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Power Pulls

Come see one of the most exciting events at

the Loudonville Street Fair!



Scott Rhamey 330-466-6386

Darrin Spreng 419-651-1044

Jesse Ashby 419-651-0838

2023 Schedule


Garden Tractor Pull


Truck Pull


Antique Tractor Pull


Tractor Pull

Equipment Donors

Ashland County Farm Bureau

Chad's Automotive Repair Shop Inc

Cindy Funk

Humphrey Excavating

Lu Crest Pest Control LLC

Modern Home Supply

Paullin Milk Cartage Inc

Scott Young Trucking

Power Pull Rules

1. The Loudonville Agricultural Society will not be responsible for any accidents or damage to tractors, trucks, drivers, or spectators.

2. The Committee shall have full jurisdiction over, as well as power to decide all questions arising in connection with the contest, subject to the rules and administration as provided. The decision of the majority of the committee present concerning any matter arising in connection with the contest shall be final. Failure to comply promptly and completely with the directions of the committee shall result in immediate disqualification of a contestant. No refund of entry fee for disqualifications.

3. All protests must be accompanied by a $250.00 cash deposit which will be returned if protest is upheld by committee. Protest must be lodged by the end of the class being protested. Contestants only can protest.

4. Disqualification will result if:

a. Vehicle operated in an unsafe manner.

b. Vehicle touches boundary line.
c. Loss of ballast while hooked.
d. Loss of external parts.
e. Not remaining in seat or taking hand off steering wheel.
f. Not in line and ready to hook when it is your turn.
g. Unsafe or illegal vehicle.
h. All vehicles must comply with all rules in class.

5. All drivers must be 16 years of age or older to participate. Exception: 12 years old and above may participate in the Antique Tractor Pulls. Garden Tractor Division is exempt from age limit. (Competency must be demonstrated.) All contestants under the age of 18 must have written permission of parent or owner of vehicle to participate.

6. No alcoholic beverages permitted. No drinking and driving.

7. Pull open to the world.

8. One driver per vehicle and one pulling vehicle entry in each class.

9. Each class closes approximately 15 minutes before class starts (will be announced).

10. Weights are not to interfere with hookup to sled.

11. Rubber tires only (no duals, studs, chains, or steel wheels allowed), except factory equipped diesel truck class only.

12. No jerking of transfer sled. Pull must be made from a tight hitch. Vehicle must stop immediately at flagman's signal. No hole digging. Pull is ended when forward motion stops.

13. All hitches must be ridged during pull (stationary in all directions). NO clevis allowed (except Antique and Garden Tractor classes).

14. No sliding or moving weights in all directions while pulling.

15. All vehicles must be weighed with driver. Driver will weigh out at the discretion of the judges with weights in the same position as pulled.

16. First puller in each class has the option to re-pull (except in pull-offs) but must decide before leaving track and will forfeit the first pull.

17. No help on the track while pulling. One helper allowed near track but must stay outside white lines during pull. No crossing of track while pulling. Mini Modified Tractor Division is exempt from this rule.

18. If judges declare a tie, a pull-off will take place to determine a winner.

19. Classes having 5 entries or fewer will pay top 3 awards only. Two entries required to have a contest.

20. No passengers on or in any pulling vehicle.

21. Pulling order will be drawn at sign-up.

22. Helmets must be worn in all classes by contestants 18 years old and younger.

23. Drivers' meeting will be held each day at the beginning of the pulls.


1. Class is intended for street-driven gasoline powered 4x4 trucks. Truck must have valid registration and license that matches VIN of truck.

2. Weight class is 6500 pounds. No weight brackets or hanging weights allowed on the front of vehicles. Weights must be in cab or bed only and securely fastened or contained safely therein. No weights allowed under hood or in the wheel wells. No weights may be suspended under the body/chassis or behind panels/parts.

3. No front weight bars or hanging weights. No excessively overbuilt homemade pipe bumpers, grill guards, winches, snowplow brackets, etc. that could be considered an extra ballast.

4. No studded tires, tire chains, or any tire not specifically intended for street use are permitted. All tires must carry a D.O.T. number on the side wall, and it should be easily read from the outside of the tire. No cut, altered, or sharpened tires.

5. The hitch point will be from a "Reese type" hitch or drawbar, with the point of attachment to the truck's frame behind the pumpkin of the rear end. Hitch point may not be more than 24" from the ground. Minimum 3" x 4" hole size for the hook. No underbed hitches.

6. Gasoline is the only fuel type permitted. Naturally aspirated Diesels allowed. No aluminum engine blocks are permitted, unless O.E.M. Absolutely no alcohol, nitrous oxide, or other oxygen extenders.

7. Headers are approved, but all exhaust must run through a muffler system. No superchargers or turbochargers permitted. Swaps between manufacturers are not permitted.

8. No solid suspensions are permitted. Must have stock suspension one ton or below. Blocks are allowed between axle housing and truck frame. Lift kits are acceptable.

9. Truck must be stock in appearance. Floor in bed must be solid. The wheelbase may not be changed. Wooden, steel, or aluminum flatbeds are permitted.

10. Transmission and transfer case must be O.E.M. and available in one ton (or smaller) pickup trucks.

11. Drivers are urged to wear a seatbelt or shoulder harness, and a motorsport-type helmet when hooked to the sled. Race seats with 5-point harnesses allowed. Passengers are not permitted in the truck.


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