Dale Fall Festival Hog Wrestling

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    Elizabeth Northrup of Dale wrangled a pig as she competed with the Pork-Inators at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. The Pork-Inators finished in 40.41 seconds. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Pigs slowly made their way toward the fence before the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Pig-topped trophies were awarded to members of the winning teams at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Landin Northern of Lamar, 12, attempted to pet a pig before the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    The Miss Dale Fall Fest court competed in the opening round, led into the pit by second runner-up Kerragan Mulzer of Fulda, 17, at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. The team, Jim's Little Piggies, finished with a time of 32.57 seconds. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Nathan Norris, 13, left, Hunter Kippenbrock, 12, and Maverick Merkel, 13, trailed by Daven Shelton, 12, all of Jasper, competed as the Pig Pickers in the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Katlyn Betz of Schnellville, 11, enjoyed a ring-side seat that left her covered in mud at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Members of The Wild Hogs, from left, Shelden Smith of Fulda, 13, Kayden Bell of Mariah Hill, 12, Marcus Becher of Mariah Hill, 13, and Camden Schipp of Santa Claus, 13, placed their pig on the tire with a time of 15.85 seconds, earning first place in the boys aged 10-15 division at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Ashley Denton of Owensboro, Ky., celebrated placing second in the women's division with her team, The Old South Bar-B-Cuties, at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. The Old South Bar-B-Cuties finished with a time of 30.87 seconds. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Grace Maurer of Grandview, 11, required assistance from her mother Krista Maurer, left, and Edward Sharp to remove the tape holding her shoes on and the mud out after the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Madeline Blair of Lynnville, 13, rinsed off after competing with the Pink Piggy Tails in the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Members of The Baconators, from left, Kaycee Sharp, Kaylee Maurer, both 10 and of Grandview, Kloe Jennings of Dale, 10, and Grace Maurer of Grandview, 11, placed their hog on the tire just after the final whistle at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Members of the Hog Hunters, Ashlee Rice of Grandview, 15, left, Maddie Fuller of Mariah Hill, 17, and Tori Hartwig of Santa Claus, 16, wrangled their hog on top of the tire at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. They completed the challenge in 41.84 seconds. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Members of The Raggedy Hams, from left, Madison Wagner of Santa Claus, Leslie Kern of Bristow and Gaby Sloni-Perez of Dale, all 12, pursued their pig at the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. They put the pig on the tire in 33.84 seconds. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Members of The City Slickers-- Raul Rosas of Indianapolis, left, Michael Los of Chicago and Dominic Eble of Indianapolis-- showed off their first place trophies for the men's 16 and over division after the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. The City Slickers, along with teammate Evan Buckmaster of Bloomington, won first place with a time of 18.57 seconds. Their mother-in-law Geri Smith of Santa Claus sponsors their team every year. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Mykela Tanner of Huntingburg, 11, rinsed off a boot belonging to her cousin Katlyn Betz of Schnellville, 11, in the water sprayed by a Dale Volunteer Fire Department truck after the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald

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    Discarded tape and abandoned shoes littered the wash area as Lillian Schnell of St. Anthony, Katlyn Betz of Schnellville and her cousin Mykela Tanner of Huntingburg, all 11, rinsed off after the hog wrestling competition during the 50th annual Dale Fall Fest on Saturday. The girls did not compete but their ring-side seats left them covered in mud. Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald