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Judy Hoeschler

La Crosse, WI

Judy HoeschlerJudy is a member of the famous Scheer family, producers of numerous lumberjack competitions. Judy began logrolling in 1968 and is a seven time world champion. In her entertaining and educational programs, Judy tells the history of logrolling as a sport by using storytelling, old photographs, tools and video. She focuses on how logrolling evolved from an occupational practice (log driving) to its current form as a competitive sport.

Program Formats

A general presentation

A performance

Best for Ages

Early elementary
Grades K-2, ages 5-7

Upper elementary
Grades 3-5, ages 8-10

Middle school
Grades 6-8, ages 11-13

High school
Grades 9-12, ages 14-18

Adults, ages 18 and up

Mixed audiences of any age


Artist fee:


Program Needs:
Electricity and VCR/TV for the video, if available.

No restrictions

Past Venues:

  • numerous lumberjack competitions in the Midwest
  • numerous 4th grade classes in La Crosse
  • Wisconsin Folklife Festival, Madison, 1998

Judy Hoeschler
4720 Southfield
La Crosse, WI  54601
608/788-8589 (phone)
608/788-4664 (fax)

Best to contact by email.

last updated: 12/22/2011   


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