Amoco Lubricants is sponsoring the 1997 Tractor Restoration
competition. Open to FFA members, the competition offers a total of
$10,000 in prize money at the national level.
The competition has two categories, Individual and Chapter
entries. Each category offers a Grand Prize of $2,500. Also, in
each category, the First Runner-up will receive $1,500 and the
Second Runner-up will receive $1,000.
The goal for each individual or chapter entrant is to restore a
vintage tractor to the condition it was in when it rolled off the
State Competition FirstAll entries will be
judged first at the state level. Judging will be based on five
factors: mechanical factors in the restoration, appearance of the
restored tractor, documentation of the restoration process, safety
of the restored tractor, and performance on an oral review which
evaluates the contestant’s knowledge of the restoration.
The top two entries from each participating state will be
entered in the national competition which takes place at the FFA
National Convention to be held in Kansas City, Missouri in
Amoco, a leader in the development and manufacture of
agricultural lubricants since 1889, is dedicated to providing the
finest lubricants for all agricultural applications. Amoco strongly
supports the FFA as it contributes to the development of the
agricultural leaders of the future.
For additional information about the contest and an entry form,
write: Tractor Restoration Competition, Amoco Lubricants, PO Box
81046, Chicago, Illinois 60681-0046.