Fair Fun in July!

Car Show, Truck Pull, Demolition Derby, Highland County Fair, 2024, Monterey, Virginia

Gates open at 9:00 am!

Admission:

$15 per person

10 and younger FREE

(Registration fees &

Pit Passes extra)

Pit Passes:

$25 plus admission fee

Covers Truck & Tractor Pull and Demolition Derby.

Truck & Tractor Pull participants who want to access the pit during the Derby must purchase a Pit Pass. Likewise, Demolition Derby drivers who want to access the pit during the Truck & Tractor Pull must buy a Pit Pass.

If an individual is both a Truck & Tractor Pull and Derby driver, no pit pass is required for either event.

Market Your Business!

Sign-up to be an Event Sponsor! 

Market Your Business!

Sign-up to be an

Event Sponsor! 

We invite your business, organization, or event to become an official sponsor of the Highland County Fair’s Fundraiser, contributing to the support of our cherished community tradition – the Highland County Fair. By supporting us, your business will be seen as both community-minded and agriculturally conscious. We offer sponsorship packages, ranging from $225 to $500, to meet your specific marketing needs, ensuring your brand reaches a wide audience.

Entrances:

  • Spectators: Access from Myers-Moon Road/Barn entrance only.
  • Classic Car Show: Enter through school parking lot.
  • Truck & Tractor Pull: Use Route 220 Fairgrounds entrance.
  • Demolition Derby: Use Route 220 Fairgrounds entrance.

**If you’re accompanying a truck/tractor puller, derby driver, or car shower and are not hauling their vehicle you must enter from the Myers-Moon Road/Barn entrance.

Classic Car Show:

PLEASE ENTER FROM THE SCHOOL ENTRANCE THROUGH THE HANDICAP PARKING!

  • Registration: 10:45 am until ?
  • $10 registration fee per vehicle. (Driver gets free admission unless also participating in the Truck & Tractor Pull or Demolition Derby.)
  • People’s Choice Award voting starts at 11:00 am ends at 12:30 pm.
  • Dash Plaques for the first 25 vehicle entries.
  • Door Prizes!

Truck & Tractor Pull:

MUST ENTER FROM ROUTE 220 FAIRGROUNDS ENTRANCE!

  • Registration: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Event starts at 2:00 pm
  • $15 Registration ($15 gate admission is separate.)
  • IF THE PULL IS RAINED OUT, IT WILL BE CALLED BY 8:00 AM THE MORNING OF THE PULL!
  • For questions, contact Aaron Sponaugle at 540-280-2029

 

Classes:

7000……….….Daily Driver Gas

6500…………..………..Street 4×4

6200…………..………..Hot Street

6200………….…….Modified 4×4

8000……….……….Street Diesel

8100……….…Hot Street Diesel

5500……..Hot Antique Tractor

10500….Altered Farm Tractor

*If you’d like to be a class sponsor, please contact Holli McVeigh at [email protected]

Demolition Derby:

MUST ENTER FROM ROUTE 220 FAIRGROUNDS ENTRANCE!

  • Registration from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
  • $15 Registration ($15 gate admission is separate).
  • Event starts at 6:00 pm UNLESS THE TRUCK PULL IS RAINED OUT, THEN THE EVENT WILL START AT 5:00 pm.
  • If you argue with the inspector about your vehicle, you’ll be disqualified from the event.
  • All vehicles must be removed from the fairgrounds by 9:00 am on July 7, 2024 or the owner forfeits them and they become the Fair’s property to dispose of.
  • For questions, contact Trey Williams at 540-280-8199.

Classes:

4 cylinder stock

6 cylinder stock

8 cylinder stock

*No consolation or feature heats

*If you’d like to be a class sponsor please contact Holli McVeigh at [email protected]

Rules:

Note: These are different than the rules for the Fair Demolition Derby on August 29, 2024.

Preparation

  1. All glass, chrome, carpet, and lights must be removed for safety.
  2. Fenders may be trimmed only for tire clearance.
  3. Only 1 piece of pipe, no bigger than 3 inches, may be used behind the seat. NO FOUR-POINT CAGE. NO HALO BAR. Cut a 12×12 inch hole in the center of the hood.
  4. You may put a number plate with your car number on the car roof, so it is easier to identify your car. Not mandatory.
  5. You may place 2 or 3 bars in the windshield area in front of the driver’s view for driver’s safety. Not mandatory.
  6. If the engine and/or transmission needs replaced, you may use any factory model to replace it/them.
  7. Any aftermarket or homemade steering rods will be allowed.

Springs

  1. Only original stock springs are allowed.
  2. Adding extra leaves to the spring stack is not allowed.

Doors and Body

  1. Doors must be secured with chains, wires, or bands.
  2. Only the driver’s door may be reinforced and may be welded.

Frame

  1. Trailer hitches must be removed.
  2. Plating or reinforcing the frame is not allowed on fresh cars.
  3. You may reinforce factory tie rod ends.
  4. A-arms may be welded.
  5. Hump plates are not allowed.
  6. No painting the frame or inner fenders. No spraying inner fenders or frame with any material, such as rhino lining.

Gas Tank

  1. The gas supply must be removed from the stock area to behind the driver’s seat, securely fastened, and well covered.
  2. A gas tank protector can be used. The protector must be positioned straight back, not tilted to the floor.

Battery

  1. You may use no more than 2 stock batteries.

Bumpers

  1. Any make stock bumpers are allowed. DEC & SMW BUMPERS ARE ALLOWED BUT CAN NOT HAVE GUSSETS. Seam welding and end caps are not permitted. The ends of the bumper may be trimmed.
  2. Bumpers may be welded to the frame.
  3. Bumpers must be clean inside. NO spray foam or pipe inside the bumper is permitted.

Shocks

  1. Shocks must be stock.

Tires

  1. NO skid steer tires may be used.
  2. Winter tread tires are permitted. You may use tire tubes.
  3. Valve stem guards are allowed.
  4. No split rims.

Engine

  1. Weld solid or chain down engine mounts are recommended.
  2. A distributor and carburetor protector may be used.
  3. No alcohol motors.
  4. Upright headers are allowed.

Hoods and Trunks

  1. Hoods must be able to be opened for inspection.
  2. Hoods may be fastened with wire, chains, or bands.
  3. Trunks may be fastened with wire, chains, or bands.

Transmission and Oil Coolers

  1. Transmission coolers are allowed.
  2. Any aftermarket shifter is allowed.

Radiator and Radiator Supports

  1. Radiators must stay in stock position or be removed completely out of the car.
  2. Nine-gauge wire from the radiator support around the bumper may be used.
  3. Use of spray foam is allowed around the radiator.

Rear Ends

  1. Any car stock rear end may be used. You may weld the gears. Pinion brakes are allowed.
  2. Slider drive shafts are permitted.