Demolition Derby General Rules 2022 Stock Compact
The Demolition Derby will be held on Sept. 10th 2022, in Elgin Park Uxbridge starting at 7:00p.m. Sharp.
In the event that this Derby is cancelled, the Uxbridge –Scott Agricultural Society and the Township of Uxbridge will not be liable. There is no rain date.
These rules replace all previously issued rules and are subject to change without notice.
Please arrive early. Admission to the Fair includes admission for spectators to this event, but does not guarantee parking on site or seating.
Note: As in all high risk events everyone entering the fairgrounds does so at your own risk.
In the interest of public safety, the safety of the registered drivers and their pit crew, and the Fair staff, all persons are subject to and must obey the following rules, regulations and directions of the Fair officials as set up by the Uxbridge –Scott Agricultural Society. (The Fair)
Restrictions for all Spectators and Participants
The risk of personal injury at this event is high. The Fair endeavours to put in place the current rules, essential emergency services, equipment and restrictions as deemed appropriate. Individuals with health issues or are pregnant should not participate as a driver or pit crew.
THIS EVENT IS AN ALCOHOL, DRUG FREE EVENT. Police and Security Personnel will be on hand to deal with any issues relating to inappropriate behaviour, alcohol or drug issues on the Fair property and the surrounding area.
Security Personnel and Fair staff members will enforce the following:
- Due to Insurance regulations, no one under the age of 18 will be provided a pit pass, even under parental supervision.
- Spectators are requested to sit in designated areas only, not to stand on the fence line and to respect safety zones and fencing.
- Safety Glasses and ear plugs highly recommended for spectators.
- During the event, which will be deemed to start at 4.p.m., only drivers and pit crew members, fair staff and volunteers wearing the PIT PASS WRISTBAND will be permitted in the Pit Area.
- All individuals in the Staging Area (Tower Area) must be approved by the Fair, signed the insurance waiver and wear the PIT PASS WRISTBANDS.
- While in the staging area, all individuals must stay in the designated areas, clear of all emergency service vehicles.
- Drivers are to stay with their vehicles at all times unless it is unsafe to do so.
The Goals behind these rules are three fold:
- To create an event that provides a safe environment for the drivers, volunteers and the spectators alike.
- To provide an equal opportunity for each driver to be successful by ensuring that the vehicles are of equal standing for competition.
- Since the show ring is being used for equine events the following day, we also need to ensure that the amount of debris left behind is minimal to reduce the possibility of injury to these animals and the handlers. Anything that may fall off, should be removed before the Derby starts.
- The Fall Fair, and the Township of Uxbridge and its members will not be held responsible for any personal injury relating to the running of this event, driving a vehicle in this event or being a pit crew member.
- The Fall Fair, and the Township of Uxbridge and its members will not be held responsible for any vehicles, trailers, parts or personal property, before, during or after the event.
- Each vehicle, the driver and pit crew must be signed in and the vehicle must be ready for inspection by 4:00.p.m., at the latest. The earlier the better.
- Drivers must be 18 years of age and older and hold a valid G Driver’s License.
- Each driver must complete an entry form. Only one registered driver per vehicle. No substitute drivers allowed. A photo ID is required for each individual registering.
- All drivers must attend the Drivers Meeting or be disqualified.
- All drivers must provide their own vehicle. Only one entry per person. Proof of ownership must be available.
- Registration fee is $55.00. This is not refundable.
- 1 driver pit pass and 1 pit crew pit pass will be issued for each car. 1 additional crew pit pass may be purchased for $10.00. Liability release must be signed. ( note age restriction Rule 1)
Driver Safety and Running Rules
- Seat Belts, helmets with chin straps, gloves or face shield are mandatory. No bare skin. Neck or other braces highly recommended. Work boots highly recommended.
- No deliberate head on collisions or hitting of driver’s door safety area.
- All vehicles must have dependable brakes and seat belts at all times.
- No vehicles are to enter the staging area or competition area until directed to do so by the TRACK OFFICIALS.
- If a driver’s door opens during competition, the vehicle will be immediately disqualified. The driver is to remain in the vehicle until the heat is over or the heat is stopped to allow a safe exit.
- The Fair expects all competitors to be actively involved in aggressive combat. A one minute time limit is strongly enforced by the TRACK officials with respect to sandbagging. Sandbagging will result in disqualification. No team involvement unless specified in a class.
- All derby vehicles left on the property past midnight will be disposed of by THE FAIR WITH ANY COST TO BE PAID BY THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE.
- A $75 protest fee, up front, from a registered driver only is required to contest any results or ruling of an official’s decision
- This is not a team event unless specified. Those acting as a team will be disqualified.
- In case of an emergency, the Track Officials will attempt to shut down the competition as quickly as possible. It is the drivers’ responsibility to respond as quickly as possible to directions. It may be your car on fire.
2022 Stock Compact Class Vehicle Prep Rules
- Most 4 or 6 cyl hardtop or station wagons. 6 cyl cars must have a wheel base of 109” or 277 cm. or less. There is no wheelbase limit on 4 cyl cars. Engine swaps are not allowed. See ownership rule. . No Trucks, convertibles, jeeps, vans, hearses, limousines, imperials or checker cabs.
- Cars previously run in derbies MAY be considered too badly damaged and unsafe, resulting in disqualification. Call or email with pictures first.
- As in all Uxbridge classes, a vehicle ownership must be on hand in case of vehicle’s year, engine, make or model issues.
- Preparation of the vehicle must occur before the vehicle arrives at “The Fairgrounds”. This includes painting of the frame repairs as outlined.
- All repairs must be with stock style components. No reinforcing.
- All flammable material must be removed from the cab area except the dash, driver’s seat and seat belt. All debris, including in the doors, trunk and passenger area must be removed.
- Front and rear bumper covers must be removed
- All air bags to be removed.
- ALL Trailer hitches to be removed.
- All glass, windows, mirrors, trim, lights, antennas, ornaments, bezels, bulbs, interior and exterior must be removed.
- The AC system must be drained.
- All doors must be fastened shut with wire, straps, chains or seat belt material, in a max of 6 spots. No bolting or welding doors closed. Driver’s door may be welded solid.
Front doors to be painted white, with number. (For ease of seeing the number). An optional roof number plate may be securely installed.
Outside of the car may have a 12” x 60” x ¼” max steel plate applied to the drivers and passengers door, bolted in 6 locations with a max of ¾” bolts. No C channel or angle iron. The driver’s door can be reinforced in any form but not to reinforce the frame.
- A CSA approved fire extinguisher, with properly functioning gauge, (ABC) must be properly secured within reach of the driver. This will be checked before entry to the ring.
- A 12 volt battery must be properly secured to the front passenger floor board area in a box. No self-tapping screws. This area must be clear of all fuel system parts. Once the inspection has been completed, this battery will be covered with a non- flammable material shield to control possible splashes. No milk crates. NO heavy duty or equipment batteries allowed.
- The stock fuel tank must be removed with all loose fuel lines and straps. It is to be replaced with a CSA approved, steel marine fuel tank, custom fuel tank or racing fuel cell. An approved fuel tank must be bolted down in the middle of the rear seat area. This tank must be covered with a non-flammable cover after inspection. No fuel tank movement can occur during inspection. No gas tank protectors. Gas tanks may be mounted to the post to post bar but not to act as a protector. If a tank is mounted to the post to post bar it must not touch the floor of the car and must be a minimum of 15” from the rear sheet metal.
- ALL fuel lines must have leak proof fittings with steel or rubber lines, no clear lines. Lines must be run inside the car and properly secured. Lines must be away from the battery area. All connections to have clamps. Leaks will result in disqualification.
- The fuel pump must have a safety shut off switch, marked in red, on the roof in the center of the windshield area for officials to use if needed. This switch is mandatory for fuel injected cars only and must be visible from 20’ by officials/flagmen.
- Metal may be cut from around the wheel for clearance. No extra bolts anywhere.
- No welding of any inside body support seams or firewall seams. Large holes in the car floor must be repaired with the same gauge sheet metal and securely fastened. No reinforcements.
- Hoods are not mandatory. If a hood is not used an electric fan is mandatory, belt driven fan removed. Hoods require a 12” opening in the center of the hood. Hoods must remain open for the inspection. Hoods will be fastened down in a maximum of 6 places using seatbelt, chain, strap material, wire, or belts. Hoods may be bolted through the rad support only in 2 places with max ¾” bolts or rods. These bolts are not to extend past the rad support and count for 2 of the 6 places fastening the hood closed. Hoods must remain open until after the inspection.
NOTE: Hoods are not mandatory, however if removed, the safety of the drivers and fair volunteers become an issue with hot fluids. All precautions must be taken to direct hot fluids to the ground in case of an overheated engine, transmission or steering system.
- 21. Tailgates/trunks. Trunks must be stock. Trunks may be tucked, cut or removed. Trunk lid may be tucked 90 degrees in the center only. Trunk/tailgate must be fastened shut in a max of 6 places using chain, wire or seat belt material, no welding. NO threaded rod.
- Front Bumpers only can be replaced with any OEM car bumper. No loading or seam welding. NO TUBE BUMPERS ALLOWED. No truck bumpers. Bumper to be welded to the ends of the frame, a 2”wide ¼”thick metal strap can be welded 2”on to the end of the frame across to 2” of the top of the bumper to help hold it on. You can use 2 plated per mounting spot 2”x4” x ¼”. Front and rear bumpers can be wired to hood / rad support or trunk in 4 spots. These will count as hood/trunk tie downs. NO tubing in the frame to hold the bumper on. Rear bumpers must be stock bumpers, in stock location or removed. You can use 2, 2”x4”x1/4” plates to hold the rear bumper on. No over welding of front bumper. If using an aluminum bumper, you may use 2 pieces (per rail) angle iron welded to the frame. You can bolt the bumper to the angle iron with ½” bolts, 4 total. No cutting the end of the frame to mount the bumper. Mandatory that both bumpers have at least 2 spots of 9 wire to hold the bumpers on. If the car came from the factory with bumper shocks/brackets or crush boxes they must remain.
- Windshield Opening. A steel bar or chain must be bolted from the cowl to the roof in the front windshield opening to prevent the hood from coming in. No rear window bars. No 9 wire in any windows.
- All holes or openings in the firewall must be filled/ covered with sheet metal or non-flammable material.
- No transmission coolers.
- 26. Suspension, Steering. The suspension must remain stock. Cars with aluminum spindles may swap to steel spindles with no major modifications/welding. (Gm to Gm ,Ford to Ford) If parts are broken and need replacement contact the fair rep first.
- NO frame welding. NO seam welding. No bolting, pinning sub frame. Bent frames may be repaired with 2, 4”x4”x1/4” plates. Frame repairs are to be painted a bright colour and reported to officials during the inspection. Rear frame may be notched. No pre bending the frame or spare tire well.
- Radiators and Cooling systems must be flushed of anti-freeze and only water added. Overflows for radiators must be secured and pointed down. Radiators must be mounted in the original position or removed. No screens allowed Stock AC condensers allowed in original position. No metal may be added around the rad for reinforcement. No rad guards.
- Use stock engine and transmission mounts. No reinforcing motor mounts. No chaining motors
- Inspect fully all seat mounts and frame. A broken seat may result in disqualification.
- A single roll bar up each door frame, inside or across outside of the roof may be used. Roll bars going across the roof can be bolted twice through the roof for driver safety. This roll bar may be welded or bolted down to the seat bar only, not to the frame or floor. A seat bar of 3”x3” max can be bolted or welded behind the seat back from side to side to protect the driver. No excessive use of materials. Not mandatory. Seat/roll bars not to extend past back of driver’s seat. The bar over the roof cannot be attached to any other bars on the car except the rear seat bar. You may have 2 down bars bolted to the floor, not the rocker/frame. “Feet” for the down bars are to be no larger than 5”x5”. No dash bar. No passenger side bar.
- All drive tires must be filled with air only. All wheel weights must be removed. Tires may be doubled. No valve stem guards. No split rims. No bead locks or rim guards. No solid tires. NO triple side walls are permitted. No studs. No screwing tires to rims or studding. No excessively aggressive tread types. May use weld in centers on a stock rim to change bolt pattern. No homemade rims. Non drive tires can be solid rubber, foam filled. NO Bead locks will be allowed.
- Bolting of the body panels is not allowed. No extra bolts, screws or other fastenings.
- All mechanical repairs must be stock material and in no way enhance the ability or performance of the vehicle.