Outlaw Newsletter – Fall/Winter 2016

We have wrapped up the 2016 season and have our eyes on the 2017 season. Check out this year’s winners and sponsors, as well as new sponsors for 2017 in our Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter. Read it here: OTTPA Fall/Winter Newsletter 2016

If you know of a business that may be interested in sponsoring the Outlaws, have them contact us for more information. Watch our blog on the website or Facebook and Twitter for additional updates for next year’s season.

Early Membership Registration

The early membership registration deadline is December 15th, be sure and get your forms in the mail and post marked by that date.


If you are looking for a coat that you had at the banquet, please contact Lori, she has one.

PRESS RELEASE – Post Equipment to partner with the Outlaw’s

The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is pleased to announce the newest partnership for the 2017 “Thunder In The Dirt Summer Series Tour” as Post Equipment comes on board.  Post Equipment is based out of Rock Valley, IA and is a leading dealer in the industry for Reel Mixers, Vertical Mixer Wagons, Manure Spreaders, Bale Processors and manufacturer for replacement Agricultural parts in the Livestock Industry.  Post Equipment will become a Regional Sponsor for the 2017 season as they will be apart of the Rock Valley(IA), Wisner(NE), Madison(SD), Arlington(NE) and Warrensburg(MO) Outlaw truck and tractor pulls.  “We are excited to announce that we are joining the Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Organization” says Salesmen Dan Koenen.  “We are always looking for ways to expand our business and knew this would be a different avenue to pursue in the Ag market. We are excited to reach out to new and current customers at local and further away tractor pulls. Post equipment focuses on products for the cattle and dairy industries and today, we are currently selling nationwide in mixer wagon parts, used feed wagons, and manure spreaders. We are dealers for the following equipment: JBS manure spreaders and silage trailers, Supreme feed mixers, Penta feed mixers, Rotomix feed mixers, Spread All manure spreaders, Farm Aid feed mixers, Kelly Ryan feed wagons, and Easy Rake silage defacers. We sell replacement augers for reel mixers as well as liners for reel and vertical mixers. Our parts will be on display at the pulls – look for us! We are excited to become apart of the Outlaws and look forward to serving the fans and pullers in the Midwest! If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call otherwise we will see you at the pulls!”  The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is excited to work with such a respected company like Post Equipment and look forward to the 2017 season.  Be sure to check out postequip.com for all the great deals they have as well as all the great services provided by Post Equipment!


Big Screen Truck Driver and 2 Tech Officials Wanted

The Outlaws are looking for a truck driver no CDL required to haul and maintain the Jumbotron to 40-50 events throughout the summer.  We would also like someone who has experience and would be willing to tech at the events as well.  The Outlaws are also looking for 2 tech officials willing to learn and travel at events across our tour throughout the summer.  If any of these positions interest you please contact Kurt Van Beek (712)470-1593 or Ryan Boysen (712)880-0178 for more information.

Scholarship Auction Items

Below is the list of items that will be on the auction for the scholarship – if you have something to add, please let me know

DeKalb – Yeti Cooler

DeKalb – 2 shop stools they have there the DeKalb logo on them

Outlaw Tee Shirts Bundles

Outlaw Passes

Print of 2016 winners – Rodney Crum-Power and Noise and Ridders Farm

Flower Planter – Kevin Bauer

Quilt – Elizabeth Cowger

Pencil print of your desired tractor – Nancy Roberts

Ladies basket – Mrs. Steve Bailey

Homemade honeys – Bo Eilenstine

Outlaw Painted Rock – Bennett’s

Remington 270 W/scope – Extreme Performance-VanBeek’s

Disappearing nine patch quilt – Petsch

2- Rare UNL and John Deere logo hat – Petsch


Door prizes

Remington 243 w/scope – Extreme Performance-VanBeek’s

Hats and Cups – Graham Tire

PRESS RELEASE – EkotuningCom partners with the Outlaws

The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is very excited to announce EkotuningCom partnership for the 2017 “Thunder In The Dirt Summer Series Tour”.  D&K Repair based out of Rock Valley, IA teams up with Ekotuning Nebraska from Grant, NE to become the Official Class Sponsor of the 9,200lb Super Farm Class.  Ekotuning is the smart choice for farmers to increase the vehicle’s power and torque while minimizing fuel consumption and hazardous exhaust fumes.  Ekotuning offers a software programming update to get the most power our of your vehicle without risking the damage of future engine failures.  Ekotuning has spent countless hours testing  vehicles to find as much power and torque possible for many applications in the Agricultural Industry.  The research Ekotuning has achieved is proven power on the dyno.  D&K Repair and Ekotuning Nebraska have also chosen to become the Outlaw Presenting Sponsor of Thunder In The Valley and Thunder By The River.  “Partnering with the Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is going to be a very key relationship as we can get directly in contact with the audience who are very involved in the Agricultural Industry”  says Co-owner of D&K Repair Kurt Kooima.  “This will give us the ability to show all the great benefits of Ekotuning as well as increase brand recognition across a larger region we typically could not achieve.”  The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is very excited to work with Dave and Kurt at D&K Repair as well as Kasey Kroeker with Ekotuning Nebraska.  Ekotuning Nebraska also has their own mobile dyno that you may have seen at the Harvest Days Farm Show.  This gives them the ability to showcase the power increase by reprogramming the software of your vehicle through Ekotuning right at your farm.  Be sure to contact Ekotuning Nebraska or D&K Repair to see why Ekotuning is the Ag leader in diesel performance.  For more information you can visit Ekotuning.com or contact the dealers below.

Ekotuning Nebraska – Kasey Kroeker


(308) 352-8063

Grant, NE

D&K Repair – Dave Rozenboom and Kurt Kooima

(712) 476-9895

Rock Valley, IA



PRESS RELEASE – Pro Puller Tires partners with the Outlaws

The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is pleased to announce the newest addition to the “Thunder In The Dirt Summer Series Tour” as Pro Puller Tires partners with the Outlaws for the 2017 season.    Pro Puller Tires is a family based company located in Firth, NE.  Pro Puller tires takes pride in their products as well as treating customers just like family helping teams compete at the top.  Pro Puller Tires will become the Official Class Sponsor for the hard hitting, exciting and powerful 10,000lb Pro Stock Class.  “We look forward to working with the Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association” says CEO Bruce Docter also founder of yournexttire.com.  “This is a new company for me and my son Aaron and we look forward to working with the pullers throughout this season.  We feel we have a very great product ready to compete at all levels but are always willing to take advice and opinions from competitors and tire cutters to help make Pro Puller Tires the choice of champions.”   Aaron Docter will be graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this December and will be in charge of the Pro Puller Tires company, traveling to events to interact and support customers throughout the season.  Pro Puller Tires is offering a reward program for the 2017 season.  For any competitor running Pro Puller Tires who wins will receive $100 cash reward.  The Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling Association is very excited to work with Pro Puller Tires in 2017 as they make their entrance into the pulling world.  Bruce and Aaron are a great example of a family run business that are very respectable and dedicated to helping competitors.  The Outlaws feel this is a great partnership as in general the Outlaws are one big family and are happy to welcome the newest members Pro Puller Tires.  11c5148b8814e5f3211a990bcd3e3384

For more information about the Pro Puller Tires be sure to check out their website at propullertires.com.  Their you can find contact information, about the company, pricing, promotions, products and more!

Outlaw SCHOLARSHIP Texas Hold’em tournament.

Tournament Information below

3:00pm start at the Horseshoe Casino, Council Bluffs, Ia. November 18th, 2016

Any player can enter or re-enter as many times as they like up until the start of 4th round.

The casino will enter any Outlaw member and/or pit crew/friend for $120. ($100 goes to the prize fund, $10 to the casino and $10 to Iowa.

All entrants will pay Meribeth Wortman, $100 per entry and re-entry, at the reception that night after the tournament at the Marriott, because it is against the Iowa State Gambling law/rules for her to take the “donations” inside the casino. If the player will not be at the reception that night see Dave Bennett at the tournament. 100% of this money will go the Outlaw scholarship fund.

This year the blinds will go up every 15 minutes not 10 as last year.

All rules, final decisions and payout will be handled by the Horseshoe Casino tournament director.

If any member/player see’s that they will be later than the cut off time and is on the way and still wants to enter, TEXT, 405-320-1386, Dave Bennett, and he will enter you at the cut off time, your blinds will be taken out as play will continue till you get there or your stack is depleted but you will still owe $220 for the entry and scholarship fund.

Meal Reservations

Please get your meal reservation information into Lori as soon as possible for the banquet.