The Big Iron Classic is held each fall the first weekend after labor day in Kasson MN. Usually the first weekend in September some of the best looking trucks and trailers in the country make the pilgrimage to this small Midwestern town. The Big Iron Classic is the Midwest's largest "Working Class" truck show and one of the local area's largest charity contributors of toys.
There is no charge to the public for any events except the truck pull. However, we encourage you to show your appreciation and support for our event by contributing a toy or two in one of the collection boxes.
The Big Iron Classic is a Friday and Saturday Event. During that time there are over 600 semi-truck tractors and trailers on display. Truckers from all over the country come to display their working and show rigs. Bobtails, custom
Truck viewing on Friday begins at 9am - 7pm
On Saturday viewing is from 9am - 5pm
The truck pull is the hi-light of the weekend. Come and watch as these big diesel trucks compete to pull a weighted sled as it digs deeper into the track the further it is pulled. This year's bragging rights are up for grabs again!
Every year this event is a complete sellout. This year will be even better as we will have several classes in the truck pull along with the "King of the hill"; a pull-off with the champions in each class excluding Antiques. A winner's trophy is awarded in each class.
Truck Pull is Saturday evening at 6:00pm. Admission to the tractor pull for the general public is $8.00 per person. ages 13 and older. Kids 12 and younger will be admitted free with a paid adult. NO ADVANCED PUBLIC TICKET SALES, Pit passes are available at registration for $20.00. No children under the age of 14 in the pit area.
Truck Pull Rules (Rules are Subject to Change)
Friday night beginning at dusk, all the big rigs run their lights creating a stunning multicolored light show. The light show runs for a couple of hours and is a sight to see. This event is open to the public.
Friday and Saturday night there is live entertainment form 9pm to 1am. This is a time to sit back and relax. Met a few old friends and make new friends. the public is invited to this events.
Friday Night's entertainment will be Trouble Shooter - Live Band
Saturday there is a "Parade Of Big Rigs" through Mantorville. Mantorville is located a mile North of Kasson where the Big Iron Classic is held. The parade travels to Byron and arrives in Mantorville around 3:30pm.
Friday and Saturday Night in the beer gardens
Reservation # 507-281-6850
And ask for the Big Iron Classic discount!
Golf carts will be available. Please call Miners Outdoor & Rec for reservations (507)583-2712.
(C.C. Required at time of rental)
2016 .....NEW RULE...Golf Carts Only, no other motorized vehicles will be allowed. Golf carts must have insurance and no excessive exhaust! All golf carts must be registered upon arrival at the registration trailer. Insurance coverage required. Must be parked by 8pm or 15 minutes after the truck pull. Operators must be at least 16 years of age and licensed.
There is no pre registration for participants, the first 400 trucks that arrive receive a goody bag and dash plaque.
There is camper parking adjacent to the grounds, no water or electricity will be provided, first come first serve.
There are showers, food vendors, ice, and beverages on the main grounds. Camping is $20.00 per night.