9th Annual Plane Pull Competition and Festival

  • Runway of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport 9430 Jackie Cochran Drive Baton Rouge, LA, 70807 United States

Teams of 25 people compete to pull a 147,000 lb. FedEx 757 a distance of 12 feet.  Prizes are awarded for Fastest Pulls, Slowest Pull and Most Spirited Team.  Other highlights: live Louisiana music, jambalaya, LA State Police Helicopter exhibit, vintage aircraft, radio control airplanes exhibits, children's activities, climbing wall, FedEx nascar, classic cars and motorcycles and much more!  $50 Individual Puller; $1,250 for corporate/group teams of 25; includes event t-shirt and jambalaya.  NEW teams and volunteers welcome.  www.arcbatonrouge.org/planepullfestival.html;  info@arcbatonrouge.org;  (225)927-0855.

Benefits The Arc Baton Rouge Early Intervention Program for infants and toddlers diagnosed with developmental delays.

 

This event is free to attend! Fees associated with those who want to participate in pulling the plane.  For more information, follow the link: http://www.arcbatonrouge.org/planepullfestival.html