Drawing Matches for Teams

Horse Draw will start at 7:00 p.m. in front of the Grandstand Saturday, September 10, 2016

Prize Money, both divisions

1st – $160 2nd – $140

3rd – $120 4th – $100

5th – $80

$60 for hitching – must complete one draw

Trophies – to be announced on Fair Day

Lightweight division – Team with combined weight of 3400 lbs. or less

Heavyweight division – Team with combined weight of 3400 lbs. or over

Girths to be measured by a committee official prior to the event

  1. A qualifying drive must be a minimum of 15 feet. Knocking down a course marker is a fault disqualifying the draw.
  2. Each team will be allowed 2 drawing attempts with a time maximum of three minutes between draws.
  3. One driver and two helpers per team will be permitted. However, any interference by helps will constitute a fault, disqualifying the draw.
  4. The same driver (and helpers) may handle more than one team.
  5. Slashing with reins or whipping is not allowed.
  6. In event of breakage during a drawing attempt, a new draw will be required. Officials will rule on the time the next draw is to be made.
  7. Officials and contestants only allowed in the course area during the draw.
  8. Any competitor interfering with Judge or Directors will be disqualified. The decision of the Judge is final.
  9. An official veterinarian will rule on the eligibility to participate as far as the health of animals is concerned.
  10. In case of runaway, where a teamster loses the reins, the team will be disqualified regardless of time during the match.