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2004 Ontario waste industry truck driving championship

The Ontario Waste Management Association is pleased to announce that the 14th Annual WASTE INDUSTRY (ONTARIO) TRUCK...

The Ontario Waste Management Association is pleased to announce that the 14th Annual WASTE INDUSTRY (ONTARIO) TRUCK DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP Competition will be held in Pickering on Saturday, June 19th, 2004.

The OWMA is very pleased to once again offer a Vacuum Truck category for drivers to participate in. This category is open to all Vacuum Truck Drivers (straight tandem or tri-axle). Also, to assist in the organization of the Truck Driving Championship and ensure that the scheduled activities are completed, the individual categories will be assigned start times.


The 2004 Truck Driving Championship will consist of the following categories: 2) Special Services (single axle recycling trucks; boom trucks; side loaders) 3) Tandem Axle Rear Loader 4) Front End Loader 5) Roll Off 6) Vacuum Truck (straight tandem or tri-axle)
A driver can only compete in one category. Multi-division companies are permitted to enter a slate of contestants from each division, two per category, (limit of 8).

The entry fee is $133.75 ($125.00 + 8.75 GST) per driver. Make your cheque payable to "OWMA" and submit it with your application before June 16th, 2004. Full payment must accompany all registrations. There will be absolutely no on-site registrations.

The winners of each category in each section will be awarded a plaque that will hang in the company offices for a year and have the opportunity to participate in the Ontario Truck Driving Provincial Competition and receive the awards as follows: 1st Place – Keeper Plaque plus $200.00 2nd Place – Keeper Plaque plus $100.00 3rd Place – Keeper Plaque plus $50.00 The overall competition winner will be awarded the Doug Bell Memorial Trophy in remembrance of Doug’s long-standing commitment to the Waste Industry. A "Rookie of the Year" award will be awarded to the first-time entrant with the highest overall point total. Be sure to note on the contestant application form if your driver is a first-time entrant. Eligibility requirements and an application form are enclosed in this package.

ALL APPLICATIONS, TOGETHER WITH FULL PAYMENT, MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE JUNE 16TH, 2004 TO: Michele Goulding Ontario Waste Management Association 2005 Clark Blvd., Unit 3 Brampton, Ontario Tel: 905-791-9500 L6T 5P8 Fax: 905-791-9514

The competition will commence with a written test at Miller Waste Systems – Operations Centre, 1220 Squires Beach Road, Pickering. The Truck Driving Championship Committee is pleased to announce that there will be other activities for spectators and participants during the day. Following the driving course competition, the awards luncheon will also be held at the Miller Waste Systems facility. We look forward to your participation in this year’s Truck Driving Championship. It is an excellent competition and a superb way to recognize the professionalism that you receive from your drivers.

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