- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The University of Alaska Fairbanks is hosting the 17th annual Farthest North Forest Sports Festival this coming weekend.

The free event set for Saturday will feature teams and individuals participating in various competitions.

UAF officials say there will be contests in such skills as log rolling, campfire building and ax throwing.

The competition is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at the Fairbanks Experiment Farm. At about 1 p.m., the event moves over to Ballaine Lake.

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