© 2019 by Hardwick Community Fair Association
P.O. Box 1 • Hardwick, MA 01037
Held each year on the Hardwick Town Common


Conducted by the Hardwick Community Fair Association, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization, with assistance from the Calvin Paige Agricultural Fund and other local organizations.

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Behind the Cattle Tent • Sat. Aug. 17, 2019 • 2:00 PM

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Benny Hanson, Dana Prouty

RULES & INFORMATION
  • WEIGHT CLASSES: 950 lbs. • 1050 lbs. • 1200 lbs. • 1400 lbs. • 1600 lbs.

  • There will be a $5.00 entry fee per tractor in each weight class.

  • Pullers will be required to sign a release form for insurance purposes. If
    a person under the age of 18 wants to pull, a parent or guardian must sign a release form as well. If a release for is not signed, you will not be able
    to pull. Click
    here for the form or click the icon at the bottom of this page.

  • A pull official can stop a puller from pulling for any reason. The official's decision is final and cannot be overruled be another official.

  • When backing up to the sled, the puller must take the tractor out of gear and both hands off the steering wheel until the sled is hooked. 

  • Wheelie bars are required and must be able to support the weight of the tractor. They can have a flat plate or wheel to support tractor. The wheelie bar can be no more than 6” from the ground. 

  • The hitch can be no more than 13” from the bottom of the plate that you are using. If you use a pin, then it cannot be more than 13” from the bottom of the plate. NQS style hitches are approved. 

  • You can use cut pulling tires, firestone 23s style tires, regular turf tires no bigger than 26 x 12 tires. No truck or ATV tires are allowed. 

  • Tractors must appear stock. Weights can be added to any part of the tractor but must be bolted down to the tractor. The tractor cannot be longer than 92” from the center of the rear wheel to the furthest part of the front frame. 

  • The driver must remain in the seat while the tractor is pulling. No jumping, hopping, or anything of such nature by the driver may occur while pulling. Doing so will result in a disqualification.

  • Diesels will pull in a separate class. Weight classes for diesels will be determined on the day of the pull. All of the above rules will apply to
    diesel classes. 

  • No adult beverages are allowed at this event. 

  • A driver will be allowed to repull if he/she doesn’t make it past 25 feet.
    A pull greater than 25 feet will be considered a full pull.  
     

  • All drivers will sign up for weight classes before the pull starts. All starting positions will be assigned at random. 

  • Winning tractors will get reweighted at the end of the class. 

  • Welded rear axle is allowed, but it must be in a tractor’s rear housing.