Daily Buzz: Hay bale toss contest is Friday evening at fair
The hay bale throwing contest will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday of the fair. Pre-registration starts at 6 p.m. There is a $1 entry fee.
The premise is simple. Take a bale of hay and see how far you can toss it. Techniques vary.
Classes are divided by gender and age: 9 years old and under, 10 to 14 years old, 15 to 20 years old and 21 and over. Cash and prizes are awarded for the top finishers. Usually at least some members of the fair court also give the contest a heave.
The contest is sponsored by Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. Medallions are sponsored by Farm Bureau and John Squire.