Since 1979, truckers and fans of trucks have gathered at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop for the annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree.
This year's Jamboree will be held July 14, 15, and 16 and feature:
- the annual Super Trucks Beauty Contest
- daily musical entertainment headline this year by country hitmakers Diamond Rio
- the Truckers Olympics fun skills contest
- fireworks Thursday and Friday nights
- Iowa Pork Chop Cookout
- over 175 exhibits
- a display of antique trucks
In this episode of the Truckers News Podcast, we talk with Heather DeBaillie, vice president of marketing for the Iowa 80 Group. She explains all that's happening at the Jamboree and how it all began.