National Equipment Roadeo
Monday, August 30 | 9:00–11:00 a.m.
Location: The Dome at America's Center

This year’s National Equipment Roadeo is a can’t miss event!

Roadeo Registration

New this year: No limit on the number of competitors per chapter.

  • Participants must be properly licensed to operate equipment
  • Competitors will need to pick up PWX badges at registration prior to 7:30 a.m. on Monday, August 30 in order to compete 
  • Liability Waivers will be signed on-site
  • Registration includes lunch in the Exhibit Hall on Monday, a T-shirt, and Operations & Maintenance Training
  • Guests of competitors may attend with a free expo-only pass on Monday

Register for the Roadeo only or as part of a conference package by clicking the button below. To register for the Roadeo only, you may also complete this form.

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Tentative Schedule

Sunday, August 29

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Badge Pick-up at Registration

3:00–5:00 p.m.
Early Check-in and T-shirt Distribution

Exhibits will be open noon–4:00 p.m.

Monday, August 30

7:00–7:30 a.m.
Badge Pick-up at Registration

7:30–9:00 a.m.
Competitor Check-in and Safety Briefing

9:00–11:00 a.m.
Roadeo Competition

11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. 
Lunch Break and Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m.
Award Presentation in APWA Connect LIVE in the Exhibit Hall

2:00–4:50 p.m.

Operations & Maintenance Training

Exhibits will be open 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.


In this combined challenge, each competitor will complete both courses, back-to-back.

Backhoe – Caterpillar Equipment

  • Place two pins in the top of adjacent cones
  • Complete a puzzle using three different pieces

Mini Excavator – Bobcat Equipment

  • Slide a tire through an open rail without touching the rail or knocking off the soccer balls
  • Pick up a baseball and hockey puck off of cones and drop both in a barrel
  • Knock three tennis balls from cones positioned on the opposite side of a barricade

We suggest holding off on making non-refundable travel plans until after June 1, 2021.

Thank You to Our Roadeo Sponsors!