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Cumberland Valley Tractor Pullers Association

We have completed 41 years of pulling at the Newville Lions Fairgrounds. We are planning for an exciting year of tractor and truck pulling in 2017. Our sponsors, competitors and patrons are very important to us. We hope that our pulls will remain a pleasurable family event in the Cumberland Valley.  Please scroll down to see our schedule for the year and please keep checking back. See you on the 17th of June!


The Rules for Interstate Classes can be found at :

CVTPA Farm Stock Rules
Safety Regulations and Rules
Eligibility of Tractor:
1. Contest open to farm tractors with rubber tires. No dual tires, tire studs, or chains permitted.
2. Each tractor may be entered in more than one class, but only once in each class.
3. Minimum drawbar length, 24 inches from the center or real axle to point of hook. Drawbar to be stationary in all directions: 20 inches from top of hitching device parallel to the ground.
4. Drawbars must be equipped with a hitching device of not more than one in thickness, and must have a 3 inch diameter opening. The pulling point may not be more than 1 ½ inches from the back of the hitching device.
5. No pressurized tanks allowed except LP gas. No oxygen allowed.
6. All engines radiators must be properly shrouded.
7. All exhausts must discharge upward above the highest point of the tractor and be properly attached.
8. No portion of the tractor shall interfere with the sled or sled hitch during a pull.
9. All weights must be safely secured to the tractor on hanging supports.
10. Stock block tractors are tractors having a standard block and crankcase for make and model being entered. (Chassis must conform with the engine being entered.) Tractor must have stock engine and powertrain (transmission and rear end) for make and model of the tractor being entered.
11. Out of field class will be naturally aspirated stock block tractor with no visual engine modifications.
12. If the committee doubts legality of stock entry or upon the request of another contestant in that class, contestant must verify 150 units of tractor have been manufactured (notarized statements for the manufacturer), furnish part numbers and prove to the committee that they have a legal entry.
13. Stock tractor: no weight frame or weight may extend 24 inches beyond front of tractor.
14. All stock tractors must be equipped with a hood and grill.
15. All tractors 7500 lb. tractor or larger must have fenders.
16. All 5500 lb. tractors or smaller can only have tire sizes of 15x5x38 or 16x9x34.

2017 Schedule

June 17th
1850 Mini Mod(2)(non-points)
7500 & 9500 Farm Stock
8500 CV Open
Gas & Diesel Street 4x4

July 8th(Newville Fair)
4500,5500,7500 & 9500 Farm Stock
Gas & Diesel Street 4x4

July 15th

Garden Tractor Pull
Gates open by 1p.m.  Scales and tech starting around 4p.m. Driver’s meeting @ 5:30

$5.00 (per vehicle/carload) admission fee

This is a sponsored event/Rude Dog Sled and Scales

$20.00 hook fee, for all tractors, 100% payback is expected in all classes

$5.00 hook fee for ATVs/ side by sides, pulling for bragging rights, helmets and pants required,
No payout

Tractor classes:(weight is 1050# for all classes except diesel and motorcycle TBD)
Youth 16*, 4k Gov. 16hp*, 4k Gov 25hp*, 5k Gov. single, 5k Gov. twin, NQS stock altered,
Single Modified, Pro Stock, Super Stock, Open Super Stock, Diesel and Motorcycle Powered.

Hitch height – 10” for 23” tires and 13” for 26” tires

*Event Fuel Requirement
*Youth 16, 4k Gov. 16hp and 4k Gov. 25hp classes will have promoter provide 93 Octane pump gas.  All tractors will be required to have an empty fuel tank, inspected and remain staged in a designed area from time of  Driver’s meeting until beginning of class.  All these tractors must be ready for fueling before driver’s meeting.  Each tractor/driver is responsible for preparing their tractor for inspection and fueling. COME PREPARED TO DO SO.

Tractor Rules:
4k classes, single mod, Diesel and Motorcycle follow keystone rules
5k Gov. single and 5k Gov. Twin follow Potomac and Shenandoah Rules.
NQS for all other classes.

Questions: Bill Gerhart, 717 491-5848 ph/txt or email:  wgerhart@gmail.com

Aug 5th

4500,5500,7500 &,9500 Farm Stock
Gas & Diesel Street 4x4
15000 Double Tree (2 - 7500 Farm Stock)
19000 Double Tree (2-9500 - Farm Stock)

Newville Lions Fairgrounds, Newville, PA
Pulls start at 6:30 P.M. unless noted otherwise!
Admission $10.00 under 12 free
Information – 776-5762 or 816-2598

The Newville Lions Fairgrounds is located west of Newville on Route 533.

From Exit 37 of Interstate 81, follow Route 233 north, cross Route 11 at the signal and proceed to Newville. As you go down the hill and cross the bridge, the Graham Medical Center is on your left and Route 533 turns left immediately after the Medical Center. Proceed to the Stop sign, go straight and after you pass the Pepsi Plant on the left and cross the bridge, the fairgrounds is on the left.

Have a safe trip! See you there!
Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers http://www.interstatepullers.com/
Mountain State Pullers http://www.mountainstatemotorsports.com/
Eastern Extreme Pulling http://www.easternextremepulling.com/

Please support our sponsors whenever possible. Thanks for viewing our sponsors page!

Barrick Tire Sales
Harry Barrick
455 Center Road
Newville PA 17241
Brad Cornman
997 Poplar Drive
Boiling Springs, PA 17007

Edmil Fuels Inc
Mike Miller
1035 Longs Gap Road
Carlisle PA 17013
249-4901 or 226-2102

Foreman Auctioneering
Rick Foreman
386 Springfield Road
Shippensburg PA 17257
Heishman’s Water & Blue Mountain Excavating
Kevin Lay
30 Myers Road
Newville PA 17241
96 S. High Street
Newville PA 17241
Bruce & Kate Lemmon
855 Alexander Spring Road
Carlisle PA 17015

Agar Welding & Steel Supply INC
93 Firehouse Road
Walnut Bottom PA 17266
Piper Advertising
162 Kerrs Road
Carlisle PA 17015

Piper Family in Memory of Merle Piper
Galen & Susan Piper 
967 Ridge Road
Shippensburg PA 17257

Hoober INC
975 South Main Street
Chambersburg PA 17201
Josh Motter Welding
39 Motter Drive
Shippensburg PA 17257
Rick Motter Hauling
39 Motter Drive
Shippensburg PA 17257
Newville Lions Club
Bruce Lemmon, Jr
177 Fairview Road
Shippensburg PA 17257
Farm and Land Real Estate
Rodney Rice
89 Hershey Road
Shippensburg PA 17257
Harry Barrick
455 Center Road
Newville PA 17241

12258 Buchanan Trail West
Mercersburg, PA 17236
1605 Industrial Drive
Carlisle PA 17013

Negley’s Well Drilling
16199 Cumberland Highway
Newburg PA 17240
Youngs ATVS
1770 Walnut Bottom Road
Newville PA 17241

Farm Equipment Supplier
100 Stover Dr

Carlisle, PA
(717) 249-6720