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Fri, Apr 03


Southwest Washington Fairgrounds

FAWS Spring Contest - Daniel Jone CJF

Come join us for our spring contest with Judge Daniel Jones CJF. Registration and set up begins at 7:00am, with a start time of 8:30. See schedule, hotel information and shoes below. Please register for your appropriate level of competition. Novice = $100, Intermediate = $150, Open = $200

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FAWS Spring Contest - Daniel Jone CJF
FAWS Spring Contest - Daniel Jone CJF

Time & Location

Apr 03, 2020, 8:30 AM – Apr 05, 2020, 4:30 PM

Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, 2555 N National Ave, Chehalis, WA 98532, USA


About The Event

Host Hotel is Holiday Inn Express Chehalis, WA. You can either call 1 877 666 3243 and request a room under the "FAWS 2020" block or you can follow the link below to reserve a room. When you click the link below, enter the dates and the block of rooms should come up.  Holiday Inn Express FAWS 2020

Shoe List for our upcoming FAWS Spring Contest (Please see our FB page for images of specimen shoes). 

Div 1 Novice 

Eagle Eye TBD Class 1: Keg Shoes- square toe with ext heels And hind shoe w/trailer 1/4 clipped and fullered toe. Class 2: Keg Shoes- front rockered toe clip and front lateral support shoe w/ fullered toe. Class 3: Keg Shoes- hind lateral support w/ stud holes and toe clip and front hunter heels w/ toe clip. Shoeing: Keg shoe on foot

Div 2 Intermediate  

Eagle Eye: TBD Class 1: pair of front shoes with toe clip. 12” of 3/8x3/4 Class 2: pair of hind shoes with quarter clips. 11 1/2” 3/8x3/4 Class 3: (2) Barshoes (1) 3/8x3/4 and (1) 3/8x1 Shoeing: Clipped plain stamp on foot. Specimen 3/4 fullered barshoe 

Div 3 Open 

Eagle Eye: TBD Class 1: Rocker Bar and Side Bone Class 2: Trotter and Roadster Class 3: 3/4 fullered barshoe and euro bar Shoeing:Masselott toe clip plainstamp on foot. Specimen Deep seated 3/4 fullered bar shoe 

2 man contest: Draw for partner: Double Caulking cart horse shoe


FAWS Fire Challenge 2020 Spring Contest, benefiting our Injured Farriers Fund!!

We will have 2 categories this year!!!

Category 1) Make a horseshoe not made from traditional bar stock. Must have minimum of (4) nail holes. No size requirement. Acceptable source materials include rebar, rasps, layered/welded billets, junk steel etc.

Category 2) Make something from a horseshoe. Finished project must show at least (1) nail hole. Your project must include a minimum of 2” of horseshoe, but may include other materials. 

All submitted pieces will be judged. Ribbons and cash prizes for the winners. All pieces will be auctioned off to benefit our Injured Farriers Fund!!! 

If you would like to participate but are unable to make it to our Spring Contest April 3-5, please mail your submission to PO Box 948 Coupeville, WA 98239 by Wednesday March 25, 2020.  Happy Forging!!!!

Tentative Schedule

Friday April 3 

7am Set up and Registration  

8am Judges Meeting 8:30 Eagle eye 

9:00 Judging eagle eye 

9:30-10:30 Open and Intermediate Class 1 

9:30-10:30 Novice Clinic 

11:00-11:30 Novice Class 1 

11-12:00 Open and Intermediate Clinic 

12:00-1:00 Lunch 

1:30-2:30 Open and intermediate Class 2 and novice clinic 

3:00-3:30 Novice Class 

3-4:00 Open-Int Clinic 

4:30-6 Hammer Toss

Saturday April 4 

8am Shoeing Demo 

11-12 Lunch 

12:30-1:30 Class 3 All Divisions 

2:00 2-man Draw 

2:30-3:30 2-man Contest 

4:30-6:00 Through the Eye Forging Contest by division.

Sunday April 5 

8am Judges meeting 

8:30-9:30 Shoeing Round 1 

10-11 RD 2 

11:30-12:30 RD 3 

1:00-2:00 RD 4 

3:00-4:00 clean up/tear down 

4:00 Awards


  • Novice Ticket

    Sale ended
  • Intermediate Ticket

    Sale ended
  • Open Ticket

    Sale ended



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