Jackleg Drilling Competitions
Wednesday August 19th, 11:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
McClelland Community Centre, Coppercliff, Greater Sudbury
Sponsors: Boart Longyear Canada, Tracks & Wheels Equipment Brokers and Canadian Trade-ex.
11:00 a.m. - REGISTRATION DESK (after Grand Opening Ceremonies)
Each contestant must report to the registration desk to be scheduled. An earlier run-off may be held for miners going on shift.
Location: Beside grand opening podium across from Arena 2 (Curling Rink)
11:30 a.m. Provincial Mayors Cahllenge
(Current and former Northern mayors eligible) Which Mayor will win the Provincial Golden Bragging Rights for his city?
12:00 p.m. Provincial Media Jackleg Challenge
Q-92 Radio once again challenges the Sudbury Media for the Provincial Media Crown. Seven Sudbury Media Celebrities faced off last year for the media event of the year! This year they will be challenged by Sylvia Beaulieu of Le Loup 104.1 La Voix du Nord from Timmins, a two time Northern Media Queen Champion. Awards for the top Media Jackleg King or Queen to be announced.
Which media personality will take home bragging rights for his city?
1:30 p.m. NOVICE LADIES INVITATIONAL (novices only)
Northern Jackleg Queen Award: Prestigious Lady Miner Statue **(collector's Edition). Designed by Ernie Fauvelle ($275.00 value) and $150.00 in cash.
- top 3 ladies will take home Canadian Tire Gift Certificates compliments of Boart Longyear Canada. Each contestant will receive a 2015 N.A.M.E. North American Mining Expo Souvenir hat and T-Shirt.
**Note: awards may change depending on availability.
2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m. Open Class JACKLEG DRILLING COMPETITION
First Place: Coveted Giant Driller Statuette "The Stoper" $350.00 value, $300 cash and gift card.
Second Place: Giant "Jackleg Driller" $200 cash plus gift card.
Third:Place: "Collaring the Hole" $100 cash plus gift card.
(All Ernie Fauvelle trophies are registered collector's series), Canadian Tire Gift Certificates compliments of Boart Longyear Canada. Each contestant and family will receive a 2015 N.A.M.E. North American Mining Expo Souvenir hat and T-Shirt and tickets for our complimentary Miners Barbeque.)