2015 POWER OF THE PAST TRACTOR RIDE
JUNE, 13, 2015
RAIN DATE – JUNE, 20
EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN US!
WE WILL MEET AT DODSON AVIATION (2 MILE SOUTH OF OTTAWA ON 59 HIGHWAY – 1 MILE EAST ON ROCK CREEK Rd. – THEN 1 MILE SOUTH) – WE WILL BE GOING TO LANE WHERE LUNCH WILL BE SERVED BY THE RURATONS AS A FUND RAISER FOR THEIR GROUP.
BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED BY COUNTRY FIXIN’S CATERING PROVIDED TO TRACTOR DRIVERS BEGINNING AT 8:00 AS PART OF THE $10.00 RIDE FEE. OTHERS MAY EAT FOR A SMALL FEE
PLEASE HELP ENFORCE THE FOLLOWING RULES REGARDING THE RIDE.
No riders, only one person per tractor. All tractors must have a slow moving vehicle triangle. All drivers must have a valid driver’s license or farm permit. No pulled equipment of any kind. No side by side driving. All tractors must be operated in a safe manner. NO ALCOHOL.
All participants will be expected to follow the rules to ensure a safe and fun day. Please report any unsafe drivers to Ken at 785-418-5999 or any other board member. Violators will be asked to leave the ride immediately. You may also call 785 – 418 – 5999 with any questions.
We recommend you have a chain or tow rope on your tractor, and enough fuel to go 35 miles.
The fee for the ride will be $10.00 per tractor driver.
A tram will be provided for up to 40 people to accommodate those who wish to go with us, but don’t have a tractor. Preference will be given to the spouses of tractor drivers. You may reserve a seat on the tram by calling Ken @ 785 418 5999. Please call or talk to Ken well before the ride so we can be sure we have enough seating for everyone.
We will leave in two groups, the first at 9:00 will be tractors that can travel a minimum of 8 miles per hour, and the second at 9:45 will be tractors that can travel 11 + miles per hour. IF YOU CAN NOT TRAVEL AT THESE SPEEDS PLEASE DON’T COME. We need to be able to meet these speeds for safety and to meet our schedule. Call Ken at 418-5999 before the ride if you need to go with the slow group. If no one wants to go in the slow group we will all leave at 9:45 If you find you can’t keep up please pull over at a safe place and allow the other tractors to pass then follow the map to Lane.