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Jackleg Competition


 

T I M E S...   R U L E S....   A W A R D S

NORTHERN ONTARIO JACKLEG DRILLING COMPETITIONS

SCHEDULE: Wednesday, June 5th. 11:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.


“THE KING TAKES ALL!”                                               CLICK TO REGISTER FOR JACKLEG COMPETITION


Jay Cornelsen, originator (assigned by Glenn Dredhart organizer of Canadian Tradex) of the Jackleg Drillers Contest, will be on hand at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday June 5th. to say fare well to competitors. The competition will now be handled by Frank Giorno, currently Chief Writer for Mining Life and Exploration News.

Cornelsen, has been Chief Organizer of the event since 2010 when Paul Remillard, now a Superintendent of Dumas Contracting Ltd. was the first winner of the Jackleg Trophy designed and created by Ernie Fauvelle of Haileybury, Ontario. Coming in second was Jeff Pegg, Kirkland Lake Gold and third was Steven Cornelsen, now at Canada’s first all-electric mine at Newmont Goldcorp Borden Mine near Chapleau. Steven drives the industry-first twin-boom Sandvik DD422iE using electric energy from an on-board battery.

Special Cake to say goodbye to Jay will be served free for any of the jackleg competitors and their kids along with a Miner’s Barbecue for family members between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. by the Jackleg rocks. Wednesday June 5th. only.

 

Special Note: Sarah Delorme - became the world’s first Novice Jackleg Queen in 2011. She is now the Human Resources Specialist for the City of Timmins. 


REGISTRATION

Registration for the Jackleg starts at 11 a.m. Wednesday June 5th. by the rocks at the First Nations Partnership Teepee right after the Curling Rink (Arena 2). Be sure and come early to register for our general entrance 1 oz. Gold Bar Draw! 

If you are going to be late you may register on-line by clicking the link above or at the bottom of the page no later then Monday June 3rd.  

IMPORTANT:  ALL CONTESTANTS MUST ALSO REGISTER ON SITE AT THE FIRST NATIONS PARTNERSHIP TEEPEE AT LEAST ONE HOUR BEFORE THEIR COMPETITION

 

   TIMES and AWARDS

11:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5th  The Big Event Canadian Mining Expo Grand Opening Ceremonies

     (by the giant Jackleg Drilling rocks) 

Sponsored by: Missanabie Cree First Nations, Day Group, Canadian Tradex and Mining Life & Exploration News

 

11:00 A.M. Start of registration NORTHERN JACKLEG DRILLING CONTESTS (Located North of Arena 2 (Curling Club) at the Giant Rocks). Registration in the First Nations Partnership Teepee. Northern Jackleg contests sponsored by DAY GROUP, Boart Longyear, MSS Mine Safety Solutions, Battlefield CAT Rental, Canadian Tradex and Mining Life & Exploration News.


11:30 A.M. NORTHERN MAYORS/CELEBRITY CHALLENGE (Starts right after the Grand Opening Celebrations). Prize is “Pushing the Ore Cart” by Northern Sculptor Ernie Fauvelle.

 

12:30 P.M. Queen Jacklegger Invitational (Novice Ladies). Any Lady may join.

FIRST PLACE: Prestigious Lady Miner Statue (Collector's Edition worth $275:00). Designed by Ernie Fauvelle and $125:00 in cash. -Top 3 ladies will take home Canadian Tire Gift Certificates compliments of Boart Longyear.


3:00 P.M. NORTHERN “KING” PRO JACKLEG DRILLING COMPETITIONS  

FIRST PLACE GOLD AWARD ..$300.00 CASH, Coveted Giant Statuette the “Original” Driller collectors edition by famous northern sculptor Ernie Fauvelle ($400:00 value).  2019 Big Event Canadian Mining T-Shirts…and more.

Second Place Silver Award: 200.00 Cash, Pushing the Ore Cart by famous northern sculptor Ernie Fauvelle ($275:00 value). 2019 Big Event Canadian Mining T-Shirts…and more.

Third Place Bronze Award: $100:00 Cash, Mini Gold Panner on plaque by famous northern sculptor Ernie Fauvelle ($100:00 value). 2019 Big Event Canadian Mining T-Shirts and more.


  RULES - POINT SYSTEMS

Northern Ontario Mayors Celebrity and Novice Jackleg Queen Challenge (Novice Ladies Only)

Note: all equipment and gear are provided - bring warm socks


1 hole to be drilled to specified depth of 24”  

1 point will be deducted for every 1/8" deviation from plan.

In case of a tie ..speed, organization and safety will be taken into account 


Northern “King” Pro Jackleg Drilling Competitions (Professionals only - All gender) 

Note: all equipment and gear are provided -bring warm socks

OBJECTIVE: To safely complete the set up and dismantling of a S250 Secan Jackleg Drill. Safely collaring and completing two drill holes to a minimum depth of 600 mm. with a centre to centre distance of 6 inches.

SCORING: Timer stops only when you stand up your rig. Speed comprises only one element of the scoring. Safe work habits, maintaining a safe work environment, precision hole alignment and professional conduct will be the major marking criteria. In case of a tie, the judges decision is final.

4:30 P.M. Awards Ceremonies (aprox)

 
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Registering for the event will automatically entitle you to a Miners Barbeque
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 11:00 A.M. AT THE JACKLEG ROCKS or in advance at canadianminingexpo.com

Schedule
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mayors and Celebrity Challenge
1:00 p.m.
Novice Ladies "Jackleg Queen" Challenge
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Northern Jackleg King Playoffs (Professional Men and Ladies only)
4:30 p.m. (approx.)
Prizes and Awards Presentations for Northern Jackleg King Playoffs

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