Sporty? Adventurous? Up for a real challenge?

Sign up for the World Championship in Log Driving!


1985. The last year the Glomma river was used for driving logs from the forests of Østerdalen to the mills at Fredrikstad. Now you have a chance to experience the struggle and excitement of the log drive, even as an amateur!

World Championship in Log Driving

  • June 14th-15th 2019
  • Location: Elverum
  • A team consists of 4 persons (you may bring reserve members)
  • The fee is 2000,- ex. VAT
  • Student team will be sponsored in the team log driving event (Student ID card required for sponsorship)

Friday 14th June: log driving in teams

Saturday 15th June: 4 events

  1. Campfire coffee (timed)
  2. Boom coupling with chains (relay)
  3. Log running
  4. Log rowing and poling

An introduction to the activity and rules will be given before each event. Please note that the jury must be informed if reserve team members are used in an event (no more substitutes are allowed after that).


If you or your team would like help finding accommodation don’t hesitate to ask. On Friday the 14th there will be a social gathering for the teams and sponsors. You are also invited to attend the Forest Symposium on June 14th (arranged by Glommen forest owners association).

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