More Events Added to Big Ten Weekend

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The Indiana Sports Corp. has announced more entertainment for next month's Big Ten Football Championship Game weekend in Indianapolis. The organization says six Timberworks Lumberjack Shows, which have been featured on networks including ESPN and the Discovery Channel, will take place over the course of the weekend.

November 25, 2014

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- The Timberworks Lumberjack Show, powered by STIHL, joins a growing list of entertainment options for Big Ten football fans as part of the Meijer Tail Greater Party on Georgia Street on Friday, December 5 (3–9 p.m.) and Saturday, December 6 (10 a.m.–8 p.m.).

Six Lumberjack shows are scheduled over the course of the two days and include such events as axe throwing, chopping, log rolling, cross cut sawing, hot sawing and chainsaw carving. Friday shows are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., while Saturday shows will entertain fans at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:15 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.

Timberworks Lumberjack Shows have been featured on ABC, TNN, ESPN, Discovery Channel, MTV, the Family Channel and the Outdoor Life Network.

Free to attend, the Meijer Tail Greater Party on Georgia Street includes a Major League Eating contest featuring the World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail, food and beverage sales, college football action, a live band and DJ, the Meijer Mobile Playground, merchandise, a photo opportunity with a life-size Stagg Championship Trophy, and much more to offer the ultimate tailgating experience.

Please visit www.IndianaSportsCorp.org or www.BigTen.org for further event details.

The fourth annual Big Ten Football Championship Game will be played on Saturday, December 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium, with kick-off set for 8:17 p.m. ET. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com. Those interested in purchasing a suite should contact Stephanie Arnold of Indiana Sports Corp at (317) 237-5036. Other fan events and programs include Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr Pepper, Big Ten RV Nation, and SaturDAY of Service presented by St.Vincent, Morton Sale and Cooper Tires.

Indiana Sports Corp’s mission is to create positive impact by hosting world-class sporting events that enhance vibrancy in the community, build civic pride, drive economic impact and media exposure, and encourage opportunities for youth. A not-for-profit organization, Indiana Sports Corp was founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission. Our recent and upcoming schedule of events includes NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Fours, Super Bowl XLVI in 2012, Big Ten Football Championship Games through 2021, Big Ten Basketball Tournaments, 2015 P&G Gymnastics Championships, 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Diving, and much more. For more information, visit www.IndianaSportsCorp.org. Follow on Twitter at @IndSportsCorp.

Source: Indiana Sports Corp.