Charlotte is about to open the Carolina’s very first axe-throwing facility.
Scott and Ashleigh Gadd signed a lease earlier this year at the old Kellogg’s facility in Charlotte’s Belmont neighborhood to launch LumberJaxe CLT;
After months of fevered anticipation, the Gadds just announced they’ll officially open for business this coming Saturday (11/11) at 10am.
We are AXE-CITED to announce that this Saturday, we will be officially open for business! We have parked the truck and moved into our new facility which houses 5 lanes for all your axe-throwing pleasures! Book your visit now on our website. Gameplay options include hourly play, group parties, corporate events, and competitive leagues. Are you the next axe master? Come out Saturday and find out! Just two things to remember: all participants must be 18+ and wearing closed toed shoes. #axeplay #grandopening #openingthissaturday #lumberjaxe #2moredays #axethrowing #leagueplay #queencityaxes #closedtoedshoes #lumberjaxeleagues #weareopenforaxeplay
LumberJaxe plans on charging throwers $20 per hour to use their throwing lanes. All of their axes, targets, and rules will be held to strict National Axe Throwing Federation regulations, including; 1.25 and 1.75 pound axe heads with a maximum blade face of 4″ and a minimum handle length of 13″.
They hosted their first public event in the parking lot of NoDa’s Abari Game bar back in July..with some curious looks from the CMPD:
Over the past year, they’ve developed quite the loyal following, and this past week, they even started their first axe-throwing leagues, which will soon be competing on a national level;
You can find out more on LumberJaxe’s Facebook page here and Instagram profile here.