Car Demo Derby
Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 7:00 p.m.
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1. Entry Fee is a $25 deposit, refundable when the driver enters the ring. All drivers will will receive 40$ cash for participating in the event.
2. There will be a mandatory drivers meeting about one week prior to the derby.
3.All cars are to be in the fairgrounds “pit” between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 18th 2018.
4. All cars become the disposable property of the Vankleek Hill Agricultural Society upon entry into the fairgrounds “pit” on the day of the Derby.
5. Only the demolition cars will be allowed in the pit area. Do not bring personal vehicles into the pit, as it may result in damage to your vehicle. The Agricultural Society is not responsible for any damage to any other vehicle in the pit area.
6. There will be NO CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES in the pit area. Any participant suspected of being impaired will be disqualified at the judges’ discretion.
7.The Agricultural Society is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged articles, tools, etc. in the pit area.
8. Qualifications for cars:
– all windows must be removed (windshield may be left in, if there is no cracks)
– If windshield is removed, a screen/chicken wire must be installed across windshield
– all chrome and lights must be removed
– presence of a steel pipe or bar welded across the driver’s door
– presence of a steel pipe vertical through roof of the car to support the drivers seat is allowed.
– all other doors and trunk must be wired or chained shut, no welding of the doors or trunk.
– suspension must not be altered (blocked or jacked-up)
– any trailer hitches must be completely removed
– gas tank must be removed, using the original tank is allowed providing no leaks
– 5-gallons of gas must be in a can securely fastened in the back seat, away from the driver
– gas line must be of proper PSI rating, and not to be ran over the dash, the fuel lines must be covered, or ran under the car.
– a 10-inch hole is to be cut in the hood over the carburetor
– the battery is to be left in the engine compartment away from the driver
– all drivers doors must have padding on the inside. (Part of the back seat foam works well)
– all vehicles must have a sign on the roof stating there number for the announcer (12″x12″)
– WHITE drivers door, if your car is white please paint the door a dark colour. We are trying to lower the amount of drivers door hits by making them stand out.
– also for the minivans class, just a reminder there is no SUV’s, or full frame vans. (astro, safari)
8. Each car will be checked by the judges prior to the event for any abnormalities and to ensure that it meets the above regulations.
9. All drivers will blow into an O.P.P. breathalyzer prior to entering the derby ring, and have to pass, or he/she will not be allowed to drive their car. They can however have a substitute driver providing all the regulations are adhered to. All replacement drivers must sign a waiver.
10. All drivers must have a valid class G2 or equivalent driver’s license.
In the ring:
– if you are pushed onto the blocks or drive onto the blocks you are consider dead, and must break your flag at this time
– no hitting on the driver’s door
– you must hit another car at least once a minute
– you must stop immediately when the siren blows in case of fire
– you must stop immediately if you are flagged down by a judge
– drivers should remain in their car at all times
– a competitor is “dead” when he/she cannot start his/her car
– you must break your flag at this time.
JUDGE’S DECISION IS FINAL !!!