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Expo Program

SCLC Presents the 70th Annual Forest Products & Construction Equipment Exposition
Shasta District Fairgrounds 1890 Briggs St. Anderson CA 96007

"Investing in the Future" "One Youth at a Time"
February 7th, 8th & 9th 2019

The 2019 Expo is over!

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

Previous Days

Tuesday, February 5th

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class (Day 1)
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferrari Hall

This is the standard Licensed Timber Operators Training class provided by Cal Fire, which is typically offered three
times a year in various locations. 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 35 students; registration fee is due upon registration.

To register contact:

Monte Adams, Executive Director, SCLC
Phone: (530) 222-1290 or (530) 949-7176
Fax: (530) 222-1320 | Email: sclcexpo@att.net


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – “Fireline 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 $95 – Lunch provided

To register contact:

Monte Adams, Executive Director, SCLC
Phone: (530) 222-1290 or (530) 949-7176
Fax: (530) 222-1320 | Email: sclcexpo@att.net

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

Wednesday, February 6th

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Licensed Timber Operator Training Class (Day 2)
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferrari Hall

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

9:00 a.m. to Conclusion – 38th 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 deadline January 31, 2018, or first 120 paid entries.
Contact: Paul Violett (530) 675-2343 | Email: pviolett@soperwheeler.com

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: ACL Members $65, Non-Members $75

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

2 Units ACL Pro Logger CE Credit and LANC Certified Logger CE Credits

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: ACL Members $70, Non-Members $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

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 at (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.

Thursday, February 7th

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.
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. The Keynote speaker will be Congressman Doug LaMalfa. Congressman LaMalfa represents the 1st congressional district which covers northeastern California from the Oregon border south through Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Tehama, Trinity, Lassen and Butte counties. He will speak on the current state of affairs in Washington D.C. and pending legislation, subsequent to the devastating wildfires that affected California this past year.

1 Unit ACL Prologger CE Credits and LANC Certified Logger CE Credits

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’s and introduce them to 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

12:30 p.m. to Conclusion – Presidents Ax Throw
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena

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 – “Forests, Fires and Politics”
Moderator: Clayton Code, LandVest LLC
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

This year’s panel will feature presentations by our local politicians and opinion leaders. The panel will discuss the challenges our industry is facing and some of the solutions they are working on.

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

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Logging Sports Exhibition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena

Join the action as College teams from across California compete with the Pro’s in traditional logging sports events including: chopping, whip-sawing, ax throwing, and choker-setting among others. Stihl chain saws and safety gear provided by Al’s Saw Shop, Redding, CA

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop – “The Business of Logging –Managing the Financial Processes of the Logging and Construction Industries”
Moderator: Chris Chitwood, Tri Counties Bank
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

This workshop will introduce attendees to the options available for purchasing or renting logging equipment.

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

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Schinnerer Insurance Services presents: “Driver Training and Safety”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferrari Hall

Sponsored by: Schinnerer Insurance Services, presented by ACL Safety Director Don Milani.

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

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

3:00 p.m. to Conclusion – SCLC Board Meeting
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion or if weather requires ,Old Igo Ono Schoolhouse

5:00 p.m. Exhibits Close

Thursday Evening Events

6:00 p.m. Presidents Reception and Vendor Dinner

Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

You must have a ticket to attend this event.

Friday, February 8th

Friday Morning Events

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

Humboldt State University Forestry Alumni Breakfast
Location: Marie Callender’s Restaurant, 1987 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA
Contact: Greg Kostick (530) 532-0621 or 515-2345

Cal Poly Forestry and Natural Resources Alumni Breakfast
Location: Black Bear Diner, 2605 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA
Contact: Sarah Oldson (530) 251-3278 | Email: saraho@crcforestry.com

7:30 a.m. to Conclusion – Cal Forester’s Alumni Breakfast
Location: Best Western Hilltop Inn/C.R. Gibbs, Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA
Contact: Don Beaty (530) 524-17933 | Email: donb@wmbeaty.com
Or Bob Rynearson (530) 524-0105

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Future Farmers of America Forestry Contest
Registration starts at 7:00 a.m.
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Ferrari Hall

High School Natural Resource Students from across northern California, participating in Future Farmers of America (FFA), compete in 8 to 10 contests that are judged to determine who has the best overall knowledge of Forestry skills. Through this process the students are introduced to Resource Professionals and obtain a better understanding of the Forest Products Industry.

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

9:00 a.m. –10:00a.m. “Introduction to CAL TREES ”
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

This workshop will be presented by Dan Craig, Cal Fire forester, who has been the coordinator for the development of the CAL TREES program. CAL TREES is the new on-line location for filing THPs, Exemptions, Emergencies and other reports to Cal Fire. The system will allow easy access to documents and updates on the timelines for reviews. Dan will provide a hands-on demonstration of how to access the program with emphasis on application by LTOs for filing exemptions and accessing records.

1 Unit ACL Prologger CE Credits and LANC Certified Logger CE Credits

10:00a.m. – 2:00 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.

10:30 a.m. –12:00p.m. Training the Next Generation of Loggers
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall
Moderator: Mike Mitzel, Sierra Pacific Industries

The logging industry is facing the same shortage of skilled labor as many other industries. This panel will introduce local programs that are working to attract young workers as well as prepare them for the jobs operating today’s high-tech machinery.

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

10:30 a.m. to Conclusion – Ladies Day Champagne Brunch
Location: Win-River Casino Hotel – Eagle Room, Redding, CA
Entertainment: TBA

Tickets for the luncheon are $30. Purchase tickets with your registration or on-line at sierracascadeexpo.com
Contact: Jerry Bryant (530) 524-4411 or 223-0587

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Logging Sports Exhibition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena

Join the action as College teams from across California compete with the Pro’s in traditional logging sports events including: chopping, whip-sawing, choker-setting, and ax throwing among others. Stihl chain saws and safety gear provided by Al’s Saw Shop, Redding, CA

Friday Afternoon Events

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.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. This year’s topics will include; the California Forest Incentives Program(CFIP), Update on the rebuilding of the l.A. Moran Reforestation Center, Key Principles for Operating the the Post-Fire Environment, and an update on the Exemption and Emergency notice process and upcoming changes. Come join us for updates, questions and comments on issues that affect the Licensed Timber Operators and Registered Professional Foresters in the state.

2 Units ACL Pro Logger/LANC Certified Logger Credit.

1:30 p.m.-2:15p.m. Wild Things, Wildlife Show
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Pepsi Pavilion (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.

5:00 p.m. Exhibits Close

Friday Evening Events

6:30 p.m. to Conclusion – Lumberjack Banquet & Education Auction – Doors open at 5:30
Location: Win-River Resort Casino, Redding, CA

You must have a ticket to attend this event.

Saturday, February 9th

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
Sponsored by: Roberson and Sons Insurance Services, Inc. and Commercial Vehicle Permit and Registration Services, Inc.

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

Contact: Roger Vickers (530) 604-2095

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

8:00 a.m. to Conclusion – Past Presidents Breakfast: Hosted by Sierra–Cascade Logging Conference
Location: Win-River Hotel Casino – Eagle Room, Redding, CA

Buffet style breakfast will be provided courtesy of Sierra Cascade Logging Conference. Please pass the word, we encourage all Past Presidents and wives to attend.

10:30 a.m.– 12:00 a.m. CARB Off-road Diesel Regulations Update
Presenter: Randy Opfer, California Air Resources Board
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Fusaro Hall

The Off-road Diesel Regulations are an ongoing program of the Air Resources Board.  Mr. Opfer will bring everyone up to date on the current regulation status.

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. Shovel operators will compete for prizes in a John Deere 2154 Log Loader. Along with bragging rights, awards will be given for 1st through 5th place.

The event is sponsored by: Bejac Corporation, Pape Machinery, RGW and Warner Enterprises.

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

Event sponsored by: Eddie Axner Construction
Contact: Keith Foster (530) 941-7414 or 221-2103

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 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

10:00a.m. – 2:00 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.

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Logging Sports Exhibition
Location: Shasta District Fairgrounds, Joe Spear Judging Arena

Join the action as College teams from across California compete in the morning and the Pro’s compete in the afternoon. Events include traditional logging sports including: chopping, whip-sawing, choker-setting, and ax throwing among others.

This Event Sponsored by: Al’s Saw Shop, Redding, CA who provided Stihl chain saws and safety gear.

Saturday Afternoon Events

2:00 p.m. -2:45 p.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.

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 - Four guns; Smith & Wesson M&P 15 Sport 223 rifle with a Red Dot Sight, Glock G21SF 45 ACP Pistol, Winchester model 70-300 Mag Rifle w/ Leupold Scope and a Benelli 12ga. x 3 /1/2" Max SBE3 Shotgun.

Second Prize-$1000.00 Gift Certificate to Sportman's Warehouse