Greased Pole Contest


Saturday, July 7, 2018 At 2:00 pm

  1. Contestant must be 16 years of age and up.
  2. Two contestants will sit facing each other astride an 13-foot pole

suspended horizontally .

  1. Contestants must advance beyond white line on log and must remain

behind line during contest.

  1. The horizontal pole will be greased with lard or shortening.
  2. The contestants will try to knock one another off the pole with a pillow.
  3. A contestant making contact with an opponent with anything other

than the pillow will be disqualified.

  1. Any contact with the ground will mean a defeat.
  2. Pillows will be furnished by PALMA.
  3. Old clothing is suggested. Protective helmets are available
  4. At the time of the contest, participants will be required to sign a


  1. Elimination contest.
  2. Judges decisions are official and final.
  3. Prizes will be awarded: $25, 1st prize; $20, 2nd prize; $15, 3rd prize;

$10, 4th prize.

Points toward Grand Champion Barkpeeler

Any competitor winning 1st place three consecutive times may not

compete in this contest for 1 year.

Contest Chairman: Bill Simcox