2022 IFDA Truck Driving Championship


We are excited to announce that the IFDA Truck Driving Championship is back and better than ever!

NEW!  This year, the event will be hosted in October and the competition will be held on a Friday!  We are also excited to announce that this year’s event will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, and the competition will be hosted at Osceola Heritage Park’s entertainment complex.

TDC will continue to be the premier event for foodservice distribution drivers to compete and showcase their safety skills.  It is also an exciting event for drivers and their families to enjoy the weekend together with company management.  We take special care to ensure that our youngest guests have an awesome time as well.  The weekend will include lots of food, fun, games and surprises for all!

We look forward to seeing you!


New Days for 2022!

Thursday, October 13 - Saturday, October 15, 2022
Orlando, Florida


Driver Submission Deadline - September 16th - Register Now!


REGISTRATION OPTIONS:


Judges:
All judges must review and accept the Judge’s Code of Ethics. Registration fee for judges is $295.00.  PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of judging positions available.  You will receive additional communication from IFDA in regards to your acceptance as a judge.  If you have questions, feel free to contact Carolyn West at cwest@ifdaonline.org 

Drivers: I
n addition to the required questions and answers, a driver registration requires acceptance of the Driver Eligibility form, acknowledged by a company official and the upload of both the driver's current MVR Report and a copy of the driver's CDL. Registration fees for drivers are $795.00 for members, $995.00 for non-members.

General Registration: F
ees are $795.00 for members, $995.00 for non-members.

Spouse/Guest Registration:
 Use the 'Add a Guest' feature to register your guests and children. Fees are $375.00 for members and non-members.

Child Registration:
Children age 10 and under are complimentary, the fee for children 11-17 is $95.00. Anyone 18 or older should register as General Registration.

Awards Banquet Only: S
aturday night banquet registration fee is $250.00

Please note: If you are unable to attend the event you can transfer your registration to another employee in your company. Registrations that must be cancelled will be refunded to the same payment method used for the original purchase. All refunds requests must be submitted in writing to Mary Som, msom@ifdaonline.org no later than September 30th to receive a refund.  A $50 processing fee (per person) is applied to all refunds.

Appearance Release

Photographs, video, and audio recordings may be taken onsite by or on behalf of IFDA during the event. By registering for this event, attendees authorize IFDA to use your name and any such images, photographs, audio recordings and videos taken onsite in any media without compensation. 

Registration Process

1.  Sign into your IFDA account to begin the registration process
2.  Click 'Register Myself' to register and selection your registration option
3.  Click 'Register Someone Else' button to register colleagues
4.  Click 'Add a Guest' to add a spouse/guests and children registrations
5.  Answer survey questions and click 'Save Responses'
6.  Drivers must complete the Driver Eligibility section and upload their MVR and CDL
7.  Click Proceed to Checkout
8.  Click Submit Order to complete your registration

You will receive two separate emails - a payment receipt and a confirmation with additional details including hotel registration details.  If you have any registration questions please contact events@ifdaonline.org

For questions about driver eligibility, please contact Grace Hong: ghong@ifdaonline.org
For questions about judge eligibility, please contact Carolyn West: cwest@ifdaonline.org

When
10/13/2022 - 10/15/2022
Where
Orlando

Remember to click "Update Responses" button before moving on to the next section.

There are additional registration options for various registrant groups in the next section: 

  • Judges must agree to the Code of Ethics;
  • Drivers must have their eligibility certified;
  • IFDA Distributor Members may sign up for the option Transportation Managers Share Group meeting on Thursday, October 14th, 9:00 am - if interested please add this meeting to your registration.

Driver Eligibility & Judge Code of Ethics


Description

This is to verify that the driver named above meets the following eligibility requirements:  

  • At least one year of continuous full-time employment as a driver with a food distribution company (i.e., foodservice, foodservice manufacturer with private fleet, retail/wholesale grocery), and is currently a full-time driver (not a supervisor).
  • A driver record that meets the following: A competing driver must have an “accident free” driving record for one year prior to October 12, 2022. An accident free driving record means the driver is not involved in any accidents where they are at fault and has not incurred any alcohol or drug-related chargeable violations.
  • The driver holds a valid license for the type of truck to be driven during the IFDA competition.
  • The driver has continuously distinguished himself/herself by embracing a culture of safety and seeking to improve as a professional.
  • The driver has the skills and abilities to be competitive at the national IFDA Truck Driving Championship
Time
10/13/2022 - 10/15/2022
10/13/2022

Please note: There are a limited number of judging positions available.  You will receive an additional communication from IFDA in regards to your acceptance as a judge.

As a Judge or Official in the IFDA Truck Driving Championship, I understand and will comply with the following Code of Ethics: 

  • I shall not divulge or share any proprietary information relating to the written examination, field course event, or pre-trip event with any driver, member of management, or any other associated party to a contestant participating in the Truck Driving Championship;
  • I shall not "coach" any drivers regarding ways to attain higher scores before or during the conduct of IFDA Truck Driving Championship events;
  • I shall judge all contestants consistently and impartially; Failure to comply with any of the above requirements on my part could result in the disqualification of the driver(s) involved.
  • You must check the box below to accept the Judge Code of Ethics in order to complete your registration.
Time
10/13/2022 - 10/15/2022
10/13/2022

OPTIONAL EVENT: TRANSPORTATION MANAGERS SHARE GROUP  (IFDA Distributor Members Only) Thursday October 13th at 9:00 AM
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10/13/2022 9:00 AM

Driver and Judge Registrants: remember to click "Save Responses" button above when you completed your Code of Ethics & Eligibility Certification. 

Add Additional Registrants/Guests:  Return to the top of the page to register others.    

Driver registrants:  To complete the driver's eligibility continue onto the "Driver Eligibility" section to upload the required documents. 

Done?  If your registration group doesn't have drivers and you don't need to add any additional registrants, click "Proceed to Checkout" below to checkout and complete your registration.

 

Complete Driver Eligibility & Document Upload

IFDA requires the submission of two documents to complete a driver's eligibility for the competition: 

  1. Driver's MVR Report 
  2. Driver's CDL 

If you have some or all of your driver's document(s), then search and click the driver's name to upload those documents.   This will take you to their TDC Driver Details page and you will need to do this for each of the drivers that you register.  If you don't have all the driver's documents at this time, you can return later to complete them but they must be uploaded and submitted prior to September 15th to complete their eligibility for competition.  

After uploading your driver's documents, clicking on the TDC truck will back to the TDC registration site and you can add additional drivers, registrants or guests.  Once you have all of your driver documents uploaded, you can proceed to checkout to complete your registration(s).  

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