2023 Truck Driving Championship

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Name: 2023 Truck Driving Championship
Date: June 9, 2023 - June 10, 2023
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

The Oklahoma Trucking Association and Oklahoma Safety & Security Council host the state Truck Driving Championships.  This two-day event puts each contestant through their paces with the challenges of a written exam, personal interview, pre-trip inspection, and a skills course.  After the competition is over we celebrate the accomplishments of these safe drivers at our awards banquet.  Winners of each class go on to compete in the ATA National Truck Driving Championship. 

Once the OTA receives driver forms we will mail Facts for Drivers books to the company contact.

Eligible drivers must be accident-free for a year and drive for a company that is a member in good standing with the OTA.

MVR must be dated no earlier than April 1.
FORMS: Due May 5
Driver Registration Form (Must be signed by both driver & company rep) 
Driver Waiver & Rookie Certification (Must be completed by the driver)
Company Rep Checklist (Use this as a guide to ensure you're turning in completed driver packets)

2022 TDC/NTDC Rule Changes:

  • Drivers are required to have a Class B to compete in Straight Truck Class
  • NTDC Committee recommends state associations follow the NTDC calendar (August 15, 2021 – August 15, 2022) when determining eligibility. This rule applies to the following:  Accidents, 30 days away from work, Employment with entering motor carrier, Hours worked
  • Retirement Rule: 2020 & 2021 count towards driver retirement years. Thus, no drivers will be retired in 2022 & 2023
  • 2023 NTDC Competition Date: August 16-19 - Columbus, Ohio
  • Companies participating in the State Championships may be required to provide a tractor and/or trailer to be utilized during the competition as well as a volunteer to serve as a judge. Drivers whose companies do not provide equipment and volunteer judges may not be allowed to compete.
  • In addition, if needed, companies must be able to provide equipment in the class of competition in which they have drivers competing.

A special thank you to our member Bret Bringham of Melton Truck Lines for providing the event artwork.


Event Sponsors:
  • Bruckner Truck Sales Inc.-OKC
  • Great West Casualty Company
  • Holt Truck Group - Oklahoma City
  • MHC Kenworth - Tulsa
  • Premier Truck Group - Oklahoma City
  • Rush Truck Centers - Oklahoma City

Orientation/Written Test - Location Pending
Pre-Trip Inspection & Driving Portion - OSU-OKC Driving Course 

Date/Time Information:

Friday, June 9
10:00 AM Driver check-in (Location TBD)
10:30 AM Driver Roll Call Orientation, Pre-Trip Review, Skills Course Overview, & Written Exam (REGARDLESS OF WRITTEN TEST COMPLETION TIME PRE-TRIP WILL NOT START UNTIL 2:00 PM)
2:00 PM Pre-trip Inspection (OSU-OKC Driving Course)
After the Pre-trip is finished drivers are adjourned for the day – the driver will be on their own for lunch Friday
Saturday, June 10
6:30 AM Volunteer Check-In (OSU-OKC Driving Course)
7:00 AM Driver Check-In
7:15 AM Judges and Volunteer Orientation
7:30 AM Course Walk-Through
8:00 AM Competition on Skills Course Begins (Drivers will be held in the bullpen until time to compete)

6:00 PM Banquet Doors Open (Location TBD)
6:15 PM Banquet

Contact Information:
Rebecca Chappell (405) 525-9488 x 1
After 8 years without any price increases we had to adjust our sponsorships.
You may purchase additional banquet tickets for $55 per adult and $25 per child (12
and under) until May 28. Tickets purchased after May 27 or at the banquet will be $60, regardless of age. 
Click here to purchase additional tickets.
Driver Fee: $200.00/driver Form deadline, May 5
We will invoice you after we receive your registration, at that time you can pay via credit card or check. 
Registration fees will be refunded if the notice of cancellation is received by the Oklahoma Trucking Association no later than the close of business on May 13. No refunds will otherwise be given regardless of attendance.

Once the OTA receives driver forms we will mail Facts for Drivers books to the company contact.
Email or mail TDC forms to OTA
ATTN: Rebecca Chappell
3909 N Lindsay Ave
Oklahoma City OK 73105
Email: RebeccaChappell@oktrucking.org

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