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Austin Leagues

Important Information

  • Urban Axes leagues are open to throwers 18+. Throwers 12+ may throw in a league if their parent/guardian is enrolled in the same league or in another league on the same league night. All guests 18+ must provide valid photo identification on entry.
  • All participants must wear closed toe shoes.
  • Our Austin venue is BYO Alcohol (Beer & Wine only) and Food. Only those 21+ are allowed to drink.
  • Standard Leagues run once a week for 8 weeks. $140 per person, paid at time of booking to reserve your spot.
  • Big Axe League costs $110 per person, paid at time of booking to reserve your spot.
  • As part of our membership in the International Axe Throwing Federation, all leagues are subject to an $8 Axescores fee.

Urban Axes Leagues are run on the values of InclusivityEqualityRespectDiversity and Fair Play. To read more about our League Values, please click here


Enroll in A League Now!

Season 2 of our 2023 leagues has already begun, but our five (5) week Thursday Big Axe League is still to come! Learn to throw a full-size felling and compete in 4 weeks of exciting Big Axe matches + a 5th week of Big Axe league playoffs! The league begins Thursday, April 11th at 7pm, with practice available at 6pm. This one goes fast, so signup ASAP to guarantee your spot!

League Bookings



Though you can still register for our five (5) week Thursday Big Axe league above, league registration is closed for our current season of 8-week leagues. Season 3 of our 2024 Leagues will begin the week of May. 19th! Sign up below to be one of the first to be notified when next season's leagues go on sale to the public!

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How it works

Axe throwing is an individual sport played in a group setting. Therefore, forming teams is not necessary. If you had a team in mind, you, your friends and/or colleagues should each sign up individually to take part in the league on the same night of the week. You'll all get to throw together but also with and against other league members.

Over the first 7 weeks, you will play 4 matches each week against other league members to determine who will make the


playoffs in week 8. Each match consists of three rounds of 5 throws (so 15 axes total per match). During week 8, the top 16 competitors will compete in a double-elimination tournament to determine the league winner. League members have to opportunity to qualify for the International Axe Throwing Championship each year.

As founding members of the International Axe Throwing Federation, our leagues are built around the rules defined by IATF. You can find details of the IATF rules here.

What else should I know

Urban Axes has IATF-compliant axes for sale as low as $25 each plus tax. You can use one of general pool of axes but isn't it much more fun to have your own axe? You're in an axe throwing league! We have sourced what we consider to be the best throwing axes available that are used across Canada where the sport originated.

If you want to bring your own axe, it must meet IATF specifications.