The always-popular Kiwanis Fire Truck Pull is one of the primary events on the final day of the festival.
SEMINOLE - One of the highlights each year at the Pow Wow Festival is the popular Kiwanis Fire Truck Pull Competition on the final day. This year’s sixth annual competition will be held on Sunday, March 10, 1 to 3 p.m., in the parking lot of the Seminole Community Library.
The event, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Seminole, will match teams competing in pulling a fire truck with a rope.
Winners will be determined by time over a measured distance. Teams will consist of six to eight members.
The entry fee is $150 per team. Teams consist of either 6 to 8 adults or 10 to 12 kids.
Last year’s overall winner was Seminole Middle School. The women’s team winner was the Seminole Key Club.
All pullers get a commemorative T-shirt.
Teams of six to eight individuals pull a 38,000-pound fire engine 50 feet and 75 feet in a timed competition.
The event raises money for various Kiwanis projects. They include Every Child a Swimmer, Horses for Handicap and sponsored youth programs at the elementary school level, Builders Club at the middle school level and high school Key Clubs.
Last year’s overall winner was the Seminole 4-H Club. The women’s team winner was the Seminole High Key Club.
All competitors will receive a commemorative T-shirt.
For more information, call Wayne Madascy at 253-1066.