Tractor pull features engineering creations

Published 05/30 2014 10:25AM

Updated 05/30 2014 12:57PM

PEORIA -- They call it the Collegiate National Championship of Tractor Pulling. Design teams from 29 colleges, including the University of Illinois are competing. It's made up of mostly engineering students.

Teams design tractors, then test their creations. Tractors will be judged in a variety of categories. Organizers say companies sometimes recruit students who do well. The tractor pulling part of the competition is Saturday.

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