Competition Overview 

The Woodchop and Sawing Competition Competition has been held at the Ekka for more than a century. Axemen and women come from across the country to compete for equal prize money.

In addition to cash prizes, the following titles are awarded:

  • Champion Axeman of Show
  • Junior Champion Axeman of Show
  • Most Successful Competitor
  • Most Successful Lady Competitor
  • Councillors Best and Fairest
  • Champion Queensland Axeman of the Year

The Ekka is very excited to host the following Australian Titles:

  • 325mm Standing Block
  • 350mm Underhand
  • 325mm Tree Felling
  • 300mm Standing Block Hard-Hitting
  • Women's 275mm Underhand 
  • Women's 325mm Single Handed Sawing
  • Open 450mm Double Handed Sawing
  • Jack and Jill 375mm Double Handed Sawing

The competition is a show highlight and is one of the largest competitions at the Ekka.

Contact Competition Support
Name: Audrey Rudd
Phone: 07 3253 5145