The 30th Annual APWA - Wisconsin Snow Plow Roadeo and Equipment Show is quickly approaching and we would like to invite you to consider being a part of this exciting event. This will be the fourteenth consecutive year the competition will be held at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Winter Maintenance Supervisor training will again be offered the day before the Roadeo, Wednesday, September 4th, 2019. The Roadeo and Equipment Show are scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 5th, 2019.
Snowplow Roadeo and Equipment Show Information: All indoor activities will be held at the Stadium View Bar and Grille located at 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, WI 54303. Parking is available at Stadium View.
Drivers: Individuals will be tested on their knowledge of vehicle safety and operations, mechanical knowledge of snowplow equipment, and their driving ability while navigating through an obstacle course. Top two drivers will lay claim to the prestige of knowing they are the top dogs of snowplowing in Wisconsin and go on to compete in the National Snow Plow Roadeo at the Western Snow & Ice Conference in Loveland, CO on September 25, 2019. Registration and Travel Expenses up to $1,150 per person will be paid for by the Wisconsin Chapter APWA.
Judges/Volunteers: If you don’t want to drive…opportunities to participate include judging, set up and take down and event volunteering. The event is in the need of 40 judges and 10 volunteers. Judges and volunteers receive a T-shirt, lunch and Roadeo Hat.....so get involved!
Directors Cup: Back for a second year, this friendly driving competition for Directors and Department Heads will test their driving skills for bragging rights of being the best snow plow driver "Boss" and to proudly display the traveling Director's Cup trophy for an entire year. This event is free and open to all Directors and Department Heads, no previous plowing or driving experience necessary.
Mechanic Training: Join us on Wednesday, September 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Stadium View to participate in a one-day, vendor training session. This years training will be on calibration, troubleshooting and diagnostics of salt spreaders and controls. The training will be presented by Force America and will be taught by Force America employees. Cost is $50 per mechanic.
Vendors/ Manufacturers: We are extending this invitation to all vendors and manufacturers to display their vehicles and equipment to help us sponsor this year’s event. As a vendor or sponsor, you will be helping to make this year’s event unforgettable to all participants. The event will be held in the parking lot of Stadium View Bar and Grille. There will be a tailgate lunch and each participant will also receive a souvenir hat.
Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Training Information: Join us on Wednesday, September 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Stadium View Bar and Grille to participate in a one-day, winter maintenance certificate workshop designed to expand participant knowledge in winter maintenance planning, weather, operations, chemicals, maintenance and environmental impacts. National accredited speakers will provide the in-depth knowledge all winter maintenance personnel need! Cost is $70 and Wednesday lunch is included. Aaron Jahncke @ (608) 742-2176 ext. 325 or Aaron.Jahncke@portagewi.gov for further details.
Lodging: Accommodations can be made with the Tundra Lodge Resort, 865 Lombardi Avenue in Green Bay at (877) 886-3725. Ask for a room from the SNOWPLOW ROADEO guest room block.
Schedule of Events
Wednesday September 4, 2019:
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Training at Stadium View
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Mechanic Training at Stadium View
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Roadeo and Vendor Set Up at Stadium View and Lambeau Field
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Equipment Show Social Hour at Stadium View sponsored by JX Truck Center
Thursday September 5, 2019:
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration and Check-In inside Stadium View
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM Equipment Show at Stadium View Parking Lot
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome and Course Description inside Stadium View
8:30 AM - Noon Driving Test at Lambeau Field Parking Lot
8:30 AM - Noon Disabled Vehicle Test at Stadium View Parking Lot
Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch at Stadium View
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Awards and Raffle Prizes at Stadium View
Event Date & Time:9/4/2019 7:00 AM - 9/5/2019 2:00 PM
Venue :Stadium View
1963 Holmgren Way
Green Bay , WI , 54304
Contact Person :Jay Getka
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : (262) 653-4079
Company : City of Kenosha
Title : Fleet Superintendent