Forestry Area & Competitions
Since 2005 there has been a Forestry Area at the East Anglian Game & Country Fair, each year it becomes more popular as we keep adding to our competitions to make the experience enjoyable for spectators and competitors alike.
Tree Climbing Competitions.
The tree climbing competition which is adjudicated over by Mr Tony Sorensen, who can be found regularly commenting on www.arbtalk.co.uk with commentary by Mr Nick Potts of www.arbtalk.co.uk plus a team of helpers.
Our tree climbing competition is different from others you may have witnessed, as we run a head to head race through a predetermined simulated work climb.
Our cutting competition is organised by Mr Andy Campbell who is a top ranked competitor in the U.K. loggers.
This competition takes the most to organise, so there is a large group of volunteers behind the scenes to help set-up and run this event smoothly.
Competitors are expected to fell a standing stem, cross cut and delimb/sned.
Pole Climbing has proved very successful, our unique version of a traditional pole climb.
We pit two competitors head to head up the largest poles we can transport down the road. Although these normally fall short of the 90 foot monsters that you find at the U.K. championship, they make up for in speed and splinters. (Watch this space for the 2017 show – the poles might be bigger and better than ever!)
Forestry Area Stands
The Forestry Area has more to offer than the competitions, although they form the main part to draw the crowds. We have a Trade Area headed by our sister company T.H.F. Countryside.
Click the button below to download the enrolment form for the cutters and climbing competitions 2018