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Demolition Derby


Friday, August 16th - 7:00 PM
Trucks with a Single Heat Event of 80's or Newer

Saturday, August 17th - 7:00 PM
Welded Stock Cars

**Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend the Demolition Derby.

Car Entry Fee

$60.00 Entry Fee Includes:
1 Car Entry
1 Driver Pit Wristband
1 Crewmember Wristband

Pit Passes

Pit Pass Fees are $35.00 per Crewmember
**As stated in the Payouts 2024 PDF located at the bottom of this webpage.

** All Cars will be required to qualify for Main event in a heat- Official's decisions are final.

Total Purse: Over $26,000

NO REFUNDS - All drivers must show ID and if driver is under 18 years of age, then they must have their parents with them to sign Notices of Non-Responsibility form

  1. Everyone entering the pits must be at least 16 years of age. All people entering the pits that are 16 and 17 years of age must have their parents present to sign the Notice of Non-Responsibility form. Everyone will be required to show valid ID. Everyone must pay a $35.00 pit fee and sign a Notice of Non-Responsibility. Pit wrist band must always be worn. A Pit Pass is for the pit area only, limited viewing of Derby from this area.
  2. Vehicles that were battered from other derbies may run if they pass all safety rules and inspections. New or previous used Derby vehicles may run either day if they comply with the rules.
  3. Pit Gate opens at 1:00 p.m. daily and Closes at 6:00 p.m. No Exceptions.
  4. Each Vehicle must be individually numbered - No A, B1 C
  5. Any cars left on the grounds after midnight on the night of there entry will be considered abandoned and will be towed at owners' expense
  6. Vehicles will be divided into two or three heats with up to the top finishers (by officials' decision) advancing to destruction final heat. The Consolation Heat will be open to any non-qualifiers from first heats. Up to the top five finishers from the Consolation Heat will also move to the destruction final. First heats will be established by "blind draw."
  7. Strict enforcement of rules, as well as track conduct, will be the official's primary concern. Drivers only are allowed on the track. No Pit Crew Members Allowed on Track. Any non-drivers on the track will be removed from the track and possible from the fairgrounds.
  8. One service vehicle will be allowed in derby area with each derby vehicle entry. Parking will be provided for trailers outside the pit area.
  9. Beer, alcoholic beverages, or drugs are not allowed in pits or parking area or in your private vehicles. Any violation of this rule will result in being disqualified for the day's event and loss of pit pass.
  10. Fighting and/ or abusive language will also disqualify you from the events and likely future Volo County Fair Destruction Derbies. Misconduct could result in the removal from the fairgrounds.
  11. Derby winner will be decided by last vehicle running.
  12. You will be disqualified by the officials for sandbagging.
  13. Official's decision is final in all cases.

Please see the complete rules below - Updated 03/27/2024


How much does admission cost for the Demolition Derby?

When will tickets go on sale?
All event tickets (except pit passes) will go on sale Monday, July 8th at

Can I buy pit passes online?
No, you will need to purchase those the day of the derby.

Will the derby be live-streamed?
Unfortunately, no.

Does an infant or child under a certain age need a ticket to get in to the Derby?
Everyone, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the derby.

Does my ticket allow me to re-enter the arena?
There are no ins and outs in the arena.

Is food allowed in the arena?
Yes! You are welcomed to bring any food or beverage that has been purchased from fair vendors before entering the arena.
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