What it is: An opportunity for anyone at least 16 years old and either planning to enroll, or currently enrolled in a higher-education program, to become more directly involved in planning and promoting the Dickey County Fair. The Fair Board is looking for energetic, creative people that are interested in improving the fair experience for everyone!
What is expected: Attend the next Fair Board meeting on June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Fair Office. If unable to attend, notify Val Wagner via text ((701) 320-0381), email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Facebook expressing your interest in being involved. Bring ideas, energy and creativity with you!
What can you get from it: Money. In the form of scholarships. Up to $250 per year! We’ll be giving away one $250 scholarship and three $100 scholarships. If you’re not in college yet, you can build your fund until you’re enrolled in school. Checks can only be written to a college in a student’s name.
How do you participate: We’re asking your help in promoting the Dickey County Fair through social media, posters, campaigns, whatever you can think of – we’re open to ideas! The more you promote the fair, the better your chances of being selected for a scholarship! We’re also asking for assistance during the fair, whether it be helping hand out trophies for the Kid’s Pedal Pull, assisting with directing people to events or serving as a ticket-taker for grandstand entertainment; the fair is always looking for an extra hand, and we’re wanting to reward those youth willing to step up.
When will you know: We’ll announce the scholarship award winners by July 19, 2015. Winners will be chosen by the Dickey County Fair Board at the conclusion of the 2015 Dickey County Fair. We’ll consider involvement, volunteerism, energy, creativity and commitment.
Are you ready?!? We certainly are!
It’s getting to be that time of year again, which means that the 2015 Dickey County Fair is just around the corner! Mark your calendars for July 10, 11 and 12 – because we have quite the schedule for you!
New to the fair this year is a Lumberjack show!!! That’s right, we’ll have a great show a few times each day…guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser! And don’t forget that Daryl’s Racing Pigs will be back this year, too!
There’ll be the Bar S Rodeo Friday night, followed up with another amazing fireworks show and Thrillbilly in the beer gardens. Saturday will continue with Two Way Crossing as our main entertainment, followed by a second helping of Thrillbilly.
Sunday’s schedule includes a free pancake feed and the derby!
We’ll have more details soon…stay tuned! (Including some great prizes!)
Here is the link to the 2014 Open Class rules.
For the third year in a row, In The Fields will entertain our crowd Saturday night following the rodeo.
If you haven’t heard them yet, head on over to their website and check it out…you won’t be disappointed.
And if you’re like me, and you’ve quickly become a diehard fan – be sure to be there early to get a great spot on the dance floor. They’ll have you rocking before you know it! Be sure to follow them on Facebook as well!
Guess who’s back for the 2014 Dickey County Fair?
That’s right…it’s Daryl’s Racing Pigs!
Be sure to check it out – it’s always a fan favorite!
Pigs will be racing at 4 and 6 on Friday, with the show continuing at 1, 3 and 5 on Saturday!
DICKEY COUNTY FAIR DERBY RULES
REGISTRATION is from 12:00 pm -1:30 pm with a Drivers Meeting at 1:45 pm and a Start Time of 2:00 pm.
Rules for Full Size Cars
1. All cars must be inspected and approved prior to competition.
2. No imperials.
3. Judges decision is final.
4. Must be 18 with valid driver’s license. Parent may sign for underage driver.
5. Must wear full face helmet with some type of coveralls for protection.
6. Seatbelt must work.
7. Brakes must work prior to entering ring.
8. Bumpers may be welded to frame.
9. Only one radiator in stock position allowed.
10. Holes must be cut in hood for fire access.
11. Hood pins may be welded to frame, no larger than one inch read rod.
12. Frame seams may be rewelded no further back than the firewall.
13. No cage around engine.
14. No plating or stuffing any part of the frame.
15. Front suspension may be welded.
16. Bottom of bumper not to exceed 25 inches from the ground.
17. Doors must be chained or welded as well as trunk.
18. Dash and behind the seat cross bars allowed, but not attached to frame.
19. Old gas tank removed with metal tank secured in back seat area.
20. Battery must be secured in front passenger area.
21. Rear differential may be chained to body but must have bounce.
22. Nothing larger than half ton rear ends allowed.
23. Body mounts may be removed. Nothing bigger than ⅝ bolty to replace.
24. Body mounts that are removed and bolted must be in stock position.
25. Trunks may be tucked.
26. No studded tires.
27. must be oon derby ground before 12:00 pm to be inspected.
28. No sandbagging, if you are unable to make a hit on another car within a 1 minute period you will be disqualified.
Rules for Herby Cars & Minivans
1. Factory 4 and 6 cylinder engines only.
2. 112” max wheel base.
3. No full frame.
4. Car must be gutted.
5. Full face helmet and overalls must be worn.
6. Brakes must work.
7. Seatbelt must work.
8. No welding or #9 wire allowed. Only welding on these cars/vans will be on the seat bar! NO WELDING anywhere else including the rear end.
9. Chain doors, trunk, & hood.
10. Stock bumpers may be chained to car.
11. Remove factory gas tank and instal metal gas tank in rear seat area.
12. Battery must be secured in front passenger area.
13. Holes must be cut in hood for fire access.
14. Cross bar may be welding behind driver’s seat.
15. No studded tires.
16. No all wheel drives.
Check out the tabs at the top…we’ll be updating regularly!