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Area youth compete in Kiddie Tractor Pull at Fair

Area youth compete in Kiddie Tractor Pull at Fair

August 7th, 2012 in News

Winners of the 50-75 lbs. division of the Kiddie Tractor Pull Monday night at the fair, from left, are: first place, Carter Petree, 8, son of Garret and Shonda Petree, Tipton; second, Garett Swearingen, 7, son of Chris Swearingen and Trisha Scheidt, California; and third, Matthew Bolfing, 9, son of Charles and Dianna Bolfing, McGirk.

Photo by April Arnett

The Kiddie Tractor Pull drew approximately 70 entrants Monday, Aug. 6, at the Moniteau County Fair, where each competitor pedaled with hopes of achieving the best pull in their weight division.

Entrants competed in four weight divisions: 0-49 lbs., 50-75 lbs., 76-100 lbs., and over 100 lbs. The top three finishers (with the longest pulls) in each division were presented trophies.

Event coordinator Chuck Inglish said attendance was good at this year's Kiddie Tractor Pull and the extreme heat relented, which made for a pleasant evening for all who attended.

For more of this story check out the Aug. 8 issue of the California Democrat.