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                                    updated 7-25-17

2017 ITPA Results
Results from the ITPA Monroe Co. Fair event in Waterloo, Illinois on Monday, July 24, 2017 are now posted.

ILLINOIS STATE FAIR
2017 Illinois State Fair entries are to be postmarked by July 27, 2017.

TRACTOR PULLERS REUNION
Tractor Pullers Reunion V – American Thresherman Association 58th Annual Show, August 16-20, 2017, Perry County Fairgrounds, Pinckneyville, Illinois.  Tractor Puller’s Reunion Breakfast, Friday, August 18, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – Knights of Columbus, 312 N. Gordon St., Pinckneyville, Illinois.  Reservations required – $12.00 per ticket.  Contacts: Aaron Romine 217-370-1735
or Dennie Happ 217-896-2074 or Email:  aaron_413@hotmail.com  All retired and current pullers welcome.  Celebrate 50 years of ITPA.  Bring pictures, stories and memorabilia to our tent at the show.  Come, see and visit with pullers from around Illinois.

“Shields Auto Group County Pulloff”
This will be a 3 event series (Fisher Community Fair, Champaign Co. Fair and Half Century of Progress) for ITPA registered 5800# Modified vehicles (no per day vehicles) sponsored by Shields Auto Group of Rantoul, Illinois.  Payout will be 1st – $1000, 2nd – $600, 3rd – $400.  The ITPA point system will be used for this series along with the ITPA tie breaker and if further needed total accumulated distances will be used to break any ties.

Rule Changes/Additions
Rule changes and additions from the March 5, 2017 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the “Tech Section”.


2017 ITPA Pulling Schedule
The 2017 Illinois Tractor Pulling Assn. Schedule is now posted.  Go to “Home” page, under “Events”, click on 2017 Pulling Schedule.

Rule Changes/Additions
Rule changes and additions from the November 6 and December 11, 2016 ITPA Board of Directors meetings are now posted under the “Tech Section”.

2016 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2016 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Approximately 350 people were in attendance to honor the 2016 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 Bill Friedrich.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Maranda Schaley
GEM Insurance Scholarship – Morgan Fox
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Brandon Goechner
Rookies of the Year – Dylan Frerking & Michael Rogier
Best Appearing Stock- Ratermann Bros.
Best Appearing Truck – Misty Nelson
Best Appearing Modified – Dylan & Kevin Frerking
Modified Puller of the Year – John Young
Stock Puller of the Year – Jared & Jay Fender
Mechanic of the Year – Mike Johannes
Special Appreciation Award – Russell Vandeveer
Pulling Family of the Year – John Meese Family
Sportsmanship Award – Chad Russell

“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.

“Thanks”
ITPA would like to thank Rodney Crum of Power and Noise Photo.com for posting live results from the various 2016 ITPA events.
Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.