APWA Wisconsin Snowplow Roadeo Sept. 5-6, 2017

Wisconsin APWA Plow Roadeo at Lambeau Field September 5-6, 2017

The 28th Annual APWA – Wisconsin Snow Plow Roadeo and Equipment Show is quickly approaching and we would like to invite you to consider being a part of this exciting event. This will be the thirteenth consecutive year the competition will be held at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Winter Maintenance Supervisor training will again be offered the day before the Roadeo, Tuesday September 5. The Roadeo and equipment show are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. LINK

Snowplow Roadeo and Equipment Show Information: All indoor activities will be held at the Stadium View Bar and Grille located at 1963 Holmgren Way Green Bay, WI 54303. Parking at Stadium View.

Drivers: Individuals will be tested on their knowledge of vehicle safety and operations, mechanical knowledge of snowplow equipment, and their driving ability while navigating through an obstacle course. Top two drivers will lay claim to the prestige of knowing they are the top dogs of snowplowing in Wisconsin and go on to compete in the National Snow Plow Roadeo at the Western Snow & Ice Conference in Loveland Colorado September 27th-29th. Registration and Travel Expenses up to $1,150 per person will be paid for by the Wisconsin Chapter APWA.

If you don’t want to drive…opportunities to participate include event judging and testing…so get involved!

Mechanic Training: Join us on Tuesday, September 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Stadium View to participate in a one-day, vendor training from Force America on spreader controls and hydraulics and Haldex brakes on foundation braking systems.
Vendors/ Manufacturers: We are extending this invitation to all vendors and manufacturers to display their vehicles and equipment to help us sponsor this year’s event. As a vendor or sponsor, you will be helping to make this year’s event unforgettable to all participants. The event will be held on the parking lot near the hallowed grounds of Lambeau Field. There will be a tailgate lunch and each participant will also receive a souvenir Packer hat.

Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Training Information: Join us on Tuesday, September 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Stadium View to participate in a one-day, winter maintenance certificate workshop designed to expand participant knowledge in winter maintenance planning, weather, operations, chemicals, maintenance and environmental impacts. National accredited speakers will provide the in-depth knowledge all winter maintenance personnel need! Contact Holly Powell at holly.powell@fitchburgwi.gov or (608) 270-4263 for further detail.

Lodging: Accommodations can be made with the Tundra Lodge Resort, 865 Lombardi Avenue in Green Bay at (877) 886-3725. As for a room for the SNOWPLOW ROADEO guest room block.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday September 5:
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Training at Stadium View
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Mechanic Training at Stadium View
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Roadeo and Vendor Set Up at Stadium View and Lambeau Field
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Equipment Show Social Hour at Stadium View

Wednesday September 6:
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration and Check-In inside the Stadium View
7:00 AM – 2:30 PM Equipment Show at Stadium View Parking Lot
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Welcome and Course Description inside the Stadium View
8:30 AM – Noon Driving Test at Lambeau Field Parking Lot
8:30 AM – Noon Written Test at Stadium View
Noon – 1:00 PM Lunch at Stadium View
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Awards and Raffle Prizes at Stadium View