STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is axe-cited to announce the dates for the 2024 TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship, which will see the season highlight contested in France for the first time. On Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2024, the world's elite logger sports athletes will take to the stage at Toulouse's famed Zénith Toulouse Metropole arena.

Pierre Puybaret, taking on the Stock Saw, has always represented France in individual competitions in recent years. As the host nation, the French national Pro champion of 2024 will be guaranteed a spot in Toulouse.

The TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship will showcase the finest athletes, as 120 woodchoppers from over 20 nations, battle across two days of adrenaline-fuelled axe-tion. The host city of Toulouse is widely recognised for its devoted sports fans and notoriously successful rugby club, Stade Toulousain; an enthusiastic crowd is anticipated to pack out the spectacular Zénith Toulouse Metropole arena for two of the most prestigious competitions in the TIMBERSPORTS® Series.
Tickets for the event are on sale now and can be purchased via

Can the Aussies be knocked off their reign?
The 2024 Team World Championship will open an intense weekend of high-octane TIMBERSPORTS® action on Friday 8th November. The national teams will go head-to-head against each other in a knockout format with four athletes from each nation completing the renowned four TIMBERSPORTS® disciplines: Stock Saw, Single Buck, Underhand Chop and Standing Block Chop. After claiming their eighth world title at the 2023 Team World Championship in Stuttgart, Germany, Australia will again be heavy favourites to strike for gold. A formidable group of rivals, spearheaded by 2023 podium finishers USA and Canada, as well as noisy neighbours New Zealand will look to put an end to their supremacy. 

The sport’s very best individuals meet in its pinnacle competition
The Individual World Championship will take place on Saturday 9th November and see the world’s top 12 athletes stand to their timbers in all six TIMBERSPORTS® disciplines in a three-round elimination format. In each discipline, the competitors will accumulate points based on the time it takes them to slash through their blocks, with the lowest ranked athletes eliminated at the end of each round. After the three rounds, the athlete with the most points will be proclaimed the 2024 Individual World Champion. Throughout the 2024 season, the leading individual athletes will aim to qualify for this season highlight, with the national champions of Australia, United States, Canada, and New Zealand, competing against the eight best national champions from Europe. As the individual athlete representing the host nation, the French national Pro champion will be guaranteed a spot.

‘Chooperoo’ Jamie Head will be challenging to secure his place and defend the 2023 crown he captured on an enthralling night of competition, after overcoming Sweden’s Emil Hansson and Germany’s Danny Martin who finished with bronze honours.

STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship 2024
Zénith Toulouse Metropole arena, Toulouse, 8 & 9 November 2024
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