General Rules

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Safety first!! Have fun.

Must be a licensed driver. No alcohol before or during the event for drivers.

All trucks must pass over scale.  All headlights must be off when pulling.

Helmets should be worn.  Seat belts must be worn. No open toed shoes.

No passengers, exception is Powderpuff class where applicable.

Registration must be done before drivers meeting. Come early to be teched and signed up. You can call, message, or use Facebook to register if going to be late.

Must pull in assigned order and be ready when class is called.

If two people are pulling the same truck, in the same class, only one person will place. Must be noted on registration.

First puller will have option to re-pull, unless changed at drivers meeting. If re-pulling you must notify flagman immediately and return to scale. No returning to trailer or waiting you can cool down after rescaling.

Officials have final decision on all pulls and complaints.

Remember we are ambassadors for our own sport. Keep the show on the track not the street, any rodding on the street reported or seen will result in 1-year ban from all events.

Where OEM is noted it is OEM to a 1 ton truck or less to manufacturers specification.

If jumping up classes must follow all rules for that class. IE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Rules set for 3 years. Years behind class are when they will be addressed next.

Safety issues can be addressed yearly. All classes are a work in progress, re-wording of a rule may happen. It will not change the rule in any significant way. 


No rules will be changed during a season.

Pure Stock Gas - 2021

5700, 6200, & 7000 lbs

Must be Licensed. 

Must have working lights.

Must be able to drive in.

No modifications. Stock is stock.

No weight brackets.

Must provide own clevis or 4" hitch hole. Receiver hitches should be the solid type, no hollow tube type.

Entire hitch hole must be visable and extend out past rear bumper.

Hitch height is 24" for this class.

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Improved Stock Gas - 2020

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5800 & 6200 lbs

  

Safety:

Drive shaft loops, u-joint shields, SFI bellhousing or SFI transmission blanket, SFI dampener or caged, and killswitch. MUST be in place and operational.

Must have working lights. Truck must be complete inside and out.

Must have front bumper. If you do not have rear bumper, you must have bump stops.

Engine:

Motor must match pickup make. Must be mounted in stock location as intended by the manufacturer.

480 cubic inch limit. * An exception to this rule is if vehicle was originally equipped with a GM 8.1 liter or Dodge 8.0-liter engine, these will be allowed.

Must run OEM heads. 

Must run 4150 flange carb or smaller. May be any Factory cast aluminum intake, must have casting numbers and must accept 4150 flange directly. No sheet metal or homemade intakes.

May run an electric fuel pump, water pump, and fan.

Exhaust:

Vehicles must have an exhaust system with muffler(s), 3" diameter max. Exhaust must exit at least 12" behind cab. May have headers if inside frame rails connected to rest of exhaust.

Drivetrain and Chassis:

Slipper Clutches and Stall converters are allowed.

No Profab-type transmission conversions allowed.

Wheel base must not be altered from factory.

No ladder bars and no clamping springs. Must be on springs. Lift kits allowed. Must use stock frame and running gear. Mandatory 1” of suspension travel in rear with blocks or airbags with no weight on truck.

Tires:

Vehicle must have DOT approved tires, no larger than 33 inches.

Ballast:

Weight brackets allowed. No part of weights or bracket may exceed 60" forward from center of front axle.

Hitch:

Hitch height is 26" in this class.

Rear mount must be within 6 inches of rear of factory length frame. The entire hitch hole must extend beyond the back of the box or flat bed. Hitch must be easily accessible. These rules are if you make a hitch. You may bolt a factory receiver hitch to factory location. 

ProStock - 2019

5800 & 6200 lbs

  

Safety:

Drive shaft loops, u-joint shields, SFI bellhousing or SFI transmission blanket, SFI dampener or caged, and killswitch. MUST be in place and operational.

Driver must wear SFI Fire Suit (Jacket, Pants, And Shoes). Helmet required.

Must have at least two-wheel brakes, and working brake and reverse lights.

Engine:

480 cu. in. engine limit! No alcohol fuel allowed. Must be naturally aspirated.

Must run one 4-barrel carb 4150 flange or smaller, and aluminum intake. Must have cast iron heads and block. Motor must match pickup make.

Radiator and front grill must be in the stock location.

Exhaust:

May run open down swept headers with collectors.

Drivetrain and Chassis:

133-inch wheel base max.

May run lateral/traction bars. Must be on springs clamping of rear springs allowed. NO rear shocks allowed

Must use stock frame and running gear. 

Rear ends bigger than dana 80 are not allowed.

May cut inside of box, outside must appear stock (no cutting on outside of box) Must have safe floor or tonneau cover.

Tires:

Trucks must have D.O.T. street legal tires. No bar or tractor tires. Maximum tire allowed is 35" in diameter.

Ballast:

Weight bracket or box allowed. No part of weights or bracket may exceed 60" forward from center of front axle.

Must have wheels on weight bracket or box

Wheels must be a minimum of 6-inch diameter by 2 inches wide.

Wheels must support weight of vehicle. Wheels must be at least 3 feet apart.

Wheels may be removed or raised for ground clearance when vehicle is not on competition track.

Hitch:

No less than 30% hitch may be used (30% of wheelbase). Axle center to hook point. 

26” hitch height.

Must be rigid in all directions, may be adjustable but must have stoppers to limit movement.

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Light open - 2019

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4000 & 5000 lbs

  

Safety:

Drive shaft loops, u-joint shields, SFI bellhousing or SFI transmission blanket, SFI dampener or caged, and killswitch. MUST be in place and operational.

Driver must wear a SFI fire suit (both jacket and pants). Helmet required.

Engine:

Four motor mounts or torque chains required on motor.

Engine must be within engine compartment.

Exhaust:

Must exit upward or downward.

Drivetrain and Chassis:

Any type of suspension allowed.

Must have front fenders, doors, box sides or flat bed.

No bare frames allowed. 

Tires:

Any tires legal.

Ballast:

Weight bracket or box allowed. No part of weights or bracket may exceed 60" forward from center of front axle.

Must have wheels on weight bracket or box

Wheels must be a minimum of 6-inch diameter by 2 inches wide.

Wheels must support weight of vehicle. Wheels must be at least 3 feet apart.

Wheels may be removed or raised for ground clearance when vehicle is not on competition track.

Hitch:

26” hitch height.

For safety reasons, hitch must extend beyond rear of the truck.

Open is Open. Just no nitrous.

Street diesel - 2019

8500 lbs

  

Top 3 trucks WILL be teched.

Safety:

Must have front bumper.

Must have working lights.

Must have driveshaft and u-joint shields if regular puller.

Engine:

May run lift pumps.

Air filters required.

No nitrous or propane.

Turbos:

Stock appearing turbos, must have stock cover & 64mm Max. compressor wheel – No MWE groove modification. No 400’s allowed. No twin turbo’s unless factory equipped, i.e. 6.4 Powerstroke.

Exhaust:

No stacks through hood. Must exit upward or downward behind cab. 

Drivetrain & Chassis:

Driveline must be from 1 ton or less truck.

OEM transmission, transfer case, and drive axels only

Traction bars allowed.

Stock style suspension only, no welded shackles. No blocking of front suspension if blocking rear suspension. Mandatory 1” of suspension travel in rear with blocks or airbags with no weight on truck.

Tires:

35" tire size max. DOT tires Only.

Ballast:

No hanging weights. Weights in cab must be secured.

Hitch:

Hitch height is 26" for this class.

No Draw bars. Must pull off Reese style receiver. 

Must provide own clevis or 4" hitch hole. No hollow tube style receivers must be the solid style for safety. Hitch hole must be accessible – MIN of hole/hook point must be seen when looking straight down from bumper or back of truck bed.

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Improved Diesel - 2021

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8500 lbs

  

Safety:

U-joint and axle bolts should be shielded. Drive shaft loops on front, 1 in the middle, and rear drive shafts, 2, mandatory.

SFI bellhousing or SFI transmission blanket MUST be in place and operational.

Killswitches must work and be easily accessible. Electronic shutoff or air shutoff mandatory, must function, will be checked.

SFI Jacket, long pants, and helmet REQUIRED. 

Engine:

Any engine from 1 ton or less truck. Batteries must remain under hood.

Blocks must circulate coolant freely, all factory belt-driven accessories must be retained and powered via the crank shaft by a standard serpentine or V-belt, OEM engine swaps allowed.

Radiators must be in stock location and be of at least stock size, electric cooling fans permitted

Multiple fuel pumps allowed, fuel must be commercially available, OEM fuel tank must be used and in the stock location, absolutely no injectables

All engines turning more than 4000 RPM must be equipped with a harmonic balancer or dampener meeting SFI spec 18.1 or enclosed in a cage if running a stock balancer. MANDATORY.

No nitrous or propane.

Turbo:

Any Turbo 70mm or smaller are permitted. Turbos must retain piping, no open turbos. Turbo setup must be OEM configuration, ie 6.4 Powerstroke. ** Turbo size will be inspected, all drivers must be in compliance with tech officials per Riverland Pullers regulation, no exception

Air to air intercoolers only unless factory equipped with water to air cooler (i.e. 6.7 Powerstroke)

Exhaust:

Must exit upward or downward. No hood stacks

Two (2) 3/8” bolts in a cross pattern as close to the turbo as possible in a visible location. 

Drivetrain and chassis:

OEM transmission, transfer case, and drive axels only, stock style suspension only, rear traction bars allowed, must have loop on the bar, no welded shackles. Transmission swaps allowed, must be OEM. Driveline must be from 1 ton or less truck.

OEM chassis from 1 ton or less mandatory, 4 wheel factory working brakes, OEM suspension, airbags/solid removable blocking permitted. Chassis swaps allowed must be OEM.

Body must be OEM truck body, fiberglass hoods allowed if lined with .060 aluminum

Tires:

Must be DOT tires

35” tires on SRW, 33” maximum height on DRW. DRW no dually spacers, If running a dually factory setup only. No bolt on duals allowed. No re-treads (re-caps), cutting, grooving, or grinding allowed. Siping is allowed

Ballast:

Removable weight bar allowed. Secured front hanging weights are allowed, secured in cab weights allowed, homemade front bumpers allowed. Must have front bumper. No weights can extend more than 60” from center of front axle.

Hitch:

Must be a Reese style receiver hitch, 4 inch hole on the hook point itself, entire hitch hole must extend (be visible) past rear of truck. Maximum 24” hitch height, no drawbars allowed.

Open Diesel - 2020

8000 lbs

  

Safety:

Drive shaft loops, u-joint shields, SFI bellhousing or SFI transmission blanket, SFI dampener or caged. MUST be in place and operational.

Killswitches must work and be easily accessible. Guillotine or electric style killswitch.

Recommended to wear complete SFI fire suit. SFI Jacket and helmet REQUIRED.

Engine:

Any engine from 1 ton or less truck.

No nitrous or propane.

Turbo:

Primary turbo size 3.0” max. on Twin turbo setups, No limit on single turbo setups.

Exhaust:

Must exit upward or downward.

Two (2) 3/8” bolts in a cross pattern as close to the turbo as possible.

Tires:

35” tire size max. Dual allowed at 35”.

Any type of tire allowed.

Ballast:

Weight brackets allowed. No part of weights or bracket may exceed 60" forward from center of front axle.

Must have wheels on weight bracket or box

Wheels must be a minimum of 6-inch diameter by 2 inches wide.

Wheels must support weight of vehicle. Wheels must be at least 3 feet apart.

Wheels may be removed or raised for ground clearance when vehicle is not on competition track.

Hitch:

26” hitch height.

Must provide own clevis or 4" hitch hole. No hollow tube style receivers must be the solid style for safety.

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Powderpuff

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Must pull in and follow all rules of an approved class.

Must be female driver.

May have a passenger.

Hitch height is 26" for this class.