Snyder County Tractor Pullers Association

"OFF THE FARM" CLASS RULES  

Note: 2 Hooks Per Tractor

Classes Tire and Turbo size

Non Turbo

 

6,000 lbs

 

15.5x38

 

Non Turbo

 

7,000 lbs

 

16.9x38

 

Turbo

T04 Turbo or equivalent

9,500 lbs

 

18.4x38

Turbo

T04 Turbo or equivalent 

10,500 lbs

 

18.4x38

 

Turbo

Any 3 inch Turbo

12,000 lbs

 

20.8x38

 

Turbo

Any 3 inch Turbo 

13,000 lbs

 

20.8x38

 

Turbo

Any 3 inch Turbo

15,000 lbs

20.8x38

 

Turbo

Any 3 inch Turbo 

17,000 lbs

 

20.8x38

 

One size larger tire width is allowed if rim is one size smaller in diameter

Example 20.8x38 = 23.1x34

ABSOLUTELY NO CUT TIRES ARE ALLOWED IN "OFF THE FARM" CLASSES

RULES:

1 Contest is open to farm tractors with rubber tires, no dual wheels, no tire studs, or chains, no governor strings or wires, etc. Four wheel drive allowed; front drive must be disengaged during the pull.

2. Only one pull will be allowed per contestant unless a tie is declared. Last three pullers of prior class will have the option to align in a way that they will not fall into first, second, or third puller, prior to the start of the next class.

3. Drivers must be 16 years of age or at least 14 years of age with parent or guardian's signed consent.

4. Tractor being entered must have the correct series block for the model of the tractor - not just the manufacture's brand.

5. Small "Off the Farm" tractors are allowed tin wheels, in non-turbo classes only.

6. "Off the Farm" tractors may pull in the Hot Stock classes.

7. Tractors must be equipped with factory operational PTO. If the tractor came equipped from factory with a three point hitch, fenders, and/or hydraulics, it must be on to pull and not removed.

8. Tractors must be equipped with a safe drawbar. The drawbar does not have to be stock. Hook point is measured from the center point of the rear axle to the point of hook. Minimum drawbar length shall be 24 inches. Minimum thickness at hitch point must be 1" with a 3 X 3.5 inch hole or clevis.

9. Tractors shall not exceed 3,000 RPM's.

10. Tractors shall not exceed 3 MPH. 10,500 and lighter.  Tractors shall not exceed 4.5 MPH in the 12,000 and over classes.  Pace will be determined by the electronic pace device with warning light.

11. Turbocharged Tractors (Please see limitations listed in the tired and turbo size chart listed above.

12. No weight shall extend more than 24 inches beyond the front of the tractor.

13. For all 12,000 lbs, turbo classes and above, "Off the Farm" tractors must pull with factory rear wheels with cast centers if it was equipped from the manufacturer.

14. If tractor is factory equipped with 20.8 x 42 it is allowed ONLY for 17,000 off the farm.

15. A tractor may register for only two (2) classes. Subject to change by the committee.

16. Tractors must have the correct make and model fuel pump for that make and model being pulled. (example An IH 1066 must run a Rotary fuel pump.)

17. The Hood and Grill must match the make and model of tractor being pulled, NO aftermarket fiberglass or wood grills.

OFF THE FARM NO PACE

18. Off the Farm NO PACE tractors must have a wide front end. NO homemade front ends will be allowed.

19. TRACTORS MUST BE EQUIPPED WITH STABILIZER BARS.  STABILIZER BARS TO HAVE PADS, NOT WHEELS, ON BOTTOM OF BARS. PADS TO BE A     MINIMUM OF 5 SQ. IN.  PADS TO BE A MINIMUM OF 32" REARWARD FROM THE CENTER OF THE REAREND HOUSING.  PADS MAXIMUM OF 10" OFF THE GROUND.  OUTSIDE TO OUTSIDE LENGTH OF PADS TO BE A MINIMUM OF 20".  MINIMUM 12" HIGH BUMPER BARS - TOP TO BE FASTENED TO STABILIZER BAR FRAMING.  BARS MUST SUPPORT WEIGHT OF TRACTOR FOR WEIGHT CLASS BEING PULLED.