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IPA Banquet

The banquet will be held at the Linden (200 Linden Ave, Rantoul, IL 61866) in Rantoul, IL on Saturday January 27, 2018.

The rules meeting will begin at 2:30 pm.

Happy Hour will follow from 5:30pm to 6:30pm

The Banquet will begin at 6:30 with a buffet meal and will be followed by Illiana Pullers Assoc. awards presentation. Afterwards, music and social activities!

This year’s meeting will once again be held at The Linden Banquet Center, IL in Rantoul, IL on Saturday January, 27th 2018. Be sure to reserve your rooms at The Quarters Inn & Suites which is conveniently located within walking distance of The Linden. Rooms will be $65.00 the block will be held until January 20th, 2018. The facility includes a heated indoor pool and continental breakfast. When making your reservations, be sure to mention that you are with the Illiana Pullers Association.

The Quarters Inn contact information is (217) 893-1234

The evening will start out with a social hour (5:30).

A buffet style catered dinner will begin around 6:30pm. The price of the meal will be $25.00 per person. When you arrive at the banquet or rules meeting you will then be given your check back. RSVP will need to be in by January 10th. Following dinner, awards and prizes will be handed out in a short ceremony. The evening will continue with music and spirits.

Entertainment and door prizes for all.

We will be taking memberships before the afternoon meeting from 1:30pm until 4:30pm. All paperwork and dues need to be paid at this time.

Once again there is going to be best appearing tractor award and best appearing truck award. We are enclosing a voting “ballot” that we would like for you to return with your reservation or send in if you are not attending. These will be awards that we plan to carry on as a tradition to reward pullers’ hard work. The best appearing truck and tractor will have an extra feature in the souvenir calendar book and t-shirts.

We hope everyone will be able to attend so we can continue to have this event. Everyone is welcome, family, friends, crew members and sponsors.

Remember to RSVP and make your reservations by January 10th.