Cal Poly to Host Timber Sports Competition Nov. 4

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Logging Team, an intercollegiate team of male and female students involved in traditional forestry field skills, is hosting the annual collegiate logging competition on campus from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.

Teams from colleges throughout California and Arizona will compete at the all-day Cal Conclave, including Humboldt State University, UC Berkeley and Northern Arizona University.

Events include tree climbing, power saw (chainsaw), single and double buck with cross cut saws, obstacle pole, choker setting, and more.

The Cal Conclave will be held at the Logging Unit off Stenner Creek Road. However, attendees are asked to park at the Cal Poly Dairy parking lot off Mount Bishop Road. Shuttles will run between the competition grounds and the parking throughout the day. Visit for a map of campus.

About Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, comprehensive polytechnic university. The university’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences ( is comprised of expert faculty members who take pride in their ability to transform academically motivated students into innovative professionals ready to solve the complex challenges associated with feeding the world in sustainable ways. Students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories, including ranch land, orchards, vineyards and forests, all of which provide the basis for Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing methodology. It is the fifth-largest college of agriculture in the country, with 4,000 undergraduate students.

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