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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 17, 2009

Weather Cancellations For Monday, Aug.17
Harness Racing has been postponed until Tuesday, August 18 at 2pm Truck and Tractor Pulls have been cancelled

Springfield, Ill. – Illinois State Fair officials announced schedule changes today due to the rain. Today’s harness races have been postponed. All racing scheduled for today has been rescheduled for tomorrow at 2 p.m., weather permitting.

The truck and tractor pulls scheduled for today have been cancelled. However, the pulls scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday will still be held, weather permitting.

Tickets for today’s truck and tractor pulls will be refunded as follows:
 
• Customers who purchased tickets through TicketMaster by phone or internet will be automatically credited for their purchase. If tickets were purchased at a TicketMaster outlet, they should be taken back to the purchase location for an immediate refund.
• Tickets purchased at the Grandstand box office cannot be refunded at the Grandstand.  A refund form may picked up at the state fair box office or downloaded on the state fair web site at www.illinoisstatefair.info .  The refund form must be returned to the Grandstand box office with the tickets attached to the form. Questions should be directed to the box office at 217-782-1979.



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