Big Timber Axe Throwing is coming to Rockford

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WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 28: Ari Evans prepares to throw a hatchet at a wood target wall at Bad Axe Throwing March 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. Evans and fellow Capitol One employees participated in a team building exercise that included teams competing to see who could throw most accurately. Recreational axe throwing is growing in popularity and Bad Axe, which is moving next month to a bigger space in the District of Columbia, has more than twenty locations in the United States and Canada. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — If you’re tired of bowling or darts, axe throwing may be your thing — and you’re in luck, because a new axe throwing venue is coming to Rockford!

Big Timber Axe Throwing will open at 4249 E. State Street in 2020.

Urban axe throwing is a growing sport in the U.S. and Canada, in which participants try to hit a target positioned at the end of a large warehouse room.

Yes, there is both a World Axe Throwing League and a National Axe Throwing Federation, in case you’re interested in going pro.


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