Calendar: SuperRigs returns in June, more states host championships

Bill Rethwisch’s 2016 Peterbilt 389 won Best of Show at last year’s SuperRigs.Bill Rethwisch’s 2016 Peterbilt 389 won Best of Show at last year’s SuperRigs.

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is headed to White’s Travel Center in Rahpine, Virginia, June 14-16. That’s just one of many truck shows on the June calendar.

The theme for the 36th annual SuperRigs this summer is “Tribute to Toughness.” Participants could win cash and prizes up to $25,000. Truckers also have the opportunity to be selected for the 2019 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

Also on the June calendar is the American Truck Historical Society National Convention and Truck Show in Lexington, Kentucky May 31 to June 2. Events at the show include live music, a truck parade to old downtown Lexington, a scavenger hunt and fireworks. Antique trucks will be on display.

State trucking championships are also ramping up across the country. There are 29 annual state championships scheduled for June. Class winners from each championship will move forward to compete in the National Truck Driving Championships, organized by the American Trucking Associations, Aug. 15-18 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Columbus Convention Center.

Here’s what’s happening in June:

May 31 – June 2: American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) National Convention and Truck Show in Lexington, Kentucky

June 1: Alabama Truck Driving Championship in Pelham, Alabama

June 1-2: Missouri Truck Driving Championship in Branson, Missouri

June 1-2: Oklahoma Truck Driving Championship in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

June 1-2: Utah Truck Driving Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah

June 1-2: Texas Truck Driving Championship in Waco, Texas

June 1-2: Memory Lane Truck and Car Show at Sauk County Fair Grounds in Baraboo, Wisconsin

June 2: Colorado Truck Driving Championship in Henderson, Colorado

June 2: Maryland Truck Driving Championship in Timonium, Maryland

June 2: New Hampshire and Vermont Truck Driving Championship in Pembroke, New Hampshire

June 2: North Dakota Truck Driving Championship in Fargo, North Dakota

June 2: ACTA Delaware Chapter’s Annual Antique Vehicle Show at Riverside Battery Park in Delaware City, Delaware

June 3: Massachusetts Truck Driving Championship in North Andover, Massachusetts

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June 3: Ocean State Vintage Haulers RI Chapter Annual Truck Show at Johnston Memorial Park in Johnston, Rhode Island

June 5-7: American Trucking Associations National Accounting & Financial Council at Marriott City Center in Raleigh, North Carolina

June 5-7: TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference at Marriott City Center in Raleigh, North Carolina

June 7-8: Florida Truck Driving Championship in Dayton Beach, Florida

June 8-9: Illinois Truck Driving Championship in St. Charles, Illinois

June 8-9: Nebraska Truck Driving Championship in Grand Island, Nebraska

June 8-9: Michigan Truck Driving Championship in Lansing, Michigan

June 8-9: New York Truck Driving Championship in Syracuse, New York

June 8-9: Pennsylvania Truck Driving Championship in Middletown, Pennsylvania

June 8-9: Oak Grove 70 Truckers Jamboree at 301 SW 1st Street in Oak Grove, Missouri

June 9: Connecticut Truck Driving Championship, location TBD

June 9: West Virginia Truck Driving Championship in Buckhannon, West Virginia

June 9: Wyoming Truck Driving Championship in Cheyenne, Wyoming

June 9: ATHS Redwood Chapter Truck Show at General Equipment in Napa, California

June 9: Wicomico Middle School Band Annual Car and Truck Show at Wicomico Middle School in Salisbury, Maryland

June 9: ATHS Southeast Iowa Chapter Truck Show at Greater Ottumwa Park and Campground in Ottumwa, Iowa

June 9-10: Minnesota Truck Driving Championship, location TBD

June 10: ATHS Long Island Chapter and Long Island Antique Power Association Big Rig Truck Show at 5951 Sound Ave. in Riverhead, New York

June 10-12: NMFTA Member Meeting at Embassy Suites Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia

June 14-15: Iowa Truck Driving Championship in Altoona, Iowa

June 14-16: Shell Rotella SuperRigs Beauty Contest at White’s Travel Center in Raphine, Virginia

June 15-16: Kansas Truck Driving Championship in Topeka, Kansas

June 15-16: ATHS Music City Chapter Antique and Working Truck Show at Cumberland County Fairgrounds in Crossville, Tennessee

June 16: Hawaii Truck Driving Championship, location TBD

June 16: Montana Truck Driving Championship in Billings, Montana

June 16: Oregon Truck Driving Championship in Portland, Oregon

June 16: ATHS Minnesota Metro Chapter Truck Show at GATR Volvo Truck in Elk River, Minnesota

June 16: ATHS Northwest Chapter Truck Run, Meeting and Lunch at Pacific Fibre Products in Longview, Washington

June 16-17: Ohio Vintage Truck Jamboree at 2042 Claremont Avenue in Ashland, Ohio

June 22-23: Blair Street Antique Truck Show on Blair Street Down Town in Silverton, Colorado

June 22-23: New Jersey Truck Driving Championship in Iselin, New York

June 22-24: Great Lakes Truck Show

June 23: Washington Truck Driving Championship, location TBD

June 24: ATHS Nutmeg 30th Annual Truck Show and Flea Market at Brooklyn Fairgrounds in Brooklyn, Connecticut

June 24: Tri Counties Fire Associations Annual Show in Jamesburg, New Jersey

June 29-30: Clifford Antique and Classic Truck Show in Clifford, Ontario

June 29-30: Indiana Truck Driving Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana

June 30: ATHS Hiawathaland Truck Show at Nuss Truck and Equipment in Rochester, Minnesota