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California Professional Truck Driving Championships

Driver Recognition Program

The California Professional Truck Driving Championships are organized to recognize and promote safe driving and professionalism in the transportation industry. This competitive event is designed to give drivers a chance to test their job skills under standardized conditions using vehicles that are the tools of their trade.  Truck driving championships afford a safe, accurate check of the driver's ability to handle his/her unit in close quarters.

2020 Competition Dates

Northern Regionals
May 16, 2020
Fedex Freight - West Sacramento

Southern Regionals
June 13, 2020
Auto Club Speedway - Fontana

State Championships
June 14, 2020
Auto Club Speedway - Fontana

Compete in the 2020 Truck Driving Championships

Application Deadlines

Northern Regional: 5:00 pm on Friday, April 24, 2020
Southern Regional: 5:00 pm on Friday, May 29, 2020

Truck Driving Championship Information

Two regional competitions are held within the state - North and South. The winners from each class of competition, from each region, come together to compete in the State Finals Competition.

The state finals winners will compete with other states’ winners at the National Truck Driving Championships. The National Truck Driving Championships are held by ATA in various cities throughout the nation. The 2020 competition will be held August 19-22, 2020 at the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.

The CTA Truck Driving Championship Committee organizes this yearly event. A dedicated group of volunteers participate on the Committee and, along with more volunteers, facilitate and judge this annual competition. If you are interested on the Truck Driving Championships committee or want more information on the Truck Driving Championships, please contact us at (916) 373-3500.

2019 Truck Driving Championship Scores

*If you have any questions regarding your score contact Terri Balbi at (916) 373-3540 or