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2017 Open Class Rules

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GENERAL OPEN CLASS RULES

 

  1. Entries for all classes shall be entered for exhibit from 8 to 10 A.M. on Friday, July 7, 2017. Closed Judging will begin at 11 A.M.
  2. All open class divisions have an adult and a youth division. Adult division is anyone over age 14 as January 1, 2017, and the youth division is anyone 14 or under as of January 1, 2017.
  3. Any exhibitor may enter one exhibit per class lot.
  4. One blue, one red and one white ribbon will be awarded in each class lot and participation ribbons will be awarded to all other exhibitors in each class lot.
  5. Each exhibitor is responsible for pickup of their exhibits and premiums.
  6. Premiums will be paid at checkout time, which is 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 9, 2017.
  7. Premiums will be paid out as follows:
  8. Blue-$3.00
  9. Red-$2.00
  10. White-$1.00
  11. Participant-$ .50
  12. Best of Show-$10.00 per class
  13. Creativity-$10.00 per class
  14. People’s Choice-$10.00 in Photography

 


 

2017 OPEN CLASS EXHIBIT AREAS

 

  1. Baking:

 Yeast Breads and Rolls, Cookies, Cakes, Pies and Candies

 

  1. Hobbies:

Needlework and Crafts, Ceramics, Woodworking, Leathercraft, Silk flower arrangements, Cut flowers, Confectionery Decorating

 

  1. Food Preservation:

Fruit, Vegetables, Jams & Jellies, Relishes & Sauces, Juices, Pickles, Dried Foods

 

  1. Photography:

Black and white, Color, Special Techniques

 

  1. Horticulture and Agronomy:

Fruits and Vegetables, Grain and Forage

 

  1. Artwork:

Oil, Pastels, Pencil, Charcoal, Children Under Age 5 Only – Coloring Page

 

  1. Rabbits and Eggs

 

DIVISION 1-    BAKING

 

Rules and Regulations for Division 1

 

  1. NO packaged or prepared mixes, no commercially frozen dough or pie crusts
  2. Place exhibits on firm paper plate, cardboard or plastic tray, package in clear plastic bag, fasten w/ wire tie, or use a zip-lock bag.
  3. Exhibit whole food items unless a specific number is requested. (rolls, muffins, bars, cookies, etc.)
  4. ALL food exhibits must be safe to eat without refrigeration!
  5. Exhibit all items without frosting unless specified in the lot. (coffee cake)
  6. Each exhibit is required to have a recipe accompanying it.

 

Class 1-Yeast Breads                  Class 2- Quick Breads                                                Class 3-Sweet Yeast Dough

Lot-                                                         Lot-                                                                         Lot-

  1. White 1.     Apple or Applesauce                                    1.     Cinnamon Rolls-4
  2. Whole Wheat                 2.     Banana                                                          2.     Caramel Rolls-4
  3. Cracked Wheat 3.     Date                                                                                3.     Any other than lots 1-2
  4. Rye                 4.     Pumpkin                                                       4.     Specialty Buns according to rec.
  5. Mixed Grain                 5.     Zucchini                                                        5.     Coffee cake, made with yeast
  6. Sourdough                 6.     Muffins (nut, fruit or both)-4
  7. Fruit                 7.     Muffins, any other-4
  8. Dinner Rolls-white-4 8.     Other
  9. Dinner Rolls-dark-4
  10. Parker House Rolls-4
  11. Clover Leaf Rolls-4
  12. Bread Sticks-4
  13. Fancy Rolls other than lots 11-12

 

Special Rules/Regulations for Bars, Cakes and Pies

 

  1. Cut bars in uniform size for display (approximately 2-1/2” by 2-1/2”).
  2. Remove cakes from pan, place (bottom side up) on a flat, covered cardboard or heavy paper plate.
  3. Do not slice the top of the cake off to make it level when turned over.
  4. All cakes are to be single layered unless specified in lot.
  5. No Graham Cracker Crusts are allowed in the pie class.
  6. Pie recipes using raw eggs (whites or yolks) in the finished product are not allowed.
  7. Baked meringues on the pies are allowed.
  8. Pies should be in disposable pie pan.
  9. All cakes should be a standard 9 inch square or 9 inch round pan.
  10. No cream or custard pies allowed!

 

Class 4-Bars                     Class 5-Cookies                             Class6-Cakes                   Class 7-Pies                                    

Lot-                                         Lot-                                         Lot-                                         Lot-

  1. Brownies-4 1.    Dropped Cookies-4        1.    Angel Food                     1.    Apple
  2. Granola Bars-4 2.    Rolled Cookies-4            2.    Square or Round Cake 2.    Peach
  3. Fruit Bars-4 3.    Molded Cookies-4          3.    Sponge Cake                   3.    Berry
  4. Pumpkin Bars-4 4.    Refrigerator Cookies-4 4.    Jelly Roll                         4.    Mixed Fruit
  5. Other Bars-4 5.    Other Cookies-4             5.    Other cake                      5.    Other Fruit

 

Special Rules and Regulations for Class 8

 

  1. All entries must be homemade
  2. Each entry must be at least 1/2 pound in weight
  3. All caramels and fudges should be cut into 1 inch squares

 

                Class 8-Candies

                Lot-

  1. Caramels                         5.    Peanut Brittle
  2. Pralines                           6.    Fudge
  3. Divinity                           7.    Shaped Mints
  4. Toffee                              8.    Hard Candy

 

 

 

DIVISION  2-HOBBIES

Class-Needlework and Crafts

Lot-

  1. Afghans 11.   Latchhook                                     14.   Candle wicking                                            
  2. Crocheted         a. Wall Hanging                            15.   Comforters                                             
  3. Knitted         b. Rug                                                     a. Full size                    
  4. Baby Afghans         c. Any other                                            b. Baby                         
  5. Crocheted                  12.   Hardanger                                    16.   Quilts                                                             
  6. Knitted                          a.  Tablecloth                                         a.  Full size                                   
  7. Any other afghans                          b.  Placemat                                           b. Baby                           
  8. Baby sweater or sets          c.  Doily                                                  c.  Wall Hanging
  9. Crocheted 13.   Counted Cross Stitch                            d.  Quillow                          
  10. Knitted                                        a.  Framed Wall Hanging                      e.  Any other quilt       
  11. Crocheted Doilies                         b.  Bell Pull                                    17.    Embroidery 
  12. Crocheted Wall Hangings         c.  Placemat                                             a.  Dresser Scarf
  13. Crocheted Tree Ornaments         d.  Luncheon or Table Cloth                b.  Placemat
  14. Any other crocheted item e.  Tree Ornament                                 c.  Table Cloth
  15. Any other knitted item          f.  Sweat Shirt                                        d.  Wall Hanging                         
  16. Crewel Embroidery                            g.  Afghan                                              e.  Any Other                                                        
  17.            Quilt                                         18.    Needlepoint
  18. Full size                                         a.  Wall Hanging                                                                                                                       2. Baby                                              b.  Hanging Ornament
  19. Any other                                      c.  Any Other
  20. Tatting
  21. Any Other Craft Item

 

Class-Ceramics

Glaze not required except in glaze lots

Lot-

  1. C poured – glaze 4.    C poured – dry brushing               7.    C poured – decals
  2. C poured – stain 5.    C poured – chalking                       8.    C poured – wet brushing
  3. C poured – over glaze, underglaze 6.    C poured – air brush                     9.    C poured – other techniques
  4.    Any hand built item

 

 

Class-Woodworking

Lot-

  1. Item under 12 inches tall for decorative purposes                 4.    Item between 12 and 24 inches tall for utilitarian
  2. Item under 12 inches tall for utilitarian purposes                 5.    Item over 24 inches tall for decorative purposes
  3. Item between 12 and 24 inches for decorative purposes 6.    Item over 24 inches tall for utilitarian purposes

 

 

Class-Leathercraft                                                        Class-Flower Arrangements

May exhibit two items in every lot                                      Lot-

Lot-                                                                                         1.    Peace and Prosperity-interpretive arrangement

  1. Item made with use of repetitive stamping 2.    America the Beautiful-patriotic arrangement
  2. Item made with use of carving 3.    New Beginnings-fresh flowers, buds & branches arrange.
  3. Item made with use of combination of techniques 4.    School Spirit-school colors arrangement
  4. War Zone-fresh & dried plant materials arrangement

Class-Silk Flower Arranging                                    6.    Garden Glory-mixed flowers in Victorian vase or urn

Lot-                                                                                         7.    Rustic Influence-fresh or dried material w/ flea market find

  1. Wall Hanging 8.    Monochromatic-flowers/vase of same color w greens
  2. An arrangement 12 inches and under in height 9.    Wild West-cowboy boot arrangement
  3. An arrangement over 12 inches in height 10.   High Style-vertical arrangement
  4. Corsages 11.   Country Beauty-hanging basket of garden flowers**

                                                                                                        ** Flowers may have been planted & grown in basket


 

Class-Cut Flowers

Rules-

  1. Flowers must be grown by the person whose name is on the entry.
  2. Only one exhibit per lot. You may enter as many lots as like.
  3. Exhibits must have exact number of stems indicated, otherwise disqualified
  4. Cut flowers will be judged on uniformity, size, color, stem substance, and foliage.
  5. Exhibitors must furnish containers for display. Fair not responsible for containers.
  6. Junior division will be ages 6 to 12 and preschool ages 5 and under.

Lot-

  1. Asters, 3 stems 14.   Dianthus, 3 stems                                          24.   Phlox, 2 stems
  2. Baby’s Breath, 1 spray 15.   Gaillardia, 3 stems                                        25.   Petunia
  3. Bachelor Buttons, 3 stems 16.   Gladiolas                                                                  a. single flower, 1 spr
  4. Calendula, 3 stems         a. 1 large stalk                                                         b. double flowers, 1 spr
  5. Carnations, 3 stems         b. 1 stalk miniature                                                 c. wave flower, 1 spray
  6. Celosia, 3 stems 17.   Hollyhocks                                                     26.   Roses
  7. Coneflowers         a. 1 stack single flower                                         a. hybrid tea, 1 flower
  8. purple          b. 1 stack double flower                                      b. any other, 1 spray
  9. white 18.   Lantana, one stem                                         27.   Snapdragons
  10. Columbine, 3 stems 19.   Lilies                                                                       a. large, 3 stems
  11. Chrysanthemums, 3 stems         a. aztec lily, 1 stem                                                b. miniature, 3 stems
  12. Cosmos, 3 stems b. daylily, 3 stems                                          28.   Sweet Peas
  13. Dahlias c. tiger lily, 1 stem                                                 a. perennial, 3 stems
  14. dinner plate, 1 stem         d. any other                                                            b. annual, 6 flowers
  15. any other, 3 stems 20.   Marigolds                                                       29.   Sweet William, 3 hds
  16. Daisies a. 1 large flower                                             30.   Sunflowers, 3 stems
  17. shasta, 3 stems         b. any other, 3 stems                                     31.   Verbena, 3 stems
  18. painted, 3 stems 21.   Nasturtium, 3 stems                                      32.  Yarrow, 3 same color hd
  19. any other, 3 stems 22.   Pansies, 3 stems                                             33.   Zinnia

13 .Delphinium, 1 stem                         23.   Johnny Jump Ups, 3 stems                                  a. thumbelina, 3 stems

  1.                                        cactus, 3 stem
  2. standard, 3 stems
  3. giant, 1 flower
  4. Other

 

                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                               

 

 

 

Class-Confectionery Decorating

Rules-

  1. Decorated item may be purchased or homemade. Judging will be based on creativity, artistry, NOT taste.
  2. Item MUST be decorated by exhibitor, using any methods.

 

Lot –

  1. Cake
  2. Cookie
  3. Cupcake
  4. Any other

               

                                                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

      

DIVISION 3-FOOD PRESERVATION

 

Special Rules and Regulations for Division 3

 

  1. All canned food exhibits must be processed according to USDA Standards and exhibited in regulation canning quart, pint, or half-pint jars. (For correct food preservation procedures and processing time, refer to Extension publications which are available at the Dickey County Extension Office.)
  2. All exhibits must have a food preservation label attached to each jar. You will find a sample of these labels toward the back of this Open Class Book.
  3. All jars must be filled to at least 1/2 inch from the top of the jar.
  4. Dried food exhibits should be displayed on a heavy paper plate, covered with a resealable plastic bag or a sealable jar.
  5. Dried food exhibits should have labels describing contents.

 

 

Class 1-Fruit                     Class 2-Vegetables      Class 3-Jams and Jellies         Class 4-     

Relishes/Sauces            

Lot-                                         Lot-                                         Lot-                                                         Lot-

  1. Pears 1.    Beans                               1.    Jam (made with bits of fruit)        1.    Corn relish
  2. Peaches, halves a.  Green, cut                  2.    Jelly (made with fruit juice)          2.    Hotdog relish
  3. Apricots        b.  Yellow, cut                 3.    Preserves (pulp, nuts or rind)       3.    Salsa
  4. Other than named 2.    Tomatoes                                                                                        4.    Green tomato relish
  5.   Juice pack                                                                                 5.    Other than named
  6.   Whole                                                                                       
  7. Beets                                                                                                               
  8.   Small                                                                                        
  9.   Large, cut                

 

Class 5-Juices                                Class 6-Pickles                                               Class 7-Dried Foods                                    

Lot-                                                         Lot-                                                         Lot-

  1. Apple 1.    Beet                                                 1.    4 pieces of fruit leather, identify
  2. Grape                                             2.    Mock apple rIng                            2.    1/4 cup of dried vegetables, id.
  3. Rhubarb 3.    Cucumber, dill                               3.    2 tablespoons Herbs, identify
  4. Berry 4.    Cucumber, sweet                           4.    1/2 cup dried fruit, identify kind
  5. Tomato 5.    Bread & butter                               5.    4 pieces of meat jerky, identify
  6. Other than named above 6.    Watermelon, no coloring
  7. Pickled vegetables, labeled
  8. Other than named above

 

 

 

 


 

DIVISION 4-PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Special Rules and Regulations for Division 4

 

  1. All photographers must be Amateurs, NO Professional photographers!
  2. Each entry must be your own work.
  3. Only one entry per lot number.
  4. In classes 1, 2 and 3, all photographs must be matted or framed. Frames or mattes are not judged.
  5. In classes 1, 2 and 3, all pictures must be no smaller than a 5″x7″ or no larger than a 16″x20″.
  6. Place a label, supplied at check-in, on the back of the picture with name and lot number.
  7. Title of picture must fit the lot in which they are entered.

 

Class 1-Black and White                           Class 2- Color                                  Class 3- Special Techniques 

Lot-                                                                         Lot-                                                         Lot-

  1. People 1.   People                                               1.   Multiple exposures
  2. Landscape 2.   Landscape                                       2.   Digitally altered
  3. Floral 3.   Floral                                                3.   Other techniques***
  4. Animals 4.   Animals                                            ***Give brief description
  5. Any other 5.   Any other

 

DIVISION 5-HORTICULTURE/AGRONOMY

 

Special Rules and Regulations for Division 5

 

  1. Fruit and vegetable exhibits should be displayed on a paper plate or styrofoam tray.
  2. Potatoes and root crops should not be washed, but wiped clean.
  3. Root crops should be cut with 1″ tops.
  4. The following vegetables are required to be in a Ziploc bag: beans, carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes.
  5. Harvested grain and seed must be from this year or last year’s crop.
  6. Small grain sheaves must be stripped of all leaves if headed and all roots removed.
  7. Sheaves must be 2 1/2″ to 3″ in diameter halfway between butt and head and bound in 3 to 4 places with cord.
  8. Forage sheaves must be 3 to 4 inches in diameter at the butt and bound at the butt and 2 or 3 other places.
  9. Each exhibitor may exhibit 1 sample of each different kind of grain in lot 1 and

      may exhibit 1 sheave of each kind of grain and forage in lots five and six.

  1. Each grain sample must be 1 quart in quantity. All other quantities for lots are listed.

 

Class 1-Fruits and Vegetables

Lot-

  1. Beans, Green (3 pods) 19.   Peas (3 pods)                                 31.   Watermelon (1)
  2. Beans, Wax (3 pods) 20.   Peppers                                          32.   Winter Squash, any variety (1)
  3. Beets (3)         a.  red (3)                                        33.   Apples (3)
  4. Broccoli (1 head)                                         b.  green (3)                                    34.   Blueberries (1 pint)
  5. Cabbage (1 head)         c.  yellow (3)                                   35.   Blackberries (1 pint)
  6. Cantaloupe (1)         d.  other color (3)                          36.   Cherries (6)
  7. Carrots (3)         e.  jalapeno (3)                               37.   Chokecherries (1 pint)
  8. Cauliflower (1 head) 21.   Potatoes                                          38.   Crabapples (3)
  9. Celery (1 bunch)                         a. red (3)                                         39.   Currants (1 pint)
  10. Corn (3 ears)         b. white (3)                                     40.   Gooseberries (1 pint)
  11. Cucumbers                         c. russet (3)                                    41.   Juneberries (1 pint)
  12. dill, (3)         d. other (3)                                     42.   Plums (3)
  13. small pickling (3) 22.   Pumpkin (1)                                   43.   Raspberries (1 pint)
  14. large slicers (3) 23.   Radishes (3)                                   44.   Strawberries (1 pint)
  15. Dill (3 heads) 24.   Rhubarb (3 stalks)                        45.   Other
  16. Eggplant (1) 25.   Rutabaga (3)                                  46.   Novelty Class
  17. Garlic (3) 26.   Spinach plants (3)                                 a.  gourds
  18. Kohlrabi (3) 27.   Summer squash, any variety                b. ornamental corn
  19. Lettuce (1 head) or (3 leaves)         a.  yellow (1)                                          c. different
  20. Onions 28.   Swiss Chard plants (1)                         d. unusual shape
  21. green table (3) 29.   Tomatoes                                               e.  any other not listed
  22. yellow globe (3)         a.  ripe
  23. white (3)         b.  green
  24. bermudas (3)                         c.  cherry
  25. red (3)
  26. Parsnips (3)

 

Class 2-Grain and Forage

Lot-

  1. Small grain, any kind 4.   Corn (5 ears)
  2. Soybeans 5.   Grain sheaves, any kind
  3. Sunflowers (1 head) 6.   Forage sheaves, any kind

 

DIVISION 6-ARTWORK

 

Special Rules and Regulations for Division 6

 

  1. All work must be original and produced by the exhibitor.
  2. Limited to two (2) entries per lot number.

 

Lot –

  1. Oil
  2. Pastels
  3. Pencil
  4. Charcoal
  5. Children Under Age 5 – Coloring Page
  6. Other

 


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2015 Derby Rules

Dickey County Fair Demolition Derby

Sunday, July 12, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

Derby starts at 1:00 pm. Tech will start at 10:00 am. ALL cars MUST be teched by 12:00 pm.

Please be sure to carefully read and understand the build rules. If you have questions – CALL Eric Fuher @ (701) 210-0420.

WELD CLASS PAYOUT

1st– $1500, 2nd– $800, 3rd – $500, 4th – $250, 5th – $75

HERBY CLASS PAYOUT

1st – $800, 2nd – $400, 3rd – $200

GENERAL:

  1. A $75.00 entry fee (Driver Only). Pit passes are $20.00 and will be issued a wristband that must be worn.
  2. All cars must be equipped with seat belts for the driver.
  3. No pickups, trucks, ambulances, hearses, sports cars, motorcycles, jeeps or convertibles will be eligible to run.
  4. No 73 or older Imperials, No Imperial sub-frames, and No 60’s Lincolns allowed. No Sedagons (wagons made into sedans), No 2003 or newer Fords.
  5. Only driver shall be allowed in arena after the derby has started.
  6. All drivers must remain in their car after their car is eliminated until the contest is over. Drivers may exit car during fire or removal of debris from derby arena.  Helmet and seatbelt must remain on.
  7. It is illegal to hit driver’s door. Anyone doing so will be called out.  Also, no blocking with the driver door.
  8. All contestants must sign a waiver before participating in the derby.
  9. After second fire, car is eliminated.
  10. One minute contact rule. Any car not moving and making contact for one minute will be eliminated.
  11. No sandbagging or holding! You will be disqualified.
  12. Top three cars WILL be re-inspected before any prize money is handed out.
  13. Only the last two cars running will be pulled apart to determine places.
  14. Any controversies will be taken up at the driver’s meeting.
  15. Judges decisions are FINAL!
  16. No hot-rodding in the pits. Keep it at an idle.
  17. Gates open at 9:00 am
  18. Driver’s meeting is MANDATORY.

CAR PREPARATION:

  1. All glass MUST be removed from the car. NO exceptions.
  2. Original gas tank must be removed. Replacement tank cannot be plastic. You must use a metal boat tank or well made fuel cell and it must be properly secured ( NO tarp straps or zip ties)
  3. Exhaust system must bbe removed and modified.
  4. All loose chrome, plastic, fiberglass header, door handles, door locks, and wheel weights must be removed. Basically anything that will fall off must be removed.
  5. Inside the car must have all flamable material (carpet, headliner, rear seat, etc.) removed. Driver-side panel may be left in for protection, or foam padding can be added.
  6. Batteries must be removed from engine compartment and securely mounted and covered inside the car.
  7. Gas lines must be modified and safely run through the car.
  8. A-arms, ball joints, and tie rods must remain stock.
  9. All trailer hitches and braces must be removed.
  10. Transmission cooler lines inside of the car should be covered.
  11. No additional reinforcing of the car is allowed unless specified in the rules.
  12. Radiator must be in stock location and no reinforcing of radiator support. No radi-barrels.
  13. No tires bigger than 16 inches, no split rims, and no studded tires. Tire flaps, double tires, and forklift tires are ok (we don’t want flats) Stem protectors are allowed.
  14. No alcohol running motors.
  15. Cars MUST have functioning brakes.
  16. Up to 8-lug rear ends are allowed, bracing is allowed – spider gears may be welded.
  17. No bottles, cans, or any garbage in trunk or floors of cars. Cars will be checked at inspection.
  18. No water barrels.

CAR BUILDING:

BODY

  1. Only the Outside of Doors may be welded solid with 3 inch wide straps x 1/8” inch thick or smaller fill materials. Top of doors may be rolled over and welded with no added materials.  If you decide not to weld, then you are allowed to chain/bolt/wire them shut with UNLIMITED use of chain/bolts/wires. You may repair rusted out sheet metal with sheet metal only, SAME THICKNESS.  Two inches past rust hole.  Leave the rust in place and repair over it. (Welding doors is recommended for safety)
  2. Number 9 wire is allowed. You can tie the bumper to radiator support (2 spots, 4 loops).  You can tie the rear frame rails together (2 spots, 4 loops).  You are allowed 2 spots with 4 loops of number 9 wire (no cable or chain) in each window opening and may go around the frame.
  3. Body shaping/creasing can be done on side doors and fenders.
  4. For driver protection, you may weld a bar behind the seat from door post to door post, it can X. You can also have a dash bar- you can connect the back seat bars and the dash bars together with one bar,  No more than 5 inches in diameter.  You can weld kickers from dash bar to door bar.  NONE of the above can connect to the frame.  Roll loop to protect driver is acceptable.  No kickers from the dash bar to the frame or from the roll loop to the frame.
  5. Windshield may be protected with screen and/or 2 bars. One bar is allowed in the back window.

FUEL TANK AND PROTECTOR

  1. Original gas tanks MUST be removed. You must use a boat tank or well made fuel cell (11 gallon max) and it must be properly secured (no ratchet straps or bungees to hold the tank in place)and covered with nonflamable material. No gas cans.  Place fuel tank behind driver’s seat or in the center of the car where the back seat used to be.  If tank is mounted to the cage it must be at least 6” from any part of the car body.  Tank must be bolted to body sheet metal only (not to the frame) if bolted to the floor.
  2. Gas tank protectors are allowed, no wider than 24 inches in center of car. Must be at least 1” away from rear sheet metal (DO NOT POUND SHEET METAL) This may angle straight back from rear seat bar in center of car and must be at least 4” off the floor. Gas tank can’t be connected to protector and floor, one or the other.  Protector must be free floating – not connected to anything but seat bar!

FRAME

  1. Only weld frame seams firewall forward. Fords may cut the tab and stretch/pull the frame.
  2. Minimal shaping of humps 11” each direction from center of hump (22” total) NO other FRAME SHAPING, SQUARING OR MANIPULATING OF FRAMES!! Must remain stock unless outlined in the rules! We reserve the right to drill a ½” hole in the frame to scope. No painting, sandblasting or undercoating of frames, OR USE OF CHEMICALS!!! Car will NOT BE INSPECTED
  3. You may run #9 wire only from frame rail to frame rail underneath back of car behind rear-end with 4 loops of wire. This must go AROUND the frame, this cannot be bolted through the frame.
  4. No stuffing or plating of frames.
  5. IF CAUGHT WITH ANY FRAME INFRACTIONS: SQUARING, PINNING, PLATING, SHRINKING, EXTRA SEAM WELDIN, GUSSETS, ETC. OR ANYTHING ELSE YOU CAN THINK OF NOT OUTLINED IN THE RULES WILL HAVE NO CHANCE TO FIX! YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY LOADED WITH NO REFUNDS!!!! NO UNAUTHORIZED FRAME REPAIRS ALLOWED.
  6. Frame rust may be repaired with same thickness as frame and can only weld 1” past frame rust.

HOODS/TRUNKS

  1. Hood must have at least a 12-inch square hole cut out in case of fire. Threaded rod through the hood is ok and can go through the frame near the radiator support. Firewall hood pins may connect to the top of the frame only.  Maximum size of threaded rod is 1 inch.  Must be straight up and down, can’t angle towards radiator support.  No square tubing or pipe and no kickers.  For Chryslers, weld to the to of frame and top 5 inches of radiator support to rod, no more.  Or you can weld small plate on top of radiator support to run rod through, you are allowed to hold the hood down in 8 places. Must be at least held down in 4 (hood hinges don’t count)
  2. Hoods MUST be removable and MUST be removed for inspection. You may secure it in a maximum of 8 spots no bigger than 1” in diameter.  Hood washers must be no bigger than 5×5 inches.  Hoods can be folded over, but 60% of the hood must be in factory location.
  3. 2- 1” All-thread may go from the trunk lid to frame (can go through body mount hole or can be welded to the side of frame) All-thread must be vertical or you may use wire in 2 spots with 4 loops from trunk lid and may go around the frame with the wire. CAN’T DO BOTH!!!

BODY MOUNTS

Body mount replacing is allowed.  No washers bigger than 5×5 inches (flat).  No bolts bigger than ¾ inch.  You must have 1 inch spacer between body and frame.  The only exception is the radiator support- it can be sucked tight to the frame.  No additional body mounts.  Bolt must be up inside of frame as factory and may have larger washer inside of frame (no longer than 5”)  Washers inside frame may not be used as a gusset!

STEERING

  1. A-arms, ball joints and all other steering/suspension must remain stock components.
  2. You may alter your steerin column to prevent loss of steering. Steering knuckles, homemade steering shafts, etc.
  3. Tie-rods may be reinforced.

SUSPENSION

  1. Front suspension can be welded solid for added height, with 2- 6” long 2”x ¼” straps per side.
  2. Rear coils can be welded, tied, or bolted in. No leafing a coil spring car.  Can have chain around rear end and hump on frame.
  3. You may add two leaf springs. The springs must be from another car (NO truck springs) No shackle extensions.  You can flip the shackles – 6 clamps per side.  No more than two main leafs – 10 springs total.  You can have chain around rear end and hump on frame, also, may go from frame to leaf, rear of the axle, 3/8 chain 3/8 cable or #9 wire, one spot per side.
  4. Rear-end control arms may be reinforced, but must be workable. They may be shortened or made longer as well, no homemade.
  5. Use rear end of choice, can be ¾ ton. You can tilt rear end if you wish.  Welded or posi-track highly recommended.
  6. Rear-end housings may be reinforced. Hybrid rear-ends are allowed.  Rear end brace cannot extend more than 6 inches off the stock housing.
  7. K-members on pinch-frame mopars may remove the body mounts and can suck them tight.

ENGINE MOUNTING- PROTECTOR RESTRICTIONS

  1. Any motor can go in any make car- must be in stock location. Motor mounts must be as close to stock as possible (No adding additional supports).
  2. Motor and transmission can be securely mounted, but do not strengthen the frame.
  3. Distributor cap protector is allowed only with the firewall cut out for the DP to pass through. Cannot strengthen car.  There must be at least 6” of clearance between the distributor cap protector and the dash bar at the start of the event.  Distributor cap protector can’t be mounted to the body, frame or cage.  Distributor cap protector CAN NOT touch the cage, front window bars, hood pins at all, or car will be DQ’ed!  Hole has to be cut in the firewall large enough for the distributor cap protector to pass through, cut holle in firewall 2 inches wider and down to where tranny tunnel meets firewall up.  If touching after, cause for DQ.  If you are running a midplate, you must cut a 14” wide hole in firewall from cowl down to where tranny tunnel meets firewall.
  4. You may have a transmission protector. Braces along the side & on top side of transmission.  Brace material can’t be thicker than 1”.  The braces must be attached to tail housing and bell housing only.  8” angle iron mounts welded to frame to hoold cross-member.  Cross-member must be perpendicular to the frame rails with no kickers.  If you run the aftermarket cross-member, factory one must be removed.  If you run a tranny protector you are NOT allowed to bolt tranny/tranny brace to cross-member – only chain or wire it.  Skid plates are NOT allowed.
  5. No reinforcing, or welding on trans tunnel!! MUST remain stock.
  6. Dash bar must be 4” above transmission brace or Ultra-bell.

BUMPERS

  1. Bumper switching is ok. Welding shock horns to bumper and frame is allowed – no added iron, angle iron, or pipe in place of shock horns or mounts. You may weld the bumper directly to the frame.  Welding bumpers on is highly recommended. You may weld bumper skins – without adding additional material.
  2. May weld 12” piece of 3/8” x 4” flat iron on outside of frame. Must attach to bumper. No wrapping the plate around corners of frame.

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Rumble seat in wagons can NOT be welded – MUST be removed.
  2. Do not tie front and back frames together on uni-body cars.
  3. All cars must be stock, unless modification is stated in the rules.
  4. Y-framers may suck the Y together. No added metal, no welding bottom, must leave space on bottom for inspection.  You can put long Y frame bracket along side of frame, or on top of frame, if put on side- do not weld bottom- side and top only.  You may leave bolts in that were used to suck together (2 max per side) no welding on side of frame.
  5. Pre-run cars may weld 4×4 3/16” plate on side of frame – 1 per corner. Halo bar is center line of car.

IF IT IS NOT IN THE RULES IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!! CALL if you have questions.