Lawn Mower Demolition Derby

2017  Lawn Mower Demolition Derby

Youth Class: Ages 10 – 14.

Adult Class” Ages 15 & up.

Entry Fee: $35 All Entry Fee Money Is NON Refundable.

1. Mower MUST BE A FACTORY available LAWN MOWER. NO

HOMEMADE FRAMES. No Garden Tractors / Mowers.

2. No rear engine lawn mowers are allowed.

3. Engine MUST be a factory lawn mower engine such as Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, Honda, etc. NO Diesel engines.

4. Frame reinforcing WILL BE ALLOWED within reason & must stay under

mower not able to be seen.

5. MUST be a factory available lawn mower Trans axle, BUT reinforcing

and/ or welding of spider gears is permitted. Belt Drive Only… NO CHAIN, NO SHAFT. Changing of pulleys to increase speed is Permitted & Encouraged. NO LAWNTRACTOR REAR ENDS OR WHEELS.

6. Engine bay reinforcing is permitted, but must be contained inside of hood &must maintain factory body lines.

7. All mowers MUST run a factory style hood & Fenders & have the hood either screwed or welded down to dash panel around drivers area.

8. Lawn Mowers MUST have Good Working Brakes

9. Gas tank must be secured & have a cap on it. “If any gas at all is leaking, you will be shut down”.

10. Leg guards are MANDATORY & must be bolted or welded from rear fender to the front of the foot rest, front tires must be exposed

11. A rear bumper is allowed, but is NOT allowed to extend more then 4

inches out & must stay in between outside most part of the tires. Also: NO

SPIKES, NO SHARP EDGES or ANY PROTRUSIONS ALLOWED. Bumper can be home-made with Hollow Square Tubing or Hollow Round Stock. “No Larger than 3 inches”

12. All mowers must use lawn mower type wheels. Single FACTORY MADE whole through the middle of the rim, Either a single Nut, Clip or Pin will attach the rim to the LAWN MOWER Axle… Tractor treads & cut tires will be permitted, NO tire chains or dual wheels will be allowed.

14. Mower decks must be removed.

15. Batteries must be secured in the mower. You may restart your mower as many times as you can during the event until the flags & horns to show the end of the derby.

15a. THERE WILL BE NO HELP FROM ANY OUTSIDE SOURCE IF AN

MOWER DRIVER HAS BROBLEMS RESTARTING OR RUNNING

THIER MOWER. If YOU ARE NOT DRIVING A MOWER IN THE EVENT GOING AT THE TIME STAY OUT OF THE ARENA. If this rule is broken that mower will be counted as out of the derby & disqualified.

16. NO front bumpers. EVERYTHING MUST FIT UNDER THE HOOD… The

front of the mower must be smooth finish for safety. A roll-over Bar is

MANDITORY!!!

17. A rolled-over driver is out of the heat. ALSO: If a driver touches the ground with a hand, foot or any part of their body, the driver is out.

18. For safety. If a mower rolls-over, all drivers must stop & wait until that driver is up, okay, & off the track. Also give us time to Upright the Mower.

19. Please put your number on each side of your mower so we can track the mower. BIG NUMBERS.

20. Mowers MUST have a KILL switch & Fuel Cut off in fuel line.

21. Mower must be less than 600 lbs minus the driver

22. All Ground rules will be gone over in the drivers meeting before the 1st heat.

23. Must run pump gas only. NO ALCOHOL or Diesel.

24. Inappropriate language & gestures will NOT be tolerated. You will be told to leave.

25. The driver will need to wear a Helmet, Gloves, Long pants, short sleeve shirt are okay, Boots, & eye protecting.

Keep in mind when building your mower, safety first for you & the other mower drivers you will be hitting. Before ANY PAYOUTS, we may ask to look inside the mower for any chain driven set-ups, or shaft type set-ups.

* There will be NO drivers under the age of 10 & 5’ Tall permitted to run a mower in the derby arena.

* There will be NO Admittance into the PIT AREA if you are under the age of 16 &

or NOT WEARING A WRIST BAND FROM KRISTAL…..

* Any fighting from anyone “INCLUDING ANYONE IN THE STANDS,

PIT AREA OR ARENA.” ALL INVOLVED WILL BE ESCORTED OFF THE

TRACK & OFF THE GROUNDS!!!

 

AWARDS will be Cash & Trophies.

Each Fair has set there own payout amounts.

All Payouts are subject to change if driver’s decided to sandbag, or Not hitting all mowers (Teammates, BFF’s, Buddy System, or whatever) just hit as hard & as much as you would any other driver in the arena.

You will get your 1 & only warning for this during the drivers meeting. Run your mower hard & hit hard at all times against everyone or the payout drops.

 

Jefferson County Fair Payouts:

Adults:

Pay Out:  1st $700.00             6th $50.00

2nd $300.00            7th $50.00

3rd $200.00             8th $50.00

4th $100.00              9th $50.00

5th $50.00              10th $50.00

Most Aggressive Driver: $100.00

Best Looking Mower: Trophy

Youth:

1st – $200

2nd – $100

3rd – $50

4th – $50

5th – $50

 

 

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