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23 Grand Champion Chad Williams_2

Left: 2023 Grand Champion Chad Williams, Old Dominion Freight Lines-- two consecutive years!

Left: Rookie of the Year Rudy Gauna, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Left: 2023 Rookie of the Year Rudy Gauna, Old Dominion Freight Lines

Pre-trip Winner Josh Kasinger_2

2023 Pre-trip Winner Josh Kasinger, Yellow

SuperTech Champ Tim Rose_1

Right: 2023 FutureTech Student and SuperTech Champion Tim Rose, Ferris State University/AIS-- first time student is overall winner!

Truck Driving Championship

June 7-8, 2024

Drivers from around the state compete in three phases: first, a written exam based on American Trucking Association’s Facts for Drivers; second, a pre-trip inspection test; and thirdly, driving a predetermined skills course that includes stopping, backing, turning and serpentine maneuvers.

Drivers compete in multiple divisions:

  • Three-axle tractor trailer
  • Four-axle tractor trailer
  • Five-axle tractor trailer
  • Flatbed
  • Sleeper berth
  • Straight truck
  • Tanker
  • Twins
  • Step van

Winners in each division go on to the ATA National Trucking Driving Championship.

The Championship is open to any company that is domiciled in Michigan or whose driver resides in Michigan (other qualifications apply.)


June 8, 2024

Held in conjunction with the Truck Driving Championship, American Trucking Associations Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) SuperTech is North America’s premier skills competition for professional commercial vehicle technicians. This event is part written exam, part hands-on skills challenges. Winners are eligible to compete in the TMC’s National Skills Competition held in the fall.