2017 Western Canadian Finals
33rd Demolition Derby  
Friday August 18th, 2017 6:00 p.m. (Grandstand)


Committee

John Eberle - Chair person 306.445.6381
Bruin Eberle
Hilda Eberle
Marcel Bernier
Mark Johannesen
Greg Korpach
Roy Russel
Lance Ray
Allan Grojean
Jay Crockett
Kelly Schniedier
Morris Bidart - In charge of all Technical Inspections

2017 Derby Winners:
Final
1st - Darren Poitras Jr. #77
2nd - Darren Poitras Sr. #1-1/2
3rd - Darcy Savoie #33
4th - Harvey Fauth #7
5th - Jade Smith #636
6th - Blair Walker #83
7th - Steve Oborowsky #700

Heats: 1st
Harvey Fauth - #7
Darren Poitras Jr. - #77
Darren Poitras Sr. - #1-1/2
Jade Smith - #636
Blair Walker -#83
Darcy Savoie - #33
Steven Oborowsky - #700

Heats: 2nd
Bob Paules - #66
Del Lennie - XXX
Steve Oborowsky - #700
Danny Schrader - #104
Bob Bjerkness - #911
Brandon Wareham - #44
Danny Schrader - #104

Best Dressed (Mark's Work Wearhouse) - #83 Blair Walker
Most Aggressive (Northland Rentals) - #83 Blair Walker
Hardest Hit (Pat Hutchinsons Transmissions) - #700 Steve Oborowsky
Rookie of the Year (Bernie's Grain Hauling) - #9669 Frank Rumphe
Powder Puff (Nutec Embriodery) - #77 Catherine Osecap

Any application in blue will be available at a later date.
2018 
Demo Derby Application
Demo Derby Rules & Regulations - Printable Version 

Friday August 18, 2017

RULES & REGULATIONS
A)  Drivers must be at least 16 years of age.
B)  Helmets of bell desgin, ULC approved, or approved by another reputable testing firm, MUST be worn.
C)  Driver and vehicle will be disqualified if either the driver or his/her pit crew is under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
D)  The 60 - second hit rule will remain in effect which means every driver must make at least one, AGGRESSIVE hit within a 60 second time frame.  In the event of a fire, the demo will be stopped to extinguish the fire.  Once the demo commences, the drivers will have 60 seconds to get their vehicle running and re-engage by a hit.  Your vehicle's second fire in a heat will put you out of the heat.  No SANDBAGGING!  Only agressive driving and hitting will be accepted.
E)  A drivers flag will be lowered if:
     a.  He/she is pushed out of the ring (all 4 tires)
     b.  He/she willfully drives out of the circle to evade another driver. (At the discretion  of the flagman)
F)  Disqualification occurs in a heat if a white door is hit with the intent or made with disregard of your fellow drivers.  (At the discretion of the flagmen)
     a.  Due to time allotment for this event, there will be very little time, if any, between the heats.  Please make sure your vehicles and pit crews are tuned.  The spectators appreciate a fast, hard hitting and organized derby!  The packed grandstand every year is a strong indicator! Hopefully, your chance at the prize money will compensate for any hard feelings that might be incurred.
G)  The organizing committee reserves the right to disqualify any participant or his/her pit crew for any reason it see's fit, and it may retain fees in so doing.
H)  The draw for heat position will be made upon your arrival on August 18, 2017.
I)  There are four original heats of six cars in each heat.  The winner of each of these heats will get a "bye" into the Grand Heat (Final Heat).  The remaining cars from each of the four original heats can run in one and only one of the following three mercy heats.  The winner of each mercy heat will also advance to the final Grand Heat.  This means a maximum of seven cars will run in the winner's circle.
J)  There will be a driver's meeting at 5:30 p.m. on August 18, 2017.  Any questions regarding the rules can be addressed at this time.
K)  Entries & entry fees for the Powder Puff event can be made after the Grand Heat to Chairperson, John Eberle.

ALL DEMO CARS MUST REMAIN STOCK
NO reinforcing allowed, except for the following adjustments & requirements:
1)  North Amercican manufacture 1965 or newer. No Chrysler Imperials or Suicide Lincolns allowed.  All rear ends must remain stock.
      Chevy car - Chevy drive train
      Ford car - Ford drive train
Truck differentials will NOT be allowed in cars.  Stock differentials may be welded.
2)  Minimum wheelbase of 100".
3)  Driver's side of the car must have a useable lap safety belt and one shoulder belt.
4)  All glass must be removed.  It is the driver's option to leave front windshield in place.
5)  Radiator must remain in stock postion or be removed.
6)  Stock gas tank must be removed and another type relocated to driver's compartment, covered and secured (preferably a boat tank or similar quality).  Gas tanks to be located behind the driver.
7)  Battery must be located in front passenger side and it must be covered and secured.
8)  Radius of the wheel wells allowed to a maximum of 5" from the top of the tires being used.
9)  Maximum tire size allowed is 235 x 16" .P & LT Tires are allowed and driving tires are to be 4/32 tread wear or less.  NO STUDS, NO WHEEL WEIGHTS, NO BIAS PLY.  The safety issue for these restrictions is to curtail the flying rocks and debris.
10)  Exhaust must exit below and behind the driver OR pipes may be used that are a minimum of 15" in height to a maximum of 30" in height with openings in each side of the hood to be 144 sq. inch per side equaling 288 sq. inch minimum.
      a.  Driver's door must be white.  The rest of the car must be a contrasting color.
11)  NOTE:  Numbers must be in contrasting colors and must be on BOTH sides, at least 18" high and 2" wide.  On roof is optional.
12) a.  Doors must be chained, welded, or bolted. C channel may be used on both front doors and supported across the width of the vehicle. C channel may be no greater than 8" in height and 2" in width max 72" C channel, not into the wheel wells.  Make sure to secure your car on the inside to ensure driver safety.  Maximum end plates on the inside of your vehicle for cross support is 12"x12" and 1/2" supporting a maximum 8" Channel.  Cross support may be pipe or tubing between 2" and 6" (in front & behind driver)
      b.  A vertical post may be used behind the driver's seat to insure against the collapse of your vehicle.  It must be bolted securely to the floor and roof.
13) a.  Hood must be chained or bolted, but not to the undercarriage frame.  Bolted: 4 places only, options: rad support, fender, or wheel well.  Chained:  4 places only, use the same positions as bolts, one wrap of chain, 3/8" max.
      b.  Hoods and trunks may be welded but NEED to be TOTALLY accessible for inspection.
14)  Brakes must be in working order at the beginning of each heat.
15)  To help prevent hook-ups, bumpers can be cut, but leaving no sharp edges.  Push shocks may be welded solid and push shocks may be welded to the bumper.
16)  Transmission coolers MUST BE COVERED.

PRIZES
TOTAL PRIZE MONEY TO BE WON - $7500.00
I.  4 Original Heats & 3 Mercy Heats
      1st - $100.00      2nd - $50.00

II.  Grand Heat
      1st - $2500.00 & Trophy
      2nd - $1500.00 & Trophy
      3rd - $1000.00 & Trophy
      4th - $350.00 & Trophy

III.  Awards
      Best Dressed Car - $100.00
      Most Aggressive Driver - $400.00
      Hardest Hit - $400.00
      Best Rookie Driver - $100.00

IV.  Powder Puff Event
      After Grand Heat, Entry fee - $10.00
      Winner takes all entry money & $100.00

ONLY THE FIRST 24 PAID VEHICLES WILL BE ENTERED!
ALL ENTRIES WILL BE AT THE DISCRECTION OF THE 2017 DEMOLITION DERBY COMMITTEE.

ENTRY FEE - $100.00 + 5% GST

ALL DRIVERS & PIT CREW MUST PAY REGULAR GATE ADMISSION.

LIMITED EDTION DEMOLITION SHIRTS WILL BE GIVEN TO EACH DRIVER WITH PAID ENTRY.

******ATTENTION ALL DRIVERS*****
All vehicles must be on the exhibition grounds Friday August 18, 2017 and ready for inspection by 4:30 p.m.

Your entry will be DISQUALIFIED if you arrive after 5:00 p.m. and your fee will NOT be refunded.

NO REFUNDS of demo derby entry fees after July 14th, 2017

Passes for tech vehicles and pit crew must be obtained from John Eberle to enter pit area.  ALL OTHER VISITORS ARE BANNED. Security at all gate Entrances. 

A Huge THANK YOU TO OUR DEMO DERBY SPONSORS,...

B&D Meats
Bernie's Grain Hauling
Fountain Tire
G & C Asphalt
K&K Glass
Lash-Berg Towing
Marks Work Wearhouse
Northland Rentals
Nutec Embroidery
Pat Hutchison Transmissions
West Coast Amusements

The Battlefords Agricultural Society appreciates its many sponsors, drivers, and volunteers.  Their contributions ensure the ongoing success of this Demolition Derby.