2020 NC Truck Driving Championship and Sponsorships Opportunities
5/8/2020 - 5/9/2020
On May 8-9, 2020 the North Carolina Trucking Association (NCTA) will host drivers from across the state to compete in the Truck Driving Championship (TDC). Participants in the TDC will take a written exam that focuses on safety rules and regulations, perform a pre-trip inspection, and complete a skills/driving test. Drivers can register for the following classes: 3-Axle, 4-Axle, 5-Axle, Flatbed, Sleeper, Step Van, Straight Truck, Tank Truck, or Twin Trailers. Competition is limited to (27) drivers per company, with a maximum of (3) drivers per class.
The event will conclude with an awards banquet on Saturday afternoon. Each driver receives one banquet ticket with their registration; additional tickets for spouses, family or company representatives may be purchased. Everyone attending the banquet must have a ticket.
**Deadline for entry is April 15, 2020**
To be Eligible Driver must:
- Be based in North Carolina & have been continuously employed for the previous 12 months
- Have an accident free driving record for the previous 12 consecutive months
- Have the proper CDL endorsements for the class driven
- Be employed by an NCTA member company
Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each class; Pre-Trip Inspection Winner; Rookie of the Year; and TDC Grand Champion, who will represent North Carolina in the National Truck and Step Van Driving Championship in Indianapolis, IN on August 19-22, 2020.
Company Tents are welcome, but must be reserved in advance. Please click here to reserve tent space.
Volunteers are critical for a successful event! Please Click here to register to be a volunteer.
Friday, May 8, 2020*
7:00 am - 7:30 am: Driver Registration - Expo Center
7:45 am - 9:00 am: Roll Call (Contestants, Judges & Squad Leaders must be present) - Expo Center
9:00 am - 9:30 am: Course Description — Expo Center
9:30 am - 10:30 am: Written Exam — Expo Center
10:30 am - 11:30 am: Course Walk-Thru/Pre-Trip Inspections — Field course next to the Expo Center
11:30 am - TBD: Driving Skills Test — Field Course next to Expo Center
Saturday, May 9, 2020*
7:00 am - 11:30 am: Driving Skills Test — Field course next to Expo Center
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: VIP & Past Champions Competition
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Banquet & Awards Ceremony — Expo Center
*Times are approximate and subject to change based on participant numbers