Annual tractor pull draws crowds to Rossville, raises funds for FFA scholarships

Mike Beck, who travelled from Ohio to Rossville, pushes his tractor, the “High Tech Red Neck,” to it’s limit as he barrels down the track last year at the Rossville Tractor and Truck Pull in Christman Park.

Photo by Jordan Crook

 

The eighth annual Rossville Truck and Tractor Pull will be presented at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in Rossville's Christman Park.

There will be three divisions for drivers to compete in: National Tractor Pull Association (NTPA), Illiana Pullers Association (IPA) and Local Classes.

The NTPA classes are: Grant National Super Stock Tractors, Light Pro Stock Tractors, Super Farm Tractors and Grand National Light Unlimited Modified Tractors.

The NTPA class will pull at 6:30 p.m.

The IPA classes are: Pro Farm Tractors, 2.6 Diesel Trucks, Farm Stock Tractors and N/A Tractors.

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