Schedule

North American Inspectors Championship

August 10-14, 2021 Minneapolis, Minnesota

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    Tuesday, August 10, 2021
  • Competition Equipment Set-up

    8:00 AM—4:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

    9:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    12:00 PM—5:00 PM
    at Greenway Promenade, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Team Leader Orientation

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Contestant Orientation

    5:30 PM—7:00 PM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021
  • Networking Breakfast

    6:00 AM—8:00 AM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Staff Meeting

    6:30 AM—7:00 AM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Greenway Promenade, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

  • Competition Equipment Set-up

    8:00 AM—4:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • General Session

    8:00 AM—9:00 AM
    at Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
    Moderator: Richard Roberts, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, NAIC Chair
    Color Guard Posting of Colors
    National Anthems – Canada, Mexico and the United States
    Host Jurisdiction Remark
    Host Jurisdiction Recognition Plaques
    Contestant Roll Call
    CVSA President's Remarks Capt. John Broers, South Dakota Highway Patrol, CVSA President
    National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships Committee Chairman's Remarks
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Welcome Remarks
    2019 NAIC Grand Champion's Remarks Benjamin Schropfer, Nebraska State Patrol
     
  • Contestant, Group and Team Photos, Volunteer Photos and Contestant Video Introductions

    9:00 AM—10:30 AM
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  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:30 AM—11:00 AM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Contestant Training – How to Document a Violation

    11:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
    Examine the score sheets for the competition and review how to properly document a violation.
  • Judge Orientation

    11:00 AM—12:00 PM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Mexico Training Breakout Room

    11:00 AM—5:30 PM
    at Hennepin Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Guest Orientation

    11:00 AM—11:30 AM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Networking Lunch (Provided)

    12:00 PM—1:00 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
     

  • Contestant Training

    1:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)

    1:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Northstar Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    2:15 PM—2:45 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Motorcoach Driver Training Meeting

    3:30 PM—4:30 PM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Patch Exchange and Networking Reception

    7:00 PM—9:00 PM
    at Regency Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
  • Staff Meeting

    6:00 AM—6:30 AM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Event Registration and Member Services

    7:00 AM—5:00 PM
    at Greenway Promenade, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Breakfast of Champions

    7:30 AM—9:30 AM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Competition Equipment Set-up

    8:00 AM—4:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Contestant Training – Motorcoach Training

    9:30 AM—12:15 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
    Classroom training on motorcoach inspections with focus on the regulations, out-of-service criteria specific to passenger carrying vehicles and new safety features of a motorcoach.
  • Networking Refreshment Break

    10:30 AM—11:00 AM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Networking Lunch (Provided)

    12:30 PM—1:30 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • On-site Level I FedEx Driver Orientation

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • On-site Motorcoach Driver Orientation

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Mexico Training Breakout Room

    1:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at St. Croix Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Canada DG Training Breakout Room

    1:30 PM—5:30 PM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
    DG training will cover the schedules, ERAPs, training, documentation, safety marks, means of containment and special cases.
  • Contestant Training – HM/DG Regulation Compliance

    1:30 PM—3:30 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
    Hazardous materials (HM) training will cover compliance items including the HM procedure, agricultural operations, placards, labels, packaging, applicability of hazmat registration and safety permits, and cylinders. Dangerous Goods (DG) training will cover the schedules, emergency plans, training requirements, documentation, special cases, safety marks (labels and placards) and means of containment.
  • Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

    3:30 PM—4:00 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Contestant Training – HM/DG Olympics

    4:00 PM—5:30 PM
    at Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
    Challenge yourself and test your knowledge of HM and DG.
  • Friday, August 13, 2021
  • Staff Meeting

    6:00 AM—6:30 AM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Networking Breakfast

    6:00 AM—7:30 AM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Competition Elements

    8:00 AM—6:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
    North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria Exam
    North American Standard Level I Inspection
    North American Standard Level I Procedure
    North American Standard Cargo Tank/Other Bulk Packagings Inspection
    North American Standard Level V Passenger Carrier Vehicle Inspection
    Bullpen 1 Contestant Briefing Room  Minneapolis Convention Center
    8:15 Red and Blue
    9:15 Yellow and Green
    11:30 Purple and Orange
    Bullpen 2 Contestant Holding Room  Minneapolis Convention Center
    Bullpen 3 Contestant Exam Room Minneapolis Convention Center
    Bullpen 4 Contestant Holding Area Minneapolis Convention Center
    Time Level I Inspection Cargo Tank/ Other Bulk Packagings Inspection Level V Passenger Carrier Vehicle Inspection OOSC Exam
    9:00 – 9:55 Red ½ Blue ½ Blue
    10:10 – 11:05 Blue ½ Red ½ Red Yellow and Green
    11:20 – 12:15 Yellow ½ Green ½ Green Red and Blue
    12:30 – 1:25 Green ½ Yellow ½ Yellow Purple and Orange
    1:40 – 2:35 Purple ½ Orange ½ Orange
    2:50 – 3:45 Orange ½ Purple ½ Purple
     
  • Networking Lunch (Provided)

    11:00 AM—1:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Equipment Teardown and Setup

    4:00 PM—8:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Saturday, August 14, 2021
  • Staff Meeting

    5:15 AM—5:45 AM
    at Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • Networking Breakfast

    5:45 AM—6:15 AM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

  • Holding Room

    6:45 AM—7:10 AM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Introduction of Champions

    7:25 AM—7:45 AM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Competition Elements

    8:00 AM—2:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
    North American Standard HM/DG Inspection
    Bullpen 1 Contestant Briefing Room  Minneapolis Convention Center
    7:45 Orange and Green
    8:30 Purple and Yellow
    10:15 Red and Blue
    Bullpen 2 Contestant Holding Room  Minneapolis Convention Center
    Bullpen 3 Contestant Holding Area Minneapolis Convention Center
    Time HM/DG Inspection
    8:00 – 8:25 ½ Orange
    8:30 – 8:55 ½ Orange
    9:00 – 9:25 ½ Green
    9:30 – 9:55 ½ Green
    10:00 – 10:25 ½ Purple
    10:30 – 10:55 ½ Purple
    11:00 – 11:25 ½ Yellow
    11:30 – 11:55 ½ Yellow
    12:00 – 12:25 ½ Red
    12:30 – 12:55 ½ Red
    1:00 – 1:25 ½ Blue
    1:30 – 1:55 ½ Blue
     
  • Networking Lunch (Provided)

    11:00 AM—1:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Equipment Teardown and Ship Equipment

    2:00 PM—3:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Contestant Question and Answer Period

    3:00 PM—4:00 PM
    at Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level
  • NAIC-NTDC/NSVDC Awards Ceremony

    5:30 PM—7:30 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
    Moderator: Capt. John Broers, South Dakota Highway Patrol, CVSA President
    Video Safety Message
    John Youngblood Award of Excellence
    Team Award
    North American Standard HM/DG and North American Cargo Tank/Other Bulk Packagings Inspection Awards
    North American Standard Level V Passenger Carrier Vehicle Inspection Awards
    North American Standard Level I Inspection Awards
    Country High Points
    Jimmy K. Ammons Grand Champion Award
     
  • NAIC-NTDC/NSVDC Reception

    7:30 PM—9:30 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Award Winner Photos

    7:30 PM—8:00 PM
    at Minneapolis Convention Center