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Demolition Derbies

Derbies presented by High Octane Promotions LLC
Please Read All Rules! There Are General Rules and Division Rules!
If you are unsure of how to do something or have questions pertaining to the rules or build, please call or text Josh Charles @ 814-934-2164 or Tyler Smay @ 814-615-7272.

1. Please read all rules carefully.
2. Rules and entry forms are available at the Fair office or at link above.
3. Driver towing in the demo vehicle will receive free general admission ($12.00) at fair entrance gate. They will be required to pay the $13 pit insurance fee at the pit gate.
4. All others (including children) must pay the "Pay One Price" fee at the entrance gate ($12.00) plus a pit insurance fee ($13.00) at the pit gate to receive a wristband. (Total $25.00)
5. All must sign the Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement to enter the pit area.
6. All children must have parental supervision and parents must sign the Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement for their children to enter the pit area.

Tuesday, July 23 - Bone Stock Compacts & Light Weld Compacts Derbies

6:30 p.m. (Pit gates open at 3 p.m.) - Sponsored by: Altoona First Savings Bank, Sac Inc. and Interchange Parts

Thursday, July 25 - Mini-Vans, Large Car V8'S & Returning Compacts Derbies

6:30 p.m. (Pit gates open at 3 p.m.) - Sponsored by: Weaver Sanitation
Full Size V8 Derby Prizes
Winner - $1000
Runner-up - $600
Each Heat winner - $100
Bone Stock Compacts Derby Prizes
Winner - $1000
Runner-up - $600
Each Heat winner - $50
Mini Van Derby Prizes
Winner - $600
Runner-up - $300
Each Heat winner - $50
Weld Compacts Derby Prizes
Winner - $750
Runner-up - $350
Each Heat winner - $50
Power Wheels Derby Prizes
1st place - Small Trophy
2nd place - Small Trophy
3rd to last places - Ribbons

High Octane Promotions LLC - Rules and Regulations

2024 General and Fix It Plate Rules
1. Absolutely no Alcoholic beverages or intoxicated people in the Pits. Alcohol will be confiscated and intoxicated parties ejected and possibly arrested.
2. Drivers, officials and towing Personnel are the only people permitted on the track before, during and after the event.
3. All drivers are required to wear an approved safety helmet and eye protection. Full face helmets, neck braces and long sleeves are recommended.
4. A fully functional seat belt is required and must be worn at all times until the heat is completed. Drivers must stay in their vehicles with helmet and belt on until the event is over. Car and driver will be disqualified for the evening if the driver unhooks seat belt or removes the helmet during the event while under green.
5. All vehicles must be completely stripped prior to arriving at the track. This includes all windows, lights, chrome molding, plastic bumper covers, and fiberglass header panels and interior (you may keep the dashboard in place). Furthermore, all vehicles must be swept clean of debris including glass and dirt. Do not break the glass in the doors. All air conditioning systems must be drained, and rubber hoses removed prior to arrival at track. Inner driver door padding is required.
6. All cars must be clearly marked on both sides and the roof with 18” high numbers. Roof signs are allowed, no manor of mounting roof sign may strengthen vehicle in any way. Profanity will not be permitted on vehicles.
7. All vehicles must have a working hydraulic brake system.
8. Officials will shut down any vehicle they deem a safety risk. This includes the battery or fuel tank coming loose, vehicles which are leaking fuel, seat or seat belt breaking etc.
9. If there is any plate, round or square tube in or on the frame outside of what is allowed it's an automatic load, you will not have the option to remove it nor be issued a refund for entry/registration fee. Please call before fixing any rust and or repairing prerans. You must prove your rust and or bends.
10. Prerans will be allowed two (2) 4”x4”x1/4” fix it plates total, parallelogram fix it plates are allowed. Plates may be perimeter and plug welded. If you have seams that are split and/or torn and need repaired, please call first. Every preran is different and will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
If you are unsure of how to do something or have questions pertaining to the rules or build, please call or text Josh Charles @ 814-934-2164 or Tyler Smay @ 814-615-7272.

2024 Light Weld Compacts and Mini-Van Rules
LIGHT WELD COMPACTS: Any American or foreign car or station wagon with 112” or less wheelbase. Six-cylinder engines or less only. RWD is permitted.
MINI VANS: Any foreign or domestic minivan, mini truck or mid SUV, no full size full framed vehicles allowed.
** Only the modifications mentioned below will be allowed to the car body and frame**
1. An approved metal, aluminum or stainless gas tank/fuel cell must be used. All tanks must have standard fuel line type fittings, tanks and lines must be free of any leaks, absolutely no exceptions. Fuel tanks must be securely mounted to the floor or gas tank protector. No zip screws, bungee cords or any sort of rubber tie downs are permitted. You may run your fuel cell/tank in the passenger compartment if you choose to do so, if mounted in the bed it must be against the back of the cab and centered within the bed. No factory gas tanks permitted under or in the vehicle.
2. The battery must be securely mounted in a battery hold down box of some kind and be located in the passenger floorboard area or to the cage. If mounted to the cage it may not strengthen the car in any way. No zip screws, bungee cords or rubber tie downs permitted. It is recommended to cover the top of the battery with a piece of rubber. Only one battery is permitted.
3. It is required that you run at least a steel pipe or square tubing behind the drives seat from door post to door post. A simple 4-point cage consisting of a seat, dash and two doors’ bars will be allowed. All cage bars must be 5” from all sheet metal. Door bars may not extend past the firewall and no further back than the center of the rear doors. Maximum diameter of cage tubing will be 4x4. You are allowed four 6x6 ¼” mounting plates or angle iron to attach cage to body. All bars must be securely welded in place, no exceptions. A halo/roll over bar is also allowed, must consist of two vertical bars and one horizontal bar, horizontal bar may be attached to the roof in two places max**gas tank protectors must be centered off the back seat bar and be a maximum of 24” wide measured from outside to outside. You may have a backing to your tank protector, but it may be no higher than the tank itself and must run vertical. The 5” rule is applied to any and all parts of the gas tank protector. ** One front window bar 2x2 max or chain is required. One rear window bar is permitted; bars must only be mounted 4” onto the roof. Front window bars must attach to cowl area only. Rear window bars must only attach at the trunk to speaker deck seam. Mini vans may also run a rear window bar, but it must be within the rear hatch glass opening only. It may not come in contact with or be attached to the floor at any point in time.
4. BUMPERS: You have three options for bumpers which is as follows:
A. You may run a factory OEM automotive bumper. Seam welding of bumpers is permitted, ends may be cut for clearance but must remain open.
B. You may run a SMW or comparable aftermarket bumper, no homemade bumpers allowed. Call with questions.
C. You may run a single piece of 4x4x1/4” square tubing on the front and/or the back, it must remain flat and no modifications to the tubing will be allowed. Ends must remain open. Absolutely no round tubing.
D. You may trim/ square the front frame to the front edge of the core support mount/core support. Bumpers may be hard-nosed. two 6x6 ¼” plates one per frame rail may be used between back of the bumper and end of frame. Bumper brackets/bumper shocks may also be used; they may only be welded to the first 6” inches of the frame measured from the back of the bumper. In place of a bumper shock/bracket you may use a 4”x6”x1/4” plate measured from the back of the bumper. If the plate covers a factory sub frame mount access hole a ½” diameter inspection hole must be drilled into the plate.
H. You may 9 wire or chain from the bumper to sheet metal only on both front and the rear of the vehicle, two spots per bumper max. This is to keep the bumper on the car, it is not intended to strengthen the vehicle in any way, abuse it and lose it.
5. The hood may be secured in 6 places using max 3/8 chain, two loops of #9 wire per hold down spot or banded. Or the hood may be bolted down in four spots with ½”x8” all thread and 3” max washers **hood must be open upon coming to inspection**Doors and trunk/tailgate may be secured in the same manner as the hood or you may weld (2) 6”x6” or (4) 3”x3” plates per seam, except for driver’s door as it may be welded solid/skinned with up to ⅛” plate, driver door plate may only extend 3” onto surrounding metal, must not be attached to frame in anyway. Solid welding of any other doors or trunk/tailgate will not be permitted. Tucking of trunk lid is allowed, no wedging or folding quarter panels over or onto trunk lid. you may pound the bubble out of the trunk lid, however the trunk lid may not be dished. Creasing will be allowed however no doubling or folding of creases will be accepted, creases may not be welded. A simple crease on the rear quarters and fenders is all that's allowed. Tailgates must remain in the factory location or removed. If running a tailgate it must be secured in two spots per seam, following the doors/trunk and tailgate rules. (2) spots of 9 wire may be used on any area of the vehicle. It may only go from point A to point B or be used to wrap a component of the car.
6. There must be a minimum 12” diameter hole cut out in the center of the hood and trunk. Station wagon inner decks must be visible for inspection purposes. You may use 12 3/8” bolts around hood and trunk cut out hole.
7. Rear frame rails may be notched or dimple to allow trunk to bend. No other frame modifications allowed.
8. You must maintain a 1” gap minimum between the body and the frame. No STEEL spacers may be utilized between sub/k frames. All Body mount BOLTS may be changed but must utilize the factory body retaining nut. You may replace up to 4 body mounts using ½” dia 6” long bolts with 3”x3” washers; the bolt may only pass through one layer of the frame and must maintain a 1” gap minimum between body and frame. Beds must be secured to the cab in a maximum of 8 places. ½” bolt with 3” washers max or 6x6” plates welded to the cab and bed. You may use the combination of the two so long that you do not exceed 8 mounting spots.
9. Core support mount may be changed in addition to your 4 body mounts: maximum core support spacer height is 4” with ½” dia bolt max 6” long.
10. Engine and transmission swaps are allowed. Engine mounts may be welded in place. You may use two pieces of 3/8 chain to help secure the engine. Chains must only be secured to engine crossmember.
11. You must use an oem transmission crossmember. You may use a chain or an oem rubber mount to secure the transmission to the crossmember.
12. No distributor, carb, midplate or transmission protectors of any kind allowed. However, you may run a simple lower cradle with a pulley protector. If you choose to run a lower cradle with a pulley protector, you must remove the sway bar. If running a lower cradle, you may not run solid motor mounts.
13. All cooling systems must be original equipment or less and must be located in the engine compartment, under the hood. No cooling system fluids (motor oil, transmission or water) are permitted in the driver's compartment. No auxiliary tanks are permitted. You may use any fan of choice, but steel fan blades are not permitted.
14. Any oem passenger car suspension may be used. Front suspension may be locked in place. Strut equipped vehicles may weld or clamp to the strut stem only. No metal may be added to the strut outside of welding the stem. A arm equipped vehicles may lock suspension in one of two ways. Option 1: weld (2) 2”x4”x1/4” straps per upper A-arm one in front one in back.
Option 2: remove factory shock and run 1” all thread in place of the factory shock. Must have working shocks/struts in the rear, however, shocks may be stuffed or clamped. Tie rods and ball joints must remain factory or oem replacement only. Coil springs may be changed, suspension must move no locked/solid suspension or snubber bars. However, spring spacers/ risers are allowed. No leaf spring conversions or relocation of leaf springs. Stock leaf spring packs only, no adding or flipping of leaf springs. Two aftermarket or replacement leaf clamps permitted per side. Please call if performing a watts link conversion. No hump chains of any kind will be allowed.
15. Any factory 5 lug semi float rear end may be used. Rear may be locked or welded to achieve posi traction, any gear ratio of your choice. Absolutely no axle savers, braces or any strengthening of rear end housing. The only welding allowed on rear end housing is bracket swaps (leaf springs rears used in coil spring cars). Pinion brakes are allowed but may not be used to strengthen cars in any way.
16. Any tire will be permitted. No studded tires, no split rims, all wheel weights must be removed. Air only in tires no solid or foam filled front tires. Simple weld in centers will be allowed, no full centers, plated rims or bead locks allowed. Fwds may run solid rear tires.
17. Aftermarket shifters, gas and brake pedals and slider driveshafts will be allowed. You may also run any steering column setup of your choice. Upright headers are also allowed but must point straight up. Any of the following bolt in pieces may not strengthen the car in any way.
18. Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any car at any time, before, during or after the event. Any cars due to receive prize money will be subjected to a re-inspection before money is paid.
19. This is to be a stock style show with limited welding. Any extra welding will be completely removed or result in disqualification depending on the severity of the rule infraction.
If you are unsure of how to do something or have questions pertaining to the rules or build, please call or text. Josh Charles @ 814-934-2164 or Tyler Smay @ 814-615-7272

2024 Full Size V8 Rules
FULL SIZE CARS: Any American made auto or station wagon. 2003 and newer panther platforms must run the factory aluminum cradle and factory steering rack. No 1973 and older Chrysler Imperials or Imperial subframes
** Only the modifications mentioned below will be allowed to the car body and frame**
1. An approved metal, aluminum or stainless gas tank/fuel cell must be used. All tanks must have standard fuel line type fittings, tanks and lines must be free of any leaks, absolutely no exceptions. Fuel tanks must be securely mounted to the floor or gas tank protector. No zip screws, bungee cords or any sort of rubber tie downs are permitted. . No factory gas tanks permitted under or in the vehicle.
2. The battery must be securely mounted in a battery hold down box of some kind and be located in the passenger floorboard area or to the cage. If mounted to the cage it may not strengthen the car in any way. No zip screws, bungee cords or rubber tie downs permitted. It is recommended to cover the top of the battery with a piece of rubber. Only one battery is permitted.
3. It is required that you run at least a steel pipe or square tubing behind the drives seat from door post to door post. A simple 4-point cage consisting of a seat, dash and two doors bars will be allowed. All cage bars must be 5” from all sheet metal. Door bars may not extend past the firewall and no further back than the center of the rear doors. Maximum diameter of cage tubing will be 4x4. You are allowed four 6x6 ¼” mounting plates or angle iron to attach cage to body. All bars must be securely welded in place, no exceptions.**gas tank protectors must be centered off the back seat bar and be a maximum of 24” wide measured from outside to outside. You may have a backing to your tank protector but it may be no higher than the tank itself and must run vertical. The 5” rule is applied to any and all parts of the gas tank protector.** One front window bar 2x2 max or chain is required. Mounted 4” max on the roof and cowl area. No rear window bars of any kind are permitted.
4. BUMPERS: You have three options for bumpers which is as follows:
A. You may run a factory OEM automotive bumper. Seam welding is allowed, ends may be cut for clearance but must remain open.
B. You may run an SMW or comparable aftermarket bumper, no homemade bumpers allowed. Call with questions.
C. You may run a single piece of 4x4x1/4” square tubing on the front and/or the back, it must remain flat and no modifications to the tubing will be allowed. Ends must remain open. Absolutely no round tubing.
D. You may trim/ square the front frame to the front edge of the core support mount/core support. Bumpers may be hard-nosed, two 6x6 ¼” plates one per frame rail may be used between the back of the bumper and end of frame. Bumper brackets/bumper shocks may be used but must only be welded to the first 6” inches of the frame measured from the back of the bumper. In place of a bracket or shock you may weld a 4”x6”x1/4” plate on any one of the 4 exterior sides of the frame, must start at the back of the bumper.
E. You may 9 wire or chain from the bumper to sheet metal only on both front and the rear of the vehicle, two spots per bumper max. This is to keep the bumper on the car, it is not intended to strengthen the vehicle in any way, abuse it and lose it.
5. The hood may be secured in 6 places using max 3/8 chain, two loops of #9 wire per hold down spot or banded. Or the hood may be bolted down in four spots with ½”x8” all thread and 3” max washers **hood must be open upon coming to inspection**Doors and trunk/tailgate may be secured in the same manner as the hood or you may weld (2) 6”x6” or (4) 3”x3” plates per seam, except for driver’s door as it may be welded solid/skinned with up to ⅛” plate, driver door plate may only extend 3” onto surrounding metal, must not be attached to the frame in any way. Solid welding of any other doors or trunk/tailgate will not be permitted. Tucking of trunk lid is allowed, no wedging or folding quarter panels over or onto the trunk lid. you may pound the bubble out of the trunk lid; however, the trunk lid may not be dished. Creasing will be allowed however no doubling or folding of creases will be accepted, creases may not be welded. A simple crease on the rear quarters and fenders is all that's allowed.
6. There must be a minimum 12” diameter hole cut out in the center of the hood and trunk. Station wagon inner decks must be visible for inspection purposes. You may use 12 3/8” bolts around the hood and trunk cut out hole.
7. Rear frame rails may be notched or dimple to allow the trunk to bend. No other frame modifications allowed.
8. You must maintain a 1” gap minimum between body and frame, this includes sub and k frames. All Body mount BOLTS may be changed but must utilize the factory body retaining nut. you may replace up to 4 body mounts using ½” dia 6” long bolts with 3”x3” washers, bolt may only pass through one layer of the frame and must maintain a 1” gap minimum between body and frame.
9. Core support mount may be changed in addition to your 4 body mounts; maximum core support spacer height is 4” with ½” dia bolt max 6” long. 10. Engine and transmission swaps are allowed. Engine mounts may be welded in place. You may use two pieces of 3/8 chain to help secure the engine. Chains must only be secured to engine crossmember.
11. You must use a oem transmission crossmember. You may use chain or a oem rubber mount to secure the transmission to the crossmember. 12. No distributor, carb, midplate or transmission protectors of any kind allowed. However, you may run a simple lower cradle with a pulley protector. If you choose to run a lower cradle with a pulley protector, you must remove the sway bar. If running a lower cradle, you may not run solid motor mounts.
13. All cooling systems must be original equipment or less and must be located in the engine compartment, No cooling system fluids (motor oil or water) are permitted in the driver's compartment with the exception of a transmission cooler. Only approved transmission cooler line, AN line or hydraulic hose is accepted. All coolers will be at the discretion of the inspectors, if deemed unsafe you will be required to remove it before receiving a stick. No auxiliary tanks are permitted. You may use any fan of choice, but steel fan blades are not permitted.
14. Any oem passenger car suspension may be used. Front suspension may be solid, using one of two methods. Must only choose one.
Option 1: weld (2) 2”x4”x1/4” straps per upper A-arm one in front one in back.
Option 2: remove factory shock and run 1” all thread in place of the factory shock. Must have working shocks in the rear, however shocks may be stuffed or clamped. Tie rods and ball joints must remain factory or oem replacement only. Coil springs may be changed, suspension must move no locked/solid Suspension in the rear. However, spring spacers/ risers are allowed. No leaf spring conversions or relocation of leaf springs. Stock leaf spring packs only, no adding or flipping of leaf springs. Two aftermarket or replacement leaf clamps permitted per side. Please call if performing a watts link conversion. No hump chains of any kind will be allowed.
15. Any factory 5 lug semi float rear end may be used. Rear may be locked or welded to achieve posi traction, any gear ratio of your choice. Absolutely no axle savers, braces or any strengthening of rear end housing. The only welding allowed on rear end housing is bracket swaps (leaf springs rears used in coil spring cars). Pinion brakes are allowed but may not be used to strengthen cars in any way.
16. Any tire will be permitted. No studded tires, no split rims, all wheel weights must be removed. Air only in tires ,no solid or foam filled tires. Simple weld in center will be allowed, no full centers, plated rims or bead locks allowed.
17. Aftermarket shifters, gas and brake pedals and slider driveshafts will be allowed. You may also run any steering column setup of your choice. Upright headers are also allowed but must point straight up. Any of the following bolt in pieces may not strengthen the car in any way.
18. Officials reserve the right to re-inspect any car at any time, before, during or after the event. Any cars due to receive prize money will be subjected to a re-inspection before money is paid.
19. This is to be a stock style show with limited welding. Any extra welding with be completely removed or result in disqualification depending on the severity of the rule infraction.
If you are unsure of how to do something or have questions pertaining to the rules or build, please call or text. Josh Charles @ 814-934-2164 or Tyler Smay @ 814-615-7272

2024 Bone Stock Compacts Rules
1. This is to be a quick and easy build, with absolutely no welding anywhere on the car besides the welding of the front bumper, driver's door and welding of the safety cage. If there is any weld found outside of what is listed there will not be an option to fix it. Do not read between the lines of these rules, what is listed is what you can and cannot do. This is a great class for a beginner driver or a seasoned vet who likes the stock style rules from years past. Also, this is a great steppingstone for drivers who are looking to advance later down the road but are in need of getting the basics of building a safe car.
2. Any foreign or domestic 4- or 6-cylinder front wheel drive 112” wheelbase or less.
3. You may only use a factory bumper cover reinforcement bumper. There are no other acceptable options for bumpers. No full-size bumper shock style bumpers period!
4. Bumpers may be welded onto the end of the frame using one 6”x6” plate per frame rail, simply run a bead of weld around the plate to the frame and from plate to factory bumper. It is highly recommended to wire or chain the front bumper to the core support, 2 spots max.
5. Hood, trunk and doors may only be wired or chained shut in two spots per seam, with the exception of the driver's door as it may be welded solid/skinned for safety. You may utilize two factory oem seatbelts on any area of the vehicle. It may only go from point A to point B or be used to wrap a component of the car.
6. A simple 4-point cage with a gas tank protector (max 24” wide) and roll over bar are accepted. The dash bar and gas tank protector may be 5” from all sheet metal. You must run a chain or bar in the center of the windshield opening.
7. You must relocate the battery to the passenger front floorboard and have it securely mounted in a battery box and/or hold down. No ratchet straps or bungee cords are allowed. The computer and under hood wiring may be relocated from the stock location.
8. Gas tank must be mounted in the driver's compartment. Absolutely NO FACTORY GAS TANKS. Tank must be an approved metal marine style tank or a purpose-built racing fuel cell or derby cell. Please, please please if you have any questions on how to set up a fuel system do not hesitate to call. We are willing to help ensure that each car has a safe and well thought out fuel system. All fuel system components must be 100% leak free, double hose clamps on the pressure side of the fuel system is highly recommended. Our decision is final on fuel systems.
9. No body creasing or manipulating the body in any way. The trunk lid may not be tucked, it can be cut in half or taken off completely if choosing to do so. Notching/dimpling of trunk area is permitted.
10. Any tire so long as it's round, rubber and filled with air. No solid tires allowed. Any stock rim with a simple weld in center is permitted.

High Octane Promotions Power Wheels Rules
Ages: 3-10
We will start both demo shows with youth power wheels @ 6:30pm. All participants will receive a goody bag.
1. Any regular electric power wheels is permitted, no quad or tractor style power wheels allowed. Child's legs must be in the driver's compartment.
2. Battery may be replaced with a lawn tractor style battery. Battery must be placed under the hood and covered. One battery only!
3. All children must wear a helmet, bicycle or full-face style helmets accepted.
4. All power wheels must have a seatbelt.
5. Must be stock tires only! Stock tires only no screws or studs of any kind.
6. No protruding metal bumpers; bumpers must be covered. This is for child's protection.
7. All children must remain in the power wheels while the event is going on.
8. A 15-minute time limit will be used. Remember this is for the CHILDREN to have fun! Please keep that in mind.

Bedford County Fair Special Rules

THE DECISION OF THE OFFICIALS IS FINAL!!
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ACCIDENTS OR INJURIES!!
1. Entry forms will be available at www.bedford-fair.com.
2. A driver’s license must be presented at the time of registration.
3. No entry fee.
4. All persons in the pit must wear official wristband.
5. All persons must pay the "Pay One Price" ($12.00) at the fair entrance gates. This allows you on the rides and into the exhibits, and on the grandstand. Driver towing in the demo vehicle will receive free general admission ($12.00) at fair entrance gate. They will be required to pay the $13 pit insurance fee at the pit gate.
6. Everyone, (including all drivers and children) must pay the $13.00 Pit Insurance Fee at the pit entrance gate and wear a wristband.
7. Vehicle hauling demo car will not be charged a parking fee.
8. All must sign the Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement to enter the pit area. Children must have parental supervision and parents must sign the Release and Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement to enter the pit area.
9. Registration will close 30 minutes before start of event. Late entries can only be approved by the presiding judge.
10. The decision of the officials will be final.
11. NO ALCOHOL OR INTOXICATED PEOPLE IN THE PITS!! They will be ejected and possibly arrested! Any alcohol will be confiscated!!!
12. Anyone that does not abide by the rules of the event or the rules/policies of the Fair, will be ejected from the fairgrounds and barred from future events.
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