Special Coverage of the National Truck Driving Championships

2024 State Truck Driving Championships Schedule

Qualifiers Will Advance to NTDC Aug. 21-24 in Indianapolis
Alaska driver competes in a skills test
An Alaska driver competes in a skills test at the 2023 state truck driving championships. (Alaska Trucking Association)

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Here's a week-by-week look at the 2024 state truck driving championships, with date and location, and a link to results when the state association makes them available. 

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The state events determine the qualifiers for the National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championship, which will be held Aug. 21-24 in Indianapolis.

The schedule includes a pair of combination events, with Vermont and New Hampshire both holding their events June 1 in Pembroke, N.H., and Massachusetts-Connecticut-Rhode Island all competing in Windsor Locks, Conn., on June 8.

The June 7-8 weekend is the busiest on the schedule, with 15 competitions being held.

State Date Location Grand Champion
Louisiana March 1 - 2 Baton Rouge, La. Corey Mitchell, FedEx Freight
Nevada April 6 Las Vegas, Nev. Matt Hart, FedEx Freight
Arizona April 13 Tempe, Ariz. David Coffel, FedEx
South Carolina April 19 - 20 Columbia, S.C. Blake Taylor, Old Dominion Freight Line
West Virginia April 20 Parkersburg, W.Va. Larry Gorby, XPO
Washington April 20 Pasco, Wash. Josh Friedges, Old Dominion Freight Line
Oregon April 27 Portland, Ore. Daniel Shamrell, FedEx Freight
California April 28 Arcadia, Calif. Alejandro Fonseca, UPS
Tennessee May 3 - 4 Nashville, Tenn. Hobie Eirich, FedEx Freight
Idaho May 3 - 4 Meridian, Idaho Adam Heim, FedEx Freight
Mississippi May 4 - 5 Gulfport, Miss. Michael Skinner, FedEx Freight
Georgia May 9 - 10 Buford, Ga. Chris Moore, Walmart
Kentucky May 10 - 11 Lexington, Ky. John Willinger, FedEx Freight
Ohio May 17 - 18 Sandusky, Ohio Jeff Pentrack, DHL 
Virginia May 17 - 18 Prince George, Va. David Price, FedEx Freight
Wisconsin May 17 - 18 Appleton, Wis. Matthew Boenisch, FedEx Freight
Delaware May 18 Harrington, Del. Kevin Lemar, FedEx Freight
New Mexico May 18 Albuquerque, N.M. Kirk Weis, ABF
Maine May 18 Hermon, Maine Ron Round, Bison Transport
South Dakota May 18 Sioux Falls, S.D. Josh Kelley, FedEx Freight
Nebraska May 30 - June 1 Grand Island, Neb. Eric Stein, Werner Enterprises
Colorado June 1 Brighton, Colo. Tyler Rogers, FedEx Freight
Maryland June 1 Timonium, Md. Michael Miltenberger, Pitt Ohio
New Hampshire June 1 Pembroke, N.H. Enkland Therepeli, A. Duie Pyle
Vermont June 1 Pembroke, N.H. No champion named
New Jersey June 1 - 2 Atlantic City, N.J. Wilbert Vano, XPO
Alabama June 7 Pelham, Ala. David Hawk, FedEx Freight
Alaska June 7 Anchorage, Alaska  
Kansas June 7 - 8 Wichita, Kan. Terry Covey, FedEx Freight
Missouri June 7 - 8 Branson, Mo. Bruce Hoyes, ABF Freight
Texas June 7 - 8 Waco, Texas Matthew Logan Montandon, FedEx
Indiana June 7 - 8 Indianapolis Brian Walker, FedEx Freight
Pennsylvania June 7 - 8 Pocono Manor, Pa. Michael Light, FedEx Freight
Illinois June 7 - 8 Tinley Park, Ill. Ritch Fundell, FedEx
Michigan June 7 - 8 Lansing, Mich. Wayne Gootee, Walmart
New York June 7 - 8 Syracuse, N.Y. Mark McLean, FedEx Freight
North Carolina June 7 - 8 Raleigh, N.C. David Weakley, Publix
Oklahoma June 7 - 8 Oklahoma City, Okla. Floyd Olson, Walmart
Utah June 7 - 8 Salt Lake City Robert Bjelland, Walmart
Minnesota June 8 Roseville, Minn. Mark Fitterer, UNFI
Montana June 8 Helena, Mont. Lyle Turville, Decker Truck Line
Connecticut June 8 Windsor Locks, Conn. Ernie Budlowski, XPO
Massachusetts June 8 Windsor Locks, Conn. Richard Sweeney, XPO
Rhode Island June 8 Windsor Locks, Conn. Donaldo Alfonseca, Old Dominion Freight Line
Wyoming June 8 Cheyenne, Wyo. A.J. Kelly, ABF Freight
Iowa June 13 - 14 Altoona, Iowa Warren Ratliff Jr., Quest Liner
Florida June 13 - 15 Daytona Beach, Fla. Rifat Becirevic, Publix
North Dakota June 22 Fargo, N.D.  
Arkansas June 28 - 29 Rogers, Ark.  
Hawaii TBD TBD  

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