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Dec 8th on ESPN

 

Compete on live TV and Become the
The world axe throwing champion!

The World Axe Throwing League (WATL) is the largest professional association for axe throwing in the world. We have 100+ members, in 17 countries, in 150+ cities and growing! WATL is responsible for the organization of axe throwing’s major international tournaments, notably the World Axe Throwing Championship.

This year, the World Axe Throwing Championship is made of the top 64 axe throwers in the world. All coming together on one day to represent their local regions, take home the trophy, and make history by claiming the title of ‘World Axe Throwing Champion’.

Tournament Details:

Where:

Splitting Timber
6401 Marana Center Blvd Suite 125A, Tucson, AZ 85742

Friday, Dec 6th

Wildcard Qualifiers
6PM
Check-In for Wildcard and Duals
8PM
Wildcard Qualifiers & Championship Check-In

Saturday, Dec 7th

World Championship, Duals Tournament
9AM
Final Check-In Window (Mandatory For Competitors)
10AM
Championship Parade
11AM
Seeding Throws
12:30PM
Championship Tournament Start
4PM
Duals Tournament Start

Sunday, Dec 8th

The World Championship
1PM
ESPN Broadcast of Top 6 and Duals Final

Will you able to defeat last years World Axe Throwing
Champion, and claim the title?

Chris Morning

2018 World Axe Throwing Champion
Benjamin Edgington

Location: Denver, Colorado
Winter - Summer Seasons 2019
  • Matches Win %: 89
  • Avg Points per Match: 52.4
  • Bullseye % : 84
  • Killshot % : 45

Official 2019 World Axe Throwing Championship Competitors

  • Benjamin Edgington - 2018 World Champion
  • John Bradley - Arnold Open Champion
  • David Cycon - Canadian Open Champion
  • Mike Kump - Throw Down Open Champion
  • Sam Carter - U.S. Open Runner Up
  • Preston Shaw - AngryWood Runner Up

Winter Season Regional Champions

  • Tobias Macera
  • Eric Enriquez
  • Rob Leverence
  • Derek Barrientos
  • Steve Malvey
  • Eric Prater
  • Ike Grevers
  • Jeff Schick
  • Christian Johnson
  • Michael Mourer
  • Daniel Lopez
  • Dalton Villines

Spring Season Regional Champions

  • Will Gelatko
  • Nate Hodges
  • Miguel Tamburini
  • Tyler Flynn
  • Jon Miller
  • Ryan Lane
  • Mike Grill
  • Gavin Cassie
  • Matt Larson
  • Manny Kohl
  • Brett Dewhirst
  • Alan Boyle

Summer Season Regional Champions

  • Nick Kolomyja
  • Cody Park
  • Corben Decker
  • Marcus Brown
  • Vin Crescenzo
  • Ryan Gustin
  • Stejpan Richtaritsch
  • Jason Kearney
  • Josh Russo
  • John Doepke
  • Shady Vito
  • Connor McLennan

Fall Season Regional Champions

  • Zack Crawford
  • Ryan Siegfried
  • Jules Mondeau
  • Philippe Lachance
  • Ryan Smit
  • Jay Sun Ver Hoven
  • John Hout
  • Mario Zelaya
  • John Hughes
  • Paul MacInnis
  • Tom Lickliter
  • Brandon Schell

World Axe Throwing League Affiliates Represented

  • Bad Axe Throwing
  • Houston Axe
  • Chopper's Hatchet House
  • JJ's Axes and Ales
  • The Flip'n Axe
  • Splitting Edge Axe Throwing
  • Tap That Axe Throwing
  • The HUB Stadium
  • Throw House Axe Throwing
  • Got Wood
  • Blades and Boards
  • Tommyhawks Hatchet House
  • Angry Axe Throwing
  • Class Axe
  • Jack Axes
  • Anarchy Axe
  • Ironside
  • Valley Axe
  • Tom O'Hawks
  • Rival Axe Throwing
  • Throw Nation
  • Splitting Timber
  • Halimac
  • Tribal Axe
  • RelAxe
  • Smoky Mountain Axe House
  • Mountain Man Axe Throwing
  • Angry Jack's Axe Throwing Club
  • Patriot Axe Throwing
  • PUMPJAXE Urban Axe Throwing

See where the axe throwing masters are representing on the World Stage!

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Jersey Sponsors for WATC 2020 – Due October 5

Jersey Sponsors for WATC 2020 – Due October 5

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2020 WATC Championship Fees

2020 WATC Championship Fees

As the World Axe Throwing Championship Qualifiers quickly approach, we wanted to offer more information and give an update on fees that will be paid for everyone that qualifies for the 2020 WATC. As previously...

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