BOTKINS – Apple Farm Service will be at the Montgomery County, Clark County, Preble County and Miami County fairs looking for smooth operators for Apple Farm Service’s Skid Steer Rodeos.
Contestants will hop into a new skid steer and complete a series of obstacles. This year’s obstacles include launching mega water balloons with a catapult, shooting hoops, balancing objects, barrel racing and other tasks.
The operator with the fastest time will walk away with a cash prize and the bragging rights as the best operator in the county. Contestants can win up to $500 depending which fair they participate in.
There is a $10 entry fee to compete. Competitors must be 18 years or older and test drive the machines before the competition.
Admission is free to watch the Apple Farm Service Skid Steer Rodeo.
The competition at the Montgomery County Fair will be at 5 p.m. July 13, the competition at the Clark County Fair will be at 7:30 p.m. July 24, the competition at the Preble County Fair will be at 7 p.m. July 29, and the competition at the Miami County Fair will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 9.
Individuals can learn more, register and view full contest rules at AppleFarmService.com/Rodeo. Only the first 30 registrations per fair will be accepted. Any registrations after 30 will be notified and put on a standby list.