The Concrete Producer's Challenges
John Deere Operator Challenge
Get in the driver's seat during this exciting competition! Put your accuracy and speed to the test on a 4WD loader, skid steer, backhoe, or excavator in the John Deer Operators Challenge. For each event, the operator is timed. Participants are penalized for errors and for not accomplishing a task. Score the most points and win a great prize. This event takes place Tuesday through Friday during exhibit hours in the Gold Lot, next to the North Hall.
Western Star Serious Trucks Challenge
Be a star at the Western Star Serious Trucks Challenge! Drivers maneuver ready-mix trucks in confined spaces, simulate concrete pours, and more. Challenges include parallel parking, S curves, driver-side parking, blind side parking, and stopping on a steeply graded ramp. Contestants with the highest scores will receive some great prizes. The challenge takes place in Silver Lot 4, next to the South Hall.