FFA/4-H Tractor Driving Contest

Orangeburg County Fair

Orangeburg Faigrounds

October 1, 2014

2:00 pm

team members admitted free

Shannon B. Herndon for Bamberg & Barnwell Counties


803-245-2661 ext 111

Manuevering through the Tractor Driving CourseParticipants must maneuver a 50 H.P. or less tractor and two wheel trailer 10' to 20' long with a pin hitch through a driving course designed to simulate actual farm operations. Open to to FFA and Senior 4-H Teams in South Carolina. Teams consist of three to four members. Top three scores will be counted for four member teams, all scores counted for three member teams. Contact your County 4-H agent or FFA Advisor.

Rules and Procedures


Course Layout

Click here for the Orangeburg County Fair Webpage

Click here to see pictures from 2012 Tractor Driving Contest

Sponsors of the 4-H/FFA Tractor Driving Contest are:

  • Orangeburg County Fair
  • Ag South Farm Credit
  • Blanchard Equipment


2013.JPG 2013 Bamberg 4-H Team members placed 1st, 2nd & 3rd in 4-H Individual High Scores and placed 5th in team contest against nine FFA & 4-H teams competing on October 2 at Orangeburg County Fair.
2012.jpg 2012 Bamberg 4-H Team members placed 1st & 2nd in 4-H Individual High Scores and placed 5th in team contest against ten FFA & 4-H Teams competing on October 3 at Orangeburg County Fair. 
2011.jpg 2011 Bamberg 4-H members placed 1st & 3rd in 4-H Individual High Scores out of fourteen FFA & 4-H Teams competing on October 5.
2010_tractor_driving 2010 Bamberg 4-H placed 1st and 3rd in 4-H Individual High Scores out of eight 4-H teams competing on September 29. Saluda 4-H Team placed first for the 4-H Team Contest.  
2009_tractor_team 2009 Bamberg 4-H Team placed second in the Tractor Drving Contest held September 30. One team member made the third highest individual 4-H score out of the 4-H teams. Aiken County 4-H placed first and Saluda County 4-H Placed third.  
2008_team 2008 Bamberg 4-H Team placed first in 4-H Contest held on October 1. Aiken County 4-H took second and Orangeburg County 4-H placed third. Twelve teams competed overall.
2007_tractor_driving 2007 Bamberg 4-H placed 1st in Individual High Score on October 3.
2006_tractor_driving 2006 Bamberg 4-H Individuals competed in the Tractor Driving Contest held on October 4. Bamberg placed 3rd and 4th highest individual high scores.

2005 Bamberg 4-H places 4th Individual high Score. Nine teams from area Agriculture Programs and 4-H compete in this third annual event on October 19. A Tractor Driving & Heat Safety Day was held at Edisto REC in Blackville prior to the contest.  

2004_team 2004 Bamberg 4-H Team places 3rd in overall contest held on September 25. A Tractor Safety and Driving Skills Day was held at Edisto REC in Blackville prior to the contest.
2003_team 2003 Bamberg 4-H was the only 4-H Team competing against sixteen teams from area Agriculture Programs. Bamberg 4-H placed 5th in the team competition on October 15. 2003 was the first year for the FFA/4-H Tractor Driving Contest hled at the Orangeburg County Fair. Edisto High School Agriculture Program coordinates the contest.