Stihl TIMBERSPORTS® is offering 12 lucky extreme sports fans the opportunity to experience the full VIP treatment at this year’s Stihl TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship, being hosted in the UK for the first time this October at the Echo Arena Liverpool.
To enter, TIMBERSPORTS® fans simply need to upload a picture of themselves wearing or using an item from the new limited edition range of Stihl TIMBERSPORTS® World Championships Liverpool merchandise available at STIHL approved dealers, including t-shirts, hoodies, caps and bespoke Liverpool 2018 chainsaw bars. Entries need to be made at www.stihl.co.uk/st-win before 31st August 2018.
The top prize up for grabs is two nights accommodation in a luxury apartment for eight people in the heart of Liverpool, tickets to the two-day TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship event, a VIP tour and £1,000 spending money. In addition, two nights accommodation in a luxury apartment for four people, tickets to the two-day event, a VIP tour and £250 spending money is also available to win.
Taking place on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October, the Stihl TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship sees the best athletes from across the globe compete in a series of woodchopping challenges utilising axes and saws. The sport was founded in 1985, and includes six different disciplines – the Underhand Chop, the Stock Saw, the Standing Block Chop, the Single Buck, the Springboard and the Hot Saw. More than 8,000 spectators are expected to attend this year’s event in Liverpool.
Athletes from over 20 nations will be battling it out in Liverpool for the Individual and Team titles. In the team event on Friday 19th October, the national teams will compete against each other in a knockout system, where the disciplines of Stock Saw, Underhand Chop, Single Buck and Standing Block Chop are completed by four athletes in a relay.
The world's top twelve athletes will then compete against one another in all six disciplines as part of the individual competition on Saturday 20th October. In each discipline, the competitor is awarded points according to their achieved time, with the athlete achieving the highest number of points declared the Individual World Champion.