Safety Rules

* Please wear closed toe shoes. You will not be able to throw if your not wearing closed toe.

We do not permit outside axes or weapons to throw with exception to league members. You must use what we provide, but don’t worry – you’ll love our axes! *If you have questions about this, please call and ask to speak to the owners.

Participants must have their back foot behind the black throw line in order for their throw to count. You can step forward past this line with your other foot.

Participants cannot cross the red safety line while axes are in play.

2 participants may be throwing at the same time as we have barriers between each throwing lane. We place 4 people per lane. We ask that you do not throw the axe aggressively hard at the targets as it is a bad form of throwing, can be dangerous and can cause axes to break.

After the axe is thrown, participants are permitted to cross the throwing and safety lines to retrieve their axes. If your axe sticks, pull it up first, then out to unstick it. Do not stand directly in front of the axe when removing it.

All participants must sign a waiver before participating and participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a waiver for them. Even spectators must sign a waiver. Waivers expire after 1 year.

Every axe is inspected prior to each event to ensure the it is up to par, and blades are maintained and sharpened enough to stick to the target.

The wood targets are sprayed with water to ensure the axes stick and to reduce splitting and chipping. They are made of quality American pine boards and will be replaced when they become worn out.

Fencing divides our lanes to ensure throwers and axes are contained. Only the 2 throwers and the axe throwing coach are allowed inside the lane at one time.

Each event is assigned a trained axe throwing coach who will cover safety, demonstrate how to throw an axe, and run games. Coaches monitor the overall safety of the event as it’s happening, they will also provide tips and support to allow participants to throw to their best ability.