North Carolina Trucking Association

2018 NC Truck Driving Championship Driver Entry

  • 18 May 2018
  • 7:00 AM
  • 19 May 2018
  • The Park Expo, 800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte, NC

Registration

Dates          May 18—19, 2018

Location     The Park Expo

                   800 Briar Creek Road

                   Charlotte, NC

Parking       The parking fee is $6.00 per car per day.

Entry Fee    $125 per driver contestant. Entry Form deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018.                         Download General Information and Schedule including information below.

                   No registration forms or class changes will be accepted after this date. 

Mail checks payable to and return to: North Carolina Trucking Association, 4000 Westchase Blvd, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27607

Eligibility - Driver must:

  • Be domiciled 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

Before competing, each driver must have ALL of the following submitted prior to registration:

  • PAID entry fee
  • Current MVR
  • Completed NCTA SHRC Entry Form
  • Completed TR-1 & TR-2 forms

Classes Straight Truck; 3-Axle Van; 4-Axle Van; 5-Axle Van; 5-Axle Sleeper Berth; Tank Truck; Flatbed; Twin Trailers; Step Van. Competition is limited to (27) drivers per company, with a maximum of (3) drivers per class

Awards Family and Company Personnel are invited to attend the Awards Luncheon Ceremony. Must purchase tickets in advance. 

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 Championships held August 15 - 18, 2018 in Columbus, OH.

Course Layout and Sample Test:  Course Layout and potential problems.Course Layout and list of potential problems.pdf. Sample Test

Volunteers Volunteers are welcome and needed. Please complete the Volunteer Form or contact NCTA at 919-834-0387.

Sponsorships Sponsorships are available on www.nctrucking.com.

Tents Tent placement is on a first-come, first-served basis in designated area on asphalt (Stakes NOT allowed). Tents may not be set up prior to Thursday, May 17, and must be dismantled on Saturday, May 19, 2018 by 6:00pm.


Families The competition is family-friendly and safety is of the utmost importance. Children should not be skateboarding, throwing balls or frisbees or doing anything around the course that may compromise their safety or distract the competitors. Please advise families with children to monitor their activities around the course.


Event Schedule

Friday, May 18, 2018*

7:00 am—7:30am  Driver Registration - Liberty Hall

7:45 am—9:00am Roll Call (Contestants, Judges & Squad Leaders must be present) - Liberty Hall

9:00 am—9:30am Course Description - Liberty Hall

9:30 am—10:30am Written Exam—Use Facts for Drivers as a study guide. 

10:30 am—11:30am Course Walk-Thru

11:30 am—12:00pm Pre-Trip Inspections—Pre-Trip Area Liberty Hall

12:00 pm Driving Skills Test—Field Course

 

Saturday, May 19, 2018*

7:00 am—11:30am Driving Skills Test—Field Course

11:30 am - 12:00pm VIP & Past Champions Competition

12:30 pm—2:00pm Luncheon & Awards Ceremony - Liberty Hall

Family members and company personnel are invited to attend the luncheon and award ceremony. Admission is $25.00 per person. Must purchase tickets in advance for the luncheon. Admission for contestant is included in the contestant's registration fee.

*Times are approximate and subject to change based on participant numbers


NCTA Hotel Group Rate

The North Carolina Trucking Association has a group rate with the following hotels listed below.

Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel for 104.00 USD per night excludes taxes

Start date: 5/17/18
End date: 5/19/18
Last day to book: 4/26/18

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Courtyard Charlotte SouthPark for 99.00 USD per night excludes taxes

Start date: 5/17/18
End date: 5/19/18
Last day to book: 4/26/18

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

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Hilton Garden Inn SouthPark for 139.00(single) $149.00 (double) USD per night excludes taxes

Start date: 5/17/18
End date: 5/19/18
Last day to book: 4/26/18

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Residence Inn Charlotte Uptown Hotel for 129.00USD per night excludes taxes

Start date: 5/17/18
End date: 5/19/18
Last day to book: 4/26/18

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North Carolina Trucking Association
4000 Westchase Blvd.
Ste. 210
Raleigh, NC 27607


Telephone:  (919) 834-0387

FAX: (919) 834-3926


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