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2022 NC Truck Driving Championship (TDC) and Top Tech Challenge

6/10/2022 - 6/11/2022


We are excited to bring the North Carolina Trucking Association Truck Driving Competition and Top Tech Challenge back in 2022! 

Below you will find information on sponsorships, registration, volunteering, tent space requests, awards lunch and hotel information.


TDC Course Sponsor 

 ~Company logo on technician t-shirt
~ Recognition in event announcements
~ Company logo on event signage
~ Company logo in event program
~ Recognition in Tarheel Wheels magazine
~ Company logo on awards lunch signage
~ Reserved VIP table for 10 at awards lunch
~ 10 awards lunch tickets
~ Company recognition during awards lunch

TDC Course Barricade Sponsor $1,000

~Company logo on course barricade
~Recognition in event announcements
~Company name listed on event signage
~Recognition in event program

Top Tech Event Sponsor 

~Company logo on technician t-shirt
~Recognition in event announcements
~Company logo on event signage
~Company logo in event program
~Company logo in Tarheel Wheels magazine
~2 awards lunch tickets

TopTech Station Sponsor 

~Company recognition at assigned station
~Recognition in event program
~Company name listed on technician t-shirt
~Selected and assigned by Top Tech Committee

Coffee Break Sponsor 

~Company logo on Coffee Break signs
~Breaks both Friday and Saturday morning (2 break stations each day - Inside by Tech station and outside by TDC course)
~Recognition in event program

Volunteer Sponsor 

~Company logo on Friday and Saturday volunteer breakfast signage
~Company logo on Friday volunteer lunch
~Company name on event signage
~Logo on volunteer vests
~Recognition in event announcements
~Recognition in event program

Awards Lunch Sponsor 

~Company logo on technician t-shirt
~Recognition in event announcements
~Company logo on event signage
~Company logo in event program
~Company logo in Tarheel Wheels magazine
~Company logo on awards lunch signage
~3 awards lunch tickets

Golf Cart Sponsor 

~Company logo on golf cart

In-Kind Sponsor 
(Open to members and non-members)

~Company name on event signage

*All sponsors must be members of NCTA, except in-kind.* 

REGISTRATION (Deadline is May 20, 2022)

Truck Driving Competition

Entry Fee:  $150 per driver

~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

Top Tech Challenge

Entry Fee:  $75 per technician, students at North Carolina Community Colleges are free.  

Contestants must reside in the state of North Carolina and be employed by a member of the North Carolina Trucking Association or be enrolled as a student at a state sponsored college or university that has a transportation program. Contestant must sign and return agreement and release form upon registration.


The purpose of the this program is to recognize North Carolina truck drivers for their commitment to safety and professionalism during their driving career.  Driver of the Month is based on 12 months of performance and Driver of the Year must be a previous Driver of the Month recipient.  Winners will be recognized at the Awards Lunch on Saturday following the Truck Driving Championship and Top Tech Challenge. 

To submit nominations for Driver of the Month or Driver of the Year fill out the application here.  


**The Awards Lunch is a Ticket-Only Event**

The Awards Lunch on Saturday from 1:30pm - 2pm is to recognize Winners from the Truck Driving Competition, Top Tech Challenge as well as Road Team Captains, and for the first time at this event we will also be recognizing the Drivers of the Month and Driver of the Year.  

Entry to the Awards Lunch is included for all competitors with their registration.  Additional Award Lunch tickets will need to be purchased for family, guests and company representatives.  Awards Lunch tickets will be picked up at the registration table and will only be distributed to the purchaser or the Authorized pick up person.


Hampton Inn and Suites Raleigh/Cary 1-40 PNC Arena
111 Hampton Woods Lane
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-1798
3 miles from the NC State Fairgrounds

Hyatt Place Raleigh/Cary
710 Corporate Center Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-2205
2.5 miles from the NC State Fairgrounds

Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh Arena
1200 Hurricane Alley Way
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 854-0502
1 mile from the NC State Fairgrounds


Volunteers are critical for the event's success, and it's a great way to experience the TDC/Top Tech!  To see the shifts and roles available, check out the volunteer registration form.  Assignments will be sent out by email prior to the event.


Any company wishing to reserve tent space must fill out the request form prior to May 27, 2022.  All spaces will be assigned by the TDC/Top Tech Committee prior to the event, locations and set up information will be emailed prior to the event.


If you are interested in camping, you will need to contact the NC State Fairgrounds Ground Patrol at (919) 612-6767.  Space is available on a first-come-first-serve basis and must be arranged through the fairgrounds.

NC State Fairgrounds

Raleigh, NC United States

Expo Center

Event Contact
Petrina Lawrence
(919) 616-8049
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6/10/2022 - 6/11/2022
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