days bed race

  94. SMonday, June 30th, 2014 — 10:06pm PST

    I’m moving to Squamish soon- I would love to see the Squamish Days Festival Parade! ๐Ÿ™‚

  95. ADAMTuesday, July 1st, 2014 — 8:37am PST

    Logger Sports Show

  96. LynTuesday, July 1st, 2014 — 8:45am PST

    event: Loggers Sports

  97. MikeTuesday, July 1st, 2014 — 8:50am PST

    the wacky bed races

  98. Barbara JTuesday, July 1st, 2014 — 1:39pm PST

    Festival parade…will be there with bells on ! ๐Ÿ™‚

  99. Ariel CWednesday, July 2nd, 2014 — 11:19am PST

    The wacky bed races!

  100. UteWednesday, July 2nd, 2014 — 1:09pm PST

    watching the competitors climb those 80 ft poles…..dizzying. more courage to them!!!

  101. websturrWednesday, July 2nd, 2014 — 1:23pm PST

    I want to be at Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival!

  102. Anne GuagliardoWednesday, July 2nd, 2014 — 3:39pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks!

  103. Stefan BaerWednesday, July 2nd, 2014 — 8:59pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  104. Christina WalshThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 9:03am PST

    We love the Squamish Days Parade!

  105. Paul LamThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 10:00am PST

    Bed races

  106. Terri JThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 10:59am PST

    Axe throwing!

  107. AliThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 3:49pm PST

    bed races!!

  108. Sarah MThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 3:56pm PST

    Bed races!!

  109. RandyThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 5:02pm PST

    Just met someone from Squamish on Canada Day. it would be a great reason to visit.

  110. jaeThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 5:30pm PST

    Bed races

  111. VickiThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 10:32pm PST

    Springboard chop!

  112. VickiThursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 10:34pm PST

    Campfire showdown

  113. Dennis L.Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 11:44pm PST

    Never been. This sounds fun!

  114. Dennis L.Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 — 11:46pm PST

    Day Bed Races sound interesting!

  115. KrystaFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 4:31am PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  116. lindsayFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 9:47am PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races!! – we had bed races in my hometown when I was a kid – I thought that it was a northern thing

  117. Donna MaroulisFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 2:20pm PST

    The Bed Races are my favourite thing !

  118. LindaFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 3:57pm PST

    Love the chair carving.

  119. Kathryn SorensonFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 7:46pm PST

    Squamish Days Festival Parade – makes you proud to live in such a fabulous community

  120. JessicaFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 9:02pm PST

    Bed races! Fun!!!

  121. SusanFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 10:18pm PST

    I love the parade!!

  122. Leona MurrayFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 10:40pm PST

    Tree climbing

  123. Jennifer TrickettFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 10:48pm PST

    Chair Carve!

  124. EileenFriday, July 4th, 2014 — 11:48pm PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  125. Kim ReesSaturday, July 5th, 2014 — 9:45am PST

    Campfire Showdown – awesome.

  126. cindy quachSaturday, July 5th, 2014 — 10:27am PST

    bed races!

  127. KateSaturday, July 5th, 2014 — 6:53pm PST

    Bed races would be fun to watch!

  128. KevinSaturday, July 5th, 2014 — 8:54pm PST

    Tree topping!

  129. AnnaSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 12:13am PST

    Bed races. Wahoo!

  130. Tasha PurcellSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 9:30am PST

    The parade… This will be the first yr here in bc to attend loggers sports for us and the children.

  131. RuthSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 9:51am PST

    10k run

  132. JenniferSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 9:53am PST

    Bed races!!!

  133. RamonaSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 9:56am PST

    Axe throwing, yikes!

  134. Jill KSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 10:56am PST

    Squamish Days Bed Races – Fun !

  135. FayeSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 11:07am PST

    My kids would love to see the axe throwing!

  136. Teresa KSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 11:45am PST

    Chair Carving Contest

  137. BonsSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 11:47am PST

    Bed races

  138. CindySunday, July 6th, 2014 — 12:49pm PST

    Squamish days look sooooo fun

  139. websturrSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 12:53pm PST

    sign me up to enter to win an ultimate Squamish experience from @SquamishDays @Squamish2014 + @Miss604

  140. Ricquelle GermainSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 4:34pm PST

    The Beard Pageant!!! I love beards SOOOOO much!!!!

  141. Sara GervaisSunday, July 6th, 2014 — 4:35pm PST

    The beard pageant!!!

  142. KaC.Sunday, July 6th, 2014 — 5:46pm PST

    Curious about the bed races!

  143. bobTuesday, July 29th, 2014 — 8:51am PST

    Paula the Clown

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