Greater Kansas City Two Cylinder Club

2021 Glenn Ratzlaff and Duane "Spike" Spieker Scholarships Application Form

Member Memorial - Joe Meyer (GKCTCC 2nd Vice President) March 7, 1954 - April 29, 2021

Updated List of Events - Note: The "Schedule of Events" list has changed formats and there is a new "Events of Interest" section of events not sponsored by the GKCTCC Club for insurance reasons. Last Updated Sept 28, 2021

Oct. 2-3            Lake JaCoMo, 1855 Missouri Town - Tractor Display. Wes 816-228-2660
The 1855 Missouri Town Fall Festival is scheduled for October 1-2 starting at 10 AM. You can bring your tractors in anytime that week. Contact Wes Storm with questions - (816) 228-2660

Oct. 16             Baldwin City, KS. Maple Leaf Festival and Parade. 913-486-5534
The Greater Kansas City Two-Cylinder Club is registered for the 2021 Maple Leaf Festival Parade, Saturday, October 16, 2021.  The parade will begin at 11 AM with parade formation beginning at 9 AM on High St at 56 Hwy.  The tractor club has received permission to unload trailers in the back lot of Heritage Tractor, 915 Industrial Park Rd, located just a couple of blocks SE of the formation area.  Plan to be in the parking lot of Heritage Tractor by 9 AM so tractors can be unloaded then travel across the highway and into position.  Parade entries must be in place by 10:30 AM.  The parade route starts at 3rd and High St then north on 6th St to Chapel.  Questions can be directed to Jon Pirie at 913-238-2505.

Oct. 30             Independence, MO. Halloween Parade. Wes 816-228-2660

The annual Independence Halloween Parade will be attended by the GKCTCC again this year. The parade is a well attended event that is right after the young children trick or treat at the downtown businesses. This is one of the biggest parades in Jackson County. Glenn had been the sponsor of this event in the past and now Wes Storm is the sponsor. Questions may be directed to Wes at (816) 228-2660. We will gather in the parking lot on the south side of the RLDS Auditorium. Line up starts around 9 AM and the parade is at 10 AM. Plan on attending the event and you will not be disappointed.

Nov. 7              Richmond, KS. Read Farm. GKCTCC Meeting and White Elephant Auction 816-547-8608
The GKCTCC meeting with a white elephant auction is scheduled for Sunday, November 7th, 2021 and will be hosted by the Read family outside Richmond, KS. During this time we need to approve the June meeting minutes, discuss and approve a slate of officers for 2022, establish a budget committee, plan for a tractor display at the Western Farm Show in February, discuss the Annual Tractor Cruise at the Ag. Hall, determine hosts / locations for the 2022 meetings, and have the raffle drawing. The white elephant auction will follow the formal meeting. As you know the white elephant auction is a fundraiser for the club so look around and see what you could do without and bring it along. Just remember --- “someone’s junk may be another person’s treasure.” We also need nice things for the auction. Desserts and snacks are welcome. Thanks to Kenny and Portia Read for hosting the meeting. If you want to see some unique John Deere tractors --- don’t miss this meeting. Directions from Olathe, KS: Follow 1-35 South to the 3rd Ottawa Exit #183. Take US-59 South 12 miles to 661 Hwy 59, Richmond, KS 66080. The destination will be on your left.  Don’t forget Day Light Savings Time Ends Sunday Nov. 7th , don’t forget or you will be early to the meeting.

Nov. 13            Bonner Springs, Fall Plow Day. Lloyd Mesmer 913-441-1180 (Moved back 1 week)
A plow day has been scheduled for November 13th outside Bonner Springs, KS (weather permitting). Lloyd says they should start plowing about 8 AM and that there is enough ground that they will be plowing well into the afternoon. Directions: Exit K-7 onto K-32 West into Bonner Springs, KS. Follow Front St (do not turn right to follow K-32 W). Continue on Front St / Loring Ln to 142nd. Turn Left (cross RR tracks) and go South 1/4 mile to field. Contact Lloyd Mesmer to RSVP or for more details: Home 913-441-1180 or Cell 913-904-8186

August-September 2021 GKCTCC Newsletter (PDF download)

Aug 12-15 Platte Co Tractor Cruise (12th) & Show (13th-15th)

July 31, 2021 Ag Hall Tractor Show - July 31, 2021 (9 AM - 4 PM), Contact Don Hrabik 913-262-5904

July 27 Tonganoxie, KS. Leavenworth County Fair Parade, Meet at the High School Football field and leave to line up by 5:30 PM. Parade at 6:30 PM. Contact Jeff Gast 913-704-9788

Sunday July 4, 2021  Sugar Creek, MO. Sugar Creek Parade. (11:00 a.m.) Contact Wes 816-228-2660

June 6, 2021 GKCTCC June Membership Meeting and Bring Your Own Picnic at the Ag Hall

May-June 2021 GKCTCC Newsletter (PDF download)

May 1, 2021 Ag Hall Tractor Cruise (Starting and ending point Tonganoxie, KS). May 1, 2020 Starting at 8 AM

April 18, 2021 GKCTCC April Membership Meeting and BBQ - April 18th, 2021 1 PM

March-April 2021 GKCTCC Newsletter (PDF download)

CANCELED 2021 Shawnee St. Patrick's Day Parade - CANCELED

CANCELED 2021 Western Farm Show - CANCELED

GKCTCC Membership Meeting - February 7th, 2021 - Trailside Center 9901 Holmes Rd., KC MO 64131

January-February 2021 GKCTCC Newsletter (PDF download)

GKCTCC Board Meeting - January 14, 2021 - 6206 Craig Rd., Merriam, KS 66206

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The Greater Kansas City Two-Cylinder Club was organized in January 1990 and
was incorporated in the State of Missouri on May 17, 1994.  The purpose of
the club is to promote the interest and education of the public in the
preservation and restoration of antique tractors, particularly the JOHN
DEERE two-cylinder models, their accessories, lore, literature, toys and
The club manages a tractor pull at Farm Heritage Days at the National
Agriculture Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas.  The club
also has fun-field days along with participating in the American Royal
Parade, The Dream Factory Tractor Cruise, and Western Farm Show

every year. We meet several times through out the year to exchange ideas
and information. A newsletter is produced regularly to communicate with the membership.

The Greater Kansas City Two Cylinder Club covers Eastern Kansas and
Western Missouri, and has members not only from the Kansas City area,
but areas from St Joseph, MO to  Nevada, MO to Topeka, KS.