The 2017 “Thunder in the Dirt” summer pulling series was a great season, thanks to the whole Outlaw family for stepping up and helping this year. The Pullers and Promoters are the best in all of Truck and Tractor pulling. The OTTPA tech crew, track officials, laser operators, announcers, sign in team (Lori and friends) are just AWESOME, they all did a fabulous job all year! The OTTPA shows started on time, put on a fast-action-packed show that was run efficiently and gave the crowds a two and half to three-hour show. THANK YOU ALL!
With the 2017 pulling season behind us, now it is time to put all the toys away for winter, (except those of you that are going to Louisville) clean up those toterhomes and trucks and winterize those pulling vehicles placing them in their special spot in the shop. After all the miles traveled and late nights working on equipment everyone is ready for a break. Time for harvest or just getting back to a full week of work and getting caught up on all the things that were left behind for the summer. We will all miss seeing each other and swapping stories.
The OTTPA team is already working on putting together a great banquet. The banquet will be Nov 17 and 18 in Omaha, (details will be posted as soon as we have everything finalized). We had 6 new class champions in 2017 and a GREAT class of Rookies, this year will be one of the toughest rookie classes the OTTPA has every had to vote on.
Our congratulations to every one of our pullers for all the miles traveled, all the late nights and especially for all you accomplished this year. Hoping everyone has a safe fall and can’t wait to see everyone at the banquet.
Below is some information on who is eligible to apply. The form is linked above.
Who is eligible: Applicant must be a high school senior or a full-time college student—age 22 or younger, who are immediate family of OTTPA members and affiliates (e.g. competitors, officials, entry, promoters and associate members) and have never been awarded an OTTPA Scholarship in the past.
Four—$1000 Scholarships will be presented at the annual OTTPA Awards Banquet. The scholarship award will be made payable to the school of the winner’s choice. The scholarship funds must be used within 12 months after awarded.