Demo Derby

 

 Demolition Derby Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 @ 4:00p.m.

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TRACK IS MUCH BIGGER! 100′ x 200′!

 

NEW!  Youth Class

Questions: Call 715-733-0662

Please be registered and ready for Pit Meeting at 3:30 p.m.

Please download, print and fill out the   waiver for derby

Lawn mower derby    $100 for 1st place    $75 for 2nd     $50 for 3rd place

followed with Kids Power Wheel Derby  free to participate in, each child receives a trophy of participation.

Then let the cars and trucks begin

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Classes:               Payouts (5 cars or more)                                                       1st Place     2nd Place        3rd Place

 Chain Stock                                                                                                             $1000                     $450                          $150

Builders Class Full Size Cars                                                                               $1,200                      $500                        $200

Full Size Trucks                                                                                                         $1,000                      $450                       $150

Compact Trucks                                                                                                         $800                         $400                       $150

Compact Cars                                                                                                              $800                         $400                       $150

Youth Class                                                                                                                  $500                          $200                           $100

 

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DRIVER ENTRY RULES

  1. Demolition Derby entries are open to anyone 18 years of age or older. All drivers must supply their own cars. Drivers 16 & 17 years of age may enter with the legally notarized approval of their parent or guardian. The Parent or Guardian must appear with identification at the registration. NO EXCEPTIONS!! PROOF OF AGE WILL BE REQUIRED!! Entry Fee for Drivers: $50
  2. All Pit Crew members must be 18 years of age or older. Pit Crew members 16 & 17 years of age must meet the same requirements as drivers detailed in Rule 1. NO EXCEPTIONS!!  Pit Pass Entry: $20
  3. I.D. will be required for anyone appearing under 30 years of age. NO EXCEPTIONS!!
  4. Absolutely NO alcoholic beverages or drugs will be permitted in the Pit Area. Any Driver or Pit Crew member found with alcoholic beverages or drugs will cause their car to be disqualified immediately.
  5. Any Driver or Pit Crew member judged to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will cause their car to be disqualified.
  6. The Central Burnett Co. Fair Assoc. and Derby Officials will not be responsible for any vehicle or its components while on the fairgrounds – they are the responsibility of the Drivers & Owners. Drivers and Owners are required to remove their demolition derby cars from the arena and the fairgrounds by the deadline that is announced at the time of the derby.
  7. The Central Burnett Co. Fair Assoc.. and Derby Officials reserve the right to reject any and/or all entries.
  8. Any Drivers protesting another vehicle must do so before the pit meeting. Officials will inspect the vehicle being protested and the vehicle of the person filing the protest and any decision reached by the officials will be final. Derby officials reserve the right to re-inspect any vehicle, before, during, or after the derby. THERE WILL BE A PROTEST FEE!! IF NOTHING IS FOUND, THE FEE IS FORFEITED.
  9. A crash helmet, eye protection, seat belt, and/or shoulder harness are required and must be worn throughout the event.
  10. All derby vehicles will be subject to open hood and trunk inspections unless damage from prior derbies makes that impossible. Trunks that don’t open must be able to be seen from back seat area.
  11. Unsportsmanlike conduct will result in disqualification during any derby and will result in suspension for a year and ten days. Examples, not limited to: reckless driving or excessive speed in the pit area, excessive harassment of Officials by Driver, Pit Crew, family and/or friends who may be in the spectator area; as well as against each other.
  12. All rulings of the officials on any questions are final!!! NO WHINING!!!
  13. Drivers and Pit Crew members will not be allowed to enter the grandstand. If you pay for a pit pass, you stay in the pit area for the entire derby or your pit pass will be forfeited.
  14. All entries should be in the pit area at least 45 minutes prior to the start time. No entries will be taken or pit passes sold later than 45 minutes before start time. 

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PREPARATION FOR OLD IRON FULL-SIZE CARS

  1. Only 2 or 4 door sedans, hardtops, or station wagons may be used. No Carryalls, hearses or Chrysler Imperials will be permitted. 
  2. Every hood must have a minimum 12” to 14” hole over the carburetor. If the hood is removed for competition, the fan must also be removed.
  3. TIRES:  Tires may not be bolted to the rim in any manner. No ply restrictions on tires. If snow tires are used on the drive axle, the outside lugs must be cut off. No bar lugs on drive axles! NO SPLIT RIMS!!
  4. All glass must be removed from windows, headlights, and taillights prior to arrival. NO WINDSHIELDS! Rolling down windows is not permitted. No bars allowed in windshields!! Two chains are allowed. Back edge of hood may be bolted with two bolts up to 3/8” and plates less than 3” in size. No reinforcements from roof to floor of vehicle will be allowed. Dash Bars optional, see #5 for rules.
  5. Dash Bars:  Dash bars will be permitted as long as they meet the following requirements. Maximum size will be 4″ outside diameter. One plate will be allowed on each end of the bar with a maximum plate size of 5″ x 5″. Dash bar can be connected to the brace behind and maybe only one bar per side doors. The 4 point cage cannot be connected rockers, frame or any part of car. Cage can only go past the backseat doors 8 inches behind the center post of car. A  4 point cage consists of a dash bar 2 doors bars and one behind the front seats of car.
  6. Absolutely NO REINFORCEMENTS of any part of the vehicle or materials in the trunk will be permitted unless specified elsewhere.
  7. Trailer hitches must be completely removed.
  8. Factory gas tanks must be removed from the vehicle and are not allowed inside the vehicle for competition. Drivers must use STEEL tanks no larger than 7 gallon capacity. Examples: steel Boat tanks, steel snowmobile tanks, small steel tractor tanks or similar. NO PLASTIC TANKS. Gas cans are not allowed. No gas line may extend past the rear seat of the vehicle. Gas lines must be firmly attached to the steel tank used. A maximum of 7” of rubber line on each end of gas line should be used. Use a Metal Line between. Line must run inside of vehicle on the floor, not outside of vehicle.
  9. Gas tanks must be located behind the driver’s seat, or in middle of car where back seat was, securely fastened to the floor and securely covered. (Example: floor mat)  Gas tanks and lines must pass judges inspection. No Ratchet Straps or Banding Belts will be allowed. Can use chains with at least 3/8” bolts or you can build a cage around gas tank/tranny cooler with 24” X 24” may not be secured by speaker deck or to the doors in any way. It can be secured to the brace behind the driver’s side seat running from post to floor. Only 2 points to bar behind the seat.
  10. Fenders and bumpers may be trimmed with a torch. Doors and trunk may be welded with 3 – 4” x 4”x ¼” steel plates per seam or trunk lids and hoods may be secured by the following methods: 4 chains or 4 rods on the hood or trunk lids are allowed. If chains are used, they are only to be wrapped around once; no larger than 1″ threaded rod; only 2 rods may go through to the frame, the others can go to the body only. Plates or washers may be no larger than 4” by 4”. All hoods must be open before inspection. No screws allowed in fenders. Trunks that don’t open must be able to be seen from back seat area.
  11. Threaded rods may be secured to the frame of the vehicle by bolting or welding. No more than 4” of the rod may be welded to the frame.
  12. DOORS:  If driver’s door is welded, it must be with no more than a total of 3- 4x4x ¼” steel plates per door seam. It is strongly recommended that a cage be installed over the window of the driver’s door.  All other doors may be welded with 3 – 4x4x ¼” steel plates per door.  It is also recommended on hard top cars, steel be run from the post to the roof on the driver’s and passengers doors. One piece of steel must be welded across the driver’s door for safety. It may extend no more than 6” past the door on either end and be no more than 8” wide.
  13. STATION WAGONS: Tailgates may be welded with 3 – 4”x4”x ¼” steel plates per seam. Absolutely no threaded bolts will be allowed in the rear of any station wagon.
  14. BUMPERS: Front bumper may be from another American made car OR homemade with 4 x 4 x ¼ box tubing. Must be no longer than the outside of the front fenders and Officials must be able to see all the way through the tube. Must have a bumper casing around it, in front. To hold the bumper to the frame, you MUST use a 2 x 2 x ¼ angle iron bolted or welded. Only 6” of welding allowed on frame for fastening brackets.
  15. RADIATORS:  Radiators must be in original positions. Alternate may be built no more than 24” x 24” x 3” thick but cannot be wider than frame rails either top or bottom. May be bolted or welded in stock position with a maximum of 8” of welding with out adding any metals of any kind.  No other auxiliary coolers will be allowed. Radiators must contain water only, no antifreeze.
  16. TRANSMISSIONS: Transmission cooling systems are optional and must pass safety inspection. Mounts may be welded. Transmission coolers cannot exceed 24” x 24”.
  17. ENGINES: The engine in the vehicle does not have to be of the same manufacturer as the body. Stacks are permitted. Motor mounts may be welded. Two additional straps may be used. They may be bolted to the motor and welded to the frame. Straps may not exceed 1/4” by 2” by 24”. No more than 6” of strap may be welded to frame.
  18. SUSPENSION: All suspensions should be as close to stock as possible. All suspensions must meet the approval of the officials at inspection. Leaf spring conversions are allowed. Leaf springs must be of passenger car original and stacked down from longest to shortest. Each leaf must be a least 1” shorter than the one above it. Leaf springs must be mounted under the axle. Maximum of 4 clamps per side no larger than 2” x 4” x 1/4”. Rear shackles may be welded or bolted to the frame and no larger than 3” wide x 8” long. Maximum of 7 leafs allowed. No welding of leafs. Must be stock height.
  19. BATTERIES: One or two stock automotive batteries OR one larger battery is allowed. Batteries must be securely fastened to the floor and covered with a floor mat or carpet to protect driver in case of battery explosion. Battery boxes cannot exceed 24” x 24”.  No ratchet straps or banding belts can be used. You may use chain with at least 3/8” bolts. Battery must be secured as well as the box it is in!
  20. All cars must have working brakes before the beginning of the heat.
  21. RUSTED OUT FACTORY FLOOR OR BODY: Holes may be patched with place no thicker than 1/8” thick, within reason of length. Officials will inspect and will make final decisions allowing how much weld is OK. If factory floor is rusted out, you may weld in floor material not to exceed 1/8” thickness but cannot be welded to the sub-frame.
  22. Any object attached to the outside of the vehicle must meet the approval of the officials.
  23. Vehicles can be decorated in any manner within the limits of good taste. NO obscenity will be permitted. Paint a number of your choice on the driver’s door, passenger door, and a stand up sign on the roof no more than 24” wide before you arrive at the derby. Numbers must be in all three locations. Roof sign may not be braced to any other part of the Vehicle. No support rods running to floor of vehicle. Any duplicate numbers will be changed before the derby starts.
  24. All glass and trash must be removed from the vehicle before arriving at the derby.
  25. Frames from previous run derbys, can be patched by a 4” x ¼” thick long plate and no taller then the frame. May be plated on two sides and if the frame rail has more than one bend per rail they may both be fixed not being able to connect the two areas being fixed together.
  26. Any vehicle that is from a previous derby, must meet all of the regulations and meet the approval of the officials before it will be allowed to run!

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PREPARATION OF COMPACT STOCK CARS

Ford Pintos, Mustangs and Mercury Models are not allowed in this class. Front wheel drive cars ONLY! The Compact Stock Car class will follow all the rules of the Old Iron class with the exception of the rules listed below.

  1. Driver door rules are the same as the full-size class.
  2. You may weld the suspension solid.
  3. AMC Pacers are not allowed in compact class. They may participate in the full-size class.
  4. THREADED RODS: No more than 4” of the rod may be welded to the frame.
  5. Front bumper may be from another American made compact car OR homemade with 4 x 4 x 1/4 box tubing. See bumper rules from full-size cars for additional information.
  6. Frames from previous run derbys, can be patched by a 4” x ¼” thick long plate and no taller then the frame. Derby officials will inspect the frames thoroughly! May be plated on two sides and if the frame rail has more than one bend per rail they may both be fixed not being able to connect the two areas being fixed together.
  7. Any vehicle that is from a previous derby, must meet all of the regulations and meet the approval of the officials before it will be allowed to run!
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PREPARATION OF FULL-SIZE  PICKUP TRUCKS

  1. Full-sized trucks are defined as half-ton, three-quarter-ton pickups or suburbans. No split rims or welded split rims are allowed.
  2. All trucks must be stock. Four wheel drive trucks must have front-drive shaft removed.
  3. Gas tank must be mounted in the front center of the box, secured by threaded rod and metal strapping. No ratchet straps or banding belts will be allowed. You may use chains, with at least 3/8” Bolts. Follow all other rules about gas tanks from the full size car rules.
  4. Box must be bolted down to the frame with no more than 8 bolts or threaded rods, no more than ¾” diameter, with washers on the frame and no larger than 4” square plates in the box. Side walls of the box may not be rolled in or “tucked” in any manner.
  5. Tailgates must be welded in stock position with a maximum of 4 – 4” x 4” plates.
  6. Passenger door must be welded with 3 – 4” x 4”x ¼” plates, per door seam.
  7. ***A four-point cage inside the cab consisting of a dash bar, a driver’s side door bar, passenger side door bar and a bar behind the seat is permitted. A rollover bar in the driver’s compartment is also strongly recommended.  The rollover bar may not be attached or welded to the frame but may be attached to the cage. From dash bar you are allowed to run 2 down bars to frame not extending outside the cab. (one on drivers side and one on the passenger side).
  8. You may run a maximum of 2 braces no larger then 2” x 2” x 1/4” angles or tubes from the top of the core support to the frame no farther back then the center of the front axle, but not to the fire wall. You may also run a 2” x 2” x 1/4” angle or tube along the top of the core support but it cannot extend beyond the width of the frame rails. This rule applies only in the pick-up classes, does not apply to cars.
  9. Frames from previous run derbys, can be patched by a plate and no taller then the frame. Derby officials will inspect the frames thoroughly! May be plated on two sides and if the frame rail has more than one bend per rail they may both be fixed not being able to connect the two areas being fixed together.
  10. Bumpers may be built  with 4″x4″x1/4″ tubing.
  11. Any vehicle that is from a previous derby, must meet all of the regulations and meet the approval of the officials before it will be allowed to run!
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FULL SIZE CHAIN STOCK 

1. Headers through hoods allowed

2. Stock (original) gas tanks must be removed. You must use a boat tank or well-made fuel cell and it must be secured and covered. No plastic tanks or gas cans. Fuel line must be secured and fastened properly. Place fuel cell behind driver’s seat of car where the back seat used to be. Must be fastened down securely – no plumber’s strap, bungee straps or self- tapping screws.

3. Any full size car allowed except Imperials.

4. No studded tires or wheel weights. No snow or aggressive tires on rear.

5. Valve stem protectors are acceptable (must meet judges safety standards or be taken off).

6. Radiator, Radi-barrels ONLY, bolted in stock position ONLY, or none. 

7. Transmission coolers are acceptable inside the car but must have approved steel or hydraulic hose.

8. Bumper may be welded to shocks or bolted or chained to the frame so we don’t have loose bumpers on the track. You may trim ends. Bumpers are interchangeable. Bumper brackets must be factory to the car.

9. Windshield screen is highly recommended.

10. If not running stack through the hood, a hole must cut over the carburetor for fire safety.

11. Trunk lids and hood may be fastened in 6 places with 3/8” chain, 4 loops maximum. 9 gauge wire is okay. Hoods must be able to be opened for inspection.

12. Driver’s door may be welded shut and all other doors chained with 3/8” chain. 2 per seam. No welding of any other doors but driver’s door. The bottom of the door seams may be chained through the door and around the frame. Not to or around cage/dash bar in any manner.

13. Frames must be factory stock. NO tilting Fords in any way!!

14. No welding up A arms or tie rods. May weld up suspension no more than 3” height.

15. Batteries must be placed in the passenger’s side floor board and secured and covered. Any 12 volt battery safely in the car is allowed.

16. Body mounts must remain in stock position, no bolt replacing.

17. No welding leaf springs or adding extra leafs. May have 4 clamps per side.

18. No welding body seams and no floor plating.

19. Cutting for wheel clearance is allowed.

20. Homemade shifters are allowed.

21. Driver’s side window nets are recommended.

22. Motors are interchangeable.

23. Dash bars are recommended! Four point floating cage NOT attached to frame. 

24. NO distributor protectors, engine cradles or drive shaft sliders. If it’s not a part from the automotive factory, you can’t run it.

25. Coil springs may be welded, chained or wired in.

26. No ¾ ton or larger rear ends.

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PREPARATION FOR COMPACT PICKUPS

1. VEHICLES PERMITTED; All vehicles must be stock pickups under half ton size. (Ford Rangers, Chevy S-10 or Luv, Toyotas etc.)  Four wheel drive vehicles must have front drive shaft removed.  ONLY 4, 6 OR 8 CYLINDER ENGINES ARE ALLOWED IN COMPACT TRUCK CLASS.

2. TAILGATES; Tailgates may be welded in stock position.  Absolutely no threaded bolts will be allowed in the tailgate.

3. GLASS; All glass must be removed from windows, headlights, and taillights prior to arrival. Rolling down windows is not permitted. All trash must also be removed prior to arrival.

4. WINDSHIELDS; No bars allowed in windshield area. Two chains are allowed.

5. HOODS; Hoods must be secured in no more than 4 places by using rods.  Rods may be no larger than 1″ and only 2 rods may go through to the frame, the others can go to the body only.  Plates or washers may be no larger than 4″x 4″.  Threaded rods may be secured to the frame of the vehicle by bolting or welding.  No more than 4″ of the rod may be welded to the frame.  Every hood must have a minimum 12” x 12” hole over the carburetor.  If the hood is removed, the fan must also be removed.  Rear edge of hood may be bolted with two bolts up to 3/8″ and plates less than 3” in size.  All hoods must be open before inspection

6. DOORS; Driver’s door must be painted a sharply contrasting color from the rest of the car. Driver’s door may be welded.   Welding must be no more than a total of 32″ of welding.  One piece of steel must be welded across the driver’s door for safety. It may extend no more than 6″ past the door on either end and be no more than 6 ” wide.  It is strongly recommended that a cage be installed over the window of the driver’s door.  Passenger door may be welded with no more than a total of 24” of welding in strips no longer than 6” each.  On driver’s side only, a strap up to 1/8” thick x 4” x 24” may be bolted or welded between the cab and the front corner of the box.

7. TIRES:  Tires may not be bolted or screwed to the rim in any manner. No ply restrictions on tires. No snow tires or bar tread tires on drive axles.  NO SPLIT RIMS!!

8.  GAS TANKS. Factory gas tanks must be removed from the vehicle. Gas tank must be mounted in the front center of the box secured by threaded rod or metal strapping and securely covered (Example; floor mat or rubber mat). Drivers must use STEEL tanks no larger than 7 gallon capacity.   NO PLASTIC TANKS. Gas cans are not allowed. No gas line may extend past the location of the gas tank. Gas lines must be firmly attached to the steel tank used. Gas tanks and lines must pass judges inspection.

9. BRACE BAR; A brace may be installed behind the driver’s seat. It may be run at whatever level you choose but it must run complete from the driver’s side to the passenger side. It may be no larger than 4″ pipe or tubing & plates on each end no larger than 6” x 6”. Brace bar cannot be connected to the floor, roof or frame in any manner.

10. DASH BARS; Dash bars will be permitted as long as they meet the following requirements. Maximum size will be 3″ outside diameter. One plate will be allowed on each end of the bar with maximum plate size of 6″ x 6″.  Maximum of two flat straps may be used to connect forward from dash bar to dash.  Dash bar cannot be connected to the floor, roof or frame in any manner.  Dash bar may be connected to the bar behind the seat on both sides.  The connecting bars cannot be connected to the floor, roof or frame in any manner.  No other kickers of any kind are allowed from the dash bar or brace bar to any other point on the truck.  This rule applies only in the pick up classes, does not apply to cars.

11. ROLL BARS; Roll Bars will be allowed on driver’s side only. Roll bars cannot be constructed in any manner that reinforces anything else on the truck.  They may not be welded or attached to the frame in any manner but may be attached to the brace bars. They are only allowed to prevent the roof from caving in on the driver in the event of a rollover.

12. BUMPERS: Bumpers may be made out of 4″x 4″x 1/4″ tubing.

13. FENDERS: Fenders may be trimmed.  No screws allowed in fenders.

14. RADIATORS: Radiators must be in original position under the hood.  Alternate radi barrel may be built no more than 24″ x 24″ x 3″ thick but cannot be wider than frame rails either top or bottom. Must be mounted in original radiator position with no more than 4 bolts, 3/8″ or smaller.   You may add no more than 4 straps no larger than 1-1/2” x 3” flat steel to bolt the radi barrel in place.  No other auxiliary coolers will be allowed. Radiators must contain water only, no antifreeze. All vent hoses from radiators must be secured and discharged towards ground at front of vehicle. NO hoses will be allowed to be unsecured or above engine level.

15. FRONT BRACING:  A-arms Forward! You may ran a maximum of 2 braces no larger than 2″ x 2″ x 1/4″ angles or tubes from the top of the core support to the frame no farther back than the center of the front axle, but not to the fire wall. You may also ran a 2″ x 2″ x 1/4″ angle or tube only along the top of the core support but it cannot extend beyond the width of the frame rails.  NO uprights or other metal is allowed.  Anyone with front bracing not meeting this rule will not run unless excess bracing is cut out. This rule applies only in the pick up classes, does not apply to cars.

16. ENGINES; Engine in vehicle does not have to be of the same manufacturer as the body. Stacks are permitted. Motor mounts may be welded. Two additional chains or straps may be used. They may be bolted to the motor and welded to the frame. Stops may not exceed 1/4″ by 2″ by 24″. No more than 6″ of strap may be welded to frame.

17. BATTERIES; One or two stock automotive batteries OR ONE larger battery are allowed. Batteries must be securely fastened to the floor and covered with floor mat or carpet to protect driver in case of battery explosion. Battery boxes cannot exceed 24″ x 24″.

18. BRAKES; All vehicles must have working brakes before the beginning of the heat

19.. Any object attached to the outside of the vehicle must meet the approval of the officials.

20. VEHICLE NUMBERS; Vehicles can be decorated in any manner within the limits of good taste. NO obscenity. Paint a number on driver’s door, passenger door, and both sides of a stand up roof sign no more than 24″ wide before you arrive. Numbers must be in all locations.   Any duplicate numbers will be changed before the derby starts. ALL CARS MUST HAVE ROOF NUMBER!

21.  FRAME: On pre-ran cars, bent frames may be plated.  There must be a space between all patches on the frame.

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Lawn Mower Derby Rules

1. All mowers must have stock motors.

2. No mower decks allowed.

3. Everyone must wear a helmet.

4. Must weld leg guards on lawn mower.

5. Extra welding may be added to the front but has to remain looking stock.

6. Bumpers need to be added to the rear of the mower.

7. Any tires may be used.

Any other questions contact 715-733-0662.