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Bullskin Township Community Fair, Pleasant Valley Road,

                   

 2024

TRUCK & TRACTOR SUMMER PULLS

Pulls start @ 1 pm

May 11

June 22

July 13

Fair Week August 11-17

Fair Dates to be announced.

September 14

September 21, 2023-Dead Weight 

   ******* Hitch Hole must 3 3/4 inches long x 3 inches wide for our hook to fit in correctly *******

 

 

 

RULES ARE FURTHER DOWN THIS PAGE

 

 

PULLING ORDER 2024

1 PM *

      4500 lb.      3.5 mph        5.5 mph  

      5500 lb.      3.5 mph        5.5 mph*      10 mph

       6000 lb.     Off The Farm Stock        3.0 mph 

      6500 lb.      3.5 mph        5.5 mph      10 mph

      7500 lb.      3.5 mph*        5.5 mph      10 mph      Open

      8500 lb.     3.5 mph 

   Approximately 6 PM *

     7700 lb. Show Room Stock

     6500 lb. Small Block Street

     8500 lb. Street Legal Diesel *

     6500 lb. Big Block Street

     8000 lb. Open Street Diesel

     6200 lb. Small Block High Output

     8000 lb. Out Law Diesel

     6200 lb, Big Block High Output

     9,500 lb.       6 mph      Open     12 mph

    11500 lb.       6 mph      Open     12 mph

    12,500 lb.     Off The Farm Stock     4.3 mph

    13,500 lb.      6 mph     Open     12 mph

    * POINTS SERIES CLASSES *

    

 

 

2024 Tractor Pull Rules

 

    NEW FOR THE 2024 SEASON  "5500 lb.-5.5 mph & 7500 lb.-3.5 mph"

 

  • Points series between BULLSKIN & LISTIE GROVE TRACTOR PULLING ASSOCIATIONS.
  • Points are a 6,5,4,3,2,1 system. If you miss a pull, you will receive a "0" for that pull. Class is a $100 buy in, that goes to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place at end of the season.
  • Each pull you will have a regular hook fee & opportunity for a winning payback.
  • Sign-ups are preferred by pre-registration by Private Messaging Bullskin Township Community Fair. You may also sign up at a pull.
  • Pullers may pull 1 time at Bullskin & Listie Grove before deciding to sign up for points system. "June 8th is DEADLINE no B S "
  • If signed up by June 8th all pulls prior will count towards point series starting with first pull at Bullskin.

 

RULES FOR 5500 LB - 5.5 MPH *

     1.  20" hitch height.

     2.  NO double cut tires. Top cut tires permitted.

     3.  NO aluminum wheels on REAR.

     4.  Driver can shift.

     5.  Speed limit is 5.5 mph.

     6.  300 square inch tire size limit (i.e. 18.4 x 38) reference firestone tire chart.

     7.  All general rules apply.

     8.  Wheelie bars are highly recommended. (Mandatory for 2025 season)

     9.  ALL POINTS GO TO TRACTOR NOT THE DRIVER!

 

RULES FOR 7500 LB - 3.5 MPH

     1.  20" hitch height.

     2.  NO double cut tires. Top cut tires permitted.

     3.  No aluminum wheels on REAR.

     4.  3-point hitches must be anchored down.

     5.  Driver can shift.

     6.  300 square inch tire size limit (i.e. 18.4 x 38) refer to firestone tire chart.

     7.  All general rules apply.

     8.  NO Minneapolis Moline 800 parts.

     9.  Wheelie Bars Recommended. (Mandatory in 2025)

ANY QUESTIONS CALL BRENT @ 724-787-8176

 

 

 

 Safety comes FIRST then let the fun begin!

CLASS SCHEDULE

3.5 mph CLASSES             

4500                                             

5500                                            

6500   

6000 Off The Farm Stock                                       

7500                                          

8500

 

4.3 mph CLASS

Off The Farm Stock

 

5.5 mph CLASSES

4500

5500

6500

7500

 

6 mph CLASSES

9500

11,500

13,500

15,500

 

10 mph CLASSES                      

5500                                            

6500                                            

7500     

                                     

 12 mph CLASSES

9500

11,500

13,500

15,500

 

OPEN CLASSES

7500

9500

11,500

13,500

                                 

DOUBLE-TREE CLASSES.  (Weight classes to be determined)

 

** Additional Classes may be added or canceled based on demand and

at the discretion of the pulling committee**.

 

 

PAYBACK

  1. There must be 3 tractors in a class for payback.
  2. If only 3 tractors in a class, only 1st place will receive a payout.
  3. If 4 or more tractors in a class, 50% payback will be divided for the first 3 places.

 

 

SIGN-UP AND GENERAL RULES

  1. All track official rulings are final.
  2. Numbers will be drawn bingo style for pulling order.  If number is already taken, contestant will be placed in the next available slot with a higher number.
  3. Two class limit per tractor.  *Subject to change at official’s discretion
  4. ABSOLUTELY NO RIDERS ON THE TRACTOR. Drivers only on tractors.
  5. First puller has the option to come back in third position (driver must decide at the end of first hook).  If on their first pull, the driver loses a weight or goes over the speed limit, they will be disqualified, and their re-pull will be forfeited.
  6. Driver has 75 ft. to decide to re-pull.
  7. Tractor must have a hitch with a 3” hole or clevis to pull from.  Must have clear access to hitch from sled and hook must hang (not lay) on hitch.
  8. Driver must obey flagman’s signals at all times.
  9. Tractor must meet approval of track official.
  10. Tractors must have original shields and guards in place.
  11. Wheelie Bars are recommended. (Mandatory in 2025)
  12. Weights must be secured.  The loss of a weight or any part from tractor results in a disqualification.
  13. No bracket may extend forward more than 11 feet from center of rear axle.
  14. Driver must be at least 12 years old unless approved by track official.
  15. Safe height of tractor front end from the ground is the flagman’s discretion.
  16. Tractor and weights cannot be altered in any way while on the track.
  17. Four-wheel drive tractors may pull but front wheels must be in neutral.
  18. No dual wheels or chains permitted.
  19. Pull must start from a tight chain.
  20. Driver is to remain with their tractor while in line and pull in order as sign-up sheet indicates; failure to do so results in forfeit of pull.
  21. Track officials may stop a driver if tractor is being operated in an unsafe manner.
  22. Driver must remain seated at all times; no jumping or leaning over back of seat.
  23. Placing will be determined by the longest distance pulled; track official makes final decision.
  24. No jerking of the sled or aggressive driving, on or off the track; this will result in a disqualification.
  25. Only track officials and puller that is pulling are permitted on the track.
  26. All tractors will be checked for modifications and safety.
  27. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted on the grounds.
  28. Unsportsmanlike conduct will result in disqualification of tractor and driver for the day.
  29. All protests are to be made to track official ONLY.  Official will make decision whether or not protest is legitimate and whether or not a disqualification is necessary. DO NOT GO TO THE ANNOUNCER STAND!!

 

DOUBLE-TREE CLASS RULES

  1. Speed limit varies at each pull.
  2. All general rules apply.

 

6000 LB. OFF THE FARM STOCK

1. Weight 6000 LB/Hitch Height 20"

2. Must be factory stock in all ways.

3. Draw bar must be 14" minimum from End of PTO shaft to End of Draw Bar Factory Hole.

4. NO CUT TIRES in any way shape or form.

5. 3.0 mph speed limit.

6. Working PTO SUBJECT TO RANDOM TESTING.

7. No weights to extend 2 ft off the front.

8. All tractors are subject to inspection.

9. One size over stock tire size.

 

12,500 lb. OFF THE FARM STOCK

1.Weight 12,500 lb./Hitch height 20".

2. Must be factory stock in all ways.

3. One size over stock tire size. 20.8R38 max size.

4. Draw bar must be 14" minimum from End of PTO shaft to End of Draw Bar Factory Hole.

5. NO CUT TIRES in any way shape or form.

6. 4.3 mph speed limit.

7. Working PTO SUBJECT TO RANDOM TESTING.

8. No weights to extend 2 ft off the front.

9. All Tractors are subject to inspection.

 

3.5 mph CLASS RULES

  1. 20” hitch height
  2. No double cut tires.  Top cut tires permitted.
  3. No aluminum wheels on REAR.
  4. Driver can shift.
  5. Speed limit is 3.5 mph.
  6. 200 square inch tire size limit for 4500 & 5500 (i.e. 14.9 x 38); refer to firestone tire chart
  7. 252 square inch tire size limit for 6500 (i.e. 16.9 x 38); refer to firestone tire chart
  8. 300 square inch tire size limit for 7500 & 8500; refer to firestone tire chart
  9. All general rules apply.
  10. No Minneapolis Moline 800 parts.

5.5 mph CLASS RULES

  1. 20” hitch height
  2. No double cut tires.  Top cut tires permitted.
  3. No aluminum wheels on REAR.
  4. Driver can shift.
  5. Speed limit is 5.5 mph.
  6. 300 square inch tire size limit for 4500-6500 (i.e. 18.4 x 38); refer to firestone tire chart
  7. 380 square inch tire size limit for 7500-8500 (i.e. 20.8 x 38); refer to firestone tire chart
  8. All general rules apply.

 

6 mph CLASS RULES (9500 lb. and up)

  1. 20” hitch height
  2. No double cut tires.  Top cut tires ONLY permitted.
  3. No aluminum wheels on REAR.
  4. Speed limit is 6 mph.
  5. All general rules apply.

10 mph CLASS RULES

  1. All safety equipment recommended.
  2. 300 square inch tire size limit for 5500 and 6500 (i.e. 18.4 x 38); refer to firestone tire chart
  3. 380 square inch tire size limit for 7500 (i.e. 20.8 x 38); refer to firestone tire chart
  4. All general rules apply.

12 mph CLASS RULES (9500 lb. and up)

  1. 20” hitch height
  2. No double cut tires.  Top cut tires permitted.
  3. No aluminum wheels on REAR.
  4. Speed limit is 12 mph.
  5. All general rules apply.

OPEN CLASS RULES

  1. 20” hitch height
  2. Engine block must be same as manufacturer of tractor.  Must use OEM head.
  3. Tractor identification must be by actual transmission, rear end and chassis.
  4. All tractors must be equipped with original style hood and/or grill.
  5. Exhaust must discharge vertically upward above highest point of tractor and be securely attached.  Exhaust must be at least 18” above hood with no curved pipes or rain caps.  Exhaust pipe must be cross bolted with two 3/8 bolts within 1” from each other.
  6. Minimum draw bar length is 18” from center of rear wheels to point of hook.  Draw bar must be stationary in all directions.  Hitch height no more than 20” to top of hitch.
  7. All engine fans must be shrouded with steel 1/16” or thicker 360 degrees or factory shroud.
  8. Maximum 540 cubic inches on turbo charged diesels.
  9. Inter coolers and water injection allowed.
  10. A 2 ½ lb. dry chemical halon type fire extinguisher is required.
  11. All tractors operating over 3000 RPM will require the following:
    1. A flywheel protection in the form of a scatter blanket or 4” x 3/8” steel surrounding flywheel
    2. Air shut-off or kill switch.
    3. Side shields .060” thickness
  12. Roll bars or roll cage mandatory 9500 lb. and up.  Additional weight will be permitted for roll bar or cage.

 

 

GENERAL RULES (Applies to Every Class)

  1. No alcoholic beverages permitted on premises.  Any driver believed to be a potential safety hazard will be barred.  Driver is responsible for their pit crew.  Failure to observe rules will result in disqualification with no return of entry fee.
  2. All pullers pull at their own risk.
  3. All vehicles must always be operated in a safe manner. This includes vehicles that are pulling, towing and/or hauling.
  4. First 3 classes must be registered prior to driver’s meeting.  All classes require a minimum of three pullers to have the class.  Entries close at the start of class.  If a competitor arrives late, said competitor will not be allowed to compete if the class has already started.
  5. Contestant must pull in assigned position and within 3 minutes of sled spotting.  Track officials will determine position changes if necessary.
  6. All drivers must wear a long sleeve shirt, pants and leather boots.  Helmets and seat belts are recommended.  No tennis shoes.
  7. All weights must be securely fastened.  No weights permitted in cab or under hood.  No loose ballasts or bags.
  8. Vehicle must start and stop on signal of track judge.  No use of rear-view mirrors.  Pull is considered over when forward motion stops.  Violators will be disqualified.
  9. A 2 ½ lb. dry powder fire extinguisher within reach of driver is required.
  10. No one is allowed on track or within 25’ of track except driver, track officials and judges.  Pit crew member permitted on track ONLY to start vehicle and hook vehicle to sled.
  11. No one other than driver permitted in pulling vehicles.
  12. Vehicle must start with tight hitch.  No jerking or working of clutch after pull is started.  Any violation will be disqualified.
  13. Vehicle & sled must remain in boundaries during pull.  Any attempt to move sled is considered measurable.
  14. First puller is considered a “test puller” and has the option to re-pull in 3rd or last position.  All decisions on re-pull must be made before vehicle leaves the track with judge’s approval.  Any disqualification on 1st pull eliminates 2nd attempt.  During pull-off, only one attempt is allowed to make a measurable pull.
  15. Judge’s decision is final in all classes.  Judge has option to re-pull all 1st pulls.
  16. If vehicle has open top or roll bar, a helmet with face shield is required.  All vehicles must have a windshield.
  17. Electric fuel pumps allowed in all classes.  DOT stock tires okay, no over-sized duals.
  18. All vehicles MUST BE in Park/Neutral while being hitched/unhitched.
  19. Nothing may be added to the truck that would cause vehicle to be unsafe.
  20. Arguing and unsportsmanlike conduct toward officials/staff is cause for disqualification of both vehicle & driver for that day.  All track official decisions are final.
  21. No Nitrous or Pressurized Vessels.
  22. If there is a protest, it must be made by competitor of that class & be made to track officials only.  Officials will decide if complaint is legitimate and if disqualification will take place.         
  23. All trucks must have 4” or larger back-up lights or beeper.
  24. All vehicles must weigh in and pass safety inspection.  Track officials reserve the right to re-weigh any pulling vehicle.
  25. If truck has 3 consecutive wins during pulling season, with a 10% lead from 2nd place truck, then truck must move up to next class.
  26. Hitches:  No vertical hitches allowed.  Hitch must be accessible to be hooked/unhooked easily.  Hitch height must be 26” to the center of the hitch.  Hitches must have a 3” or larger hole.  If using a clevis, it must be twist type.
  27. Kill switches:  All vehicles are required to have a kill switch.  Kill switch must be securely mounted to the back of the vehicle and have a 2” diameter ring to attach to the sled.  A tie strap will be used during tech to show vehicles have been teched.  A ¼” hole will be used to securely hold tie strap just above the kill switch (only if tie strap is broken, decided by head track official, will competitor be given opportunity to pull again).  Kill switches on diesel motors must have air shut off, must be operated from rear of vehicle.  Air shut off will consist of cap or guillotine that closes off air into the engine.  The cap or guideline will be spring loaded.
  28. U-joint shields required for the following classes:  Small Block Street, Big Block Street, Small Block HO, Big Block HO, Hot Street Diesel and 2-Wheel Drive.  U-joint Shield must be 6” wide ¼” steel or 3/8” aluminum.
  29. Track officials have the right to stop pulling vehicles at 300’ or to allow a floating finish.  Vehicles must stop before the end of the track.
  30. In a pull-off, each puller will hook in the order that they pulled in the original line up.  No dropping of positions allowed.  A floating finish will be used.
  31. Rule Violation:  Any 1st time violation will result in disqualification from that event.  A 2nd time violation for the same infraction will result in removal from that pulling season.  Any puller suspended will not be allowed on the track or in the pit area for the duration of the suspension.  If vehicle is sold, vehicle will be allowed to pull, but the suspended party must not be involved with vehicle in any way.
  32. Automatic Disqualifications: Jerking the chain or working of clutch after pull is started, out of bounds (any part of the vehicle touching the white boundary line), Loss of weights or safety equipment, Loss of excessive fluid, Unsportsmanlike conduct, Leaving the starting line under red flag, Deliberate delay of pull, Excessive arguing with officials, Intoxication of any kind.

 

2024 TRUCK PULL RULES

 

New for the 2024 Pulling Season

 

STREET LEGAL DIESEL 8500 LBS

* Points series between, BULLSKIN, LISTIE, & WESTMORELAND TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLING ASSOCIATIONS.

* Points are a 6,5,4,3,2,1 system. If you miss a pull, you will receive a "0" for that pull. Class is a buy in, that goes to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place at end of the season with possible added purse money.

* Each pull you will have a regular hook fee & opportunity for a winning payback.

* Sing-ups are preferred by pre-registration by Private Messaging Bullskin Township Community Fair. You may also sign up at a pull.

* Pullers may pull 1 time at Bullskin, Westmoreland, & Listie before deciding to sign up for point system. "June 8th is deadline no B S.

* If signed up by June 8th all pulls prior will count towards point series starting with first pull at Bullskin.

 

*******RULES ARE BELOW*******

 

SHOW ROOM STOCK & STREET DIESEL TRUCKS 

A speed limit will be put in the rules of the class based off the first pull of the year to determine what speed is necessary.

The track staff will decide based off the entries of the class at the first pull of the year.  Any Questions contact Andre @ 412-558-1115

 

SMALL BLOCK STREET    Wt.  6,500 lbs.

  1. Must have registration and license plate.
  2. 26” Reese style hitch
  3. NO visible hanging weights.
  4. NO tires over 35" x 12.50 am stated on sidewall. ALL tires must be D. O. T.
  5. 2” travel, No block suspension.

 

SMALL BLOCK HIGH OUT PUT   Wt. 6,200 lbs.

  1. 26” Any style hitch.
  2. NO Injectables.
  3. NO tires over 35” x 12.50 as stated on side wall. All tires must be D.O.T.
  4. Must have kill switch.
  5. NO portion of weight to be hung any further than 60” of centerline of front axle.

 

BIG BLOCK STREET   Wt. 6,500 lbs.

  1. Must have registration and license plate.
  2. 26” Reese style hitch.
  3. NO visible hanging weights.
  4. NO tires over 35” x 12.50 as stated on sidewall. All tires must be D.O.T.
  5. 2” of travel. No block suspension.

 

BIG BLOCK HIGH OUT PUT    Wt. 6,200 lbs.

  1. 26” any style hitch.
  2. NO Injectables.
  3. NO tires over 35” x 12.50 as stated on side wall. All tires must be D.O.T.
  4. Must have kill switch.
  5. NO portion of weight to be hung any further than 60” of centerline of front axle.

 

OUTLAW DIESEL   Wt. 8,000 lbs.

  1. 26” Hitch.
  2. All safety equipment required.
  3. Hanging weight allowed, not to exceed 60” off front axle centerline.

 

STREET LEGAL DIESEL   Wt. 8,500 lbs. * POINT SERIES *

  1. Trucks MUST have a license, registration & insurance.
  2. 26” hitch REESE HITCH ONLY.
  3. NO visible hanging weights or weighted front bumpers, No weight inside cab. Weight in bed allowed.
  4. NO tires over 35” x 12.50 as stated on sidewall. ABSOLUTLEY NO dual wheels. All tires must be D.O.T. 
  5. Traction bars and spring clamps allowed. Trucks must have 2" of rear suspension travel.
  6. Hook point of hitch must be the most rearward part on the vehicle. (They always say "if you back to a wall hitch must hit first)
  7. ALL POINTS GO TO THE TRUCK NOT DRIVER!

 

OPEN STREET DIESEL   Wt. 8,000 lbs.

  1. 26” hitch REESE HITCH ONLY.
  2. Blocked suspension allowed.
  3. NO visible hanging weights.
  4. Recommend blow proof bell housing and scatter blanket.
  5. Recommended kill switch.
  6. NO tires over 35” x 12.50 as stated on sidewall. NO duals unless factory Dually truck. Tires cannot exceed 258/75. All tires must be D.O.T.

 

SHOWROOM STOCK   Wt. 7,700 lbs.

  1. 26” hitch Reese style hitch.
  2. Must have registration and license plate.
  3. No suspension modification of any type. (No traction bars and full travel)
  4. No visible hanging weights.
  5. No tires over 35” x 12.50 as stated on sidewall. Factory Dually Trucks cannot exceed 285/75. All tires must be D.O.T. 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

 

 



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