Track Events

Major Contests - Department 22

Managed by Beaver Community Fair Association Committee

570-658-7664, 570-765-4216, 570-765-6985

 

Class 1

Truck Pulls Rules        $20.00 Entry Fee

 

  1. All weights must be secured to the vehicle. Any external parts or weights lost while hooked to the sled, will be grounds for disqualification.

  2. Any truck may be disqualified if found unsafe or operated in an unsafe manner.

Premiums $100  80  60  40  20  10  10  10

 

Factory Stock 8500 lbs, 2.5 Work Stock 8500 lbs, Factory Stock (Gas) 6,500 lb

Premiums  $200  150  100  85  65  10  10  10

 

Open 6000 lbs, 6500 lbs, 8000 lbs & 8000 2.6 Diesel

 

Lot #   Description

 

298    6500 lbs Factory Stock (Gas Only)

300    6000 lbs Small Block

301    8500 lbs, Factory Stock (Gas or Diesel)

302    6500 lbs Open Any Engine

303    8500 lbs 2.5 Diesel (Snyder County Points and Rules)

304    8000 lbs Limited Pro Diesel (3.0 Smooth Bore Snyder County Points and Rules)

305    8000 lbs Open any Engine

 

Factory Stock Class Rules

 

  1. All trucks must have valid and current license, inspection, and insurance coverage.

  2. All pickups may have weights in the bed, which must be securely fastened. No front end weights or in the cab allowed.

  3. Road fuels only allowed.

  4. Must run original O.E.M. intake manifold, turbo, fuel pump, firewall, floor, frame, body, hood, fenders, brakes, clutch, and transmission for the specific year engine/truck being used.

  5. The maximum hitch height shall be 26 inches.

  6. All trucks must pull off of factory style hitch. (No pulling from bumper.)

  7. Dual wheel pickups are allowed.

  8. DOT approved tires only. No cut tires.

  9. All trucks will be checked for modifications.

  10. No solid suspension or blocks/stops.

  11. Only two modifications will be allowed on each vehicle , excluding tires.

  12. No nitrous or propane allowed.

  13. Tires will be classified by the placard on the door.

  14. The sustainability of this class is extremely dependent upon the honesty and integrity of the competitors. Bending the rules and cheating to win is really not much of an accomplishment.  All rules will be enforced to the best of our ability in the limited time available.

Open Class Rules

 

  1. All weights must be securely fastened.

  2. Fire extinguishers are mandatory.

  3. Drive shaft loops, blow proof bell housings or transmission blankets are strongly recommended.

  4. Maximum hitch height shall be 26 inches.

  5. All trucks may be inspected at any time.

  6. No nitrous or propane allowed.

  7. Factory frame at factory length with factory body.

  8. Hitch must be furthest part of truck.

  9. No bigger than 36” tires.

  10. DOT approved tires.

  11. Weight in front not to exceed 60” from center of front axle

 

Hot Street Semi Rules     

 

Rules for this class will follow ITTPA rules.

Premiums   $100  80  60  40  20  10  10  10

Lot #     Description

 

309    Hot Street Semi

Tractor Pulling Classes

General Rules

NEW RULES ARE IN BOLD

Contacts: 570-658-7664, 570-765-4216,  570-765-6985

  1. No alcoholic beverages allowed on the grounds. Any signs of alcohol or illegal drugs being used is an immediate disqualification.

  2. Each tractor may be entered in more than one class, but only once in each class.

  3. Tractors must weigh-in prior to start of contest.  Weight will be taken with the operator on the tractor. The puller is to light weigh his tractor, and then move off the scales to weigh-up so as not to hold up the weigh-in process. The flagman will have the option to spot re-weigh any contestant. Once a tractor is weighed and RPM checked, it will be driven to the staging area, and remain there until it pulls. No return to pits after it is weighed in for a pull.

  4. The tractor operator must be 18 years of age or at least 16 years of age with parent's/guardian's signed consent.

  5. Driver must remain seated during the pull and have complete control of the tractor at all times.

  6. Tractors must be operated in a safe manner at all times, on and off the track, or will be disqualified.

  7. No portion of the tractor shall interfere with the sled or sled hitching device during a pull.

  8. Contestant has three (3) minutes from the time the sled has backed into place to be hooked to pull.

  9. All pulls must start from a tight hitch. No jerking permitted during the pull. Contestants will be allowed two (2) attempts to move sled for official measurement.

  10. First puller of each class will be test puller, and may take that pull of the sled if it is set correctly and the puller feels they did well. All other contestants must pull in the position drawn. First puller may choose to come back and pull again in third position for pace classes or last for non-pace classes.

  11. All tractors must stop immediately at the request of the judge. The pull shall be over when forward motion stops. The judge shall hold hole digging to a minimum. When contestants are red flagged they must stop their units and shut down immediately.

  12. Tractors must remain within boundaries of contest course during the pull or the pull will be disqualified. Any unit crossing the white chalk boundary line during the pull will be disqualified.

  13. All weights must be safely secured to the tractor. If anything is lost during the pull, while hooked to sled, the pull will result in a disqualification.

  14. No extra riders will be allowed on any vehicle at any time.

  15. Failure to comply with these rules will disqualify any contestant. Rules will be enforced.

  16. Committee has the right to reject any or all entries if they do not comply with association's rules.

  17. No standing or downward pressure on hitch while being measured.

  18. Flagman has discretion on oil and water spilled.

  19. Must be 3 entries per class to run.

  20. Pace classes will be run by pace device. Beaver Fair pace device supersedes all other speed recording devices.

  21. Sled will be spotted in center of track for all pullers.

  22. In a pull off situation there will only be one attempt to pull.

  23. Absolutely no testing of truck or tractor speeds on fairground property, this will be grounds for immediate disqualification and operator and tractor will not be allowed to pull any remaining classes.

  24. All Stock tractors are limited to 10% over factory RPM limit, with a maximum of 3,000 RPM limit on all stock tractors.  If during a check of RPM’s the tractor exceeds 3,200 RPM the tractor will be barred from pulling at that event and all purse monies, if any has been accumulated by that tractor at that event, are forfeited back to the promoter.  If a driver is notified after making a pull but before leaving the track area of an RPM check, and average of three (3) consecutive checks show RPM’s in excess of 3,000 RPM’s then the tractor is disqualified from that class.

  25. In pace classes, flagman will allow a grace period from front axle to rear axle.  Flagman has final decision. For speeds greeter then 3 MPH a light will be used.

 

Hot Stock Tractor Class Rules ENTRY FEE $20.00

CUT TIRES ALLOWED. Tires limited to a single V cut, or cut and a half 24.5 X 32, NO double cut or puller 2000 Tires.

  1. Contest is open to farm tractors with rubber tires, no dual wheels, no tire studs, or chains; no governor strings or wires, etc. Four wheel drive allowed; front drive must be disengaged during the pull.

  2. The tractor operator must be at least 16 years of age.

  3. These classes will be operated as a stock appearing block contest. Engines must have the right number of cylinders for the series of tractor.

  4. Drawbar height 20 inches. Minimum drawbar length is 18 inches from center of rear axle to center of hole at point of hook.

  5. Hitching device must have a 3.5 inch hole. Drawbar must be a minimum of 1 (one) inch thick steel, and 1 (one) inch thick from rear edge of bar.

  6. No pressurized tanks allowed except for LP gas, no oxygen or alcohol fuels allowed or other fuels allowed: tractor will be checked.

  7. All exhaust must exit upward and be a minimum of 18 inches above the hood line. NO rain caps or flappers.

  8. No weight may be extended 24 inches beyond front of the tractor.

  9. All tractors must be equipped with a hood, fenders and grill.

  10. The use of torque converters and automatic shifts will be permitted during the pull.

  11. Maximum fuel injection pump shall be an A series in-line pump.

  12. Tractors may be equipped with any single staged turbo charger. Turbo charger must have an inlet opening of no more than 3 inches.

  13. Tractor must include the following safety equipment.

  • Fenders

  • Must have a steel flywheel

  • Scatter Blanket (must cover flywheel) or 6" x 3/8" steel around the flywheel area.

  • Exhaust pipe must be cross bolted with two 3/8" grade five bolts within 1" of each other.

  • Working kill switch

  • Must have dead man's throttle

  • Side shields, side shield material to be minimum .060 inch

  • Working and approved Fire Extinguisher

  • Seat Belt

  • Roll Bar

  • Wheelie Bars - Specifications are:

    • Pads on bottom of bars to be a minimum of 5" sq.

    • Pads to be a minimum of 32" rearward from the center of the rear-end housing.

    • Maximum of 10" off the ground.

    • Outside to outside width of pads to be a minimum of 20"

    • Wheelie bars and drawbar should not be connected in any way.

    • Bars must support weight of tractor for weight class being pulled.

  • Drivers must wear a helmet and Fire Suit
     

14. Tractor is to be equipped with a wide front end. Wide front end tires must track the back tires.

15. Fuel system: one plunger per cylinder allowed only.

16. No standing or downward pressure while hitch is being measured.

 

Premiums:  $100  80  60  40  20  10  10  10  10  10

Lot #   Description   

 

130      11,000 lb Hot Stock (24.5 x 32 or 650/75R32)

 

Farm Stock Class Rules                      ENTRY FEE $15.00

  1. Contest is open to farm tractors with rubber tires. No dual wheels, no tire studs or chains. No governor strings or wires, etc.' Four wheel drive allowed; front drive must be disengaged during the pull.

  2. The tractor operator must be at least 16 years of age.

  3. This contest will be operated as a stock appearing block contest. Same fuel and number of cylinders as originally equipped.

  4. Only one pull will be allowed per contestant unless a tie is declared. Last three pullers of the prior class will have the option to align in a way that they will not fall into first, second, or third puller, prior to the start of the next class.

  5. Drawbar is to be stationary in all directions with maximum of one (1) inch play. No standing on hitch while being measured. 20” point of hook height.  All bracing adjustable or non adjustable may not exceed 6" above center of rear axle.

  6. Minimum drawbar length is 24 inches from the center of the rear axle to the center of the hole at point of hook.

  7. All weights must be secured to the tractor. Any external parts or weights lost while hooked to the sled will be grounds for disqualification.

  8. Hitching device must have a 3.5 inch hole, one (1) inch thick, and one (1) inch from rear edge for the hook.

  9. No pressurized tanks allowed except for LP gas. No oxygen or alcohol fuels allowed or other fuels allowed. Tractor will be checked.

  10. All exhaust to be at least 18 inches from hood line upward or approved under slung type exhaust.

  11. No weight, or frame of weight may extend more than 24 inches beyond front of tractor. For Farm Stock Classes of 9,000 lbs. and less No weight, or frame of weight may extend more than 11 feet forward of the center of the rear axle. 

  12. All tractors must be equipped with a hood and grill.

  13. The use of torque converters, automatic shifts, etc. will be permitted during the pull.

  14. Contestants shall draw by lottery for pulling position in each weight class.

  15. Each contestant will have two attempts at a pull in the 75' starting area. Sled will be relocated at the starting line.

  16. Maximum fuel injection pump shall be an "A" series inline pump.

  17. Tractors may be equipped with any single stage turbo charger. Turbo charger must have an inlet opening of no more than three (3) inches.

  18. Top three tractors in each class will be checked at the discretion of the judge.

  19. Tractors will be re-weighed immediately if any disagreements arise concerning the weight of a tractor.

  20. Judge or flagman has the right to stop and disqualify any tractor if it is not being operated in a manner that would be considered safe.

  21. Wheelie bars are mandatory.

  22. Wheelie bars and drawbar should not be connected in any way.

  23. No standing or downward pressure on hitch while being measured.

 

 

Premiums:  $75  60  50  40  20  10  10  10  10  10

Lot # Description  

 

100   4500 lb Farm Stock Non-Turbo (15.5x38 or 400/75R38 max tire size)

101   5500 lb Farm Stock Non-Turbo(15.5x38 or 400/75R38 max tire size)

102   7000 lb Farm Stock Non- Turbo (16.9x38 or 420/85R38 max tire size)

103   9000 lb Farm Stock Turbo (18.4x38 or 460/85R38 max tire size)

104   11500 lb Farm Stock Turbo (20.8x38 or 520/85R38 max tire size)

105   13000 lb Farm Stock Turbo (20.8X38 OR 520/85R38 max tire size)

106   13000 lb Farm Stock Turbo 12 MPH (20.8x38 or 520/85R38 max tire size)

 

Off The Farm Class Rules ENTRY FEE $15.00

  1. One size larger tire width allowed if rim is one size smaller diameter. Example: 20.8 x 38 = 23.1 x 34

  2. Tractor must have a stock block. The chassis must conform with the engine being entered.

  3. Tractors must be equipped with a factory operating PTO. If tractor was equipped from the factory with three point, fenders, and hydraulics they must be on the tractor to pull.

  4. Tractor must be equipped with a factory drawbar. Hook point is measured from the center point of the rear axle to the point of hook. Minimum drawbar length shall be 30 inches.

  5. Tractors may be equipped with any single stage three (3) inch turbo.  No water injection allowed.

  6. No weight shall extend more than 24" beyond front of tractor.

  7. Tractors must remain in the boundaries of the course during the pull or the pull will be disqualified. Any part of the tractor crossing the white chalk line boundary will cause the pull to be disqualified.

  8. All weights must be secured to tractor. Any external parts or weights lost while hooked to the sled will be grounds for disqualification.

  9. No extra riders will be allowed on any vehicle at any time.

  10. Off the farm tractors must pull with factory wheels with cast centers on rear if equipped from the factory.

  11. Absolutely NO cut tires allowed!

  12. Drawbar height 20 inches.

  13. Failure to comply with rules will disqualify any contestant.

  14. Committee has the right to reject any or all entries that do not comply with the Association’s rules.

  15. Factory equipped tractor with 20.8x42 is only allowed for 17,000 lb. and 19,000 lb. “Off The Farm”.

  16. No standing or downward pressure on hitch while being measured.

 

Premiums  $75  60  50  40  20  10  10  10  10  10

Lot# Description

 

109   15,000 lbs Turbo Off Farm 12 MPH (20.8x38 or 520/85R38 max tire size)

110   15,000 lbs Turbo Off Farm (20.8x38 or 520/85R38 max tire size)

111    17,000 lbs Turbo Off Farm (20.8x38 or 520/85R42 max tire size)

112    19,000 lbs Turbo Off Farm (20.8x42 or 520/85R42 max tire size)

Open Class Rules (Limited to Farm, Modified, Pro-Stock & Super Stock ) Entry Fee $20.00

 

  1. All tractors entered in this class must have working safety kill switch on back of tractor. Tractors will be checked for working kill switches prior to pulling. Tractors must have transmission safety scatter blankets.  Tractors must have wheelie bars.

  2. Tractors must be weighed-in prior to start of contest. Weight will be taken with operator on tractor. The flagman will have the option to spot re-weigh any contestant.

  3. No RPM limit.

  4. No pace.

  5. No dual tires allowed. No four wheel drives allowed

  6. Committee has the right to reject any tractor they feel is unsafe for competition.

  7. Tractors must have fenders and side shields.

  8. Drivers must wear helmets and fire suit.

  9. Tractors must be equipped with wide front ends.

  10. All weights must be secured to tractor. Any external parts or weights lost or excessive fluid loss (coolant, oil, or fuel) will be grounds for disqualification.

  11. Hitches must be 1" thick, have a 3.5" diameter hole that is 1" from the rear of the hitch.

  12. Fire extinguishers are mandatory!

  13. Tractors must have all safety equipment as listed in Hot Stock rules.

  14. Wheelie bars and drawbar should not be connected in any way.

  15. Tractor should be equipped with bars connecting rear axle to frame rails.

  16. Front end skid bars are mandatory.

 

Premiums  $200  150  100  85  65  10  10  10

Lot# Description

 

120   6000 lb Open & Modified (30.5x32 or 800/65R32 max tire size)

121   `7000 lb Open & Modified (30.5x32 or 800/65R32 max tire size)

122   8500 lb Open & Modified (30.5x32 or 800/65R32 max tire size)

123   10000 lb Open & Modified (30.5x32 or 800/65R32 max tire size)

124   11000 lb Open & Modified (30.5x32 or 800/65R32 max tire size)

125   1850 Mini Mods

 

ITTPA-Interstate Tractor Pulls

 

Interstate classes follow Interstate rules and regulations.  For a listing of these rules visit http://www.insterstatepullers.com

Tuesday ITTPA Classes are rain-dated to be part of Friday’s show with possible changes to classes to accommodate

 

Lot# Description

 

127    7700 lb ITTPA Light limited

128    7800 lb ITTPA Modified

129    8500 lb ITTPA Mod Turbo Class

430   10000 lb ITTPA Pro Farm Class

299  4,500 Small Block 4X4 (ITTPA)

307   1,850 Small Block Mini Mods (ITTPA)

308  1,850 Big Block Mini Mods (ITTPA)

 

Snyder County Tractor Pulls

 

Snyder county Tractor puller classes follow Snyder County Tractor Puller Rules .  For a listing of these rules visit: http://www.ptpapullers.com

 

Lot# Description

 

431   10500 lb Snyder County Hot Stock

303   8,500 2.5 Diesel

304   8,000 Limited Pro Diesel (3.0 Smooth Bore)

 

Garden Tractor General Rules – $10 Entry Fee Per Class

  1. All contestants must independently operate their tractor in a safe manner.

  2. Youth pullers  MUST have an adult accompanying them at all times ON and OFF the track. (Youth are 14 years of age and <).

  3. Contest committee reserves the right to reject any and all entries.

  4. All tractors weight and hitch height will be checked by an official before entering the pull staging area.

  5. Each tractor may enter only once per class.

  6. Contestants must keep one hand on the steering wheel and their butt on the seat. Any unsafe behavior will result in disqualification.

  7. Any weights lost while hooked to the sled will result in disqualification.

  8. Puller will be disqualified if the tractor goes out of bounds or exceeds the speed of any pace device.

  9. All tractors must be equipped with wheelie bars or other such device to keep tractors from “flipping back”.

  10. All weight brackets, hitches, and wheelie bars must be made of good construction and securely fastened.

  11. Rear weights may not protrude more than 2” beyond rear tires.

  12. All pullers must wear a helmet.

 

Stock Rules

  1. Engine must be governed not to exceed a maximum of 4000 rpm’s.

  2. Max advertised 20hp. for pace/16hp. for non-pace.

  3. 10 inches max hitch height.

  4. Max tire size 23x10.5x12 uncut

  5. Gasoline or diesel fuels only.

  6. Each tractor must have hood, grill and fenders - if originally equipped.

  7. May not pull in altered or pro.

  8. Tractor should have stock axle/engine location

 

Mod. Stock  Rules

  1. Any engine exceeding 4000 rpm’s MUST have a steel flywheel.

  2. Max advertised 16hp with no RPM limit/17hp to 25 hp 4,000 RPM limit

  3. 10” max hitch height

  4. Max tire size 23x10.5x12 cut tires allowed.

  5. Gasoline or diesel alcohol fuels only.

  6. Each tractor must have hood, grill and fenders.

  7. All tractors must have a kill switch.

  8. May not pull tractor in stock or pro.

  9. Must be 15 years of age and >.

  10. 3/16 steel or 1/4 Aluminum shroud around clutch/flywheel.

 

Pro Stock Rules

  1. Max advertised 20hp.

  2. Must have steel flywheel-3/16 steel or 1/4 Aluminum shroud around clutch/flywheel.

  3. 13” max hitch height.

  4. Max tire size 26 x 12.00 x 12.

  5. Gasoline, diesel or alcohol fuels only.

  6. Each tractor must have hood, grill and fenders.

  7. All tractors must have a kill switch and fire extinguisher and full fire suit.

  8. May not pull tractor in stock or Mod.

  9. Must be 15 years of age and >.

  10. Pro Super Rules apply for second class: follow NQS rules.

 

Premiums  $30  25  20  15  10  10  10  10  10  10

Lot# Description

 

200   Lawn Stock pace Youth Age 14 and <, 1000 lb

201    Lawn Stock Adult Age 15 and >, 1000 lb

202   Mod Stock Adult Age 15 and >, 1000 lb

203   Pro Stock Adult Age 15 and >, 1000 lb

204   Lawn Stock Pace Youth Age 14 and <, 1100 lb.

205   Lawn Stock, Adult Age 15 and >, 1100 lb

206   Mod Stock Adult Age 15 and >, 1100 lb

207   Pro Super Stock Adult Age 15 and >, 1100 lb

208   Stock no pace 1000 lb 209 Stock no pace 1100 lb

Department 22

Class 3 - Tug of War

Superintendent Barry Waite

Committee: Crystal Waite, Jeremy Waite, Roxanne Waite, Steve Boop

 

  1. A team roster shall be submitted to a contest official prior to the start of the contest at the speaker’s platform. The roster shall include the team’s name, team captain’s name and complete mailing address, and the names and addresses of the remaining team members.

  2. Team captains should register their team one hour prior to starting time.

  3. Teams shall be limited to 2000 pounds each as determined on the Fair Association scales.

  4. Pulling position shall be determined by lottery.

  5. The pull will start from a tight rope at the judge’s signal.

  6. Contest will be conducted as a double elimination tournament for 8 or more teams. If less than 8 teams participating, a round robin style tournament will be used.

  7. To be declared a winning pull, the flag (at midpoint from the ends of the rope), must cross the line which is ten (10) feet on either side of the flag or after one 1 minute the team who has moved the flag to their own side of the line will be declared the winner.

  8. No spikes are permitted on contestants’ shoes.

  9. Contestants may compete on one team only.

  10. Co-Ed teams should be made up with half of each gender.

  11. Contest will take place on the tractor pulling track.

  12. Judges decisions will be final.

 

Premiums  $25  20  15

Lot#      Description         

 

6810     Tug of War  Co-Ed Team                 

6811      Tug of War  Womens/Girls Team                                  

6812      Tug of War Mens/Boys Team

 
 
 
 

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