Each team must have three members. The minimum age limit is 15 years of age as of July 24, 2012. NO EXCEPTIONS! A notarized parent signature is required for participants under 18 years of age. Wrestling classes include Male, Female and Co-ed. All teams are eligible for the costume contest. There is free admission on the fairgrounds Tuesday. Contestants can get in the grandstand free by using the East gate.
Pre-registration is required. There will be a limit of 50 teams. Entries will be accepted in the order they are received. A $25.00 entry fee per team is due with a completed entry form by July 20th. NO REFUNDS!
All team entries received by July 20th, 2012 will be entered in a drawing for $500.
Each team must have a team name. Be creative, but remember, this is a family event. Your entry may be denied if it is inappropriate.
There will also be a costume contest among the contestants that will be judged prior to the pig wrestling. Be creative, however, the judge will disqualify inappropriate costumes.
There will be male, female, and co-ed classes. Each team must have three contestants and no contestant can be a part of more than one team.
Teams will start and stop at the sound of a whistle. Placings determined by time used.
Each team member must have one hand on the fence before the sound of the whistle.
A team has 45 seconds to put the pig into the barrel (which is ¾ filled with sand).
The pig must go into the barrel TAIL first and each member of the team must have one hand on the pig as it goes into the barrel.
Contestants can use only arms and hands for the wrestle. The pig’s ears, snout, and tail are off limits.
ABSOLUTELY NO abuse or roughing of the pig will be tolerated. Time will be stopped if the judge feels the pig is in trouble or is being mishandled.
Shoes must be worn at all times during the contests. Reminder: pig contest is in the mud.
Use our designated wash off area only.DO NOT USE BATHROOMS ON GROUNDS TO CLEAN UP!
All team members must be present at 6:30 p.m. at the ring in front of the grandstand for a meeting or the team will forfeit. The costume contest will immediately follow.
The Judge’s decision is FINAL!
There will be a trophy for 1st place & money for 1st–4th place. Payout based on 50 teams.
TO REGISTER, mail completed Entry Form with Entry Fee made to Seymour FFA Alumni to: