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Fraser Coast Ag Show - Chainsaws

Maryborough Showgrounds & Equestrian Park

23/05/2019
24/05/2019
23/05/2019
24/05/2019

 

 

SECTION 13: CHAINSAWS

Thursday & Friday, 23 & 24 May 2019

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

Bearing Service Centre, Maryborough & Pialba

Fraser Coast Chainsaws, Maryborough

Noel Hansen Fencing

Chief Steward:  Noel Hansen     0427 155 965

Stewards:           John Porter       0429 106 327

Chainsaw Racing commences at 5.00pm Thursday 23 May 2019

Section Conditions:

1.   Nominations close on Thursday 16 May 2019  Please post entries to:  PO Box 1069, Maryborough, Qld 4650.

2.   If a competitor is not at the start of the event, the competitor will be disqualified.

3.   There will be a two minute call at the start of each event.

4.   The start will be a drop flag start or other start nominated by the Chief Steward.

5.   In the event of mechanical breakdown at start, it will be the discretion of the starter to:

a.   Allow a time limit of three minutes to repair.

b.   Use another chainsaw.

c.   Relocate the next heat.

d.   Re-run of final to use the same chainsaw.

6.   The distance that the three wheels are to be cut is a maximum 100mm and the chalk line must be visible on the block completely around and unbroken.

7.   After judging each competitor to clear block.

8.   All saws are to be checked by the Chainsaw Race Safety Officer prior to the event.

Chainsaw Racing Conditions:

  1. Boots are to be steel cap in good condition.
  2. Safety chaps and trousers must be worn by all competitors during cutting events.
  3. A safety helmet with approved visor (plastic or stainless steel mesh) must be worn during all    events.
  4. Earmuffs or earplugs must be worn when operating a chainsaw.  Earmuffs can be helmet   mounted type or unitary.  Both plugs and muffs shall provide adequate protection from noise of  the chainsaw.  (WH&S Code of Practice for Noise states that "the noise to the unprotected ear  shall be not greater than 85 decibels-).
  5. Loose fitting clothes, (untucked shirts, unbuttoned cuffs, etc) shall not be worn by competitors  during events.
  6. Saws with chain brake may only be used.  Chain brake must be operational.
  7. No loose handles or broken components on all chainsaws.
  8. All chainsaws must have complete sprocket covers on.
  9. All chainsaws must be fitted with bar cover when not in use.
  10. No competitor is allowed to compete if they are, or are suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Queensland Police on site at the Show will the arbitrator in any disputes arising from this clause.
  11. Stewards and competitors only, are permitted in cutting area.
  12. Chainsaw Racing for standard chainsaws only in Local and Novice Events.
  13. The Society reserves the right to supply fuel for Chainsaw Events.

Fence Post Cutters Conditions:

  1. Prior to competition, a chalk circle is drawn around each billet 100mm from the outside depending on the billet size marked by the competitor and checked by a steward.
  2. A draw is then held for competitors to be allocated a billet and each competitor then marks chalks lines for sawing on each billet.
  3. Billet supports or chocks (small pieces of wood) are allowed to hold billet upright and billets are to be stabilized before competitor starts.
  4. Saws are normally warmed up for about two minutes before each event, or at a nominated time by the Chief Steward.
  5. The event is a hot start - saws running.
  6. Wedges must not enter the log of billet before sawing commences.  After sawing is completed, wedges and sledge hammer and/or axe and other approved equipment are then used to free posts from the log centre.
  7. Heartwood must be clear of wedged end of all posts.  Posts must be free of each other and free of connecting splinters.
  8. If any post falls free whilst sawing is in progress or in the process of driving in wedges, the post will be classed as legal, even if the post falls free above or below the chalk line.
  9. All posts must have chalk marks on the wedged end (i.e. Wedges must be placed in the billet on or below the chalk line).
  10. Once any competitor has signalled his completion of the competition, he is not allowed to go back and touch either the posts or the centre billet.  (Failure to adhere means instant disqualification).
  11. On completion, competitors must stand back from the log, turn off saw or billet until after appointed judge has made his inspection.
  12. Post must have a minimum depth of 100mm and a width of 125mm.
  13. If the post runs out of slabs whilst wedging, the post is classified legal.  All posts must be wedged, unless exempt by a steward.
  14. All posts must have chalk on the wedged end of the finished post, unless posts fall free.         Otherwise disqualification of a competitor may occur.
  15. Wedging of the billet must not commence while sawing is in progress.
  16. Wedging commences when saw is on ground for one billet and when saw starts on other billet for two or more billets.
  17. Barring outposts commences when hammer is on ground for one billet and when hammer starts on other billet for two or more billets.
  18. All axes, hammers and blockbusters to be pinned with 2.5mm pins or greater and handles to be in good condition.

Chainsaw Racing commences at 5.00pm Thursday 23th May 2019.

Entry is via Gate 5 (Showgrounds Road off Bruce Highway) $12 Admission is to be paid at Gate 5.

Entry Fees:                          per entry

Classes:  10001 - 13005             $  6.00(incl GST)

Class:      13007                         $  8.00(incl GST)

Classes:  13008 – 13009            $10.00(incl GST)

Prizes Part 1  –  SPEED RACING

                                      1st       2nd      3rd       4th

13001.  78 cc Speed

     Local & Novice & Jills: $35    $20     $15     $10

13002.  78 cc Speed:       $45     $30     $20     $15      

13003.  100 cc Speed:     $60     $40     $25     $15

13004.  Open Standard:    $65    $45     $35     $20

13005.  Disc Stkg 78 cc:   $45    $25     $20     $15

Prizes Part 2  –  POST RIPPING

                                      1st        2nd      3rd      4TH

13007.  Open

    Local & Novice & Jills: $60       $40     $20     $10

13008.  Under 100 cc Post

   - first 10 entries:            $90      $70     $50     $25

13009.  Open Post Ripping

   - first 10 entries:           $120    $80     $60     $30

PRESIDENT'S ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD:

Chosen from all Classes by the Fraser Coast Agriculture Show President or his nominated representative

PART 1 - SPEED RACING

Speed Racing Cut

(3 discs to be cut within 100mm of the marked end of the block)

Class 13001  78cc SPEED LOCAL & NOVICE & JILLS

Class 13002  78cc SPEED

Class 13003  100cc SPEED

Class 13004  OPEN STANDARD

Class 13005  DISC STACKING 78 cc

PART 2 - POST RIPPING

Class 13007  OPEN LOCAL & NOVICE & JILLS

Class 13008  UNDER 100 cc POST  (FIRST 10 ENTRIES)

Class 13009  OPEN POST RIPPPING  (FIRST 10 ENTRIES)

#
Class
Status
Notes
Test
Fee

Chainsaw Racing Commences at 5.00pm Thursday 23 May 2019

PART 1 - SPEED RACING

13001
78cc Speed Local and Novice Jills
Open
$6.00
13002
78cc Speed
Open
$6.00
13003
100cc Speed
Open
$6.00
13004
Open Standard
Open
$6.00
13005
Disc Stacking
Open
$6.00

PART 2 - POST RIPPING

13007
Open Local and Novice Jills
Open
$8.00
13008
Under 100cc Post (First 10 Entries)
Open
$10.00
13009
Open Post Ripping (First 10 Entries)
Open
$10.00

Event Notes

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Contact Details

0417343493
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