beautiful and powerful big rigs from Canada and the Northern United
States are getting ready for this year's DuPont Show and Shine
Competition at Truck World 2002. The show is Canada's only national
truck show and is planned for Sept. 26-28, 2002, at CNE Grounds
in Toronto, Ontario.
take great pride in their rigs - the polish, the chrome and little
add-ons that make their big trucks unique," says Truck World
Show Manager Barbara Cole. "You can spot that pride a mile
away. This year we are inviting the pubic to check out these spectacular
trucks and vote for their favorite."
of truckers are making plans now to be part of the 2nd DuPont
Show and Shine Competition at Truck World. The big rigs will be
lined up in front of the National Trade Centre at the CNE Grounds
where they will be judged to see which is the most beautiful truck.
Awards will be presented to the winning trucks and their owners
at noon on the third and final day of the Truck World Show, Saturday,
compete in more than 20 categories and vie for cash and trophies.
The trucks are judged on, among other things, best paint, best
interior and best engine. The trucks entering the contest include
both new and older model trucks.
Fans of the
big rigs or anyone who wants to check out this year's entries
are invited to vote for their favorite truck. While our team of
independent judges will rigorously inspect and score each rig
- every trucker wants to know how members of the public view his
or her truck. Cast your vote by touring the outdoor display of
trucks and mark your specially marked ballot card. The rigs will
be on display throughout the three-day show. Public voting must
be completed before 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Admission to the
DuPont Show and Shine Competition is free.
As the name
signifies, DuPont Performance Coatings, Canada's leading supplier
of paint finishes, is back this year as the event's title sponsor.
a perfect fit as DuPont's Imron brand is the paint of choice for
most heavy-duty truck manufacturers and many refinishes across
the country," said Cole. DuPont threw its support behind
the hugely successful inaugural show and shine at Truck World
To enter your
rig in the DuPont Show and Shine Competition at Truck World, download
the entry form from www.truckworld.ca or contact Ron Slaven at 1-888-333-8905.
is owned and managed by the Ontario Trucking Association, in association
with the Canadian Trucking Alliance. The event averages 400,000
square feet of exhibits and more than 12,000 visitors.