Yoder Popcorn to Sponsor GN Pro Stock Division

Yoder Popcorn

Columbus, Ohio—The National Tractor Pullers Association and the Yoder Family of Shipshewana, Indiana together announce the addition of Yoder Popcorn to the  NTPA’s roster of Divisional Sponsors. 

The Yoder Popcorn Grand National Pro Stock Tractor Division will perform 22 times at 12 venues during the 2024 regular season as well as the Enderle Pull-Off all-star invitational in September.

The Yoders ship popcorn across the country and around the world from their 2,000-acre farm and Popcorn Shoppe in Lagrange County, Indiana. The general store-themed retail outlet features every flavor of corn that Yoder produces as well as equipment and supplies for every imaginable way to prepare the snack.

“Our family views this sponsorship as a great outreach opportunity for pulling fans to give our quality product a try,” said Russ Yoder, the company’s President.
Devoted NTPA followers already know Russ, who has pulled the very competitive “Xtra Butter” Minneapolis-Moline for several seasons at select events on the Grand National circuit. 

“Russ has already made the highly recognizable ‘Xtra Butter’ tractor a fan favorite,” said Gregg Randall, NTPA’s Executive Director. “But now he gets to have his company’s story told at every GN hook.”

About the National Tractor Pullers Association

The NTPA is the sport’s oldest and most respected truck and tractor pulling sanctioning organization. Governed by a board of directors, the NTPA is managed by World Pulling International (WPI), an independently owned entity. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the NTPA provides rules and regulations and the infrastructures required for organizations throughout the country to arrange truck and tractor pulls.

The 2024 NTPA Championship Pulling Circuit is sponsored in part by Case IH, Beck’s Hybrids, WIX Filters, Hot Shot’s Secret, Enderle Fuel Injection, MAC Trailer, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Cow Tales, Mitas Tires, Cen-Pe-Co Lubricants, Ag Protect 1, U.S. Army, and STOP-FYRE.

Grand National Divisional Sponsors include New Fields Ag (Super Stock Diesel), Hi Torque (Super Farm), Yoder Popcorn (Pro Stock), CM Pulling Tires (Two Wheel Drive), Doctor Preload (Super Semi), and GMS Manufacturing & Machine (Light Modified). Region III is sponsorted by TerraMax. Region IV is sponsored by Pro Puller Tires. Point fund sponsors include the National Tractor Pulling Championships in Bowling Green, Ohio; the Budweiser Dairyland Super Nationals in Tomah, Wisconsin; Heritage Iron Magazine; Midwest Wheel Inc.; and Riverside Engine Inc.

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