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                                    updated 4-29-19

Doug Trimble’s Mother Passes
Bonnie Hendershot (mother of former ITPA competitor, Doug Trimble), 88, of St. Joseph, Illinois formerly of Newman, Illinois passed away at 4:58 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at her home in St. Joseph, Illinois..
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Newman United Methodist Church in Newman, Illinois.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Joines Funeral Home in Newman, Illinois is assisting the family with arrangements.

ITPA Board Meeting
Alan Eschmann was elected the new ITPA Vice President.  Andy Buhr of Gifford, Illinois is the new Eastern Zone director.
Rule changes from the March 10, 2019 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

2019 ITPA Pulling Schedule
The 2019 ITPA pulling schedule is now posted.  Go to the home page under the “Events” section.  The 2019 ITPA pulling schedule should be complete.  (3-20-19 – added 1050# Super Stock at Marion, IL on Aug. 9)

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the January 6, 2019 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

ITPA Board Meetings
By-law changes and rule changes from the October 7, 2018; November 4, 2018 and December 9, 2018 ITPA Board of Directors meetings are now posted under the Tech Section.
2018 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2018 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Approximately 350 people were in attendance to honor the 2018 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, special award winners and their families.  Over $80,000 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 Darren Binkley.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Taryn Chesnek
BXS Insurance Scholarship – Brennan Begeman
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Abbey Conner
Rookies of the Year – Nic Coers, Zach Jasper & Jacob Miller
Best Appearing Stock – Jerry Barrass
Best Appearing Truck – Lee Stiltz
Best Appearing Modified – Donnie Jasper
Modified Puller of the Year – Zach Jasper
Stock Puller of the Year – Brent Schorfheide
Mechanic of the Year – Andy Buhr
Pulling Family of the Year – Allen Boehler Family
Sportsmanship Award – Mike Johannes

2018 ITPA Point Standings
Final 2018 ITPA point standings are now posted. 

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the March 4, 2018 ITPA Board of Directors Meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.  Also, Illinois State Fair and DuQuoin State Fair classes are now posted.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the January 14, 2018 ITPA Board of Directors Meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

“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 for posting live results from the various 2018 ITPA events.
Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.