July 23, 2014 |

Jaycees want Saturday for demo derby next year

Board member says rodeo group likely to try to keep that slot

After a successful run for the Jaycees demolition derby run each year at the Great Northern Fair — including the addition of a new race — the service group is wanting to move to a more prime-time day.

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“We want to know if we could have … Saturday,” Jaycee President Chelby Gooch asked the fair board Tuesday during its monthly meeting.

Board member Gus Sharp, who serves as the board’s liaison with the local committee that puts on the annual rodeo during the fair said he doubts that group will be willing to give up the Saturday slot.

“Everybody wants Saturday,” he said.


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