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2017 Contests

You and your family can join in the fun - all contests are FREE to participate!

 

Bicycle Giveaways

Every Day

     There will be drawings for free bicycles for girls and boys ages 7 to 12 years old, a boys’ and girls’ bicycles will be given away at each drawing.

  You must register for the drawings at the Fair Office window the day of the drawing.

     The drawings will be held on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 5 PM & 7 PM,  Saturday at 3 PM, 5 PM, and 7 PM.

 

Child and a parent must be present to win.

 

Baby Show

Thursday, 10:30 AM, Stage

  Sponsored by: Monmouth Federal Credit Union 

     2 classes: Birth to 1 year and 1 to 2 years. All babies must be accompanied by their parent/s

     and will be judged in the following categories:                                 

        Youngest Baby                Best Smile

        Bluest Eyes                      Noisiest

        Curliest Hair                     Quietest

        Reddest Hair                    Darkest Eyes

        Roundest Face                 Etc.

-All Will Receive $1.00

Pedal Tractor Pull

  Wednesday, 5:15 PM Weigh-in, Pulling Ring

Sponsored by

            Waterman Farm Machinery Company

1.  Pull will be conducted in 2 classes:

     Class #1:  Contestants up to 35 pounds

     Class #2:  Contestants 36 to 45 pounds

2.  Weigh-in will start at the Pulling Ring at approximately 5:30 PM, depending on availability of Pulling Ring.  All contestants must have shoes on.  Parent/guardian must sign a permission/waiver form for a child to participate. Contestants should be weighed in prior to the start of their class. Late arrivals will be accommodated if possible.

3.  Contestants may have 1 adult in the Pulling Ring during their pull.

4.  Pulls are over when judges deem that forward motion has ceased.

5.  Trophy is awarded to the winner of each class.  Ribbons are awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places of each class.  Balloons are given to each contestant.

6.  The names of all the contestants in both classes will be placed in the drawing to win 1 tractor.  Contestants must be present at the time of drawing to claim their tractor.  Drawing will be held shortly after the last pull.  Should the winning contestant not be present to claim their prize another name will be drawn.

7.  Monmouth Fair Association makes every effort to conduct this pull in a safe manner and environment, but we are not responsible for any injuries!

 

 

Hay Bale Toss

Wednesday, 7 PM, Pulling Ring

Men – 18 years and older

A waiver/release form must be signed to participate.

1.  There are 4 classes:

     A. 18 to 30 years of age

     B. 31 to 45 years of age

     C. 46 to 55 years of age

     D. 56 years of age and over

2.  Contestants must be on or behind marked line when bale is released.

3.  Accuracy counts!  Try to land the bale on or as close to the line as possible.  Any deviation 

     from the line is deducted from the distance thrown.

 

Frying Pan Toss

Wednesday, 6:30 PM, Pulling Ring

Women – 18 years and older

A waiver/release form must be signed to participate.

1.  There are 4 classes:

     A. 18 to 30 years of age

     B. 31 to 45 years of age

     C. 46 to 55 years of age

     D. 56 years of age and over

2.  Contestants must be on or behind marked line when pan is released.

3.  Accuracy counts!  Try to land the pan on or as close to the line as possible.  Any deviation to

    the  left or right of the line is deducted from the distance thrown.

4.  Have Fun!

Backseat Drivers Contest

Non-motorized

Friday, 3:30 PM, Show Ring

Saturday 11 AM

Teams of 2

Open to ages 5 to 95! Grab a brother/sister,

 father/mother, child, partner, spouse, or friend and join the fun!

A waiver/release form must be signed to participate

 

Object of the contest is to make it through the course in the fastest time and collect all the tennis balls from the cones.

                One person will be blindfolded and pull the cart.  The second person will give verbal directions through the course and collect the tennis balls from the cones.

 

Scoring will be the clocked time plus added  seconds for each missed ball.

Team Prizes

1St Place $20   2nd place $14   3rd place $10

 

 

Pig Scrambles

 

Show Ring

Thursday 5:30 PM (5 & 6 years old)

Friday 5:30 PM (7 & 8 years old)

Saturday 5:30 PM (7 & 8 years old)

 

Registration for the Pig Scramble begins 1 hour before the scramble at the Fair Office each day.

Parent/guardian must sign a permission/waiver form for a child to participate.

A random drawing will be held at the ring to pick 10 children for each scramble.

Pigs caught become the property of the family.

$5 for each non-winning participant.

State rules & regulations governing pig scrambles are posted at the Fair Office and Small Farm Barn.

 

State of Maine Pig Scramble Regulations

He Man/She Woman Contest

Friday, 6 PM, Show Ring

Men & Women – 18 years and older

A waiver/release form must be signed to participate

This is a timed event to test strength and endurance.

1.  Pile 4 foot wood from one cradle to another, no wood can be touching the ground.

2.  Throw a 4 foot piece of wood over an 8 foot wall 4 times.  Stick must touch the ground each time.

3.  Place 4 rocks on 55 gallon drums, rocks must stay on drums.

4.  Farmers walk with weights up to 100 feet.

5.  Drag a scoot up to 100 feet - time stops when scoot crosses the finish line.

6.  Judges decisions are final. 

Top three winners receive T-shirts and bragging rights!

 

Mini Tractor Pull

Friday, August 4,  6 PM

Truck Pull Track

Sponsored by:  Pine Tree

Tractor Pulling

REGISTRATION closes a minimum of 30 minutes prior to pull time.

Superintendent: Kyle Doody, 838-8303

    Class                1st         2nd        3rd

Sport Stock

1100#

$25

$15

$10

1400#

$25

$15

$10

Hot Stock

1100#

$25

$15

$10

1400#

$25

$15

$10

Pro Stock

1100#

$50

$30

$20

1400#

$50

$30

$20

Non-Automotive (B)

1400#

$50

$30

$20

1700#

$50

$30

$20

4 Cyl (E)

1650#

$50

$30

$20

1800#

$50

$30

$20

   

All rules for each class can be found at:

www.pinetreetractorpulling.com/

& garden tractors at

 cmetractorpullers.com

 

Red Neck Truck Pull

Saturday, August 6,  7 PM

Red Neck Truck Pull Track

Sponsored by:

Auburn Concrete

Registration begins at 5:30 PM

Show Ring Office

Superintendent: Dick Brown,  751-9911

       

        Classes       1st       2nd     3rd     4th

½ Ton

$80

$60

$40

$20

¾ Ton

$80

$60

$40

$20

1 Ton

$80

$60

$40

$20

Diesel

$80

$60

$40

$20

 

Drivers in the Redneck Truck Pull must be at least 18 years old.  Trucks must be street legal and registered with 24” or less hitch. Truck drive shaft must be chained. The Fair will have chains available for a $10 deposit. No added weight.

 

Every participant will pay for admission into the fair, and must enter through the livestock gate, there is no registration/entrance fee

 for the pull.