September 15, 2012
Charlotte • Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Join the World’s Largest Truck Convoy and be a part of a celebration of the trucking industry and its unwavering support of Special Olympics. This event is a unique one-day celebration in which local law enforcement officers escort a convoy of trucks through cities and towns in 38 US states and Canadian provinces to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics athletes.
|2012 Day of Event Schedule — Tentative
|9:30-10:30 a.m.||World’s Largest Truck Convoy|
|10:45 a.m. – Noon||Lunch, prizes and more|
Download the registration form and Register today (.pdf)!! Special Olympics athletes, families and friends will be on hand at both locations to meet and cheer on participants. For more information on participating in the event contact Dot Kohlbach at 919-719-7662 ext. 119.
All registered convoy drivers will receive a World’s Largest Truck Convoy T-shirt, lunch and goodie bag. Participants are encouraged to raise as much as possible, but a minimum donation of $100 is required to participate in the Convoy.
Be the Lead Truck in the Convoy! Ask your friends, co-workers, vendors, service and parts providers and family members to make a donation to SONC and help raise the most money to earn the honor of leading the Convoy. Go to FirstGiving and create your own fundraising page for an easy way to reach your contacts through Email, or your favorite social media such as Facebook and Twitter!
All trucks must be of 10-GVW or larger. Semi-trucks, truck/trailer combinations, large trucks, low-boys, dump trucks, flat beds, buses, large tow trucks, large box trucks, etc. are all eligible. No hazardous materials or trucks with alcohol or tobacco names or logos are permitted.
Charlotte → Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 707 Pavilion Blvd
- Start out going NORTH on Pavilion Blvd toward US-29S
- Turn LEFT onto US 29S. Proceed to I-485 South
- Turn LEFT onto I-485 South
- Drive to Exit 51- Hwy 74 Independence Blvd
- Cross the bridge and return to I-485 North
- Take the US-29 exit — Exit 32
- Turn LEFT onto US-29N/N Tryon St
- Turn RIGHT onto Pavilion Blvd
- End at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
All sponsors receive their company name on the event T-shirt. An overview of sponsorship levels and benefits is available on the 2012 Truck Convoy Sponsorship Package (pdf). Contact Jamie Vaughn — 919 719-7662 x 123 – if you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the 2012 World’s Largest Truck Convoy.