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Miss South Jordan Pageant

Pageant Crown, Miss South Jordan Pageant, South Jordan, Utah, Miss Utah Beauty PageantThe Miss South Jordan Scholarship Program has been a community tradition for more than a decade.

Each year in May many of South Jordan’s best and brightest young ladies compete for the title of Miss South Jordan. The winner then goes on to represent South Jordan at the Miss Utah Pageant.

Miss South Jordan Pageant Information

South Jordan City Community Center
10778 South Redwood Rd. South Jordan, UT 84095 (801) 302-1222

Grave Digger Monster Truck News

Grave Digger (often referred to as simply Digger) is the name of a team of monster trucks currently racing in the USHRA Monster Jam series. There are several Grave Diggers being driven by different drivers to allow them to make appearances at more events, but their flagship driver is creator Dennis Anderson. Grave Digger is considered to be one of the most influential monster trucks of all time.

GraveDigger Drivers

Dennis_thumbDennis Anderson
Back in 1981, in an old garage in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, Dennis Anderson created a monster. Originally, Anderson pieced together his machine from old parts of discarded vehicles.

Huff_thumbPablo Huffaker
Pablo knows Monster Trucks! And as fate would have it, afer 11 years in the monster mainstream, he teamed up with Dennis Anderson in 1993. Together, they are responsible for much of the Grave Digger® truck evolution.

Pauken_thumbCharlie Pauken
Charlie was thrilled with the opportunity set before him, joining the Digger team. Charlie’s driving style confirmed that he was the perfect candidate to “do the Digger thing”, as he calls it.

There have been a total of 24 Grave Digger monster trucks built.
Grave Digger 1 – Original truck. Truck has been taken apart and sits in back of the shop. (Recently made an appearance at World Finals 8 (2007)
Grave Digger 2 – Leaf-sprung race truck. Currently rebuilt and out front of the shop to draw in visitors.
Grave Digger 3 – 4-link race truck. Rebuilt into Nitro in 2000, and later ran as Inferno.
Grave Digger 4 – Leaf-sprung race truck, only run for a few months.
Grave Digger 5 – Race truck, only run for a few months. Chassis sold to another monster truck operator, body sits in the team store for children to climb on.
Grave Digger 6 – Rebuilt as Son Uva Digger mud bogger.
Grave Digger 7 – 4-link race truck. Retired. Currently on display at the team’s headquarters, Digger’s Dungeon.
Grave Digger 8 – 4-link race truck. Retired from competition, was on display as part of a temporary museum exhibit in Chicago.
Grave Digger 9 – Ride truck, sold and is now the “Extinguisher” ride truck.
Grave Digger 10 – 4-link race truck. Run by Pablo Huffaker, has been retired and scrapped.
Grave Digger 11 – Ride truck, sold and is now the War Wizard ride truck. Currently owned by Randy Brown since late 2006 turned in to Pure Adrenaline ride truck in March 2010
Grave Digger 12 – 4-link race truck. Retired in 2010 after 13 years of driving.
Grave Digger 13 – Grave Digger #7’s nickname after its rebuild in 1999 for the MJ season.
Grave Digger 14 – 4-link race truck. Retired in 2010 after extensive beatings to the chassis, much like #15
Grave Digger 15 – 4-link race truck. Retired in 2008 after extensive beatings to the chassis.
Grave Digger 16 – 4-link race truck. Currently driven by Pablo Huffaker.
Grave Digger 17 – Pro Modified drag racer sponsored by the team. (The IHRA and USHRA are under the same ownership.) No longer racing.
Grave Digger 18 – 4-link race truck. Currently driven by Rod Schmidt.
Grave Digger 19 – 4-link race truck. Currently driven by Randy Brown.
Grave Digger 20 – 4-link race truck. Currently driven by Dennis Anderson.
Grave Digger 21 –
Grave Digger 22 – 4-link race truck. Originally ran as Batman from 2006-2008. Currently driven by Charlie Pauken.
Grave Digger 23 – 4-link race truck. Currently Driven by Gary Porter.
Grave Digger 24 – 4-link race truck. Currently Driven by Chad Tingler.

http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Adam_Anderson/ http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Chad_Tingler/ http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Charlie_Pauken/ http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Dennis_Anderson/http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Gary_Porter/ http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Pablo_Huffaker/ http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Randy_Brown/ http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Drivers/Rod_Schmidt/http://www.monsterjam.com/Bios/Trucks/Grave_Digger/

Brigham City Peach Days

Brigham City, Utah Peach Days, Festival, Music, Family, FairThis city-wide event is the longest continually celebrated harvest festival in Utah, and is reported to be the second oldest in the country.

Peach Days is an honored tradition that brings approximately 75,000 spectators a fun-filled weekend that the Top of Utah and Southern Idaho residents look forward to every year.

1st Week of September
Weekend following Labor Day

Peach Days

Peaches

Rodeo, entertainment, parade, Pioneer corner, 12K fun run, and the Peach cook-off. The Hurricane Canal trek, fiddling contest, quilt show, and a wide variety of booths displaying commercial and homemade goods. The traditional displays, always a staple of the event, will be featured in the Hurricane Elementary building.

Last Week of August

  • Peach Days
    Hurricane City, Utah 84737
    (435) 635-2811

Adult Figure Skating Championships

2011 U.S. ADULT FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2011 US Adult Figure Skating Championships, Salt Lake City, Utah, Fitness, Ice Skating, CompetitionWe are proud to host the 2011 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships, April 12-16, 2011 at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex.

We anticipate over 550 adult athletes, 2000 visitors, 5000 spectators over the five day event and over 100 volunteers!

The event medals a total of 8 national champions in the Championship Events: Championship Master Free Skate, Championship Adult Gold Free Skate, Championship Adult Dance, Championship Adult Pairs. Other national champions are awarded at the U.S. Adult Championships. Competitors in this annual event are divided into five age categories (21-20, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60 and 61+) and two competitive test tracks (masters and adult). Events are held in singles, pairs, ice dancing and interpretive. Skaters competing in Championship Events qualify for championship and championship gold events by placing in the top 4 at one of three sectional championships held in February 2011.

This is the first time the Adult Championships is held Utah!

Cheerleading Competition

Universal Cheerleaders Association (USA) Rocky Mountain Championship

Cheerleading Competition, Cheerleaders, UCA, South Town Expo Center, Sandy, Utah, Rocky Mountain ChampionshipsRegistration Times
All Star Cheer Teams: 8:00 am
School/Youth Rec. Teams (Including Game Time): 1:00 pm

Competition Time
Note: These times are tentative and are subject to change.

All Star Cheer Teams: 9:00 am

School/Youth Rec. Teams: 2:00 pm
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Spectator Fee

$10.00 Adult
$5.00 Ages 5 – 12
Ages 4 and under Free

Doors will open @ 8:00 AM

For more information, please contact:
Travis Neese – UCA Utah Event Director
[email protected] / (800) 520 – 3107

Firehouse BBQ Cook-Off

The Intermountain Barbecue Association , a Utah non-profit organization, will be hosting the first annualFirehouse BBQ Cook-Off in Holladay, UT on Fri/Sat, August 27-28, 2010. This event, featuring both professional and “backyard” (amateur) teams, will be held right behind the City Hall in Holladay (4580 S  2300 E). Both professional and “backyard” teams will compete for top honors & prizes, and proceeds from the event will go towards various participating Fire Houses in the Salt Lake valley. The event will be licensed by the Kansas City Barbecue Society – the largest BBQ association in the world.

Teams will begin setting up & cooking Friday evening. On Saturday, there will be BBQ and soft drinks available by vendors to the public. There will also be public demonstrations on Saturday, and the judging and award ceremony will take place Saturday afternoon around 4 PM.

Registration forms and additional information for individuals/teams interested in competing in either the professional or “backyard” divisions can be found at: www.IMBBQA.com. Individuals and/or teams at ALL levels of skills & interest are invited to come out and be a part of this fun event!

More Information


Firehouse BBQ

FIBT Bobsled & Skeleton America’s Cup

Bobsledding, Olympics, Sports, Competition, RacesThe FIBT conducts a worldwide series of races that quality athletes for the annual World Championships and every four years for the Olympic Winter Games. The World Cup involves the top athletes in the sport, who compete in a series of eight races.

Junior circuits are held in North America (America’s Cup) and Europe (Europa Cup). One step higher is the Intercontinental Cup. Competitors earn points and a world ranking that determines starting positions and seeding at the various FIBT races.

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