Schedule

North American Inspectors Championship

August 13-17, 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Competition Equipment Set-up

    8:00 AM—4:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Finance Committee

    9:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom 1, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    (Invitation Only)
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    12:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom Foyer, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Team Leader Orientation

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom C, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Contestant Orientation

    5:30 PM—7:00 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom C, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Networking Breakfast

    6:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Grand Ballroom Foyer, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Staff Meeting

    6:30 AM—7:00 AM
    at Grand Ballroom 5, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom Foyer, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor

  • General Session

    8:00 AM—9:00 AM
    at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor

    Moderator: Richard Roberts, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, NAIC Chair
    Color Guard Posting of Colors
    National Anthems Canada, Mexico and the United States 
    Video Safety Message
    Contestant Roll Call
    Host Jurisdiction Remarks
    Recognition Awards
    CVSA President's Remarks Lt. Scott Carneige, Mississippi Department of Public Safety, CVSA President
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Welcome Remarks
    National Truck and Step Van Driving Championships Committee Chairman's Remarks
    2018 NAIC Grand Champion's Remarks Jeremy Usener, Texas Department of Public Safety
     
  • Competition Equipment Set-up

    8:00 AM—4:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Contestant, Group and Team Photos, Volunteer Photos and Contestant Video Introductions

    9:00 AM—10:30 AM
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  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:30 AM—11:00 AM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Contestant Training – Driver Assistance Technologies and Automation

    11:00 AM—12:30 PM
    at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    Learn about the latest developments in Automatic Emergency Braking technology and new types of truck automation that are being testing on roadways.
  • Judge Orientation

    11:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom 5, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Guest Orientation

    11:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Grand Ballroom 1, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Lunch (Provided)

    12:30 PM—1:30 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
     

  • Contestant Training – Hazardous Materials (HM)/Dangerous Goods (DG) Regulation Compliance

    1:30 PM—3:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    HM training will cover compliance items including the HM procedure, agricultural operations, placards, labels, packaging, applicability of hazmat registration and safety permits, and cylinders. DG training will cover the schedules, emergency plans, training requirements, documentation, special cases, safety marks (labels and placards) and means of containment.
  • Board of Directors Meeting

    1:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom C, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:00 PM—3:30 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Contestant Training – HM/DG Olympics

    3:30 PM—5:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    Challenge yourself and test your knowledge of hazardous materials (HM) and dangerous goods (DG).
  • Sponsor Recognition, Volunteer Appreciation and Patch Exchange Reception

    7:00 PM—9:00 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Staff Meeting

    6:00 AM—6:30 AM
    at Grand Ballroom 5, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom Foyer, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Breakfast of Champions

    7:30 AM—9:30 AM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center

  • Competition Equipment Set-up

    8:00 AM—4:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Contestant Training – Motorcoach Training

    9:30 AM—10:30 AM
    at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    Classroom training on motorcoach inspections with focus on the regulations and Out-of-Service Criteria specific to passenger carrying vehicles.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:30 AM—11:00 AM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Contestant Training – Motorcoach Training (Continued)

    11:00 AM—12:30 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Receive practical hands-on training for motorcoach inspections.
  • Lunch (Provided)

    12:30 PM—1:30 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Contestant Training – Hours of Service (HOS)/Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and Rear Impact Guards Review

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at Grand Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    Review the latest HOS and ELD updates and requirements for rear impact guards.
  • On-site Driver Orientation

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • On-site Motorcoach Driver Orientation

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:30 PM—4:00 PM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Contestant Training – How to Document a Violation

    4:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Grand Ballroom Foyer, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
    Examine the score sheets for the competition and review how to properly document a violation.
  • Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Networking Breakfast

    6:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Staff Meeting

    6:00 AM—6:30 AM
    at Grand Ballroom 5, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Competition Elements

    8:00 AM—6:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Exam
    North American Standard Level I Inspection
    North American Standard Level I Procedure
    North American Standard HM/DG Inspection
    North American Standard Level V Vehicle Inspection
    Bullpen 1 Contestant Briefing Room  David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    8:15 Red and Blue
    9:15 Yellow and Green
    11:30 Purple and Orange
    Bullpen 2 Contestant Holding Room  David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Bullpen 3 Contestant Exam Room  David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Bullpen 4 Contestant Holding Area David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Time Level I Inspection Cargo Tank/ Level V Vehicle Inspection HM/DG Inspection OOSC Exam
    9:00 – 9:55 Red ½ Blue ½ Blue
    10:10 – 11:05 Blue ½ Red ½ Red Yellow and Green
    11:20 – 12:15 Yellow ½ Green ½ Green Red and Blue
    12:30 – 1:25 Green ½ Yellow ½ Yellow Purple and Orange
    1:40 – 2:35 Purple ½ Orange ½ Orange
    2:50 – 3:45 Orange ½ Purple ½ Purple
     
  • Lunch (Provided)

    11:00 AM—1:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Equipment Teardown and Setup

    4:00 PM—8:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Saturday, August 17, 2019
  • Staff Meeting

    5:30 AM—6:00 AM
    at Grand Ballroom 5, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • Networking Breakfast

    6:00 AM—6:30 AM
    at Marquis Ballroom, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor

  • Holding Room

    7:00 AM—7:25 AM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Introduction of Champions

    7:25 AM—7:45 AM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Competition Elements

    8:00 AM—2:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    North American Standard Other Bulk Packagings Inspection
    Bullpen 1 Contestant Briefing Room  David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    7:45 Orange and Green
    8:30 Purple and Yellow
    10:15 Red and Blue
    Bullpen 2 Contestant Holding Room  David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Bullpen 3 Contestant Holding Area David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Time Other Bulk Packagings Inspection
    8:00 – 8:20 ½ Orange
    8:30 – 8:50 ½ Orange
    9:00 – 9:20 ½ Green
    9:30 – 9:50 ½ Green
    10:00 – 10:20 ½ Purple
    10:30 – 10:50 ½ Purple
    11:00 – 11:20 ½ Yellow
    11:30 – 11:50 ½ Yellow
    12:00 – 12:20 ½ Red
    12:30 – 12:50 ½ Red
    1:00 – 1:20 ½ Blue
    1:30 – 1:50 ½ Blue
     
  • Lunch (Provided)

    11:00 AM—1:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Equipment Teardown and Ship Equipment

    2:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Contestant Question and Answer Period

    3:30 PM—4:30 PM
    at City Center A, Marriott Pittsburgh City Center, 2nd Floor
  • NAIC/NTDC Reception

    5:30 PM—6:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • NAIC/NTDC Awards Ceremony and Banquet

    6:15 PM—10:00 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center
     
    John Youngblood Award of Excellence
    Team Award
    North American Standard HM/DG Inspection and North American Cargo Tank/Other Bulk Packagings Inspection Awards
    North American Standard Level V Passenger Carrier Vehicle Inspection Awards
    North American Standard Level I Inspection Awards
    Country High Points
    Jimmy K. Ammons Grand Champion Award
     
  • Award Winner Photos

    10:00 PM—10:30 PM
    at David L. Lawrence Convention Center