VOTED “PULL OF THE YEAR” 8 TIMES!
Join us for the 42nd Annual Lions Super Pull of the South in Chapel Hill, TN. This truck and tractor pull is held every July in our beautiful community, and has been named “Pull of the Year” in 1988, 1993, 1994, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008 and 2010 by the National Tractor Pullers Association.
This NTPA sanctioned Invitational event draws all the top names in the Diesel Super Stock Tractors, Pro Stock Tractors, 4-Wheel Drive Trucks, Unlimited (multi-engine) Tractors, and the Mini-Rod Classes.
The Excitement never stops as these horsepower monsters roar down the track, chasing their share of over $100,000.00 in prize money, and bragging right for a year as the “Chapel Hill Champ”.
On May 31, 1946, a group of 16 civic minded men in Chapel Hill,Tennessee, motivated by a concern for the improvement of their community, established the Chapel Hill Lions Club. Over the years, the Lions Club has used different avenues to raise money to support various projects for the Chapel Hill community.
In 1976, the club sponsored the first truck and tractor pull, a spectator sport which was just giving birth, especially in rural farming communities across the country. That first pull consisted of local farm stock tractors, a sort of “bring what you got, run what you brung sort of pull”. In the late 197O’s, the Chapel Hill Lions Club, voted to take their pull to the State level with a purse of $2,000.00.
In the late 80’s the event moved national and became a part of the National Tractor and Truck Puller Grand National Circuit
From that original group of 16 men, the Chapel Hill Lions Club now has a membership of 106 men and women and is the second largest Lions Club in the State of Tennessee. The proceeds from this event are used to help fund sight projects across Middle Tennessee through the Lions Eyebank and Sight Service at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. In addition, the Chapel Hill Lions Club has committed $100,000.00 to help build a new Children’s Eye Hospital at the new Vanderbilt Children’s’ Hospital.