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Tanker truck on the course at the 2019 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh

Qualifying for Nationals Requires Well-Rounded Performance, Chairman Says

There’s more to a state qualifier than showcasing one’s safety driving skills in a bid to advance to the National Truck Driving Championships.
Click on a yellow state to see when its event is scheduled; a green state to see who was named Grand Champion.

Check out images from competitions, award presentations and more at 2022 state truck driving championships.

State Champions
 
StateDateClassificationWinnerCompany
Alabama5/27/20223-Axle
Alabama5/27/20224-Axle
Alabama5/27/20225-Axle
Alabama5/27/2022Flatbed
Alabama5/27/2022Grand Champion
Alabama5/27/2022Sleeper Berth
Alabama5/27/2022Step Van
Alabama5/27/2022Straight Truck
Alabama5/27/2022Tank Truck
Alabama5/27/2022Twins
Alaska6/4/20223-Axle
Alaska6/4/20224-Axle
Alaska6/4/20225-Axle
Alaska6/4/2022Flatbed
Alaska6/4/2022Grand Champion
Alaska6/4/2022Sleeper Berth
Alaska6/4/2022Step Van
Alaska6/4/2022Straight Truck
Alaska6/4/2022Tank Truck
Alaska6/4/2022Twins
Arizona4/9/20223-AxleChase PetersonShamrock Foods Co.
Arizona4/9/20224-AxleReynaldo MurrietaFedEx Freight
Arizona4/9/20225-AxleJohn M. HousleyFreeport Transportation
Arizona4/9/2022FlatbedEric RamsdellWalmart Supply Chain
Arizona4/9/2022Grand ChampionMike AlpineABF Freight
Arizona4/9/2022Sleeper BerthMike AlpineABF Freight
Arizona4/9/2022Step VanAdrian NuneUPS
Arizona4/9/2022Straight TruckDavid CoffelFedEx Express
Arizona4/9/2022Tank TruckIna DalyXPO Logistics
Arizona4/9/2022TwinsKelly BrownFedEx Freight
Arkansas6/24/20223-Axle
Arkansas6/24/20224-Axle
Arkansas6/24/20225-Axle
Arkansas6/24/2022Flatbed
Arkansas6/24/2022Grand Champion
Arkansas6/24/2022Sleeper Berth
Arkansas6/24/2022Step Van
Arkansas6/24/2022Straight Truck
Arkansas6/24/2022Tank Truck
Arkansas6/24/2022Twins
California5/21/20223-Axle
California5/21/20224-Axle
California5/21/20225-Axle
California5/21/2022Flatbed
California5/21/2022Grand Champion
California5/21/2022Sleeper Berth
California5/21/2022Step Van
California5/21/2022Straight Truck
California5/21/2022Tank Truck
California5/21/2022Twins
Colorado6/4/20223-Axle
Colorado6/4/20224-Axle
Colorado6/4/20225-Axle
Colorado6/4/2022Flatbed
Colorado6/4/2022Grand Champion
Colorado6/4/2022Sleeper Berth
Colorado6/4/2022Step Van
Colorado6/4/2022Straight Truck
Colorado6/4/2022Tank Truck
Colorado6/4/2022Twins
Connecticut6/11/20223-Axle
Connecticut6/11/20224-Axle
Connecticut6/11/20225-Axle
Connecticut6/11/2022Flatbed
Connecticut6/11/2022Grand Champion
Connecticut6/11/2022Sleeper Berth
Connecticut6/11/2022Step Van
Connecticut6/11/2022Straight Truck
Connecticut6/11/2022Tank Truck
Connecticut6/11/2022Twins
Delaware5/14/20224-AxlePhyllip BrunhammerWalmart Transportation
Delaware5/14/20225-AxleRobert BentonWalmart Transportation
Delaware5/14/2022Grand ChampionPhyllip BrunhammerWalmart Transportation
Delaware5/14/2022Sleeper BerthPaul MarksWalmart Transportation
Delaware5/14/2022Step VanThomas GillFedEx Ground
Delaware5/14/2022Straight TruckEdward HillFedEx Freight
Florida6/9/20223-Axle
Florida6/9/20224-Axle
Florida6/9/20225-Axle
Florida6/9/2022Flatbed
Florida6/9/2022Grand Champion
Florida6/9/2022Sleeper Berth
Florida6/9/2022Step Van
Florida6/9/2022Straight Truck
Florida6/9/2022Tank Truck
Florida6/9/2022Twins
Georgia5/5/20223-AxleBrent DarnellSoutheastern Freight Lines
Georgia5/5/20224-AxleTim McElwaneyABF Freight
Georgia5/5/20225-AxleRay ShepherdSoutheastern Freight Lines
Georgia5/5/2022FlatbedJoey MartelABF Freight
Georgia5/5/2022Grand ChampionHerschel EvansYellow
Georgia5/5/2022Sleeper BerthLuke YoakumSoutheastern Freight Lines
Georgia5/5/2022Straight TruckRonnie MerrittFedEx Freight
Georgia5/5/2022Tank TruckGlenn MorrisFedEx Freight
Georgia5/5/2022TwinsHerschel EvansYellow
Hawaii6/11/20225-Axle
Hawaii6/11/2022Grand Champion
Hawaii6/11/2022Step Van
Hawaii6/11/2022Straight Truck
Idaho5/6/20223-AxleMatthew HouselyFedEx Freight
Idaho5/6/20224-AxleJeff HalfordXPO Logistics
Idaho5/6/20225-AxleTony RhoadesOld Dominion Freight Line
Idaho5/6/2022FlatbedCory WeberOld Dominion Freight Line
Idaho5/6/2022Grand ChampionPaul CallahanYellow
Idaho5/6/2022Sleeper BerthKolton SchultzXPO Logistics
Idaho5/6/2022Step VanLuciano AmorimFedEx Ground
Idaho5/6/2022Straight TruckBill NolanOld Dominion Freight Line
Idaho5/6/2022Tank TruckPaul CallahanYellow
Idaho5/6/2022TwinsMark VanBlaricomOld Dominion Freight Line
Illinois6/3/20223-Axle
Illinois6/3/20224-Axle
Illinois6/3/20225-Axle
Illinois6/3/2022Flatbed
Illinois6/3/2022Grand Champion
Illinois6/3/2022Sleeper Berth
Illinois6/3/2022Step Van
Illinois6/3/2022Straight Truck
Illinois6/3/2022Tank Truck
Illinois6/3/2022Twins
Indiana6/10/20223-Axle
Indiana6/10/20224-Axle
Indiana6/10/20225-Axle
Indiana6/10/2022Flatbed
Indiana6/10/2022Grand Champion
Indiana6/10/2022Sleeper Berth
Indiana6/10/2022Step Van
Indiana6/10/2022Straight Truck
Indiana6/10/2022Tank Truck
Indiana6/10/2022Twins
Iowa6/9/20223-Axle
Iowa6/9/20224-Axle
Iowa6/9/20225-Axle
Iowa6/9/2022Flatbed
Iowa6/9/2022Grand Champion
Iowa6/9/2022Sleeper Berth
Iowa6/9/2022Straight Truck
Iowa6/9/2022Tank Truck
Iowa6/9/2022Twins
Kansas6/17/20223-Axle
Kansas6/17/20224-Axle
Kansas6/17/20225-Axle
Kansas6/17/2022Flatbed
Kansas6/17/2022Grand Champion
Kansas6/17/2022Sleeper Berth
Kansas6/17/2022Step Van
Kansas6/17/2022Straight Truck
Kansas6/17/2022Tank Truck
Kansas6/17/2022Twins
Kentucky5/20/20223-Axle
Kentucky5/20/20224-Axle
Kentucky5/20/20225-Axle
Kentucky5/20/2022Flatbed
Kentucky5/20/2022Grand Champion
Kentucky5/20/2022Sleeper Berth
Kentucky5/20/2022Step Van
Kentucky5/20/2022Straight Truck
Kentucky5/20/2022Tank Truck
Kentucky5/20/2022Twins
Louisiana3/4/20223-AxleJames MaxwellFedEx Freight
Louisiana3/4/20224-AxleJerry FarmerXPO Logistics
Louisiana3/4/20225-AxleGlen WinstonC&S Wholesale Services
Louisiana3/4/2022FlatbedLarry SmithXPO Logistics
Louisiana3/4/2022Grand ChampionEric CourvilleFedEx Freight
Louisiana3/4/2022Sleeper BerthEric CourvilleFedEx Freight
Louisiana3/4/2022Step VanDonald WilliamsFedEx Ground
Louisiana3/4/2022Straight TruckCorey MitchellFedEx Freight
Louisiana3/4/2022Tank TruckJohnnie LongWalmart Transportation
Louisiana3/4/2022TwinsDamien HebertXPO Logistics
Maine5/21/20223-Axle
Maine5/21/20224-Axle
Maine5/21/20225-Axle
Maine5/21/2022Flatbed
Maine5/21/2022Grand Champion
Maine5/21/2022Sleeper Berth
Maine5/21/2022Step Van
Maine5/21/2022Straight Truck
Maine5/21/2022Tank Truck
Maine5/21/2022Twins
Maryland6/4/20223-Axle
Maryland6/4/20224-Axle
Maryland6/4/20225-Axle
Maryland6/4/2022Flatbed
Maryland6/4/2022Grand Champion
Maryland6/4/2022Sleeper Berth
Maryland6/4/2022Step Van
Maryland6/4/2022Straight Truck
Maryland6/4/2022Tank Truck
Maryland6/4/2022Twins
Massachussetts6/5/20223-Axle
Massachussetts6/5/20224-Axle
Massachussetts6/5/20225-Axle
Massachussetts6/5/2022Flatbed
Massachussetts6/5/2022Grand Champion
Massachussetts6/5/2022Sleeper Berth
Massachussetts6/5/2022Step Van
Massachussetts6/5/2022Straight Truck
Massachussetts6/5/2022Tank Truck
Massachussetts6/5/2022Twins
Michigan6/10/20223-Axle
Michigan6/10/20224-Axle
Michigan6/10/20225-Axle
Michigan6/10/2022Flatbed
Michigan6/10/2022Grand Champion
Michigan6/10/2022Sleeper Berth
Michigan6/10/2022Straight Truck
Michigan6/10/2022Tank Truck
Michigan6/10/2022Twins
Minnesota6/25/20223-Axle
Minnesota6/25/20224-Axle
Minnesota6/25/20225-Axle
Minnesota6/25/2022Flatbed
Minnesota6/25/2022Grand Champion
Minnesota6/25/2022Sleeper Berth
Minnesota6/25/2022Step Van
Minnesota6/25/2022Straight Truck
Minnesota6/25/2022Tank Truck
Minnesota6/25/2022Twins
Mississippi4/29/20223-AxleJackie ReedFedEx Freight
Mississippi4/29/20224-AxleLonnie WalkerABF Freight
Mississippi4/29/20225-AxleArchie BurrasTotal Transportation of Mississippi
Mississippi4/29/2022FlatbedJohn Smith Jr.FedEx Ground
Mississippi4/29/2022Grand ChampionJackie ReedFedEx Freight
Mississippi4/29/2022Sleeper BerthPhil HarrisonGulf Relay
Mississippi4/29/2022Step VanAntonio TompkinsFedEx Ground
Mississippi4/29/2022Straight TruckKeith ReynaudWalmart
Mississippi4/29/2022Tank TruckRickey OliverWalmart
Mississippi4/29/2022TwinsRandy ByrdFedEx Freight
Missouri6/3/20223-Axle
Missouri6/3/20224-Axle
Missouri6/3/20225-Axle
Missouri6/3/2022Flatbed
Missouri6/3/2022Grand Champion
Missouri6/3/2022Sleeper Berth
Missouri6/3/2022Step Van
Missouri6/3/2022Straight Truck
Missouri6/3/2022Tank Truck
Missouri6/3/2022Twins
Montana6/9/20223-Axle
Montana6/9/20224-Axle
Montana6/9/20225-Axle
Montana6/9/2022Flatbed
Montana6/9/2022Grand Champion
Montana6/9/2022Sleeper Berth
Montana6/9/2022Step Van
Montana6/9/2022Tank Truck
Montana6/9/2022Twins
Nebraska6/3/20223-Axle
Nebraska6/3/20224-Axle
Nebraska6/3/20225-Axle
Nebraska6/3/2022Flatbed
Nebraska6/3/2022Grand Champion
Nebraska6/3/2022Sleeper Berth
Nebraska6/3/2022Step Van
Nebraska6/3/2022Straight Truck
Nebraska6/3/2022Tank Truck
Nebraska6/3/2022Twins
Nevada4/23/20223-AxleJose VizcarrondoYellow
Nevada4/23/20224-AxleBrandon HardyXPO Logistics
Nevada4/23/20225-AxlePatrick NergerFedEx Ground
Nevada4/23/2022FlatbedEric FlickUPS
Nevada4/23/2022Grand ChampionAaron SharpUPS
Nevada4/23/2022Sleeper BerthDavid SharpUPS
Nevada4/23/2022Step VanJason SarmientoUPS
Nevada4/23/2022Straight TruckAaron SharpUPS
Nevada4/23/2022Tank TruckRandy StromlundUPS
Nevada4/23/2022TwinsMatt HartFedEx Freight
New Hampshire6/4/20223-Axle
New Hampshire6/4/20224-Axle
New Hampshire6/4/20225-Axle
New Hampshire6/4/2022Flatbed
New Hampshire6/4/2022Grand Champion
New Hampshire6/4/2022Sleeper Berth
New Hampshire6/4/2022Step Van
New Hampshire6/4/2022Straight Truck
New Hampshire6/4/2022Tank Truck
New Hampshire6/4/2022Twins
New Jersey6/4/20223-Axle
New Jersey6/4/20224-Axle
New Jersey6/4/20225-Axle
New Jersey6/4/2022Flatbed
New Jersey6/4/2022Grand Champion
New Jersey6/4/2022Sleeper Berth
New Jersey6/4/2022Step Van
New Jersey6/4/2022Straight Truck
New Jersey6/4/2022Tank Truck
New Jersey6/4/2022Twins
New Mexico5/19/20223-Axle
New Mexico5/19/20224-Axle
New Mexico5/19/20225-Axle
New Mexico5/19/2022Flatbed
New Mexico5/19/2022Grand Champion
New Mexico5/19/2022Sleeper Berth
New Mexico5/19/2022Step Van
New Mexico5/19/2022Straight Truck
New Mexico5/19/2022Tank Truck
New Mexico5/19/2022Twins
New York6/10/20223-Axle
New York6/10/20224-Axle
New York6/10/20225-Axle
New York6/10/2022Flatbed
New York6/10/2022Grand Champion
New York6/10/2022Sleeper Berth
New York6/10/2022Step Van
New York6/10/2022Straight Truck
New York6/10/2022Tank Truck
New York6/10/2022Twins
North Carolina6/10/20223-Axle
North Carolina6/10/20224-Axle
North Carolina6/10/20225-Axle
North Carolina6/10/2022Flatbed
North Carolina6/10/2022Grand Champion
North Carolina6/10/2022Sleeper Berth
North Carolina6/10/2022Step Van
North Carolina6/10/2022Straight Truck
North Carolina6/10/2022Tank Truck
North Carolina6/10/2022Twins
North Dakota6/4/20223-Axle
North Dakota6/4/20224-Axle
North Dakota6/4/20225-Axle
North Dakota6/4/2022Flatbed
North Dakota6/4/2022Grand Champion
North Dakota6/4/2022Sleeper Berth
North Dakota6/4/2022Step Van
North Dakota6/4/2022Straight Truck
North Dakota6/4/2022Tank Truck
North Dakota6/4/2022Twins
Ohio5/20/20223-Axle
Ohio5/20/20224-Axle
Ohio5/20/20225-Axle
Ohio5/20/2022Flatbed
Ohio5/20/2022Grand Champion
Ohio5/20/2022Sleeper Berth
Ohio5/20/2022Step Van
Ohio5/20/2022Straight Truck
Ohio5/20/2022Tank Truck
Ohio5/20/2022Twins
Oklahoma6/10/20223-Axle
Oklahoma6/10/20224-Axle
Oklahoma6/10/20225-Axle
Oklahoma6/10/2022Flatbed
Oklahoma6/10/2022Grand Champion
Oklahoma6/10/2022Sleeper Berth
Oklahoma6/10/2022Step Van
Oklahoma6/10/2022Straight Truck
Oklahoma6/10/2022Tank Truck
Oklahoma6/10/2022Twins
Oregon6/11/20223-Axle
Oregon6/11/20224-Axle
Oregon6/11/20225-Axle
Oregon6/11/2022Flatbed
Oregon6/11/2022Grand Champion
Oregon6/11/2022Sleeper Berth
Oregon6/11/2022Step Van
Oregon6/11/2022Straight Truck
Oregon6/11/2022Tank Truck
Oregon6/11/2022Twins
Pennsylvania6/24/20223-Axle
Pennsylvania6/24/20224-Axle
Pennsylvania6/24/20225-Axle
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Flatbed
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Grand Champion
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Sleeper Berth
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Step Van
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Straight Truck
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Tank Truck
Pennsylvania6/24/2022Twins
Rhode Island6/4/20223-Axle
Rhode Island6/4/20224-Axle
Rhode Island6/4/20225-Axle
Rhode Island6/4/2022Grand Champion
Rhode Island6/4/2022Step Van
Rhode Island6/4/2022Straight Truck
Rhode Island6/4/2022Twins
South Carolina4/29/20223-AxleJ.B. QuarlesWal-Mart Stores
South Carolina4/29/20224-AxleKenneth SmithOld Dominion Freight Line
South Carolina4/29/20225-AxleBrandon WorthySoutheastern Freight Lines
South Carolina4/29/2022FlatbedKevin DollFedEx Freight
South Carolina4/29/2022Grand ChampionJ.B. QuarlesWal-Mart Stores
South Carolina4/29/2022Sleeper BerthJohn HummelTForce Freight
South Carolina4/29/2022Step VanJason SturkieFedEx Ground
South Carolina4/29/2022Straight TruckWalter FreemanFedEx Ground
South Carolina4/29/2022Tank TruckBill DriskellHeniff Transportation
South Carolina4/29/2022TwinsJeff WadeSoutheastern Freight Lines
South Dakota5/14/20223-AxleJason SkotvoldFedEx Freight
South Dakota5/14/20224-AxleDean BowarFedEx Freight
South Dakota5/14/20225-AxleJeremy SengerFedEx Freight
South Dakota5/14/2022FlatbedKevin WoodsJohnson Feed
South Dakota5/14/2022Grand ChampionGary SchmidtCliff Viessman Inc.
South Dakota5/14/2022Sleeper BerthCraig EllingsonK&J Trucking
South Dakota5/14/2022Straight TruckTeri SpencerA&A Express
South Dakota5/14/2022Tank TruckGary SchmidtCliff Viessman Inc.
South Dakota5/14/2022TwinsMike WhiteheadFedEx Freight
Tennessee4/29/20223-AxleBrian TurnerOld Dominion Freight Line
Tennessee4/29/20224-AxleThomas VandivortMartin Brower
Tennessee4/29/20225-AxleThomas SeeleyMartin Brower
Tennessee4/29/2022FlatbedPhil SheltonWalmart Transportation
Tennessee4/29/2022Grand ChampionDarrell GribbleOld Dominion Freight Line
Tennessee4/29/2022Sleeper BerthStephen McCoyMartin Brower
Tennessee4/29/2022Step VanGlenn CampbellFedEx Ground
Tennessee4/29/2022Straight TruckDarrell GribbleOld Dominion Freight Line
Tennessee4/29/2022Tank TruckRay SheltonFedEx Freight
Tennessee4/29/2022TwinsMick GailbraithXPO Logistics
Texas6/3/20223-Axle
Texas6/3/20224-Axle
Texas6/3/20225-Axle
Texas6/3/2022Flatbed
Texas6/3/2022Grand Champion
Texas6/3/2022Sleeper Berth
Texas6/3/2022Step Van
Texas6/3/2022Straight Truck
Texas6/3/2022Tank Truck
Texas6/3/2022Twins
Utah6/2/20223-Axle
Utah6/2/20224-Axle
Utah6/2/20225-Axle
Utah6/2/2022Flatbed
Utah6/2/2022Grand Champion
Utah6/2/2022Sleeper Berth
Utah6/2/2022Step Van
Utah6/2/2022Straight Truck
Utah6/2/2022Tank Truck
Utah6/2/2022Twins
Vermont6/4/20223-Axle
Vermont6/4/20224-Axle
Vermont6/4/20225-Axle
Vermont6/4/2022Flatbed
Vermont6/4/2022Grand Champion
Vermont6/4/2022Step Van
Vermont6/4/2022Straight Truck
Vermont6/4/2022Tank Truck
Virginia5/20/20223-Axle
Virginia5/20/20224-Axle
Virginia5/20/20225-Axle
Virginia5/20/2022Flatbed
Virginia5/20/2022Grand Champion
Virginia5/20/2022Sleeper Berth
Virginia5/20/2022Step Van
Virginia5/20/2022Straight Truck
Virginia5/20/2022Tank Truck
Virginia5/20/2022Twins
Washington7/9/20223-Axle
Washington7/9/20224-Axle
Washington7/9/20225-Axle
Washington7/9/2022Flatbed
Washington7/9/2022Grand Champion
Washington7/9/2022Sleeper Berth
Washington7/9/2022Step Van
Washington7/9/2022Straight Truck
Washington7/9/2022Tank Truck
Washington7/9/2022Twins
West Virginia6/25/20223-Axle
West Virginia6/25/20224-Axle
West Virginia6/25/20225-Axle
West Virginia6/25/2022Flatbed
West Virginia6/25/2022Grand Champion
West Virginia6/25/2022Sleeper Berth
West Virginia6/25/2022Step Van
West Virginia6/25/2022Straight Truck
West Virginia6/25/2022Tank Truck
West Virginia6/25/2022Twins
Wisconsin5/20/20223-Axle
Wisconsin5/20/20224-Axle
Wisconsin5/20/20225-Axle
Wisconsin5/20/2022Flatbed
Wisconsin5/20/2022Grand Champion
Wisconsin5/20/2022Sleeper Berth
Wisconsin5/20/2022Straight Truck
Wisconsin5/20/2022Tank Truck
Wisconsin5/20/2022Twins
Wyoming6/11/20224-Axle
Wyoming6/11/20225-Axle
Wyoming6/11/2022Flatbed
Wyoming6/11/2022Grand Champion
Wyoming6/11/2022Straight Truck
Wyoming6/11/2022Tank Truck
Wyoming6/11/2022Twins
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