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World Record Toss In The 46th Annual Cow Chip Competition

KSCB News - April 19, 2015 9:25 pm

The 46th annual World Championship Cowchip Throw was held in Beaver Oklahoma, on Saturday. The annual throwing competition and Demolition Derby, culminated a week full of festivities. Saturday morning started a 5K Color Classic Walk/Run followed by a Kiddie Parade,then a huge downtown parade., The attention then turned to the fairgrounds. There was a carnival, commercial and craft fair, entertainment and plenty of food throughout the entire Beaver County Fairgrounds. The World Championship Throw started at 3:00pm. In the Mens Division, a new World Record was set with a throw of 188ft 6 in. by Drew Russell. Former SCCC Saint, Robby Deevers held the old record with a toss of 185ft 5 inches. Jon Elfers of Beaver was 2nd, followed by James Pratt. In the Womens Division, Terri Welty had the farthest throw at 101ft 1 inch. In second was Dana Martin of Guymon, followed by Savannah Tillman in third. In the VIP Division, Liberal Mayor Joe Denoyer took first place, while Oklahoma State Representative Casey Murdoch came in second. . In the Team Competition, the Beaver Fire Department once again claimed top honors with a combined toss for the four members of 354′ 9", followed by KKBS. In third was Team Triple Threat. Once again the Beaver Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the City of Beaver, and its many sponsors, put on a wonderfully organized, fun event for the entire family.

 

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