Demo Derby 2024 Q&A

What time does the Derby start?

7:00 pm

When and where can I purchase Derby tickets?

Tickets can be purchased in advance inside the BBQ Bonanza on Friday, May 17th, from 4 pm-9 pm or Saturday, May 18th, from 10 am-5 pm. If tickets are still available at 5 pm on Saturday, the remainder of the tickets will be sold at the grand stand admission gate starting at 5 pm.

How much are Derby tickets?

Grandstand admission is $10 for anyone over the age of 5 years old. Any child who is admitted for free will be expected to sit in an adult's lap. Derby tickets are non-refundable.

Pit Pass Information

Anyone wishing to enter the pits must go through Entrance Gate #1. Pit Passes are $20/person and can only be purchased at the derby registration booth. Wristbands will be distributed to individuals who purchased the pit pass. Anyone without a wristband in the pits will be asked to leave. Pit Passes are NOT available inside the BBQ Bonanza.

Where can I purchase the chance to win to drive a derby car?

Derby Raffle car tickets are available inside the BBQ Bonanza until the drawing at 4 PM on Saturday. The winning driver must be able to get to the derby by 6 PM. The winner does not have the right to the car after the derby. This opportunity is ONLY for a chance to drive it in the derby at the BBO Bonanza, and the winner will not be able to take the car out of the Fairgrounds after the derby.

What are the details for the Derby Car Class at the Car Show?

Registration fee is $15. You can pay for this while registering for the derby. Derby Cars who wish to participate in the car show class will be parked separately, and the BBQ Bonanza committee will each cast a vote for their favorite car to determine the winner!

When do the pits open for Derby Cars?

Pits will open at noon on Saturday, May 18th.

When does the gate open for grandstand admission?

Gates will open at 5 pm on Saturday, May 18th.

What are the payouts for the winner of each class?

1st place $600, 2nd place $300, and 3rd place $100. Truck Entry ---75% of registration!!

Power Wheels Information

Enter through Gate #1 starting at Noon

There are two options:

  1. If you want to go in the main derby puts everyone has to get a pit pass for $20, but there is no charge for entering the powerwheels. With the pit pass that gets you in the fairgrounds area for the BBQ and to watch the big car derby from the infield bleachers.

  2. There is a seperate pit for the ones who don't want in the main pits, it's free to park and stay there. You would still need to pay the general admission $5 (12 and under free) to enter Bonanza. Derby tickets are $10 and kids under $5 are free.