Antique Tractor Pull

8 Classes of Antiques will be held on Friday Night

Weigh in 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Classes:

1st    0 – 3,499 lbs

2nd   3,500 – 4,499 lbs

3rd    4,500 – 5,499 lbs

4th     5,500 – 6,499 lbs

5th     6,500 – 7,499 lbs

6th     7,500 – 9,499 lbs

7th      9,500 – 11,499 lbs

8th    11,500 and over

Prizes for each class :1st – $50.00 , 2nd – $30.00, 3rd – $20.00

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Rules and Guidelines

  1. Number of competitors will be limited in each class
  2. Registration fee of $20.00 per vehicle. All fees collected are allocated to prize money
  3. Participants must provide proof of insurance coverage for their tractor at the time of registration
  4. Each driver is only allowed to drive one tractor in one class during a pull. New “Open” classes will be exempt from this rule
  5. Drivers will not be allowed to move up to the next class
  6. A puller and one helper will be allowed free admission to the grounds
  7. Drivers must be 16 years of age. If under age of 18 , driver must have parents consent
  8. all vehicles are subject to an inspection. each tractor may only be entered by one driver in a class. each driver may only drive one tractor in a class, except specialty classes
  9. No one is allowed on the track except persons running the tractor pull and the contestant
  10. all pullers must be weighed before the class. the maximum weight per class includes both pulling vehicle and driver
  11. All pulling vehicles must have an operator in the drivers seat while being started
  12. All pulls must be started from a tight chain and on the raising of the green flag by the flag man
  13. All pulls shall operate with two flagmen on the left hand side of the track. The starting flagman will be responsible for the readiness of the track, pulling machine and contestant. The second fag man will be responsible for the balance of the course under the guidance of the Track Official
  14. All vehicles must be in neutral or park(transmission selector) while being hitched or unhitched. Driver must raise both hands while hooking and unhooking
  15. Puller may have the sled spotted in the location of his choice with sufficient notice to the pull back tractor operator during the return of the sled to the starting line following previous pull. If preceding puller moves the sled any measurable distance, the next puller may have the sled relocated prior to his first attempt
  16. Any puller who wants to make his draw in a different gear from which he started his pull, may opt to stop his vehicle before the 75 ft mark. At this point the sled will be returned to the starting position and one new draw will be allowed
  17. At the discretion of the pull committee the first contestant of each class will be the “test puller” and at completion of his or her pull may elect to pull again in 3rd position. If a driver elects to do this his first pull will not count. All decisions or re-pulls must be made before the pulling vehicle is unhooked from the sled.
  18. Tractors must be stopped immediately upon the signal from the flag man. The signal will be the raising of a red flag by the flag man located alongside the edge of the track on the left hand side of the pulling vehicle. The pull will be considered over when the forward motion of the sled stops.
  19. Drivers must remain seated at all times during their pull, and wear an approved safety helmet
  20. No riders in or on pulling vehicles while pulling
  21. All vehicles must have functioning brakes
  22. All weights must be securely fastened on brackets and NOT in the cab or on the platform(no chains) . The weights must not obscure the forward or rear vision of the driver
  23. The hitch must be rigid in all directions and solidly mounted to the vehicle frame
  24. “D” Hitching Device: The diameter of the square or oval hole is a minimum of 3 inches at the longest measuring points of the hole. From the rear point of the hole to the rear point of the hitching device is a maximum of 1-1/2 inches
  25. Hitch point must be visible and clear for sled hook up
  26. All tractors must be put in staging area following the weigh in and not returned to the pit area
  27. Pressurized fuels like propane or nitrous oxide are not allowed as a secondary fuel
  28. The person who is competing must driver the tractor onto the tractor and off(unless disabled) after competing with no change of driver
  29. The contestant must proceed with the pull at position drawn within 3 mins of the time the sled is ready. if the puller has a mechanical problem he must drop to the last position. Rule called by track official
  30. All participants must obey the rules of the Ontario Tractor Pullers Associations
  31. Stock tractors must have a hood, floorboards, grill, fenders and be stock appearing. Engines must be stock or manufacturer’s replacement for that model
  32. No four wheel drive or Dual wheel tractors shall compete against two-wheeled drive tractors
  33. On tractors weighing up to 8,500 lbs. The maximum drawbar height is 18 inches fro the top of the hitching device to the ground. On tractors  10,000 lbs or over, the maximum height is 20 inches from the top of the hitching device to the ground. The minimum drawbar length is 18 inches fro the centre of the rear wheel to the point of the hook
  34. Stock tractors with turbocharger may pull all stock tractor classes as long as the turbo is /was factory warranted with the tractor
  35. Tractors exhaust systems with no mufflers must be pointed away from the crowd. Turbo tractors with no mufflers must have two 3/8 grade 5 bolts in vertical portion of exhaust pipe. Bolts to be installed 90 degrees and within 1 inch of each other
  36. No weight behind the rear axle.