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Garden Tractor Pulling Contest - Department Q

General Information and Rules

STANDARDIZED RULES                               

  1. All entries and weigh-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. 

  2. All entries must be made on official entry blanks of Boone County Fair.

  3. The superintendents reserve the right to reject any entry.

  4. Judges decisions are final.

  5. Tractor includes the weight of driver and will be weighed on the day of pull.

  6. Pulling number will be drawn at the time of entry.


  8. A tractor may only enter once in a class.

  9. All pulls will start from a tight chain.                                                

  10. The next tractor will be in the staging area while the one before it pulls.

  11. No mower decks or attachments on tractor.

  12. Junior Amateur Class is 7-13 yrs. old. 

  13. Senior Amateur Class is 14 yrs. and older. 

  14. No chains or Duals.

  15. No Cut tires in Amateur Class.

  16. Draw bar height is 12" max.

  17. It is recommended that all tractors have some type of tip over device.

  18. ALL drivers are encouraged to wear helmets.

  19. All weights must be securely attached to tractor and NONE on the seat.

  20. Each contestant must furnish their own clevis.

  21. All tractors will be showroom stock.

  22. Tractor must be operated in a safe manner at all times, with one hand on the steering wheel at all times.

  23. All engines will run at stock RPM in Amateur Class, Maximum 18 horsepower.

  24. The Boone County Fair Association will not be responsible for any accidents or injuries that may occur at this event.

Garden Tractor Entry Fee $6.00 for each class entered
23 x 10.5 x 12 Lawn turf tires.


Tim Bristol (815-703-1333)


Saturday, August 10th at 9:00 am – Grandstand


Trophy will be awarded to Winner in each class


Amateur entries taken at 8:30 am


Premiums Offered – $450.00

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