So Fun! It’s Time For The Annual Barstool Races In Drummond, Wisconsin
If you're looking for a truly unique experience and a day that's an absolute blast, then you'll want to visit Drummond, Wisconsin for the 23 Annual Barstool Races!
For spectators, it's a full day of seeing unique barstool designs and some epic wipeouts. There's also delicious food including a chili feed, beer, drinks, music with a live DJ, and a raffle featuring great prizes.
For those interested in actually racing in the event, there's a $30 entry fee. However, you can win cash prizes in several race classes as well as earn some bragging rights.
Best of all, The event raises money for the Dirt and Sno-jacks, which is a Drummond ATV and snowmobile club, and the Bayfield County Snowmobile Alliance. The Dirt and Sno-jacks are a local nonprofit who are committed to raising money to maintain over 50 miles of trails around the Town of Drummond.
For those interested in actually racing in the event, there's a $30 entry fee. However, you can win cash prizes in several race classes as well as earn some bragging rights. Organizers are limiting the event to 64 racers in 2023.
The 23rd Annual Bar Stool Races are set for Saturday, February 18 on Brian Miller Hill, which is behind the Black Bear Inn on Highway 63 in Drummond, in the middle of the Chequamegon National Forest.
Food and race check-in start at 11:00 a.m. The races start at noon. Organizers have announced that there is a new course this year and they offered a sneak peek at what racers will experience.
According to the Ashland Daily Press, the event drew about 50 entrants last year and many went all out designing their bar stools. They report that one team dressed as the three little pigs and slid down the slope into a house of straw, wood, and bricks. Meanwhile, another rode a giant COVID vaccine syringe, calling himself Dr. Fauci, while a had a fully equipped bar section designed with his stool.
The video below, courtesy of Jim Netz Photography LLC, gives us a great look at the event and all the fun that is had by everyone who attends.
DB Drummond WI Barstool Races from James Netz Photography LLC on Vimeo.
All told, it's a great day for all and it raised about $10,000 for the Dirt and Sno-jacks and the Bayfield County Snowmobile Alliance.