Event Details

Destruction in Jordan!

The Scott County Fair added even more reasons to add Jordan to your Demo Derby Schedule for 2017!

Drivers’ Advisory Board Mission:  “To serve as the voice of demolition drivers to ensure that the Scott County Fair grows its reputation as the most destructive and successful event in the state – designed by drivers…for drivers!”

Demo Derby Questions should be directed to Ken Jabs: 952-445-1836.

SIX Destructive Classes

Demo Derby from a drone

  • Stock Chain Truck Class
    Up to ¾ ton trucks and SUVs:
    Class Sponsor: ACE Hardware
    Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: U4IC Brewery
  • Mid Size Class
    113” Maximum wheel base cars, 6 cylinder or smaller, front wheel drive only
    Class Sponsor: Canterbury Park
    Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Universal Power Conversion, Inc.
  • PowderPuff Class
    Payouts to 5th place. We want Minnesota’s top women drivers!
    Class Sponsor: Shakopee Jaycees
    Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Neon Lizard
  • Mighty Mini’s Class
    Small SUVs, Astro vans, S-10 pick-ups and other similar-sized vehicles:
    Class Sponsor: Dem-Con Companies
    Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Lano Equipment
  • ‘80’s Chain-N-Go Class
    Payouts increased by $500 to a total of $2,350 for 10 places to reflect the local popularity of this class:
    Class Sponsor: S&J Detailing
    Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Bolton & Menk, Inc.
  • Limited Weld Stock Classic
    Class Sponsor: Gary Wark & G-Man’s Racing
    Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Melchert Hubert Sjodin, PLLP

More Reasons to Run at the Scott County Fair!

  • $20 Entry Fee & Free Parking for the Demo Rig
  • Free Limited Edition 2017 T-Shirt
  • Gates open early at 1:30 p.m. – Inspection Due At 5:30 p.m.
  • $20 Pit Passes at the Gate
  • ON TIME 6:00 SHARP Driver’s Meeting
  • Complimentary Ice Cold Water After Each Class
  • Courtesy welding unit from Les Quatmann – Scott County Fair Board
  • Award ceremony in front of 3,000 screaming fans after each class.

Rules & Entry Forms

2017 Derby RuleBook – Rule Clarifications are Here! (PDF)  Update YOUR rule book now!

2017 Derby Entry Form (PDF)

Click here to pay your registration fee online.

Disclaimer


RULE BOOK DISCLAIMER

The rules and/or regulations set forth herein are designed to provide for the orderly conduct of racing events and to establish minimum acceptable requirements for such events.  These rules shall govern the condition of all events, and by participating in these events, all participants are deemed to have complied with these rules.  NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM PUBLICATIONS OF OR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES AND OR REGULATIONS.  They are intended as a guide for the conduct of the sport and are in no way a guarantee against injury or death to a participant, spectator or official.

 

The race director shall be empowered to permit reasonable and appropriate deviation from any of the specifications herein or impose any further restrictions that in his/her opinion does not alter the minimum acceptable requirements.  NO EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF SAFETY SHALL RESULT FROM SUCH ALTERATION OF SPECIFICATIONS.  Any interpretation or deviation of these rules is left to the discretion of the officials.  Their decision is final.

 

Rules can be downloaded at www.scottcountyfair.com.  Drivers wanting to receive a copy by mail are encouraged to e-mail to scottcountyfairdemoderby@gmail.com with their name and address or call a member of the DAB.  Copies will also be available in the fair office on the fairgrounds.

 

Drivers’ Advisory Board:

Kevin Bjornberg                      952-496-3906

Mark Elsenpeter                     612-716-6276

Angie Hennen                          952-270-5391

Matt Hennen                            952-492-7815 (chair)

Sherry Schmitt                         952-873-5642

Jason Schoenbauer                 612-581-2297

 

E-Mail the DAB at scottcountyfairdemoderby@gmail.com

Scott County Agricultural Society’s Administrator – Rhonda Kucera – can be reached at 952-492-2436.

 

Officials and Judges Contacts:

If you have questions on the rules, you can contact Ken or Dave after 5:30, Monday through Friday or after 9:00 Saturdays or Sundays. OR e-mail us at scottcountyfairdemoderby@gmail.com.

 

Ken Jabs                      952-445-1836

Dave Worm                612-269-3576

 

Pit Gates open at 1:30 PM. PIT GATES CLOSE AT 5:30 NO EXCEPTIONS.  All vehicles must be through the inspection process by 5:45 PM.  Driver’s meeting will start at 6:00 PM sharp and is mandatory for all drivers.

 

Thank you to our sponsors for helping make the Scott County Fair Demolition Derby “The event to participate in.”

Stock Chain Truck Class Sponsor – Ace Hardware
Stock Chain Truck Sledgehammer Sponsor – U4IC Brewery

80’s and Newer Chain Class Sponsor – Cemstone Products Co
80’s and Newer Chain Sledgehammer Sponsor – Bolton & Menk, Inc.

Midsize Class Sponsor – Canterbury Park
Midsize Sledgehammer Sponsor – Universal Power Conversion, Inc.

Mighty Mini’s Class Sponsor – Dem-Con Companies
Mighty Mini’s Sledgehammer Sponsor – Lano Equipment

PowderPuff Class Sponsor – Shakopee Jaycees
PowderPuff Sledgehammer Sponsor – Neon Lizard

Limited Weld Stock Classic Class Sponsor – Gary Wark & G-Man’s Racing
Limited Weld Stock Classic Sledgehammer Sponsor – Melchert Hubert Sjodin, PLLP

Power Wheels – Penney Family Chiropractic

Watermelons for the Watermelon Smash – Radermacher’s Fresh Market

 

General Competition Rules for All Drivers

Section 1.  GENERAL COMPETITION RULES FOR ALL DRIVERS

Our goal is to make this the best night of the summer for you and everybody else. Your cooperation is important.

Read these rules carefully.  If you have a question – ask.  Contact any of the DAB members for an answer.

The most important rule:  Officials’ decisions are final!

 

The following will result in disqualification before or during the event:

  1. Poor sportsmanship or misconduct by you or your crew. Drivers are responsible for the behavior of pit people, family and friends.  If anyone acts in an irresponsible way, they will be warned once.  The second time, they will be removed from the fairgrounds.
  2. Alcohol or illegal drugs – no tolerance.
  3. Someone with you in the pit under 16. Anyone under 16 must sit in the bleachers.
  4. Hot rodding in the pit area or impound lot.
  5. Failure to attend the drivers meeting.
  6. Drivers must be at least 16 years of age. 16 and 17 year olds must have a signed AND NOTARIZED entry form.
  7. Failure to wear a helmet, seat belt, protective shoes and clothing and eye protection.
  8. Failure to have a working fire extinguisher in pit areas.
  9. Any harassment of judges, fair board members, announcer or other crew members will not be tolerated. You may be escorted out by the Sherriff and/or barred from running for up to two years.  No inappropriate behavior or language will be tolerated in the pits, on the track or in seated areas.  Please advise your friends and family.
  10. Officials will only accept protests from drivers.
  11. Entry fees are not refundable under any circumstances. If you are disqualified, you will not receive a refund on your entry, gas mileage or grandstand/pit tickets purchased.
  12. Be prepared to open your hood for inspections.
  13. No excessive chaining.

 

During the event the following rules will be strictly enforced:

  1. Sandbagging will not be tolerated. Sandbaggers will be disqualified.
  2. Judges will expect drivers to make aggressive hits on different moving vehicles every 30 seconds.
  3. If the car stops, drivers will have 60 seconds to restart, move and hit or be disqualified.
    Driver’s door hits are illegal.  If the hit is deemed by the official to be careless or intentional, you will be disqualified.  If you use your driver’s door as a defense, we will not enforce this rule.  If you use the driver’s door defense repeatedly, you will be disqualified.
  4. When there are 4 vehicles left moving in the field, you CANNOT hit the same vehicle more than two consecutive hits until the field is down to two moving vehicles. You will get one warning.  The second one will result in a disqualification.
  5. One fire and one roll-over are allowed. A second fire or roll-over will result in disqualification.
  6. Drivers must remain in the vehicle with helmet, seat belt and eye protection until notified by an official that it is safe to exit the vehicle.
  7. Any open door will cause disqualification.
  8. All cars are subject to post-race inspection before any prize money is awarded.
  9. Protest must be filed before the conclusion of the live Derby with $150 cash in hand by the protestor. If the car is found to be illegal, that driver will be disqualified and the protest money returned.  If the car is found to be legal, the protest money will be awarded to the protested driver and the complaint closed without further conflict.

 

DRIVERS!!  YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RULE OR EVENT CHANGES POSTED ONLINE BETWEEN THE PRINTING OF THIS BOOK AND JULY 29, 2017.  The Scott County Agricultural Society reserves the right to make changes if we discover errors, need to make a rule more clear, or send out a message.  We urge you to visit the website at www.scottcountyfair.org a few times between now and the event.  Thank you.

 

Section 2. General Preparation for ALL Classes

  1. All glass, plastic and pot metal must be removed.
  2. Nothing may remain in the bottoms of the doors.
  3. All outer hardware must be removed – door handles, mirrors, chrome, moldings, screws, fiberglass, etc.
  4. No added weight to any vehicle.
  5. Front seat must be securely bolted to the floor; however, these bolts may NOT go through the frame.
  6. You must have a functioning seat belt.
  7. All flammable materials must be removed from the inside of the vehicle other than safety padding and the driver’s seat.
  8. Brakes must be functional.
  9. Vehicles must have a roof sign, minimum 15”x15,” maximum 24”x24” contrasting colors, but may not be positioned in such a way to strengthen the vehicle.
  10. #9-Wire is not allowed except if mentioned in specific rules.
  11. No excessive chaining.
  12. No welding unless otherwise noted.
  13. No crisscrossing of chains.

 

General Rules – ENGINES & TRANSMISSION

  1. Must have an air cleaner over the carburetor or air intake.
  2. No engine oil coolers allowed.
  3. Hot wire switches may be run for the starter and ignition.
  4. Engine cross breeding is allowed, no cradles, must be within 2” of stock location.
  5. Motor mounts may be welded solid but can only attach to motor cross member and cannot attach to each other (nothing excessive).
  6. Transmission coolers are allowed, but must be secured in a way to prevent injury. Coolers must be secured in passenger compartment of car or in truck box next to cab and may not be attached to the frame in any way.
  7. No water pump guards, distributor protectors, engine cradles pulley protectors, engine or transmission skid plates or slider drive shafts of any kind will be allowed unless specified in Class Rules.
  8. Shifters may be modified.

 

General Rules – RADIATORS

  1. Radi-barrels are not allowed.
  2. Radiator must be in stock position in front of the motor.
  3. Radiator supports must remain in stock positions.
  4. Radiator must contain water only. No anti-freeze allowed.
  5. You cannot have any kickers from the core support to the frame.
  6. NO radiator protectors will be allowed of any kind.

 

General Rules – FUEL & FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEMS

  1. Marine tank or metal fuel tank will be allowed. No plastic tanks allowed.
  2. Original gas tanks must be removed from car. You cannot use original gas tank!
  3. Any fuel leaks you WILL NOT run, fix it or you WILL NOT run, judge’s decision is final.
  4. You must have the gas tank securely mounted behind the driver’s seat or in truck box and it must be covered. Bolt must not go through the frame.
  5. Fuel lines must run inside the vehicle, not under the vehicle along frame.
  6. Electric fuel pumps are allowed. They must be covered and have an on/off switch near the steering wheel and clearly marked in large letters.
  7. If you are running high pressure fuel pump, you must use high pressure lines.

 

General Rules – TIRES & BRAKES

  1. No studded or 100% steel wheels.
  2. Valve stem protectors are allowed but may not stick out of the rim.
  3. Wheel weights must be removed.
  4. Any tire allowed. Double stuffing is allowed. You can solid fill your tires if you wish.
  5. Split rims must be welded at least four (4) places around the rim with a 4” long bead in each spot.
  6. Brake systems must be operational.
  7. No full rim centers. You are allowed a 9” max rim center.

 

General Rules – BATTERIES

  1. Battery must be moved to passenger front seat area and securely mounted and covered. They may not be attached to the frame in any way.
  2. A maximum of two (2), 12-volt automotive batteries may be used.

 

General Rules – BUMPER

  1. Bumpers may be trimmed to keep them out of the tires but no sharp points.
  2. No stuffing of any bumpers will be allowed.
  3. No homemade bumpers will be allowed.
  4. No seam welding or plugging holes is allowed.

 

General Rules – HOODS

  1. You are allowed a maximum of twelve ⅜” SAE bolts and ⅜” SAE washers on hood.
  2. No welding of hood cut-outs allowed.
  3. Must have hood closed and ready to run at time of inspection (unless judges need to inspect further they may ask to have it opened).
  4. You must have at least two cut-outs which will be a minimum of 10” in diameter for fire access.
  5. No crisscrossing of chains.

 

General Rules – DOORS

  1. Drivers door may be welded solid.
  2. Mandatory driver’s door plate. This will be a maximum of 24” wide and 64” long.
  3. No crisscrossing of chains.

 

General Rules – WINDOWS

  1. You must have a minimum of 1 bar, and a maximum of 3 bars, a 2” maximum diameter or a 3” flat strap, chain or wire running from roof to cowl in front windshield area for driver’s protection.  May not attach to cage in any way.
  2. You may have netting on driver’s side windows only.

 

General Rules – SUSPENSION

  1. Welding of spider gears is allowed.

 

General Rules – FRAMES

  1. NO plating, stuffing, heat treating or foam filling of frames is allowed unless noted.
  2. One 5”x 5”x ¼” plate will be allowed per frame rail – outside of frame rail on new or used cars, and MUST BE PAINTED ORANGE with one hole made large enough to allow inspection for thickness.
  3. No prebending, tilting and/or pitching, etc. of frames unless noted elsewhere in the rules.

 

General Rules – BODY

  1. No body repairs will be allowed. Unless it is a safety factor and with sheet metal only. If you have any questions please call first.
  2. Floor sheet metal maybe patched where components will be mounted or for driver’s protection. Sheet metal only.  NO other patching is allowed unless it’s a safety issue.  Call first.  You must leave the rusty floors in place.  DO NOT cut them out.
  3. Wheel opening may be trimmed for tire clearance. No sharp edges.
  4. No doubling of body panels allowed, no added metal allowed.
  5. No body seam welding allowed except for the exterior of the doors.
  6. Holes may be cut in floor and firewall to accommodate the shifter, fuel lines and transmission lines.
  7. Body creasing, enhancing of body lines or additional body lines will NOT be allowed.
  8. No chain binders will be allowed.
  9. No crisscrossing of chains.
  10. Wheel wells are allowed four (4) – 3/8” bolts with 3/8” SAE fender washers per wheel well.

 

 General Rules – CAGES, DOOR BARS AND HALO

  1. No cage components may attach to or conceal a body mount.
  2. You may use channel iron or tubing up to 6” diameter for your cage component (door bars, seat bars and dash bars)
  3. Door bars must be 6” from the fire wall at the center, and end 6” in front of the rear wheel house.
  4. Dash bar may have 12”x 12”x1/4” plates on the ends to weld it in place. Plates may not attach to the firewall.
  5. Rear seat bars are mandatory and can be attached to 12”x 12”x1/4” end plates. Bars may be welded or bolted in.
  6. Halo can only be attached to the seat bar.
  7. No parts of the cage can be welded to the frame.
  8. Seat bar may be no further than 6” behind the driver’s seat. You are allowed one angled bar off of your seat bar to the floor sheet metal only that runs across the car from driver’s side to passenger side.
  9. No kickers, angled or otherwise, forward or backward.
  10. All horizontal cage bars must be at least 12” off the floor of the car, measured at the body bolt elevation.
  11. All cage components must be in the interior of the car, not inside the door structure with the exception of the driver’s door. This door bar may be inside the door to allow more room for driver’s safety.
  12. Gas protectors are allowed. They may not be more than 24”x 10” at the back, and centered in the car.  It cannot be attached to rear seat pan/divider.  It cannot be attached to door bars.  It can be attached to seat bar and angle back from there.  3” tubing maximum.
  13. You may add a halo bar to cage components listed above. 6” diameter maximum.
  14. Halo bars must be in direct vertical line and no farther than 6” behind the rear of the seat. Trucks may have the halo at the back of the cab of the truck.
  15. Halo bar must be in the interior of the car. The top of the halo bar may go over the top of the roof and be welded or bolted to the roof sheet metal in 2 spots.  5” long welds allowed for this or ½” bolts max.
  16. Your halo must attach to your back seat bar or to your door bars.

Stock Chain Truck Rules

Section 3.  2016 Stock Chain Truck Rules

Full size SUV’s, Suburbans, Early 80’s Land Cruiser Type Vehicles, 1972 and newer ¾ ton or Smaller Trucks allowed. Four-wheel drive trucks allowed, but must be modified to disable or remove front drive shaft.

Class Sponsor:  ACE Hardware                                                        

Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: U4IC Brewery

 

Stock Chain Truck Rules – BUMPERS

  1. Front bumper can be any flat automotive stock bumpers (no mopar pointy). Maximum of one 4×4 plate may be welded per frame rail to weld bumper to frame. No homemade bumpers will be allowed.
  2. You may not weld or attach anything further back than 4” behind the core support to the frame unless the factory mounts for that make and model truck go farther than that.
  3. Rear bumpers must be stock truck bumper or a form of bumper skin (No homemade/solid steel bumpers allowed) and you may use a 4”x 4”x ¼” maximum strap to weld bumper to frame instead of bumper brackets or shocks.
  4. Must have rear bumper, no open frame rails.
  5. Bumper height max 28” to the top on the front, 22” minimum to the top on the rear.

 

Stock Chain Truck Rules – HOODS

  1. Six (6) hold-downs are allowed on the hood. You may use one (1) loop of 3/8” chain or two (2) loops of #9-Wire (per frame rail) to go around the core support, frame and bumper. Cannot be bolted to the frame. The other four (4) hold downs can be 3/8” chain or two (2) loops of #9-Wire from sheet metal to hood sheet metal only. No plates or reinforcing of chain/wire hole allowed.

 

Stock Chain Truck Rules – DOORS & TAILGATES

  1. Doors and tailgate may be chained or wired shut. A maximum of six (6) chains or wire per door or tailgate. On the tailgate two (2) hold downs may go around the rear bumper, NOT the frame.
  2. Driver’s door may be welded solid.
  3. NO wire or chain may go from the door to the top of the frame.

 

Stock Chain Truck Rules – SUSPENSION

  1. No suspension modifications will be allowed except what is listed below. Upper A-Arms may have one bolt or welded strap (strap may be 2” x ¼” – maximum ½” bolt).
  2. You may change rear coil springs or use a maximum of two (2) spring expanders per spring.
  3. Four (4) leaf spring clamps per spring allowed.
  4. Nine (9) automotive leaf springs are allowed maximum with a 2 ½” stagger.
  5. Rear-end cross breeding is allowed.
  6. No rear-end bracing or after-market axles or rearends allowed. OEM cross-breeding only.

 

Stock Chain Truck Rules – FRAMES

  1. You may chain or wire your axle around the frame rail or you may bolt the chain through the frame. You may not use any strapping of any kind for this. 3/8” chain maximum.  You may not weld the chain links together to create a bar effect.
  2. One 5x5x ¼” plate will be allowed per frame rail outside of frame rail only, and must be painted ORANGE with one hole large enough to allow visual inspection for thickness.

 

Stock Chain Truck Rules – BODY

  1. Body bolts may not be replaced. The cab and the box may each have four (4) extra body bolts up to 5/8” with 3”x 3”x1/4” floating washers and stock size spacers, and these bolts may be through the frame. No welding will be allowed.
  2. You may add four (4) extra bolts from cab to the box (5/8” maximum with 3”x 3”x1/4” floating washers).
  3. No folding down of box sides or tailgate new or used.

END OF 2016 Stock Chain TRUCK RULES

 

Drivers are responsible for checking www.scottcountyfair.com for any updates to these rules made necessary between the date of this printing and July 30th.

80’s Chain-n-go & Midsize

 Section 4.  2016 80’s CHAIN-N-GO & MIDSIZE RULES

80’s CHAIN-N-GO

Pure stock, limited weld for 80’s & newer 107” min. wheelbase cars!

Class Sponsor: Cemstone Products Co

Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Bolton & Menk Inc

MIDSIZE

113” Maximum wheel base cars, 6 cylinder or smaller, front wheel drive only

Class Sponsor: Canterbury Park

Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Universal Power Conversion, Inc.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – TRANSMISSIONS, DRIVE SHAFT & SHIFTER

  1. NO slider drive shafts.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – BUMPERS

  1. Bumpers are interchangeable. Any automotive car bumper may be used on the front or rear of the vehicle.
  2. MIDSIZE ONLY must run stock bumper.
  3. Bumpers must be bolted on to the shock and to the frame. You can use stock bolts, same size as original.  NO extras, AND choose one or the other – 1.) one welded strap 2×1/4” and less than 8” on each frame rail top OR bottom – flat against frame with no kickers OR 2.) 3/8” max chain, 2 links welded to frame.  No excessive chaining.
  4. Bumpers may be installed upside down but bumper height maximum is 28” to the bottom of the bumper.
  5. No welding of shocks or bumpers unless otherwise stated in the rules.
  6. Must have bumper shocks.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – TRUNKS

  1. Trunks may have a maximum of four (4) chains (3/8” max) or 9-wire. Two (2) to frame and two (2) to sheet metal only.
  2. No pre-bending of sheet metal allowed.
  3. You must have a 12” hole somewhere to allow visual inspection of trunk space.
  4. Relocation of speaker deck or cutting it out is not allowed. It must remain in stock location.
  5. Tucking your trunk lid is allowed but if you do, 50% must remain in stock location.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – HOODS

  1. Six (6) hold-downs are allowed on the hood. You may use one (1) loop of 3/8” chain or two (2) loops of #9-Wire (per frame rail) to go around the core support and frame, and may not be bolted to the frame. The other four (4) hold downs can be 3/8” chain or two (2) loops of #9-Wire from sheet metal to hood sheet metal only. No plates or reinforcing of chain/wire hole allowed.

 

80’s Chain Rules  & Midsize – DOORS

  1. Each door may have a maximum of 2 chains (3/8” max) or #9-wire (2 loops, 4 strands) in 2 spots on the door. Only 1 may go around the frame.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – WINDOWS

  1. You may have one bar in rear window up to 2”x 2” square running 4” past the window jamb top and bottom. Must be bolted with one bolt top and bottom 3” washer max.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – SUSPENSION

  1. Front and rear suspension must remain stock. You may replace the coil springs or you may use 2 spring expanders per spring.
  2. 4 leaf spring clamps will be allowed per spring, 2” x ¼” clamps . Do not duct tape or cover springs.
  3. Any OEM 5 lug passenger rear end (i.e. Chevy to a Ford) is allowed but must be stock with no bracing. No floaters are allowed.  May weld gears.

 

80’s Chain Rules & Midsize – FRAMES & BODY

  1. Frames may be re-stubbed just in front of the front A-arm mount or at the cross-member location. Butt weld only, no over-lapping will be allowed.  No plating or rust repair will be allowed.
  2. Body bolts may be replaced with up to 5/8” size bolts and 3”x3”x ¼” washers, IN STOCK LOCATION, must have stock size spacer and not bolted through the frame, no welding will be allowed for these.
  3. You may not add any extra bolts or screws to any seam or frame unless the rules state you can. Must have a minimum of 1” space between frame and body.
  4. No bolting, chaining or reinforcing of A-arms.
  5. No tilting of frames.

END OF 2016 80’s CHAIN-N-GO & Midsize RULES

 

Drivers are responsible for checking www.scottcountyfair.com for any updates to these rules made necessary between the date of this printing and July 30th.

Mighty Mini

Section 5.  2016 MIGHTY MINI RULES

Small Vans, Ford Rangers, S-10 Pick-ups, Blazers, Durangos, Bronco II’s, Dodge Dakotas, Astro Vans, Small SUV’s, and other similar-sized US & Imports are eligible for this fun class! All four-wheel drive vehicles must be modified to disable one drive shaft.  This includes AWD. Limited to 6 cylinders or smaller.

Questions? Call!

Class Sponsor: Dem-Con Companies

Sledgehammer Award Sponsor: Lano Equipment

 

Mighty Mini Rules – BUMPERS

  1. Bumpers must be no higher than 28” to the bottom of the bumper.
  2. Bumpers are interchangeable. Any automotive car bumper maybe used on the front or rear of the vehicle.
  3. You may weld the bumper to the frame with no extra metal unless specified in class rules. You may put a stock shock (the shock may be welded) into the frame, a maximum of 14” total, from front of frame to farthest point of shock. NO welding of anything further than 4” behind the core support.
  4. Bumpers may be installed upside down.

 

Mighty Mini Rules – HOODS – SIX HOLD-DOWNS ALLOWED TOTAL

Six (6) hold-downs are allowed on the hood. Two (2) one-inch (1”) pins can be either welded down vertically to the side of the frame OR through the frame, A-arms forward.  Max 6”x 6” washers, not welded (floating).  In addition, no more than four (4) other tie-downs are allowed from the following list:

  1. No more than four (4) sheet-metal-to-sheet metal hold-downs, 1” maximum.
  2. No more than four (4) angle iron no more than 3”x 6”x1/4” welded to sheet metal only with 3/8” maximum bolt.
  3. No more than four (4) sheet metal-to-sheet metal only #9-Wire – two loops.
  4. No more than four (4) chains maximum 3/8”.

 

Mighty Mini Rules – DOORS

  1. Doors may be chained, wired or welded shut: two (2) chains or wire loops per seam or welded 5” on 5” off with 2” wide by ¼” straps. Straps may not go to frame. Chains and wire may go around frame.
  2. Tailgates on wagons or trucks and hatchbacks may be welded 5” on-5”-off with 2” wide by ¼” thick steel, or chained per door rules. These plates may not be welded to the bumper or frame.

 

Mighty Mini Rules – FRAMES & SUSPENSION

  1. Body bolts may be changed. ⅝” is the maximum diameter allowed with 3”x3”x ¼” plates in original positions.  Plates must be free floating. Must have a minimum of 1” space between frame and body.
  2. Vehicles must have standard suspension. No welding of front or rear suspension is allowed.
  3. Front and rear springs – can weld one (1) 1½” x ¼” strap vertically only onto spring.
  4. Rear leaf spring clamps are allowed – four per spring – 2” x ¼” clamps.
  5. Rear end can be chained to humps.
  6. No body seam welding allowed except for the exterior of doors.

END OF 2016 Mighty Mini RULES

 

Drivers are responsible for checking www.scottcountyfair.com for any updates to these rules made necessary between the date of this printing and July  30th.

Limited Weld Stock Classic & Powderpuff

Section 6.  2016 LIMITED WELD STOCK CLASSIC CLASS RULES

These rules are also the 2016 POWDERPUFF CLASS RULES

No ’73 or older imperials or imperial sub frames, ambulances, hearses, carryalls or limousines will be allowed.

Limited Weld Class Sponsor: Gary Wark & G-Man’s Racing

Limited Weld Sledgehammer Sponsor: Melchert Hubert Sjodin, PLLP

 

PowderPuff Class Sponsor: Shakopee Jaycees                                                   

PowderPuff Sledgehammer Sponsor: Neon Lizard

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – ENGINES & Transmissions

  1. Slider drive shafts are allowed.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules for BUMPERS

  1. Bumpers are interchangeable. Any automotive car bumper may be used on the front or rear of the vehicle.
  2. You may weld the bumper brackets or shocks to the frame. You may not weld or attach anything further back than 4” behind the core support to the frame unless the factory mounts for that make and model car go farther than that.  Must use factory equipment for that model in factory place.
  3. You may use a 5”x 8”x 1/4” maximum strap instead of bumper brackets or shocks.
  4. You may weld the bumper to the frame with no extra metal unless specified in class rules.
  5. Bumpers may be installed upside down but bumper height maximum is 28” to the bottom of the bumper.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – Trunks

A total of four (4) trunk tie downs are allowed. Two (2) 1” pins can either be welded vertically along the frame or bolted through the frame.  Pins must run vertical all the way through the trunk lid with a maximum of 6”x 6”x 1/4” free floating washers. Two (2) other tie downs can be used to make the total of 4 tie downs, your options are:

  • No more than two (2) sheet metal to sheet metal hold downs.  1” maximum, OR
  • No more than two (2) angle iron not more than 3”x 6”x 1/4” welded to sheet metal only with 3/8” maximum bolt, OR
  • No more than two (2) sheet metal to sheet metal only #9-wire – 2 loops, OR
  • No more than two (2) chains maximum 3/8”.
    If you do not use pins, you can choose any combination from these options up to 4.
  1. Trunks may be tucked but no pre-bending of sheet metal will be allowed unless noted.
  2. You cannot V your trunk lid down.
  3. Speaker deck must be in stock location
  4. No sedagons!

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – HOODS

Six (6) hold downs are allowed on the hood.  Typically two (2) 1” pins are either welded down vertically to the side of the frame OR through the frame, A-arms forward with max 6”x 6”x 1/4” washers, not welded (floating).  In addition, no more than two (2) other tie downs are allowed from the following list:

  • No more than four (4) sheet metal to sheet metal hold downs. 1” maximum,
  • No more than four (4) angle iron no more than 3”x 6”x 1/4” welded to sheet metal only with 3/8” maximum bolt,
  • No more than four (4) sheet metal to sheet metal only #9-wire – 2 loops,
  • No more than four (4) chains maximum 3/8”.

If you do not use pins, you can choose any combination from these options up to six (6).

  1. Chains and wires may not be crisscrossed or excessive.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – DOORS

  1. Doors may be chained, wired or welded shut. Two (2) chains or wire loops per seam or welded 5” on 5” off with 2” wide by ¼” straps. Straps may not go to frame.  Chains and wire may go around frame.
  2. Tailgates on wagons or hatchbacks may be welded 5” on 5” off with 2” wide by ¼” thick steel. These plates may not be welded to the bumper or frame.
  3. Only one (1) wire or chain may go around the frame.
  4. NO wire or chain may go from the door to the top of the frame.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – WINDOWS

  1. You may have one option only-
  •  Two (2) bars in rear window up to 1” diameter from top of window track to trunk seam, and welded with no extra metal, OR
  • 2”x 2”maximum running 4” past the window jamb at the top and bottom bolted in with 3” washers on the bottom side and 2-½” bolts.
  1. Rear roof may be lifted slightly for visual clearance.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – SUSPENSION

  1. No suspension modifications will be allowed, except may modify rear end control arms, upper and lowers.
  2. You may replace rear coil springs or use a maximum of two (2) spring expanders per spring.
  3. Four (4) leaf spring clamps per spring allowed, 2” x ¼” clamps.
  4. Nine (9) automotive leaf springs are allowed maximum with a 2 ½” stagger.
  5. Rear end cross breeding is allowed.
  6. No rear end bracing or after-market axles or rear ends allowed. OEM cross breeding only.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – FRAMES

  1. You may chain or wire your axle around the frame rail, or bolt this chain through the frame with one bolt and 3”x 3” x ¼” washer max.  You may not use any strapping of any kind.  3/8” chain maximum.  You may not weld the chain links together to create a bar effect.
  2. Frame seams may be welded from in front of the front of the A-arm mount forward with a ½” wide bead only.
  3. You may re-stub your frames either just in front of the front A-arm mount or at the transmission cross member location. This must be a butt weld only, no overlapping allowed.  ½” wide bead allowed.
  4. On Y frame cars only, you may put a stock shock (the shock may be welded) into the frame, a maximum of 14” total, from front of frame to farthest point of shock. OR you may plate the top side only with maximum 1/8” plate (with hole drilled in it) and no bigger than enough to cover the hole, and bolt the shock outside the frame.

 

Limited Weld Stock Classic & PowderPuff Rules – BODY

  1. Body bolts may be replaced with up to 5/8” size bolts and 3”x 3” x 1/4” washers but must run stock size spacer and not bolted through the frame, IN STOCK LOCATION. No welding will be allowed for these.
  2. You may not add any extra body bolts.

END OF 2016 LIMITED WELD STOCK CLASSIC & POWDERPUFF RULES

 

Drivers are responsible for checking www.scottcountyfair.com for any updates to these rules made necessary between the date of this printing and July 30th

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Mad Mod Powerwheel

Section 7.  2016 MAD MOD POWERWHEEL RULES

Sponsored by: Penney Family Chiropractic

 

A fun class for ages 4 to 10.  Trophies for all participants in 10-minute Fun Derby.

 

  1. All children must be accompanied by a legal parent or guardian. NO EXCEPTIONS.  All other family members and friends under the age of 16 must enter through and sit in the grandstand area.
  2. Parent must purchase a $20 pit pass and sign the insurance waiver at the pit gate. All entries must have a notarized form.  Power Wheel participants must purchase a $10 grandstand ticket.  Pre-entry is advised.  Event is limited to 35 participants.
  3. 12 volt battery limit. Can be replaced with a 12 volt mower battery, covered, anywhere except the passenger seat.  Batteries will be checked.  Please do not disappoint your child by getting them disqualified with an illegal battery.
  4. No ATV, Tractors, or Motorcycles. The power wheel must be sat in, not on.
  5. Stock tires only.
  6. No raising front or back.
  7. HELMETS MANDATORY!
  8. Shoes must be worn – no sandals.
  9. Seat belts required.
  10. Trunk and hood should be secured safely shut with something that cannot fly off and hurt anyone.
  11. There will be a safe zone waiting area provided. NO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 16 ALLOWED IN THE PITS.
  12. Immediately after the class, the Power Wheels will be moved to the safe zone waiting area. Children must return to the grandstand bleachers for the derby.
  13. Limited to 12 volt power wheels only.
  14. Check in no later than 5:30 pm. This class runs immediately after the opening ceremony. –>

Questions?  Contact the Driver’s Advisory Board at scottcountyfairdemoderby@gmail.com.

PAY OUTS

Class 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place 5th Place 6th Place 7th Place 8th Place 9th Place 10th Place 2017 Total
Classic $1,500 $700 $500 $300 $200 $100 $75 $75 $75 $75 $3,600
Mid size $500 $250 $150 $100  $50 $1,050
Mighty Minis $600 $250 $150 $100 $50 $50 $1,200
Stock Trucks $650 $400 $250 $150 $100 $50 $1,600
80’s  Chain $800 $600 $400 $200 $100 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $2,350
Powder Puff $700 $500 $300 $150 $50 $1,700
Sledgehammer $1,200
Water Melon $600
Classic Highest Place Female $100
Best Decorated Car $75 $25 $100
Totals $13,500