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July 31, 2021 - 6:33am
posted by Howard B. Owens in demolition derby, Genesee County Fair, fair, news.


By Philip Casper:

It was standing room only at the Demolition Derby put on by Scofield’s Transfer and Recycling last night at the Genesee County Fair.  Thousands watched as dozens of cars crashed and smashed into each other through the night, and even experienced a chocolate milk drinking competition - “Gooch” won by drinking 5 pints of milk in under 5 minutes.  Mercy Flight landed on the infield to deliver Assemblyman Steve Hawley, and Jack Houseknecht, who says he owes his life to Mercy Flight after his car accident in April 2021, to address the crowd and give thanks for all they do for the community.  Red Creek finished off the night in the music tent rocking the night away.

Photos by Philip Casper.

Top Photo: Scott Roblee starting the event with the National Anthem















July 20, 2019 - 2:40pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in demolition derby, Genesee County Fair, video.
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July 22, 2017 - 10:51am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Genesee County Fair, demolition derby, sports, news.


It was standing room only, with as many as 70 cars entered, for the 2017 Demolition Derby at the Genesee County Fair on Friday night.















July 19, 2014 - 6:11pm
posted by Julia Ferrini in batavia, Genesee County Fair, demolition derby, derby day.

Food, fun and bumper cars for adults. Wait, that's not right. Friday night proved to be an excellent day for the Genesee County Fair's annual Demolition Derby. The grandstands were packed and fans got a thrill of cars smashing and mud flinging.

Other events included a Goat Costume contest, 4-H Horse Show, magician Magical John, GPS and Solar Fun Fest and many more exhibits and attractions.

The final day of the fair is today with exhibits and grounds open until midnight.

July 20, 2013 - 11:59am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Genesee County Fair, demolition derby.

Friday night at the Genesee County Fair means Demolition Derby.

To purchase prints of photos from the Demolition Derby, click here.

July 25, 2010 - 12:54pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in photos, sports, county fair, demolition derby.


Saturday night at the County Fair was demolition derby night.  I was there for two races and took some pictures. It was a big, muddy mess, but a lot of fun.



More pictures after the jump:

May 21, 2010 - 8:54am
posted by Bryant Tyson in demolition derby.
Event Date and Time: 
May 29, 2010 - 6:00pm

Demo Derby Dogs Productions

Starts at 6:00pm Saturday May 29 at the Genesse County Fairgrounds

Driver / Car rules can be found at www.demoderbydogs.com

July 27, 2009 - 7:23pm
posted by daniel cherry in demolition derby, rainbow, Cherry picss 09.


Rainbow over the Demolition Derby Saturday july 25th 2009.

July 21, 2008 - 11:58am

There's little in the way of hard, breaking news in today's Daily News. The front page includes a profile of County Legislator Annie Lawrence, the next installment of Tom Rivers' farm labor series — Tom shows a heifer at the fair — and an article about scrap metal dealers picking at the carcasses of beat-up demolition derby cars.

By no way do we fault the paper for this dearth of big news. If you've already read the police blotter for the weekend, you'll see that it was mostly accidents, and the only way the sheriff's deputies were able to record numerous arrests was to go out and set up road blocks.

It seems a slow, newsless weekend was upon us. Maybe the heat — that putrid bog of stifling ozone and gnats — played a part. For sure it kept me locked in the bedroom with the air on full blast. How about you? Or maybe you disagree with me altogether, and you experienced a weekend overflowing with newsworthy happenings. If so, write about them. Or send them along and we'll write about them.

As always, we encourage you to get out and pick up a copy of the Daily News at local newststands. Or, better yet, subscribe at BataviaNews.com.

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