be judged for their ability to sing, or for their desire to
promote world peace, or by how sexy they look in a bathing suit.
Instead, judges with an eye toward design, detail, workmanship
and exterior appearance will examine trucks at this year's Rotella
SuperRigs Beauty Contest.
20th anniversary takes place June 6-8 at the East Ontario TravelCenters
of America Truckstop in Ontario, CA., located on Interstate
10 at the Milliken exit.
around the nation will compete for more than $20,000 in cash
and prizes. Only working trucks operating in inter- or intrastate
commerce are eligible. State DOT authority or ICC numbers on
the trucks are required for entry. There's no entry fee.
doubling the amount of cash awarded to winners of the contest
and the rest of the prizes they receive will be bigger and better
as well," said Shirley Yin-Piazza, marketing manager for
contest sponsor Shell Rotella T.
will reveal cams and all by appearing in the 2003 Rotella SuperRigs
calendar. The calendars will be available through Shell distributors,
the Rotella T web site (www.rotella.com)
and at truckstops across the country. In addition, the winner
of a random drawing will receive prizes ranging from die-cast
collectible trucks to a new in-dash satellite stereo system.
put a lot of pride and a lot of themselves into their rigs,"
said Yin-Piazza. "And Rotella SuperRigs is really a celebration
of their hard work. We're proud so many truckers entrust their
rigs to the security offered by Shell Rotella T."
130 participants entered the contest when it was last held in
California. The rigs will be judged from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
on Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7 and from 8 a.m. until
noon on Saturday, June 8. "The plan is to keep adding events
and activities right up until the show starts," said Yin-Piazza.