Organizations available for truck and tractor pullers to join include the United States Association of Pullers, the National Tractor Pullers Association and Truck Pulling Unleashed, as of 2015. Many states also operate regional puller associations that may carry differing requirements for participation, such as residency in the state or paying enrollment fees.Continue Reading
The United States Association of Pullers operates primarily near the intersections of Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas and Kentucky, though it is open to participation from any person. It emphasizes a focus on family interaction and entertainment through pulling events, holding its own competitions and activities on a regular basis. It also offers seasonal classes and instructional sessions on the activity as well as special banquets and other gatherings.
The National Tractor Pullers Association is the oldest truck and tractor pulling sanctioning organization in the country, initially beginning its operations in 1969. It helps develop and maintain standards for the sport. as well as holding various events and competitions each year. In addition to membership for participants, it also offers an official fan club that features a magazine and memorabilia.
Truck Pulling Unleashed focuses on promoting knowledge and awareness for the sport, its participants and its fans. Members are able to post biographies to the site, participate in forum discussions and share photos from events.
Regional puller organizations typically feature similar services and features, helping to organize competitions, track scores and educate fans and participants on the proper rules and safety precautions of the sport.Learn more about Careers