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Hardwick Fair"

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WEIGHT CLASSES:   950lbs     1050lbs   1200lbs   1400lbs    1600lbs

GENERAL RULES:

1. There will be a $5.00 entry fee per tractor in each weight class.

2. Pullers will be required to sign a Release Form for insurance purposes.  If a Release Form is not signed, then you will not be able to pull.

3. If a person under the age of 18 wants to pull, then a parent or guardian must sign the Release Form as well.

4. A pull official can stop a puller from pulling for any reason. The official’s decision is final and cannot be overruled by another official.

5. When backing up to the sled, the puller must take the tractor out of gear and both hands off the steering wheel until the sled is hooked.

6. Wheelie bars are required and must be able to support the weight of the tractor. They can have a flat plate or wheel to support tractor. The wheelie bar can be no more than 6” from the ground.

7. The hitch can be no more than 13” from the bottom of the plate that you are using. If you use a pin, then it cannot be more than 13” from the bottom of the plate. NQS style hitches are approved.

8. You can use cut pulling tires, Firestone 23s style tires, regular turf tires no bigger than 26 x 12 tires. No truck or ATV tires are allowed.

9. Tractors must appear stock. Weights can be added to any part of the tractor but must be bolted down to the tractor. The tractor cannot be longer than 92” from the center of the rear wheel to the furthest part of the front frame.

10. The driver must remain in the seat while the tractor is pulling. No jumping, hopping, or anything of such nature by the driver may occur while pulling. Doing so will result in a disqualification.

11. Diesels will pull in a separate class. Weight classes for diesels will be determined on the day of the pull. All of the above rules will apply to diesel classes.

12. No alcoholic or adult beverages are allowed at this event.

13. A driver will be allowed to re-pull if he/she doesn’t make it past 25 feet. A pull greater than 25 feet will be considered a full pull.

14. All drivers will sign up for weight classes before the pull starts. All starting positions will be assigned at random.

15. Winning tractors will get reweighted at the end of the class.

16. Welded rear axle is allowed, but it must be in a tractor’s rear housing.

Click here to download complete information. Click here to download a Release Form. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Ben Hanson at (413) 668-6578.

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