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2019 International Bus Roadeo
Committee & Contestant Schedule
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This year's roadeo will be hosted by Transit Authority of River City (TARC).

The roadeo site is located at the Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209. 
Maps and directions will be available on site at the roadeo and conference registration desk.

The roadeo hotel is the Gault House Hotel.  

 

Last Updated: January 4  

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

Bus Roadeo Committee Members begin arriving
THURSDAY, MAY 16

8 a.m. - until

 

Bus Roadeo Committee - Course Set Up

IBR Course Set up Sub-Committee Departs Hiltonat the Jackson Street Entrance


​Operator Pre-Trip Sub-committee meets at 9:00 am 

4 - 6 p.m.

Roadeo Registration

FRIDAY, MAY 17

8 a.m. - until

 

Bus Roadeo Committee - Driving Course & Maintenance Set Up

IBR Course Set up Sub-Committee Departs Hilton at the Jackson Street Entrance

2 - 7 p.m.

Roadeo Registration

3 - 4 p.m.

International Bus Roadeo Committee Meeting

7 - 8:30 p.m.

Operators Orientation

7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Hilton, Bayshore 2

Technicians Orientation

SATURDAY, MAY 18
​Shuttle service will run every 20 minutes on a continuous loop starting at 6am from the Marriott Hotel, then on to the Hilton Hotel ending at Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority​
​7 - 8 a.m.
Technician Continental Breakfast​

7 - 9 a.m.  

Roadeo Registration

8 a.m. - until 

Operators Driving Course Practice and Pre-Trip Competition

8 - 8:45 a.m. 

Technicians Written Test

9 a.m. -  4 p.m. 

Technicians Morning Training

Continental breakfast 

Room A

MCI                                                                        9:00 - 9:45 am
Thermo King HVAC                                               9:45 - 10:30 am
Vapor Door                                                            10:30 - 11:15 am
Custom Training Aids/Bendix Brake Board           11:15 am - 12 pm

Room B

EMP                                                                       9:00 - 9:45 am
Voith                                                                       9:45 - 10:30 am
Cummins                                                                10:30 - 11:15 am
Allison                                                                     11:15 am - 12 pm 

​12 - 1 pm ​Lunch Break (Lunch not provided)
Technician Afternoon Training

Room A

MCI                                                                          1:00 - 1:45 pm
Thermo King HVAC                                                    1:45 - 2:30 pm
Vapor Door                                                                2:30 - 3:15 pm
Custom Training Aids/Bendix Brake Board                   3:15 - 4 pm

Room B

EMP                                                                         1 - 1:45 pm
Voith                                                                         1:45 - 2:30 pm
Cummins                                                                   2:30 - 3:15 pm
Allison                                                                       3:15 - 4 pm

SUNDAY, MAY 19
​Shuttle service will run every 20 minutes on a continuous​ loop starting at 6am from the Marriott Hotel, then on tot he Hilton Hotel ending at Pinellas Suncost Transit Authority

7 a.m. - until
Kentucky Exposition Center


 

Bus Roadeo Committee & Judges On Site

8 a.m. - until

International Bus Roadeo Competition

6:30 - 8 p.m.

International Bus Roadeo Swap Meet

MONDAY, MAY 20
APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference & International Bus Roadeo Workshops is designed for Bus Roadeo contestants.
Roadeo committee, competitors and supervisors are welcome at all conference activities. 

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Operators Workshop 

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.  

Technicians Workshop

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Off Site

Bus Display &  Lunch

 

2:30 - 4 p.m.

Customer Service Challenge

2 - 4 p.m.

Operators Workshop

2 - 4 p.m.

Technicians Workshop  

TUESDAY, MAY 21

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Operators Workshop 

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Technicians Workshop

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Bus Products & Services Showcase & Lunch

7 - 9:30 p.m.
 
International Bus Roadeo Awards Banquet 
(semi-formal attire)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

 7 - 8 a.m. 

International Bus Roadeo Committee Meeting - Debrief

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