More than $1,400 in cash prizes and trophies will be awarded each night to this year's winners of the 2017 Columbia County Fair Demolition Derby taking place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Thursday, Aug. 31.

Participants must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver's license, supply their own vehicle, and comply with all safety rules. Entry fee is $30 per vehicle.

Drivers can enter in four-cylinder, six-cylinder, eight-cylinder cars, full-size trucks and vans, mini-van, mini-pick-ups and mini-SUV classes.

Specialty vehicle heats are offered both nights.

Entry forms are available at Charron's Market in Chatham, Broadway Garage on Route 9 in Hudson, the Columbia County Fair Office, and online at

For more information, call the fair office at 518-392-2121.