Scouting Registration 2020
Sign up for 2020 Scouting Events!
Each year at Trucking Shows around the US, Trucker Buddy hosts events in which Scouts and Scout Troops can learn more about the trucking industry and highway safety while earning merit badges. Scroll down to register yourself or your troop today. This year, Trucker Buddy will host events at the following shows:
Mid America Trucking Show: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - Louisville, KY (limited to first 100 Scouts)
- Walcott Trucker's Jamboree: Saturday, July 11, 2020 - Walcott, IA (limited to first 50 Scouts)
The Great American Trucking Show: Saturday, August 29, 2020- Dallas, TX (limited to first 100 Scouts)
1. Which merit badges will be taught?
Traffic Safety & Truck Transportation badges will be completed at the event based on the direction of your troop leader. The instructor will have materials to hand out and present.
2. What are the proceedures to register for the event?
You will have to register for the badge lesson with us and we will submit your name to the the Trucking Shows for the show registration. Each Scout will have to have a show badge to enter the show which we will order for you to be picked up at the lecture. There is no cost to register for the event or the show.
3. Can the entire Troop register and attend?
4. What do I need to bring and what is dress code?
You will need to bring Blue Cards, 1 blue card per merit badge. You should wear your uniform to the event but it's not required to attend.
5. What will I learn?
First you will earn your traffic safety and truck transportation merit badges while learning about trucking related safety items such as blind spots, stopping distances, turning radiuses, seat belts, and distractive driving concerns. You will also have a unique opportunity to visit with industry representatives to learn about trucking's new technologies and products while gaining an understanding of the importance of the trucking industry to our nation.
6. When do the classes start and when do they end? Will lunch be provided and what is cost?
Classes start at 9am and end around lunch time. Lunch will not be provided, however, there will be food options available at the show for purchase. There are no fees or costs for Scouts to attend the classes.