Representatives from Public Works Departments across the Mid-Atlantic states will compete on the snowplow, backhoe, front-end loader, automated refuse truck, knuckle boom, street sweeper, and line truck. Show off your skills while engaging in a friendly competition with fellow equipment operators.
The Equipment “ROADEO” will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at The Berglund Center– RAIN or SHINE. Check-in is from 7:00 - 8:00 am, and the event will start at 8:00 am.
There will also be new equipment on display, lunch, the opening of the indoor exhibit hall with engagement activities, and a ROADEO Award Ceremony.
The ROADEO and Touch a Truck are free to the public. Find out more about how children and students can attend to see public works careers in action.
We are offering a reduced registration to attend the full conference to all ROADEO participants ($250 for members or $300 for non-members).
Registration deadline: April 19, 2024
Questions: Ian Shaw:
  • Cost: $65 per person to compete
  • Location: The Berglund Center
  • Date: Wednesday May 1, 2024
  • Check in:  7:00 am - 8:00 am
  • Official Start:  8:00 am
  • Required Documents: Signed 2024 ROADEO Waiver form per participant; valid Class B CDL license MUST be presented at check-in.
  • Health and Safety:  Bucket Truck participants are required to supply their own full body harness, meeting electrical standards.
  • Lunch: Registration comes with one free lunch ticket. Additional lunch tickets can be purchased for $20.00 each and picked up at the ROADEO check-in table.
  • Standards and Guidelines:  Click here to download the ROADEO Standards and Guidelines.
  • Full Conference Registration:$250 for members/$300 for non-members.
Cancellations must be received in writing by April 19, 2024. No refunds after April 19, 2024. Refunds will not be given for absent registered contestants. 
Volunteers: Interested in helping with the ROADEO event or serving as a judge?  Contact Ian Shaw for opportunities to help ( or 540-853-5901).


Lodging will be at the Hotel Roanoke. You must make hotel reservations by March 29 to receive the reduced group rate.
The APWA Mid-Atlantic Group Rate is $189. $20.00 for each additional person.
Call the hotel directly (1-540-985-5900) and use the group code APWA Mid-Atlantic.
Or make reservations online:
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