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The Other Log - The Big Events for 2005

1-4 - The Work Truck Show. Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome,
Indianapolis, Ind. Call 800-441-6832 or see www.ntea.com.

15 - Manitoba Trucking Association annual meeting. Victoria Inn, Winnipeg. Call MTA at 204-632-6600 or see www.trucking.mb.ca.

15-19 - ConExpo-Con/Agg. Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV Call 800-867-6060 or see www.conexpoconagg.com

31-Apr 2 - Mid-America Trucking Show. Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Call 800-626-2370 or see www.truckingshow.com.

31-Apr 2 - Paul K. Young Memorial Truck Beauty Championship. Held at MATS Kentucky Fairgrounds, Louisville, Ky. Call 800-626-2370 or see www.truckingshow.com.

7-8 - National Heavy Equipment Show. International Center, Toronto, Ont. Call 888-454-7469

15-16 - Truckers Association of Nova Scotia (TANS) annual convention. Best Western Glengarry Hotel, Truro, N.S. Call Dave Roberts at 800-232-6631.

29-May 1 - AMTA Annual Conference. Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Alta. Call AMTA at 403-243-4161 or see www.amta.ca

29-May 1 - North American Truck Show. Boston Convention & Exposition Center, Boston, Mass. Call 800-225-1577 or see www.truckingexpo.com.

29-30 - Quebec Trucking Association annual convention. Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Que. Call QTA at 800-361-5813 or see www.carrefour-acq.org.

TBA - Operation Air Brake. A day of air brake inspection and orientation sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). Date will not be announced in advance. See www.cvsa.org

1-7 - North American Occupational Health and Safety Week. Contact your safety department for more information or see www.naosh.ca

8-11 - Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar. Double Tree International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ont. Call 519-886-6265 or see www.cfmsonline.com.

14 - Manitoba Truck Driving Championships. Red River Exhibition Park, Winnipeg. Call MTA at 204-632-6600 or see www.trucking.mb.ca.

25-26 - Transportation Health and Safety Association of Ontario annual conference. Double Tree International Plaza, Toronto. Contact 800-263-5016 or see www.thsao.on.ca.

3-5 - British Columbia Trucking Association annual convention. Penticton Lakeside Resort, Penticton, B.C. Call BCTA at 604-888-5319 or see www.bctrucking.com.

4 - Atlantic Driving Championships. Commercial Safety College, Masstown, N.S. Call 506-855-2782 or see www.apta.ca.

4-5 - Palmerston Truck and Classic Car Show. Palmerston community center, Palmerston, Ont. Call 519-343-3488.

7-9 - Roadcheck 2005. A few days of special high-intensity testing brought to you by your friendly neighborhood truck inspectors. See www.cvsa.org.

10-11 - Atlantic Truck Show. Moncton Coliseum, Moncton, N.B. Call Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association 866-866-1679, or see www.apta.ca

15-17 - ATHS Saskatchewan Chapter's annual antique truck show. Regina Exhibition Grounds, Regina. Call Lorne Hart at 306-734-2832

16-18 - Las Vegas Truck Show. Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas. Call 800-227-5992 or see www.truckshow.com.

17-18 - Alberta Truck Rodeo. Provincial driving championships to be held in Red Deer this year. Call AMTA at 780-448-7456 or see www.amta.ca.

17-19 - Hub City Truck Show. Truck-Lite Trophy Series, Union City, OH and IND. See www.nastshowtrucks.org. or call 937-459-0752

18 - Minden Kinsmen Truck & ATV Pull and Show and Shine. Minden Fairgrounds, Minden, Ont. Call 705-286-2122.

18 - Toronto Regional/PMTC driving championships. Bramalea City Centre, Bramalea, Ont. Call 905-693-0660

25 - Carp Valley Show & Shine. Carp Fairgrounds, Carp, Ont. Call 613-821-0729 or see www.strawfest.ca.

25-26 - B.C. Big-Rig Weekend. Mission Raceway Park, Mission, B.C. Call 800-331-8127

25-26 - Burl's Creek Big Rig Show and Shine. Burls' Creek Family Event Park, Barrie, Ont. Call 705-487-3663 or see www.burlscreek.com.

15-17 - Rumble By the River. NAST Truck Show. Monroe, Mich. See www.nastshowtrucks.org.

15-17 - Ontario Truck Driving Championships. Jack Garland Airport, North Bay, Ont. Call 800-263-5016 or see www.truckchamps.ca

16 - 1000 Islands Big Rig Show & Shine. Landsdowne Fairgrounds,
Landsdowne, Ont. Call 613-659-2898.

22-24 - Fergus Truck Show. Fergus and District Community Fairgrounds, Fergus, Ont. Call 519-843-3412 or see www.fergustruckshow.com.

28-31 - Rodeo du Camion. Notre Dame du Nord, Que. Call 819-723-2712 or see www.elrodeo.com.

10-11 - Expedite Pride Truck Show. Expedite trucks only. Woodhaven, Mi. See www.expediteexpo.com or www.nastshowtrucks.org.

13 - Quebec Provincial Driving Championships. CFTR, Saint-Jerome, Que. Call Quebec Trucking Association at 800-361-5813 or see www.carrefour-acq.org.

18-21 - Road America Truck Show. Truck-Lite Trophy Series at Elkhart Lake, Wis. Call 8563-6051608 See www.nastshowtrucks.org.

25-27 - Great American Trucking Show. Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Tex. Call 888-349-4287 or see www.gatsonline.com.

26-28 - Trucker's Funfest 2004. Teeswater Fairgrounds, Teeswater, Ont. Call 519-392-6353.

28-Sept. 1 - Brake Safety Awareness Week 2005. Sponsored by CVSA and your local ministry of transport. Specific dates and locations TBA. See www.cvsa.org.

3-4 - Alberta Big Rig Weekend. Race City Motorsport Park, Calgary. Call 800-331-8127.

17-18 - National Professional Truck Driving Championships. Moncton Coliseum Complex, Moncton N.B. Participants are all 2004 provincial champions. Call APTA at 506-855-2782, see www.apta.ca, or call your local trucking association.

23-24 - Truxpo 2005. Northlands Agricom, Edmonton Call AMTA at 403-243-4161 or see www.amta.ca

18-24 - National Trucking Week. Contact your local trucking association for details or see www.cantruck.com.

16-18 - Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show. Truck-Lite Trophy Series, St. Ignace, Mich. See www.nastshowtrucks.org, or www.billybobstexas.com.

23-25 - Billy Bob's Texas Truck Roundup. Truck-Lite Trophy Series, Billy Bob's, Ft. Worth, Tex. See www.nastshowtrucks.org.

20-22 - Expocam. Place Boneventure, Montreal, Que. Call 888-823-7469 or see www.expocamions.com

10-11 - Ontario Trucking Association annual convention. Toronto Congress Center, Toronto, Call OTA at 416-249-7401 or see www.ontruck.org.

2-4 - Mecca Chrome and Accessories Show. Truck-Lite Trophy Series Miami, Fla. Call 305-884-2028, or see www.mecatruckchrome.com or www.nastshowtrucks.org.