WHAT: The 2019 DeWitt County Farm Bureau Tractor Drive
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 7; Registration at 11 a.m., Driver's Meeting at 11:30 a.m.; Take-off at 12:00 noon.
WHERE: The route will begin and end near the Farmers Grain elevator in Kenney, IL, and travel near Salt Creek, stop in Hallsville, and by Tunbridge.
WHO: Drivers ages 16 & up with valid drivers' license. You do not need to be a DeWitt County Farm Bureau member to participate.
COST: Cost for the drive is $35, which includes dinner and rest-stop snacks for driver. Extra dinner tickets may be purchased on-site. Entry also includes door prize ticket and a souvenir photo.
WHY: Proceeds fund the Foundation's Tractor Drive Scholarship. For the scholarship, first preference is given to DeWitt County students studying mechanics, welding, electrical and other trades. If no candidate meeting such criteria is available, students studying a general agriculture field are eligible. Interested candidates may apply in Spring 2020.
Download entry form using the link to the right.
Cash/check payment ($35/tractor) is accepted at the office, via mail, or at the registration table on the day of the event.
Pre-registrations are not required, but are appreciated by Wednesday, Sept. 4.
About 30 tractors took part in our 2016 Tractor Drive, enjoying a scenic view of DeWitt County, including the Clinton Lake area. Participants also enjoyed lunch prepared by the Clinton FFA while they visited Triple M Farm during the DeWitt County Farm Crawl.
Our 2016 Drive benefited DeWitt County Farm Bureau Foundation.