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2020 NC Truck Driving Championship and Sponsorships Opportunities

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.

Event Schedule

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

NC State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States

Expo Center 

Event Contact
Amy Ballard
(919) 834-0387
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