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2019 Minnesota Truck Driving Championships
June 8-9, 2019
The Minnesota Truck Driving Championships (TDC) is a two-day competition for professional truck drivers from MTA member companies across Minnesota. Encourage your drivers to register!
The top four drivers from each class, upon conclusion of the Saturday, June 8 running, will compete in the finals on Sunday, June 9. The winners in each class will be announced at the banquet on Sunday, June 9 at 4:00 p.m. following the competition. One winner will be named the 2019 Grand Champion. First place winners will have the opportunity to represent Minnesota in the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) hosted by the American Trucking Association, August 14-17, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The NTDC and affiliated state TDCs like the Minnesota Truck Driving Championships are considered one of the industry’s largest and most effective safety programs. These annual competitions inspire tens of thousands of drivers to operate accident-free for the right to compete.
Drivers can register for the following categories: Straight Truck, 3-Axle Tractor-Semitrailer, 4-Axle Tractor-Semitrailer, 5-Axle Tractor-Semitrailer, 5-Axle Sleeper Berth Tractor-Semitrailer, Tank Truck, Flatbed, Twin Trailers, and Step Van. Companies may register a maximum of three drivers in each class of competition.
The event includes a written test, a pre-trip inspection, and a driving obstacle course. Drivers will drive equipment that is randomly selected and all efforts will be made to secure "like" equipment in each of the classes.
This family friendly event is open to the public. Please bring your family, friends, and work colleagues to cheer on the drivers. Companies with registered drivers are encouraged to bring spectator tents. Food truck concessions will be available throughout the weekend to contestants and spectators. All proceeds support the Minnesota Truck Driving Championships.
There are many great reasons for companies to register their drivers to compete at the Minnesota Truck Driving Championships (TDC):
DRIVER ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, a driver must maintain continuous employment with an MTA member motor carrier fleet for a continuous period of at least one year and remain accident free, regardless of fault, for one year prior to TDC. If your company is NOT currently an MTA member and you have drivers that want to participate this year CLICK TO JOIN ONLINE or call (763) 251-6431 for membership information.
DRIVER ENTRY FEE: $165.00 per driver. The $165.00 Driver Entry Fee includes: One (1) "Facts for Drivers" Handbook, One (1) MN TDC Patch, One (1) ATA Patch, One (1) 2019 TDC Hat, breakfast and lunch for both days of the competition, and Two (2) Award Ceremony Tickets for the Driver. You can purchase additional quantities of these items in the registration system.
AWARDS BANQUET LOCATION
Please download the following documents BEFORE entering the registration system.
Click to Register Drivers
Congratulations to the 2018 Grand Champion, Tim McNamee of YRC Freight!