Skid Steer Rodeo set for Aug. 4

WAPAKONETA — Apple Farm Services is sponsoring a Skid Steer Rodeo during the Auglaize County Fair.

The event, planned for Saturday, Aug. 4, will begin at 1 p.m. in the grandstand. Admission to the skid steer rodeo is free. There is a $10 entry fee to compete as an operator. Competitiors must be 18 years and older and pass a short operator’s test before the competiton.

Contestants will be timed as they finish a series of obstacles while operating a skid steer or track loader provided by Apple Farm Service. These obstacles might include tasks like scoring a soccer goal, stacking a handful of pallets, lifting a bucket of water without spilling, and other fun to watch obstacles. The operator with the fastest time will walk away as the best operator in the county. First prize will win $150, second prize is $100, and third prize is $50.

Learn more, register, and view full contest rules at Only the first 30 registrations will be accepted.