2016 ITPA Schedule
The tentative 2016 Illinois Tractor Pulling Assn. pulling schedule is now posted. More to come. Click on "Schedule" to the right side of this page.
Don Newbold Passes
Former ITPA Board member and super stock puller, Donald G. Newbold, 83, of Oblong, Illinois passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Casey Health Care Center in Casey, Illinois.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Illinois.
Celebration of Donald's Life Service will be at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to the Oblong Schools Academic Foundation or to one of the donor's choice. Envelopes will be at or mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121, Oblong, Illiinois 62449.
Attention: Pro Farm Pullers
The map width enhancement groove location rule passed at the January 3, 2016 ITPA Board of Directors meeting HAS BEEN RESCINDED.
ITPA Board of Directors Meeting
Rule changes from the January 3, 2016 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech section.
ITPA Board of Directors Meeting
Rule changes from the December 13, 2015 ITPA Board of Directors meeting are now posted under the Tech section.
2015 ITPA Awards Banquet
The 2015 Illinois Tractor Pulling Association Awards Banquet was held on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfiled, Illinois.
Approximately 380 people were in attendance to honor the 2015 ITPA sponsors, promoters, point winners, special award winners and their families. Upwards of $100,000 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 Danny Schnitker.
ITPA special award winners were:
Marc Clifton Memorial Scholarship - Lane Bollinger
GEM Insurance Scholarship - Tyler Harms
Pete Tucker Memorial Scholarship - Jared Fender
Rookies of the Year - Keith Markwardt, Jared Steckler
Best Appearing Stock - Dale Rogier
Best Appearing Truck - Daniel & Ryan Whalen
Best Appearing Modified - Bill Bales
Modified Puller of the Year - Lynch Mob
Stock Puller of the Year - Chad Russell
Mechanic of the Year - Joe Wolters
Pulling Family of the Year - The Schnitker Family
Sportsmanship Award - Jay Haning
Todd Maedge's Father Passes
Marvin "ML" Maedge (father of ITPA super stock puller, Todd Maedge), 84, of Highland, Illinois died Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Des Peres Hospital in Des Peres, Missouri.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Meridith Funeral Home in Highland, Illinois.
Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, December 9, 2105 at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Marine, Illinois.
Memorials may be made to Marine Fire Department.
ITPA Final Point Standings
The 2015 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 Premier Crop Insurance:
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 2015 ITPA events. Thanks again Rodney and your crew for your support of ITPA.