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                                    updated 11-20-19


2019 ITPA Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet
(Please note that this year’s Banquet will be in the Crowne Plaza Ballroom – 2nd floor)
The Illinois Tractor Pulling Assn. will hold their 2019 Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet at the Crowne Plaza, 3000 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, Illinois on Saturday, December 14, 2019.  ITPA will host a hospitality suite on Friday evening December 13, 2019 sponsored in part by Cen-Pe-Co, CM Pulling Tires and Eschmann Trucking/Elite Ag LLC.
Friday (Dec. 13)       Hospitality Suite (3rd floor)            opens 7:00 p.m.
(Governor, Illinois & Springfield rooms)
Banquet ticket registration              7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday (Dec. 14)  Registration (Plaza E – 1st floor)     8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Divisional Meetings                           10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Annual Meeting                                  1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Banquet (2nd floor) Doors open     5:30 p.m.
Meal served    6:00 p.m.
Awards Presentation                         7:00 p.m.
Dance                                                    9:00 p.m.

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

Final 2019 ITPA Point Standings
Final 2019 ITPA point standings are now posted.  Go to the home page under Standings.

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.

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.

“Thanks”
ITPA would like to thank Rodney Crum of Power and Noise Photo.com for posting live results from the various 2018 ITPA events.
Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.