Wood Chopping

Approximately 70 Axemen, 17 Juniors & 10 Jill Sawyers compete at the Royal Hobart Regatta. Woodchopping is a traditional Royal Hobart Regatta Event and attracts a large following of spectators.
The event is conducted under the rules and by-laws of the Tasmanian Axemen’s Association (Southern Division).

Woodchopping events

225mm Standing Handicap
300mm Jill Single Handed Sawing Handicap 
250mm Junior Novice Underhand Handicap 
450mm Double Handed Sawing Regatta Championship
250mm Golden Years Handicap
300mm “ Jim Bacon Memorial” Jiggerboard Handicap (1)
300mm Underhand Handicap 
275mm Jill Underhand Handicap
450mm Double Handed Sawing Handicap 
275mm Tuatahi Series Underhand Handicap
375mm Jill & Jill Sawing Handicap 
325mm A Grade Standing Regatta Championship
250mm Standing Tuatahi Series Handicap
300mm B Grade Standing Regatta Championship
375mm Jack & Jill Sawing Handicap 
275mm Novice Underhand Handicap
300mm “ Jim Bacon Memorial” Jiggerboard Handicap (2)
375mm Coach & Novice Sawing Handicap 
300mm Standing Handicap 
375mm Single Handed Sawing Handicap 
250mm Standing Handicap