Trucking has full calendar of events coming up in 2016

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Updated Jan 25, 2016

The trucking industry has a lot planned for the new year. These industry events range from truck shows like the Great American Trucking Show in August to National Wreaths Across America Day in December, and everything in-between.

Custom truck shows fill 2016

The list below takes a month-by-month look at some upcoming industry happenings.

Do you know of any events we may have missed? Let us know in the comment or send the event details to Truckers News’ associate editor Deanne Winslett at [email protected].


  • None listed at this time


  • Feb. 5-6: Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show in Peoria, Illinois
  • Feb. 18-20: Antique Truck Club of America Vintage Trucks of Florida Truck Show in Leesburg, Florida
  • Feb. 26-28: The Park City Chill at the Kansas Pavilion Buildings in Park City, Kansas
  • Feb. 29: 2016 Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, American Trucking Association’s Executive Leadership Forum at Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting


  • March 6-9: Truckload Carriers Association 2016 Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • March 31-April 2: Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky


  • April 5: ATA SMC & TSC’s Annual Policy Conference (Formerly the annual Steering Meeting)
  • April 9: Max Motors Midwest Chevy Fest Veterans Car and Truck Show in Nevada, Missouri
  • April 9-10: ChampTruck World Series Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida
  • April 14-16: Expocam in Bonaventure, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • April 14-16: Truck World, Canada’s National Truck Show in Toronto, Canada
  • April 16: American Truck Historical Society 13th Annual Wheat State Chapter Antique Truck Show in Newton, Kansas
  • April 22-24: Overdrive’s Pride & Polish, 75 Chrome Shop Show in Wildwood, Florida
  • April 22-24: Gulf Coast Big Rig Show in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • April 24-26: Great Lakes Truck Show in Dundee, Michigan
  • April 30: ChampTrucks World Series Virginia International Raceway in Alton, Virginia
  • April 30: American Truck Historical Society Central California Truck Show in Plymouth, California
  • April 29-May 1: The Tulsa Chill in Tulsa, Oklahoma


  • May 1: 2016 American Trucking Association Leadership Meeting
  • May 1: American Truck Historical Society Mason Dixon Chapter 23rd Annual Truck Show in Frederick, Maryland
  • May 1: Antique Truck Club of America Western Massachusetts Chapter 12th Annual Truck Show in South Deerfield, Massachusetts
  • May 6-7: Midwest Pride In Your Ride in Earlville, Iowa
  • May 7: American Truck Historical Society Lincoln Trail Chapter Transportation Show in Litchfield, Illinois
  • May 8: Mother’s Day Truck Convoy for Wishes in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • May 12-14: East Coast Truckers Jamboree in Kenly, North Carolina
  • May 16-18: CCJ Symposium location TBA
  • May 20-21: ChampTrucks World Series New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey
  • May 26-28: American Truck Historical Society National Convention in Salem, Oregon


  • June 1: Downhome Truck Show in Humboldt, Nebraska
  • June 3-5: Wheel Jam Truck Show in Huron, South Dakota
  • June 4: Antique Truck Club of America Delaware Chapter 16th Annual Antique Vehicle Show in Delaware City, Delaware
  • June 5: American Truck Historical Society Metro Jersey Chapter 26th Annual Truck Show in Florham Park, New Jersey
  • June 10-11: Oak Grove Truckers Jamboree in Oak Grove, Missouri
  • June 10-12: Western PA Pride & Shine in New Castle, Pennsylvania
  • June 10-12: American Truck Historical Society Intermountain West Chapter Antique Truck Show in Greeley, Colorado
  • June 9-11: 34th Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs in Joplin, Missouri
  • June 11-12: Antique Truck Club of America Yankee Chapter Truck Show in Bethlehem, Conneticut
  • June 11-12: ChampTrucks World Series Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois
  • June 17-18: Antique Truck Club of America 37th Annual National Meet in Macungie, Pennsylvania
  • June 18: Down Home Truck Show in Humboldt, Nebraska
  • June 18-19: Ohio Vintage Truck Jamboree in Ashland, Ohio
  • June  24-26: 13th Annual National Association of Show Trucks Great Lakes Truck Show in Dundee, Michigan
  • June 24-26: Texas Trucking Show in Houston, Texas
  • June 25: Kory Lafferty Memorial Truck Show in Joplin, Missouri
  • June 25-26: Transport For Christ Truck Rally in Lebanon, Pennsylvania


  • July 14-16: 37th Annual Iowa 80 Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa
  • July 16: 4th Annual Truck Function in Junction in Junction City, Oregon
  • July 15-16: Expedite Expo 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky
  • July 23: Made In The Shade Truck Show in Elizabethtown, North Carolina
  • July 23: Keystone Diesel Truck Nationals in Mohnton, Pennsylvania
  • July 29-31: Color & Chrome Fantasy Truck Show in Ogallala, Nebraska
  • July 29-31: Top Gun Large Car Shootout in Rantoul, Illinois
  • July 29-30: ChampTrucks World Series Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina


  • Aug. 5-6: 5th Annual Shiawasee County Fair Truck Show in Owosso, Michigan
  • Aug. 5-7: Carlisle Truck Nationals in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Aug. 6: American Truck Historical Society Green Mountain Chapter Truck Show in Westminster, Vermont
  • Aug. 6-7: ChampTrucks World Series in a location TBA
  • Aug. 10 – 2016 National Truck & Step Van Driving Championships
  • Aug. 11-13: Great Salt Lake Truck Show in Lehi, Utah
  • Aug. 11-14: 17th Annual Brockway Truck Preservation Association National Show in Cortland, New York
  • Aug. 12-13: Waupun Truck Show in Waupun, Wisconsin
  • Aug. 12-13: Tower Tree Trucking Classics in Greensburg, Indiana
  • Aug. 14: Antique Truck Club of America Mid Hudson Chapter 13th Annual Antique Truck Show in New Paltz, New York
  • Aug. 19-21: Eau Claire Big Rig Show in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Aug. 25-27: Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug. 27: Blue Ridge Diesel Truck Show in Salem, Virginia


  • Sept. 9-10: Big Iron Classic in Kasson, Minnesota
  • Sept. 10: East Coast Large Car Truck Show in Augusta, New Jersey
  • Sept. 11-17: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2016
  • Sept. 15-18: National Association of Show Trucks Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show in St. Ignace, Michigan
  • Sept. 16-17: ChampTrucks World Series NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana
  • Sept. 16-18: 12th Annual American Truck Historical Society San Juan Mountain Chapter Antique and Class Truck Show in Aztec, New Mexico
  • Sept. 16-18: American Truck Historical Society Ohio Chapter Annual Truck Show in Wellington, Ohio
  • Sept. 17: US Diesel Truckin’ Nationals in Englishtown, New Jersey
  • Sept. 18: American Truck Historical Society Auburn Heritage Chapter and Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival Truck Show in Paulding, Ohio
  • Sept. 20: Wreaths Across America Arlington Gala (Truckload Carriers Association)
  • Sept. 23-24: 4 State Trucks Guilty by Association Truck Show & Customer Expo in Joplin, Missouri
  • Sept. 24-25: American Truck Historical Show Hudson Mohawk Chapter 27th Annual Antique Truck Show in Ballston Spa, New York


  • Oct. 1-2: ChampTrucks World Series Motorsports Park Hastings in Hastings, Nevada
  • Oct. 22-23: California Trucking Show in Ontario, California
  • Oct. 22-23: ChampTrucks World Series Portland International Raceway in Portland, Oregon
  • Oct. 28-30: ChampTrucks World Series Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada


  • None listed at this time


  • Dec. 17: National Wreaths Across America Day