Grass Drags

The Great Southern Minnesota Grass Drag Nationals SATURDAY

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Event Information

Anyone interested in snowmobiling, ATVs, or racing would enjoy this event. The excitement of the racers revving up their engines, the smell of race fuel in the air and the competition is just awesome. In addition, anyone looking for new or used equipment, sleds, or ATVs, this is the place to be. The event displays many area dealerships and the largest swap meet in southeast MN.

During the event we are host to around 3500 people and have exceeded 4000 at times. The Grass Drag event has large variety of vendors selling everything you can imagine, and there are hundreds of swap units with all kinds of used goods being sold. The Swap Meet has become a major attraction for us and the word is out that this is the event to find used sleds, parts, & MUCH MORE.

Contact Race Director to get signed up

The Snow Bears are happy to announce that the event will be held in our normal Douglas MN location. It will be a day packed full of the sights and sounds of an awesome snowmobiling event.

Racer Information

Race promoter - Tony Kruger.

Tony is known for putting on a fantastic event of snowmobile racing.
You may register the day of the race, please be early, racing starts at 10:00 AM.

How to setup your sled for grass drag:

Great Southern Grass Drag Nationals Swap Meet & Vintage Show

Great Southern Grass Drag Nationals Swap Meet & Vintage Show

The Byron Snow Bears Snowmobile Club is proud to announce that on Sept.23rd 2017 they will be running their 23rd annual event at their famous Douglas location. Douglas is the largest 1 day event in the Mid West with attraction from a huge swap meet & a Vintage Snowmobile Show with 20 Class'/35 Trophy plaques. Also Tony Kruger will bring his PSDR team back to Douglas to run Grass Drags on one of the best grass tracks in the MidWest with a Clay starting line.

Saturday Sept.23rd 2017 our gates open at 7am fee is $15 kids 10 & younger free.


Vintage show info contact: Tom A. at
General info call: 618-401-6149 or 507-269-2998
Race Promoter Tony Kruger: or 507-461-0177

Vintage Show is a No fee show plus you get VIP parking, an event Dash Plaque & a chance to win 1 or more of the 35 Trophy Plaques.


1967 & Older 1st/2nd
1968-70 1st/2nd Original: 1st/2nd Restored
1971-73 1st/2nd Orig.: 1st/2nd Rest.
1974-76 1st/2nd Orig.: 1st/2nd Rest.
1977-79 1st/2nd Orig.:1st/2nd Rest.
1980-83 1st/2nd Orig.: 1st/2nd Rest.
1984-95 1st/2nd
Race Class Original 1st/2nd
Race Class 1975 Older 1st/2nd
Race Class 1976 & Newer 1st/2nd
Custom Class 1st/2nd
Metal-flake Hood Class 1st/2nd
Mini Class 1st
Cutter Class 1st
Rat Class 1st
Presidents Choice 1st
Best of Show 1st

We hope to see you there!

Swap Meet Information

General Admission

Gates open to public at 7:00 AM
Races Start: Approximately 10:30 AM
$15 per person
12 yrs old & under are free
Rules & Guidelines

FAQ & Additional Info

Welcome to the 2017 Byron Snow Bears Great Southern Grass Drag Nationals, Swap Meet and Vintage Show


1. Do you need space behind your vehicle? Buy it now, $10 for each additional 10 feet. All vehicles will be done from the aisle side of your space (within five feet of your rig). Offloading your sleds to the rear will require more space

2. Please follow swap area attendants instructions by pulling up to the next vehicle, as instructed. Approximately 4 feet between vehicles

3. Do NOT setup your inventory in 'cut across' access areas or manner that will block the aisles. Clear aisle space is required for emergency vehicle access.

4. Do you need something hauled out? Free export transportation will be arranged; first come, first served, at the swap entrance.

5. NO RIDING ANY VEHICLES inside the swap or vendor area. NO EXCEPTIONS (Except for Snow Bear Support Vehicles)

6. Handicap vehicles must proof of insurance

7. Failure to follow these simple requests may result in you being asked to leave.

8. Good luck! Have fun & have a great day! Thank you for coming to our event!


No Pets
No Firearms
Shoplifters will be prosecuted

Grass Drag Directions

GPS Coordinates 44.119226,-92.568333