PRO LOG ROLLING TOURNAMENT RETURNS TO ONALASKA FOR 2019!
On Saturday, July 13, 2019, professional Log rolling returns to the Coulee region as the 12th annual Three Rivers Roleo returns to The Great River Landing in Onalaska, WI. For the fifth consecutive year, the Roleo will be broadcast by Fox Sports North/Wisconsin. It will be broadcast 12 times- 6 on FSNO and 6 on FSWI including immediately following Sunday July 28 Twins/ White Sox and Brewers/ Cubs.
Six past and present World Champions will be among the field this year, including Livi Pappadopoulos, who also won the 2018 Three Rivers Roleo. The past four Roleo winners (2015-18) on the women’s side have gone on to win a World Championship in the same year. The defending Roleo men’s champion, Connor Birdsong, who finished second at World Championships last year, will also be among this year’s competitors, and Men’s 2018 Roleo Finalist and World Champion, Tanner Hallett. This year’s field is expected to include up to 30 rollers from five different states, and the event will include a purse of $5000.
The 2019 Three River Roleo will begin at The Great River Landing on Saturday, July 13 at 11am. The event is free to the public and both food and drinks will be available, bring a lawn chair or a blanket for this. There will also be an area for both kids and adults to try log rolling so bring or wear a suit and bring a towel. On Sunday, July 14, the Three Rivers Roleo amateur tournament will begin at 11 am. Please join us to meet with the 2018 Three Rivers Roleo Champions (Livi Pappadopoulos of Holmen, Connor Birdsong of Onalaska, and Director, Founder, & Competitor, Katie Burke of De Pere, WI) Wednesday July 10 at 10 am at the Great River Landing in Onalaska, intersection of HWY 35 & Main Street. We are also happy to come in studio if you would like.
We are happy to have a media round robin if any of our local media celebrities want to face off against others. Let me know if you are interested.