Each year, professional lumberjacks and lumberjills are invited by the Lumberjack World Championships Foundation, via email, to apply to compete at the Lumberjack World Championships.

If you are new to the LWC and would like to be considered for inclusion on the competitor invitation list, send your lumberjack or lumberjill resume (including results from other competitions) and a letter of recommendation (from a former or current LWC pro athlete, judge, or coach) to the Lumberjack World Championships by March 31, 2024. Applications will be reviewed and athletes ranked and selected in May, with start lists for each event discipline determined and communicated to athletes in June.