The 110th International Snowshoe Championship will be held at the Le Paresseux Snowshoe Club of Rumford this Friday thru Sunday (Jan.26-28).

Sunjournal.com tells us this Friday is registration, opening ceremonies and the Coronation Ball.

Saturday the snowshoe races will start at 9 a.m. at the Lewiston Armory. The size for the snowshoes is no smaller than 8 inches wide and 28 inches long. There will be a parade at the Ramada Inn at 6:30 p.m. Clubs will be competing for plaques and trophies. The parade will be followed by a dance in the Ramada Inn Grand Ballroom.

Sunday at 11:30 a.m. there will be a brunch for all who registered for the championship in the grand ballroom of the Ramada Inn, followed by presentation of awards for the weekend events.