Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival


Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 — 10:14am PST
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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

Win The Ultimate Squamish Summertime Experience

This Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada, known for its windsurfing, kitesurfing, Stawamus Chief hiking, delicious craft beer, and shiny new Sea to Sky Gondola is no longer simply a pit stop for coffee on the way to or from Whistler. It’s safe to say that while it’s always been fun to visit, Squamish is becoming even more of an activity hot spot for those who love the West Coast.

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:

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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The winner will receive all of these prizes (vouchers) in one giant gift pack courtesy of the Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival. *Blackout dates apply and/or based on availability. Contest ends Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 5:00pm.

Update The winner is Tanya H!

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143 comments

  1. Tony says:

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

  2. Lisa Walker says:

    Chair Carving Contest – sounds like fun!

  3. Lemon_cupid says:

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

  4. Katie borrett says:

    Squamish days bed races

  5. Derek C says:

    The whole Logger Sports Show! So intense!

  6. Christy E says:

    Squamish Days bed races – love it!

  7. Bonnie R says:

    Squamish Day Bed Races!

  8. Lisa Munday says:

    Axe throwing ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Diana says:

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

  10. Stephanie says:

    Campfire Showdown!

  11. kay says:

    Birling!

  12. Greg says:

    World Championship Chair Carve

  13. Iris @muckymoo says:

    Squamish Days Bed races which sound fun

  14. Renfrew says:

    Logger Sports Festival.

  15. Lauren Mulcahy says:

    Axe Throwing!

  16. Squamish Days Bed Races! Lots of fun.

  17. Ashley says:

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

  18. Priya says:

    Campfire Showdown

  19. Greg says:

    Bed races!

  20. lor says:

    Birling

  21. JohannaProudfoot says:

    the bed races and the chokermans race!!

  22. jan says:

    the bed races

  23. Chista says:

    Festival Parade

  24. Samantha says:

    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 anne says:

    Campfire showdown

  26. Scott says:

    The chair carving would be neat to see.

  27. Erin W says:

    Campfire showdown, awesome!!

  28. Linda says:

    Squamish Days Festival Parade

  29. Julian says:

    Campfire showdown.

  30. Dayna Wilson says:

    Squamish Days Festival Parade

  31. Helen says:

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

  32. Sonja Starke says:

    Campfire Showdownโ€”how awesome does that sound?!

  33. Vania says:

    Campfire showdown

  34. Tracy says:

    campfire showdown

  35. Donna says:

    World Championship Chair Carve

  36. Erin says:

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

  37. Grace says:

    Squamish Days Festival Parade!

  38. Wes says:

    World champion chair carve

  39. Kay says:

    Bed races!!!!

  40. Jennifer says:

    Squamish Days Festival Parade!

  41. Ellen says:

    Chair carving

  42. Rhoda Mae says:

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

  43. Vince says:

    beds races – Guaranteed to make you laugh!

  44. Sharon says:

    Bed races!

  45. Hannah says:

    Squamish Days bed races

  46. Candice TownSchon says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races!!!

  47. Angela Griffin says:

    Campfire showdown

  48. Mike Gismondi says:

    Campfire showdown

  49. Gary says:

    Birling

  50. Vivian says:

    Campfire Showdown

  51. Angela says:

    Campfire Showdown !

  52. Iain says:

    Curious about the Campfire Showdown…

  53. Michelle says:

    Bed Races!!!

  54. Belinda says:

    Bed Races

  55. Monique says:

    Bed races!!!

  56. Richard says:

    Logger sports!

  57. Janet Y.J. Kong says:

    World Champion Chair Carve

  58. Rachael says:

    Axe throwing!!

  59. Bill Wozniak says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races = Fun every time

  60. kay says:

    Bed races

  61. Ella Ho says:

    Bed races!

  62. DB says:

    Bed races! What a hoot!

  63. wenxiao says:

    Squamish Days 10km Run and Flashback Mile

  64. bob says:

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

  65. Gord says:

    Axe Throwing ๐Ÿ™‚

  66. Michael says:

    Campfire Showdown

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

  67. Justine says:

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

  68. valerie says:

    Logger Sports SHow FTW!!

  69. Celeste Bickford says:

    Campfire Showdown!!

  70. Alice H. says:

    Bed races! Always wanted to see one live!

  71. Neena says:

    Wacky bed races

  72. Janet says:

    Axe throwing!

  73. Harold says:

    Bed Races.

  74. Tiffany says:

    Axe throwing!

  75. Brenda harvey says:

    Axe throwing

  76. Angela says:

    Campfire throwdown!

  77. tania says:

    Squamish Day Bed Races!

  78. rino says:

    Axe Throwing

  79. Tammy says:

    The logger’s STOMP

  80. steve says:

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

  81. Cheryl says:

    I wanna go there.

  82. Jas says:

    Axe Throwing!

  83. Dilara says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  84. Betty says:

    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.

  85. Tanya H says:

    Campfire Showdown!

  86. Debbie says:

    Axe Throwing

  87. Riley says:

    Bed races.

  88. LAinVan says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  89. Rebecca says:

    bed races

  90. brandon says:

    squamish days bed race

  91. S says:

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

  92. ADAM says:

    Logger Sports Show

  93. Lyn says:

    event: Loggers Sports

  94. Mike says:

    the wacky bed races

  95. Barbara J says:

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

  96. Ariel C says:

    The wacky bed races!

  97. Ute says:

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

  98. websturr says:

    I want to be at Squamish Days Logger Sports Festival!

  99. Anne Guagliardo says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks!

  100. Stefan Baer says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  101. Christina Walsh says:

    We love the Squamish Days Parade!

  102. Paul Lam says:

    Bed races

  103. Terri J says:

    Axe throwing!

  104. Ali says:

    bed races!!

  105. Sarah M says:

    Bed races!!

  106. Randy says:

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

  107. jae says:

    Bed races

  108. Vicki says:

    Springboard chop!

  109. Vicki says:

    Campfire showdown

  110. Dennis L. says:

    Never been. This sounds fun!

  111. Dennis L. says:

    Day Bed Races sound interesting!

  112. Krysta says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  113. lindsay says:

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

  114. Donna Maroulis says:

    The Bed Races are my favourite thing !

  115. Linda says:

    Love the chair carving.

  116. Kathryn Sorenson says:

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

  117. Jessica says:

    Bed races! Fun!!!

  118. Susan says:

    I love the parade!!

  119. Leona Murray says:

    Tree climbing

  120. Jennifer Trickett says:

    Chair Carve!

  121. Eileen says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races

  122. Kim Rees says:

    Campfire Showdown – awesome.

  123. cindy quach says:

    bed races!

  124. Kate says:

    Bed races would be fun to watch!

  125. Kevin says:

    Tree topping!

  126. Anna says:

    Bed races. Wahoo!

  127. Tasha Purcell says:

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

  128. Ruth says:

    10k run

  129. Jennifer says:

    Bed races!!!

  130. Ramona says:

    Axe throwing, yikes!

  131. Jill K says:

    Squamish Days Bed Races – Fun !

  132. Faye says:

    My kids would love to see the axe throwing!

  133. Teresa K says:

    Chair Carving Contest

  134. Bons says:

    Bed races

  135. Cindy says:

    Squamish days look sooooo fun

  136. websturr says:

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

  137. Ricquelle Germain says:

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

  138. Sara Gervais says:

    The beard pageant!!!

  139. KaC. says:

    Curious about the bed races!

  140. bob says:

    Paula the Clown

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