STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® today regrets to announce that all activities worldwide due to take place between Friday March 13th, and the end of April 2020 have been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. All international competitions will also be cancelled up until the end of May 2020.

This will include the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Trophy 2020 and the Rookie World Championship, which were due to take place on Thursday May 21stand Friday May 22ndrespectively, at the Rathausplatz in Vienna Austria.Both events will not be reschuled in 2020.

In addition to competitions, all STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® activities including training camps, sports meetings, newcomer camps and shows due to happen until the end of April 2020 will also be cancelled or reschedule until further notice.

The cancellation of national competitions beyond the end of April 2020 will be re-evaluated depending on the developing situation. STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® is monitoring the situation on a daily basis and will provide updates accordingly.

The international TIMBERSPORTS® organization committees are continuously screening this situation and reserve the right to implement the necessary measures to help protect the wellbeing of the general public and public health. STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® will consider whether to apply these measures beyond April 2020 and a decision will be made and action taken in due time. 

Already purchased tickets for an upcoming STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® competition that has been cancelled will be refunded.