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29th annual Demolition Derby to be held in Hoisington
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HOISINGTON — The 29th Annual Kansas State Demolition Derby will be held Sunday, Sept. 2 of this year’s four day Labor Day weekend in Hoisington. The Hoisington Chamber of Commerce hosts the event.
Entry fee for the derby will be $30 for driver and car if registered before Aug. 29. Entry fee at the derby site will be $35.
Derby drivers will be vying for nearly $3,000 in prize money and trophies. An additional fee of $15 will be charged for each pit man. There will be a limit of five pit-crew per car.
The first place will receive $1250, second place $700, third place $400, fourth place $250.and fifth place $150.
Prizes of $30 each and a heat trophy will be presented to the three finalists in each heat.
Tickets will be available at the gate: Adult $8, $5 children 4 –12, children 3 and under free. The derby will start at 1:30 p.m. and will be held at the Hoisington Ballpark on West Second Street.
For additional Demolition Derby fun, the Labor Day committee added a Compact Car Division. Advanced entry fee is $25, which includes car and driver. If registering at derby site, entry fee is $30.  Trophies will be awarded along with cash prizes: $500 first place, $200 second place and $50 third prize.
Rules and regulations are available at the Hoisington Chamber office, 123 N. Main in Hoisington or call 620-653-4311 or visit their website at