Entries will be accepted through January 1, 2020
Antique farm equipment enthusiasts are invited to exhibit their vintage iron during the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show’s Antique Tractor and Engine Show. Entries will be accepted through January 1, 2020.
The 14th antique tractor and engine exhibit will take place Wednesday, January 8, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in the Equine Arena of the PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Center. Space is limited to 100 entries, selected on a first-come, first-served basis.
Entries are open to any restored antique wheel and crawler tractors built before 1975, original tractors in good condition, restored antique farm trucks, and stationary gas engines. All tractor operators must be at least 16 years of age. Call 717-738-2573 to register.
Additional events during the exhibition include a pedal tractor pull for children weighing 40-90 pounds at 12:30 PM and an antique tractor pull for stock gas tractors (no diesels), from 4:00-9:00 PM. For the antique pull, there is a $15 hook fee.
Pennsylvania FFA chapters that participated in the Antique Tractor Restoration will be recognized in an awards ceremony on January 11 at 2:00 PM on the Lancaster Farming stage in the GIANT® Expo Hall. Participating FFA chapters can compete in the antique tractor pull with their tractors.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the nation’s largest indoor agricultural event, featuring 12,000 competitive exhibits, more than 5,200 of which are animal competitions, plus 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs January 4-11. 2020. Admission is free and parking is $15 in Farm Show lots. The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center is easily accessible from Interstates 81 and 83.
–Shannon Powers, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture