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Expo Program

SCLC Presents the 72nd Annual Forest Products & Construction Equipment Exposition
Shasta District Fairgrounds 1890 Briggs St. Anderson CA 96007

"Educating the Next Generation" "This is how we do it"
May 20th, 21st & 22nd 2021

The 2021 Expo is over!

We would like to thank everyone who attended. You can review the program below for posterity.

Previous Days

Tuesday, May 18th

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #1 (Day 1)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall

This is the standard Licensed Timber Operators Training class provided by Cal Fire.  There are additional requirements for most LTO license categories not provided by this class.  The class consists of two (2) eight-hour days. Attendance of both class sessions is mandatory. Class materials provided will be 3-hole punched. Please bring a binder in addition to writing utensils, highlighter’s, and post-it notes.

Class size limited to 40 students; registration fee is due upon registration.

To register contact:

SOLD OUT
SCLC
Phone: (530) 222-1290
Email: sclcexpo@att.net


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – “Incident Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

This safety training class will allow attendees to receive an “Interagency Emergency Equipment Operator Card” issued by Cal Fire and US Forest Service through the State Fire Marshalls Office. When properly equipped, persons with the “Vendor Card” can work on fires under Cal Fire or Forest Service command.

Instructor’s: Tom Fields, Fire Science Instructor with Shasta-Trinity Regional Occupation Program and Assistant Chief, Palo Cedro Fire Department. Gary Lyons, retired Battalion Chief, Cal Fire. Class size limited to 40 students.

Registration Fee $160 – Lunch provided

To register contact:

SCLC
Phone: (530) 222-1290
Email: sclcexpo@att.net

2 Units ACL Prologger CE Credits and LANC Certified Logger CE Credits

Wednesday, May 19th

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #1 (Day 2)
Location:Anderson VFW Hall

This is the second of two (2) eight-hour training days.

9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – 39th Annual Golf Tournament – Shotgun Start (Check-In 8:00 a.m.)
Location: Gold Hills Golf Club, Redding, CA

Entry fee $75 – Lunch and Special prizes included. Entry limited to first 120 paid entries.

Contact: Paul Violett (530) 675-2343 | Email: pviolett@soperwheeler.com

8:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Logger’s Association of Northern California presents: First Aid/CPR
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Old Igo-Ono School House

There will be a $75 fee for those who wish to register but are not members of the Logging Association of Northern California.

Contact: Mark Lathrop (530) 926-0771 | Email: lancmarkl@gmail.com
No elective Certified Logger CE Units but provides “Proof of CPR” for annual renewal as LANC Certified Logger.
 
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Associated California Loggers presents: “Risk Management”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

Sponsored by Associated California Loggers, and presented by ACL Safety Director, Don Milani. There are fees associated with this presentation: Fee $65

Contact: Don Milani (916) 704-6018 | Email: milanisafetyservices@comcast.net

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Media Logging Contest
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena

Join local media celebrities as they compete for the coveted Logging Conference Trophy

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Associated California Loggers presents: First Aid/CPR
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

Sponsored by Associated California Loggers and presented by ACL Safety Director, Don Milani. There are fees associated with this presentation: Fee $75
4 Units ACL Pro Logger Credit (for first-time Pro Loggers).  No elective Pro Logger CE Units but provides “Proof of CPR” for annual renewal as Pro Loggers.

Contact: Don Milani (916) 704-6018 | Email: milanisafetyservices@comcast.net

Thursday, May 20th

Thursday Morning Events

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Gin Fizz Breakfast – Doors open at 7:30 a.m.
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Bullwhackers TBD.
You must have a ticket to attend this event.

Join your logging and construction industry friends to kick off the start of the Logging Conference.  Breakfast, eye openers, memorials and awards will be featured.  


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #2 (Day 1)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall
SOLD OUT

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Education Day – By Invitation Only
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds

Each year SCLC enlists the assistance of volunteers which include Professional Forester’s, Logger’s, Resource Professional’s, Agency Staff, Scientists, Business Owner’s and Landowner’s. They host local and regional student’sand introduce themto Forest Management and the Forest Products Industry.   

11:00 a.m. Exhibits Open at Shasta District Fairgrounds
Free and open to the public -- come join us!

Thursday Afternoon Events

11:30 p.m. to Conclusion – Presidents Ax Throw and Luncheon
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena and Old Igo-Ono Schoolhouse
The competition is fierce as the Sierra–Cascade Logging Conference Past Presidents compete for the bull’s eye. Winner takes home the Mike Balcom Award!

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion – “Increasing the Pace and Scale of Fuel Treatments in California”
Moderator: Clayton Code, FWS Forestry
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

This year’s panel will feature presentations by Cal Fire and Forest Service representatives discussing how they are going to implement Governor Newsom’s directive to reduce the fuel build up on more acres.   The panel will discuss the challenges of this task and how our industry will be part of the solution.

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Victor Insurance Services presents: “Why Turn Right?”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferrari Hall
Sponsored by: Victor Insurance Services, presented by ACL Safety Director Don Milani.
Contact: Don Milani (916) 704-6018 | Email: milanisafetyservices@comcast.net

3:00 p.m. –4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion “Masticating and Treating Slash and Fuels – What’s the Right Equipment”
Moderator: Kevin Broderick , Bejac Corporation
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

The panel will include presentations from equipment manufacturers and dealers on the latest innovations and improvements in mastication and fuel treatment.

3:30 p.m. to Conclusion – SCLC Board Meeting
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (Inclement weather Ferrari Hall)

5:00 p.m.  Exhibits Close

Thursday Evening Events

5:30 p.m. Presidents Reception and Vendor Dinner
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

You must have a ticket to attend this event.

Friday, May 21st

Friday Morning Events

7:00 a.m. to Conclusion – Alumni Breakfasts

Humboldt State University Forestry Alumni Breakfast
Location: Check Back for Location Update
Contact: Greg Kostick (530) 532-0621 or 515-2345

Cal Poly Forestry and Natural Resources Alumni Breakfast
Location: Check Back for Location Update
Contact: Sarah Oldson (530) 251-3278 | Email: saraho@crcforestry.com

7:30 to Conclusion – Cal Forester’s Alumni Breakfast
Location: Check Back for Location Update
Contact: Don Beaty (530) 524-1793 | Email: donb@wmbeaty.com
Or Bob Rynearson (530)524-0105

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class #2 (Day 2)
Location: Anderson VFW Hall
This is the second of two (2) eight-hour training days.

9:00 a.m.  Exhibits Open at Shasta District Fairgrounds
Free and open to the public -- come join us!

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – World Strongest Logger Competition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Building D in the “Stock Barn”
Come see the “World’s Strongest Loggers” compete in events that will amaze you.  This years events include men  and women divisions!

10:00 a.m. –11:30 a.m.“GPS in Your Machine – Why You Need This Technology”
Moderator: Wes Solus, Campbell Global
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

This workshop will be presented by equipment manufacturers who want to show you how this 21st century technology will make you more productive and save you money.

10:30 a.m. to Conclusion – Jerry Bryant Ladies Day Luncheon
Location: Win-River Casino Hotel – Redding, CA

You must have a ticket to attend this event.

Friday Afternoon Events

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Panel Discussion: “The Ugly Side of Logging – The Office”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Moderator: Monet Allen, CLT Logging
    
Getting the logs onto the truck is the fun part of logging.  Keeping track of employment laws, bookkeeping, finding and retaining employees, and doing the “office work” can be some of our biggest challenges.  This panel will put together insurance, accounting and human resources experts to give you some tips on keeping tract of the business side of logging.


3:00 p.m.-3:30p.m.  Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (inclement weather, Ferrari Hall)
Wild Things, Inc. was founded in 1987 for the explicit purpose of housing and caring for displaced wildlife and educating the public with a message of conservation and appreciation for natural wonders.

3:00 p.m. – 4:30p.m.    Panel Discussion – “Cal Fire Forestry Update”
Moderator: Dennis Hall, Cal Fire
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

CAL FIRE personnel will present updates on topics important to LTOs and RPFs. 

5:00 p.m.  Exhibits Close

Saturday, May 22nd

Saturday Morning Events

6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Truckers Seminar – Doors open at 6:30 a.m. – coffee, donuts, and breakfast burritos provided.
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

Door prize tickets $5 – Check at the door for prizes.

9:00 a.m.  Exhibits Open at Shasta District Fairgrounds
Free and open to the public -- come join us!


9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – “Log Loader Skills Competition”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Infield

Test your log loading skills in the SCLC Log Loader Skills Competition.    Along with bragging rights, awards will be given for 1st through 5th place.

To participate in this event, Loader Operators must be a SCLC “Member” and are required to be sponsored by a company or be an owner/operator.

Contact: Gary Warner (530) 941-4655 or 241-4000 | Email: gwarnerinc1@sbcglobal.net

9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – “Excavator Rodeo”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Infield

Can you dig it? Balance it? That is the question that contestants from far and wide will try to answer. Join us as we watch experienced excavator operators fight time and gravity to take home the prize money.  Equipment available to competitors will include CAT, Case, John Deere, Komatsu, and Link Belt excavators. There is a $10 entry fee to participate.

1st Prize - $1000    2nd Prize - $500    3rd Prize - $250
    
Contact: Keith Foster (530) 941-7414 or 221-2103

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  “So You Want to be a Logger or Log Truck Driver – Now What?”
Moderator: John Livingston ,Shasta College
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds

The skills needed to work on a logging side or drive a logging truck are specialized and getting job experience can be hard to come by.  Come learn about the classes and apprenticeship programs that are being developed in the industry.  

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (if inclement weather, Joe Spear Judging Arena)

Wild Things, Inc. was founded in 1987 for the explicit purpose of housing and caring for displaced wildlife and educating the public with a message of conservation and appreciation for natural wonders.

Saturday Afternoon Events

9:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – World Strongest Logger Competition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Building D in the “Stock Barn”
Come see the World’s Strongest Loggers compete in events that will amaze you.

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (if inclement weather, Ferrari Hall)
Wild Things, Inc. was founded in 1987 for the explicit purpose of housing and caring for displaced wildlife and educating the public with a message of conservation and appreciation for natural wonders.

3:00 p.m.  Sierra–Cascade Logging Conference Gun Drawing
Drawing will be held at Shasta District Fairgrounds. Winner need not be present to win - $20 donation. Tickets for sale at Fairgrounds during the Equipment Expo.

This Year’s Drawing

First Place Winner – 2 guns; Benelli 12 ga. x 3 /1/2" Max SBE3 Shotgun, and Winchester model 70-300 Mag Rifle w/ Leupold Scope.
Second Prize – 2 Guns; Smith & Wesson M & P 15 Sport II, .223 rifle with a Red Dot Sight, and Glock G21SF 45 ACP Pistol,
Third Prize – $500.00 Sportsman’s Warehouse Gift Card
Fourth Prize – $250.00 Cabela’s Gift Card