2011 Miners' Days Sponsors

Weekend - $1000+:
Calais Resources

Tungsten - $500 - $999:
Atlas Copco Construction Mining Technique USA
Tom Hendricks
The Mountain Ear
Town of Nederland
McCollom's Excavating

Gold - $250 - $499:
TIC - The Industrial Company
Ace Hardward
Twisted Pine Brewing
Tebo Coin
Dog House Video

Silver - $100 - $249:
Peak to Peak Imports
Pioneer Inn
Brightwood Music
Hardt's Backhoe
Accounting Specialists
R.F.S. Inc.
Mutual of Omaha Bank
Nederland Area Chamber of Commerce

Gold - $25 - $99:
Peak to Peak Laundry
Nederland Community Library Foundation
Peak Performance REalty
Jen & Jeremiah Long
Green & Tidy
Isle of Capri
Black Diamond Excavating
Roys Last Shot
Backdoor Theater
Arapaho Ranch

» Miners' Days

Heritage Days

Compete, Attend, Support

Miners' Days is an annual event in Nederland, offering competitions in skills of the old mining days, with fierce contests of skill and strength in Spike Driving, Bow Sawing, Mucking, Single and Double Jack, and Individual and Team Jack Leg. During the displays of human strength, vendors will be selling food, and crafts. Special childrens' activities make this an event for all ages. Throughout the weekend, the Mining Museum will be open for education, fun, and excitement.

2nd Year - Junior Division Competition and Log Splitting

Added to the schedule last year! Junior Division for 15 - 18 year olds in spike driving, mucking and bow sawing.

On Sunday there will be a log splitting competition. Winner keeps the wood!

2011 Miners' Competition Schedule
Prize Money for Men & Women Commpetitions. Draw time - 15 minutes before event start.



8:00 am - Spike Driving
9:15 am - Jr. Spike Driving

8:45 am - Bow Sawing
11:00 am - Jr. Bow Sawing

9:30-11:30 am - Mucking
11:30 am - Jr. Mucking

11:30 am - Log Splitting

1:00 pm - Jack Leg

1:00 pm - Double Jack

4:30 pm - Single Jack

1:45 - Team Jack Leg



**Overall Miner events held on Saturday** ìApproximate Timesî ‚ check with Registration prior to event. Have to be registered for event prior to draw of numbers, once numbers are drawn, registration for that event is closed. Events to be held at Base Ball Field.

Kids Events



10am - Spike Driving

12pm - Sawdust Pile

11am - Mucking

1pm - Water Ballon Targets

2pm - Relay Races

2pm - Kids Tug of War

3pm - Gold Hunt

after comeptition ends - Kids vs. Adults Tug of War

4pm - Burlap Bag Races


**Age categories for Kids Events 0-5, 6-8, 9-12, 13-16**
~All kids must be registered with signed waivers and wristbands prior to event time; Games and times are subject to weather; Kids are STRONGLY suggested to bring swimming goggles for Sawdust Pile and towels for water balloon event; All events held at the Nederland baseball field; Awards/Prizes given for all events~

Other weekend events included:

*Proceeds benefit Nederland Area Historical Society.

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