Holy Chips Take First in the 53rd Annual Cowchip Toss

Joe Denoyer - April 17, 2022 9:13 pm

The 53rd Annual World Championship Cowchip Throw was held in Beaver Oklahoma, on a Sunny Saturday afternoon. The annual throwing competition culminated a week full of festivities.

Saturday morning started a with Kiddie Parade,then a huge downtown parade. The attention then turned to the fairgrounds. There were bounce houses, commercial and craft fair, entertainment and plenty of food throughout the entire Beaver County Fairgrounds.

The World Championship Throw started at 2:15pm.

In the Mens Division, Drew Russell took 1st Place with a toss of 143 ft. followed by Jon Elfers in 2nd with Luis Butto in 3rd.

In the Womens Division, Rylie Schleshman and Amber Murphy tied in the first round, both throwing 95.7 and had to go a head to head in a throw off. Rylie ended up the winner with a final toss of 87.2.In second was Amber Murphy followed by Malloree Schleshman in third.

In the VIP Division, coming in from Oklahoma city was Country Music Singer, Tanner Fields taking first place with a toss of 71.8.

In the Team Competition, the Holy Chips team claimed top honors with a combined toss for the four members of 468‘ 1” followed by the Bellaara Boutique team in second. In third was The Beaver Fire Department team.

A dance featuring Panhandle Dirt was held Saturday evening.

Once again the Beaver Chamber of Commerce, organized, fun event for the entire family


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