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Department 22 – Contests Monday, August 22nd at 7:30 PM – Semi’s: Gas Pickups: Modified, Street Enhanced, Modified Street, Pure Stock Pulls Tuesday, August 23rd at 10:00 AM – Stock Farm Tractor Pulls Tuesday, August 23rd at 7:30 PM – Hot Tractor Pulls Wednesday, August 24th at 1:00 PM – Antique Tractor Pulls – Pre 1966 or older Wednesday, August 24th at 7:30 PM – Diesel Pickups: Open, Street Enhanced and Pure Stock Pulls Section 1 – Truck & Tractor Pulls $10.00 Entry Fee Per Class 1. The Harford Agricultural Society will stage 3 days of tractor & truck pulls. 2. Pullers should be on the grounds at least 2 hours before their pulling time. 3. Monday evening tech and weigh in begin at 5:00 pm. 4. Tuesday day session for Stock Farm Tractors, weigh in will begin at 8 AM. 5. Tuesday evening weigh in will begin at 5:00 pm. 6. Wednesday evening tech and weigh in begin at 5:00 pm. 7. Entrants will also be asked to observe rules as to the tire pressure, drawbar positions, length of legal pull, etc. One pull will be allowed on the weight machine. 8. All tractors must be removed from the arena on the evening of the tractor pull. It is understood that the Harford Agricultural Society will not be responsible for any breakage or damage incurred to any equipment while such equipment is participating in these contests. 9. There will be a mandatory driver’s meeting 30 minutes before every pull. This truck and tractor pull will be under the supervision of the Harford Agricultural Society. 10. You may obtain all rules by calling 570-434-4300 or visit our web site at harfordfair.com. 11. ALL TRACTORS LIMITED TO 2 CLASSES & MUST STAY IN THE SAME DIVISION. EXAMPLE: IF TRACTOR IS ENTERED IN STOCK IT CANNOT PULLIN HOT STOCK AND VICE VERSA. Harford Fair Truck Pull General Rules 1. Driver must be 18 yrs. old or 16 yrs. old with a release form signed by parent or legal guardian. 2. All contestants at every event must sign a waiver, understanding that they are competing at their own risk and that they will not bring suit against any officials, employees, promoter, or property owner. By signing the release form you agree to all rules set forth. 3. Trucks entering the pull will pay $20 at the gate and receive a ticket. Take the ticket to the truck registration and you will receive $10 back once you register. 4. All passengers in the truck are required to pay a gate admission fee when entering. 5. Entry fee will be $10 per truck per class. 6. All vehicles must pass a tech inspection before competing. If a vehicle is unsafe, officials have the right not to allow the vehicle to compete. TECH INSPECTION AREA CLOSES ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED START OF THE EVENT. 7. All drivers must attend a driver’s meeting held ½ hour before event begins. 8. A vehicle cannot be registered after the drivers meeting unless approved by the track officials. 9. No one is allowed on the track except for the track officials and contestants. Track is defined as the area within 35’ in any direction of the contest boundaries, including the run off area at the end of the track. 10. All pulls must start with a tight chain. No jerking of any kind permitted. Vehicle must remain within the boundaries of the track or the puller will be disqualified. 11. The puller will be allowed a total of two attempts within the 75’ mark to start the sled. The test puller may drop six positions. 12. The puller must wait for the green flag from the starting flagman before starting their pull. Leaving the starting line while under the red flag will result in automatic disqualification. NO EXCEPTIONS. 13. The driver must stop immediately upon the signal of the red flag from the flagman. 14. Competition vehicles must be operating in a safe manner at all times within the confines of the track, pit area, and staging area. Track officials have the right to stop and disqualify any vehicle being operated in an unsafe manner. 15. A contestant may be disqualified for either emotional or physical reasons by competition director or track officials. EXAMPLE: recklessness, drugs, or drinking alcoholic beverages. Any driver or any member of his/her pit crew consuming an intoxicating agent or drugs, prior to or during the event will be disqualified from the event. Drivers will be held responsible for the actions of their crew members. 16. If any vehicle or driver is disqualified for any reason, no refund of entry fee or hook fee will be given. 17. Seat belts are required and must be worn during competition. 18. Any parts, weights, or ballast dropped from the vehicle during competition will result in disqualification. 19. Drivers have a maximum of 3 minutes to hook to the sled once the sled is set. 20. Track officials will have the option to check competitors for weight and rules violations at any time during the event. All trucks must pass through the technical inspection area prior to competition. The contest will be governed by the track officials and competition director with all decisions final. 21. The promoter or competition director reserves the right to change any safety rule(s) if they feel it is necessary. These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules. NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM THE PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES / REGULATIONS. They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury. 22. For individual class rules go to harfordfair.com. 137
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