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2019 NC Truck Driving Championship Driver Entry

  • 09 May 2019
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11 May 2019
  • Kerr Scott Building, N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607


    2019 Annual NC Truck Driving Championship

REGISTRATION TO COMPETE IS CLOSED. Inquries contact NCTA office 919.834.0387

Click here to register to attend the awards luncheon on Saturday, May 11.

Dates          May 10-11, 2019

Registration  To Register:

  • Complete Entry Form 
  • Attach a Copy of Driver's MVR 
  • A Copy of Driver's CDL (front and back)                 

The above forms and additional information must be emailed (, mailed or faxed to (919) 834-3926 by May 1, 2019.

Cost $125 Per Driver (Invoices will generated upon registration) 

Mail checks payable to and return to: 

North Carolina Trucking Association

4000 Westchase Blvd, Suite 210

Raleigh, NC 27607

Event Location:

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

Kerr Scott Building  

1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

Raleigh, NC 27607


Parking       Parking lot is accessed off Trinity Road, Gate 10

Eligibility - Driver must:

  • Based in North Carolina & 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

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

Course Layout and Sample Test:  Course Layout and potential problems. 2018 Course Layout and list of potential problems.pdf. (The 2019 Course Layout will be uploaded when available) 2018 Sample TestSample Test

Facts For Drivers: 2019 Facts for Drivers is a concise, fact-filled book that is an essential study tool for contestants of company, regional, state and National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships. The book is available for purchase and download in both a PDF format as well as a downloadable MP3.

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

Sponsorships are available by Clicking Here. More than 1,000 people attend this event!

Company 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 9, at 4 pm and must be dismantled on Saturday, May 11, 2018 by 6:00 pm. There will be a TENT/Company Exhibit Form that you MUST complete to secure space around the track. We will assign TENT placement and email each company prior to the event. If you do not register your company tent, there may not be a place for you. Please register in advance. Thank you.

Also, please download these forms. TDC Exhibitors Form.pdf

Families The competition is family-friendly and safety is of the utmost importance. Children should not be skateboarding, throwing balls or Frisbee 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 10, 2019*

7:00 am—7:30 am  Driver Registration - Kerr Scott Building

7:45 am—9:00 am Roll Call (Contestants, Judges & Squad Leaders must be present) - This will take place in the EXPO CENTER on the NC State Fairgrounds

9:00 am—9:30 am Course Description - Expo Center

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

10:30 am—11:30 am Course Walk-Thru - on the course next to the Kerr Scott Building

11:30 am—12:00 pm Pre-Trip Inspections—Pre-Trip Area Kerr Scott Building

12:00 pm Driving Skills Test—Field Course


Saturday, May 11, 2019*

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

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

12:30 pm—2:00 pm Luncheon & Awards Ceremony - Expo Center at NC State Fairgrounds

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 Driver Contestant is included in the contestant's registration fee. Admission for family members, or anyone who is not a contestant is additional.

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

NCTA Hotel Group Rate/Camping Information


Best Western- Raleigh $81 per night excludes taxes

2715 Capital Blvd.

Raleigh, NC 27604

Book your group rate for North Carolina Trucking Association

Last day to book: 4/25/19

Holiday Inn Raleigh North $109 per night excludes taxes

2805 Highwoods Blvd.

Raleigh, NC 27604

Book your group rate for North Carolina Trucking Association
Last day to book: 4/25/19

*The link goes to their website but you have to actually put in the dates 5/9 - 5/10 in order for the special rate to of $109 to populate.  

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Raleigh $129 per night excludes taxes

1020 Buck Jones Rd.

Raleigh, NC 27606


Reference NC Trucking Association when calling:

Book your group rate for North Carolina Trucking Association

Last day to book: 4/25/19

Camping at the N.C. State Fairgrounds

801 Youth Center Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606

Water, sewer and electrical access included, Electricity ranges from 20-50 amps.

$30 for a 24-hour period

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

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