Sat29Apr - 30All DayPalmetto State American Pit Bull Terrier ClubPalmetto State APBTCTaylorsville Lions Club Fairgrounds, 170 Fairgrounds Road, Taylorsville, NC


Fri5May - 7All DayGreen Country APBTC (OK)Green Country APBTCWashington County Fairgrounds, 205 E Bulldogger Road, Dewey, OK

Sat20May - 21All DayTri-State APBTC (NJ)Tri-State APBTCSalem County Fairgrounds, 735 Route 40 East, Woodstown, NJ

Sat27May - 28All DayRalph Greenwood Memorial ShowAPBTC of So. NevadaWild Country, 2300 Glendale Blvd, Moapa, NV


Sat3Jun - 4All DayGreat Lakes APBTC (MI)Great Lakes APBTC (MI)Currey's Family Pet Care, 6261 Hannan Road Romulus, MI 48174


Fri21Jul - 23All DayEvergreen State APBTCEvergreen State APBTCFrontier Park, 21800 Meridian Ave. E. Graham, WA 98580


Sat5Aug - 6All DayNew England American Pit Bull Terrier ClubNew England APBTCSpencer Fairgrounds, 48 Smithville Rd., Spencer, MA

Sat5Aug - 6All DayDeep South Bull & Terrier Assoc. (MS)Deep South Bull & Terrier Assoc.Poplarville Fairgrounds, 216 Hwy 26 W

Sat12Aug - 13All DayWestern Canadian APBTCWestern Canadian APBTCLangley Riders Society Arena, 4303-208 Street, Langley, B.C. Canada

Sat19Aug - 20All DaySoutheastern APBTC (NC)Southeastern APBTCHaywood County Fairgrounds, 758 Crabtree Road, Waynesville, NC 28785


Sat9Sep - 10All DayTri-State APBTC (NJ)Tri-State APBTCSalem County Fairgrounds, 735 Route 40 East, Woodstown, NJ

Fri29Sep - 1OctSep 293:00 PMOct 1- 5:00 PMADBA Nationals 2017Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Golden, CO 80401

Sat30Sep - 1OctAll DayADBA Club HungaryADBA Club HungaryCsilleberc Youth Center, Konkoly-Thege Street 21, Budapest, Hungary

PunisherAn ADBA sanctioned weight pull is an event in which an ADBA Registered dog competes within his weight class pulling a cart and specified weights 15’ (feet) in 60 seconds. Place awards of 1st, 2nd, & 3rd will be determined through a process of elimination within weight class entered by increased weight determined by ADBA sanctioned judge.

The classes are Males/Females: 25 lbs & Under, 25 – 35 lbs, 35 – 45 lbs, 45 – 55 lbs, 55 – 65 lbs, 65 – 75 lbs, 75 – 85 lbs, 85 – 95 lbs, 95 lbs and Over.

Three trophies are awarded for  Most Weight Per Pound (MWPP)
45 lbs & Under, MWPP 45 – 75 lbs, MWPP 75 lbs and Over.

The ACE classes are 45 lbs and Under, 45 – 75 lbs, 75 lbs and Over.
Three trophies in the Ace class – MWPP 45 lbs & Under, MWPP 45 – 75 lbs, MWPP 75 lbs and Over.

This event is held according to the ADBA Weight Pull rules. Points earned are accumulative to achieve the ADBA title of Weight Pull ACE. An ADBA weight pull ACE title, as well as the degree(s) of rank (Ace of Ace, A/A I, A/A II, etc.) is documented and recorded within the ADBA studbook.

Training Article

Weight Pull Rules

Weightpull Entry Form

Judges Application


If you have any questions regarding these rules, please contact the show department (801) 936-7513, option #3 – Monday – Friday from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, MTN Standard time or email heather@adba.cc


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