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                                    updated 6-8-24


2024 ITPA Results (Go to the top of the ITPA home page under Events)
Results of the ITPA event at the Macon Co. Fair in Decatur, Illinois on Saturday, June 8, 2024 are now posted.
Results of the ITPA event at the Macoupin Co. Fair in Carlinville, Illinois on Friday, June 7, 2024 are now posted.
Results of the ITPA event at the Pike Co. Fair in Pleasant Hill, Illinois on Thursday, June 6, 2024 are now posted.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the March 10, 2024 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

2024 ITPA Pulling Schedule
The 2024 ITPA pulling schedule is now posted.  Go to the bottom of the home page under Events. (added: July 6, Sigel, IL; July 9, Nashville, IL (added class); July 13, Marthasville, MO; July 17, Crescent City, IL (class change); Aug. 3, Arthur-Lions Club Pull; Aug. 8, Marion, IL; Aug. 9 & 10, Washington, MO; Aug. 17, Mansfield, IL (class added) & Sept. 14, Carlyle, IL) – June 16, New Berlin, IL – Cancelled

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the January 7, 2024 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

ITPA Board Meetings
Rule changes from the December 8, 2023 and December 10, 2023 ITPA Board of Directors meetings are now posted under the Tech section.

2023 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2023 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.  Approximately 365 people were in attendance to honor the 2023 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, special award winners and their families.  Over $105,000 in point money, Burrus seed, scholarships, jackets, trophies, Stor-Loc tool boxes and door prizes were awarded.
Winner of the $10,000+ Stor-Loc tool box competing membership “pass the envelope game” was Russell Buhr.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Grayson Schorfheide
Candence Insurance Scholarship – Emma Points
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Grace Conner
Rookies of the Year – Bryson Applegate, Ellie Bartling, Ethan Fuhler, Vincent Vogle & Evan Zumbahlen
Best Appearing Stock – Perry Sage
Best Appearing Truck – Matt Penn
Best Appearing Modified – DeClerck-Dubin Pulling Team
Modified Puller of the Year – Lane Bollinger & Curt Micenheimer
Stock Puller of the Year – Robert Fuhler
Mechanic of the Year – Trent DeClerck
Pulling Family of the Year – Mike Miller family
Sportsmanship Award – Berle Casteel

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the November 5, 2023 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech section.

2023 ITPA Zone Meetings
Southern Zone – Sunday, September 10, 2023 – Wayne Tedder was elected for a 3-year term.
Eastern Zone – Sunday, September 17, 2023 – Trent DeClerck was elected for a 3-year term.
Western Zone – Sunday, September 24, 2023 – Robert Menn was re-elected for another 3-year term.

2023 ITPA Results (Go to the top of the “Home Page” under Events)
Results of the ITPA event at the Calhoun Co. Jr. Fair in Hardin, Illinois on Saturday, September 9, 2023 are now posted.

2023 ITPA Point Standings – Final
The 2023 ITPA final point standings are now posted.  Go to the top of the “home page” under Standings.

2023 ITPA Pulling Schedule 
The 2023 Illinois Tractor Pulling Assn. pulling schedule is now posted.  Go to the bottom of the ITPA “home page” under Events and click on the “2023 ITPA Pulling Schedule”.  

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the December 11, 2022 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech section.

2022 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2022 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Well over 300 people were in attendance to honor the 2022 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, special award winners and their families.  Over $92,000 in point money, Burrus seed, scholarships, jackets, trophies, Stor-Loc tool box, door prizes and cash were awarded.
Winner of the $500 competing membership “pass the envelope game” was Evan Zumbahlen.  Winner of the competing membership prize of the special ITPA rapped frig was Bill Points.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship –  Rachel Hood
Cadence Insurance Scholarship – Rae Pecka
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Lacey DeClerck
Rookies of the Year – Nathan Birkner, Jaron Blomberg, Bradey Duitsman & Chase Isbell.
Best Appearing Stock – Robert Fuhler
Best Appearing Truck – Ashley & Craig Corzine
Best Appearing Modified – Dylan & Kevin Frerking
Modified Puller of the Year – Zach Jasper
Stock Puller of the Year – Danny & Jason Barker
Mechanic of the Year – Shawn Peetz
Pulling Family of the Year – Charles & Robert Vogel families
Sportsmanship Award – Jon Layden

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the November 6, 2022 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech section.  Please note slight prize money increase.

ITPA Zone Meetings
Southern Zone – Sunday, September 11, 2022 –  Alan Eschmann was re-elected.  Eli Liske was appointed as Southern Zone director due to the resignation of Eric Schaefer.
Eastern Zone – Sunday, September 18, 2022 –  Andy Buhr was re-elected.
Western Zone – Sunday, September 25, 2022 – Scott Boehler was elected.

2022 ITPA Results (go to the top of the ITPA home page under “Events”)
The results of the ITPA event at the Calhoun Co. Jr. Fair in Hardin, Illinois on September 10, 2022 are now posted.

2022 ITPA Point Standings
The final ITPA point standings are now posted.  Go to the top of the ITPA home page under “Standings”.

2022 Illinois State Fair Truck & Tractor Pull is Canceled!
As most of you know that have been to the ITPA Truck & Tractor Pull as the Illinois State Fair, the upper west section of the grandstand at the MPA (Multi Purpose Arena) has been condemned for the past few years.  The State finally issued the contract for the repairs to the grandstand (and other areas of structural decay) about two week ago.  Because of the amount of repairs needed, the entire MPA is closed for the 2022 Illinois State Fair.  Plans are for ITPA to be back in the MPA for the 2023 Illinois State Fair.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the March 6, 2022 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech section.

2022 ITPA Pulling Schedule 
The 2022 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association pulling schedule is now posted.  Go to the bottom of the ITPA home page under “EVENTS”.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the December 12, 2021 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

2021 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2021 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Approximately 275 people were in attendance to honor the 2021 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, special award winners and their families.  Over $75,000 in point money, Burrus seed, scholarships, jackets, trophies, door prizes and cash were awarded.
Winner of the $500 competing membership “pass the envelope game” was Kody McCleary.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Katie May
BXS Insurance Scholarship – Brady Ingram
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Esdon Bartling
Rookies of the Year – Esdon Bartling, Colby Beckemeyer, Ryland Helbig, Fred Helmuth, Brady Ingram & Cherie Rogier
Best Appearing Stock – Shawn Stoneking
Best Appearing Truck – Russell Phipps
Best Appearing Modified – Tim Stucky
Modified Puller of the Year – Mike Vandeveer
Stock Puller of the Year – Mark Roberts
Mechanic of the Year – Danny Schnitker
Pulling Family of the Year – Kozuszek Bros. Family
Sportsmanship Award – Wayne Tedder


ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the October 3, 2021 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

ITPA Zone Meetings 
Southern Zone – Eric Schaefer was re-elected.
Eastern Zone – Steve Rich was re-elected.
Western Zone – Kenny Millburg was re-elected and Austin Burris has been appointed to fill the unexpired term vacated by Brad Begeman.

ITPA Results – (Go to the top of the ITPA “home page” under Events.)
Results of the ITPA event at the Southeast Missouri District Fair in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on September 18, 2021 are now posted.

ITPA Point Standings – Final
The 2021 ITPA final point standings are now posted.  Go to the top of the ITPA “home page” under Standings.

Attention ITPA diesel pullers:
The cross bolts in the exhaust system on all turbocharged engines was changed from 3/8″ to 1/2″ grade 5 bolts.  See the tech section for details.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the January 17, 2021 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the March 1, 2020 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the January 5, 2020 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

ITPA Board Meeting
Rule changes from the December 15, 2019 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech Section.

2019 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2019 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, Illinois.
Approximately 340 people were in attendance to honor the 2019 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 Mike Johannes.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship – Kody McCleary
BXS Insurance Scholarship – Sarah Chesnek
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship – Elizabeth Schluter
Rookies of the Year – Noah Campbell, Robert Fuhler, Mark Roberts & Eric Schaefer
Best Appearing Stock – Joe Elson, Danny & Jason Barker
Best Appearing Truck – Jared Steckler
Best Appearing Modified – Neil Roberts
Modified Puller of the Year – Dale Nelson
Stock Puller of  the Year – Wayne Tedder
Mechanic of the Year – Clarence Kozuszek
Pulling Family of the Year – John Mumma Family
Sportsmanship Award – Bernie Platz


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 2019 ITPA events.
Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.