ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the January 14, 2018 ITPA Board of Directors Meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.
Crystal Bedwell Passes
Crystal Ann Bedwell (wife of ITPA Super Stock competitor Daryl Bedwell and mother of ITPA 8500# Limited Pro Stock competitor Curtis Bedwell), 56, of Bushnell, Illinois passed away at 2:25 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, Illinois surrounded by family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home, 303 East Washington Street, Macomb, Illinois 61455.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Macomb, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to the Delores Kator Switzer Womens Center or McDonough County Animal Shelter.
ITPA Board Meetings
Rules changes from the December 10, 2017 and October 8, 2017 ITPA Board of Directors Meetings are now posted under the Tech Section.
2017 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2017 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Approximately 400 people were in attendance to honor the 2017 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, past ITPA board members, special award winners and their families. Over $90,000 in point money, Burrus Seed, scholarships, jackets, trophies, door prizes and cash was awarded.
Winner of the $500 competing membership “pass the envelope game” was Devin Cain (Devin donated $400 to the Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship Fund)
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Austin Schorfheide
GEM Insurance Scholarship – Adam Kozuszek
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Sarah Kozuszek
Rookies of the Year – Linda Burk, Cauy Blomberg & Blake Helbig
Best Appearing Stock – Russ Becker
Best Appearing Truck – Todd Hinrichs
Best Appearing Modified – War Hawk
Modified Puller of the Year – Glenn McMunn
Stock Puller of the Year – Dan Bartling
Mechanic of the Year – Bernie Platz
Pulling Family of the Year – Paul Friedrich Family including Jay Haning & Herb Wilkins
Sportsmanship Award – Russell Vandeveer
Special thanks to the Crowne Plaza for the fabulous “ice sculpture”.
ITPA Point Standings
The 2017 ITPA final point standings are now posted.
“Off Track Insurance”
For insurance to cover your pulling vehicle (while not in competion), spare parts, tools, equipment, Gators, etc. contact Sepcialty Insurance Group:
Scott Walker office 937-659-0071 cell 317-223-7798
Premier Crop Insurance is a sponsor of the Illinois Tractor Pulling Association.
ITPA would like to thank Rodney Crum of Power and Noise Photo.com for posting live results from the various 2017 ITPA events.
Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.