August 18, 19, 20 2017
Somers CT

Open Pulling Contests

 Doodlebug Draw
 
Saturday August 17th 6:00pm Light & Heavy weight 
weigh in at 5:00pm

Sunday August 18th 12:00 Middle weight 

weigh in at 11:00am

 

(These rules online are for the purpose of reference only,
any discrepancies will yield to those published in
that year’s fair premium book)
 

Please reference New England Doodlebug Association Rules for all rules and regulations

 

Classes – Classes may be divided, depending on number of entries, into two divisions in each weight class: chain drive and conventional drive

 

All machines will be weighed minus blocks, hitches and chains

  1. 4-H class – open to Hartford County 4-H members only. All machines must be weighed at the fairgrounds. Any 4-H member able to drive may enter. No weights or chains. Judged by weight pulled in relation to doodlebug’s own weight. Only light and medium weight machines can be used by 4-H members.
  2. Light weight – Machines will weigh 3,500lbs or less and measure 11 feet or less from center of rear axle to forward most point of the machine.
  3. Medium weight – Machines will weigh 5,000lbs or less, and measure 14 feet or less from center of rear axle to forward most point of the machine.
  4. Heavy weight – machines will weigh 8,000 lbs or less, and measure 14 feet or less from center of rear axle to forward most point of the machine.
 
Placing
1st $65
2nd $55
3rd $50
4th $45
5th $40
6th $35
All machines showing but not placing will receive $30 for travel expenses