North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC)

August 20-24, 2024

Indianapolis, Indiana

Schedule

Note: This year’s program dates begin on Tuesday, Aug. 20 and end Saturday, Aug. 24. This schedule is subject to change.

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August 20, 2024

08:00 AM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Competition Equipment Set-up

12:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

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04:00 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Team Leader Orientation

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05:30 PM ET - 07:00 PM ET

Contestant Orientation

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August 21, 2024

06:00 AM ET - 08:00 AM ET

Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by Kepler51 Analytics

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Sponsored by Kepler51 Analytics.

06:30 AM ET - 07:00 AM ET

Staff Meeting

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07:00 AM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

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08:00 AM ET - 09:00 AM ET

General Session

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Moderator: Richard Roberts, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure; NAIC Chair

  • Video Safety MessageSponsored by Drivewyze
  • Color Guard Posting of Colors
  • National Anthems Canada, Mexico and the United States
  • Host Jurisdiction’s Remarks 
  • Host Jurisdiction’s Recognition Plaques
  • NAIC Chair’s Opening RemarksRichard Roberts, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure; NAIC Chair
  • CVSA President’s Remarks Col. Russ Christoferson, Montana Department of Transportation; CVSA President
  • National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships Committee Chairman’s Remarks 
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Remarks 
  • Contestants’ Roll Call
  • NAIC Chair’s Closing RemarksRichard Roberts, British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure; NAIC Chair

08:00 AM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Competition Equipment Set-up

09:00 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET

Contestant, Group and Team Photos, Volunteer Photos and Contestant Video Introductions

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10:30 AM ET - 11:00 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break

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11:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Contestant Training

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11:00 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET

Guest Orientation

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12:00 PM ET - 01:00 PM ET

Networking Lunch (Provided)

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01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

U.S. Contestant Training

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01:00 PM ET - 03:00 PM ET

Canadian Contestant Training

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03:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

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03:30 PM ET - 05:30 PM ET

Contestant Training - HM/DG Olympics (Team Event)

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Challenge yourself and test your knowledge of hazardous materials/dangerous goods (HM/DG). Score points for your team.

07:00 PM ET - 09:00 PM ET

Sponsor Recognition, Volunteer Appreciation and Patch Exchange Reception | Sponsored by Amazon

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Contestants, remember to bring your department/agency patches to exchange with your peers. Once you arrive at the reception, make sure you place one patch on the board and one patch in the drawing bowl.

Sponsored by Amazon.

August 22, 2024

06:00 AM ET - 06:30 AM ET

Staff Meeting

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

07:00 AM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Event Registration and Member Services

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

07:30 AM ET - 08:30 AM ET

Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by Kepler51 Analytics

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Sponsored by Kepler51 Analytics.

08:00 AM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Competition Equipment Set-up

08:30 AM ET - 09:30 AM ET

Contestant Training

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

09:30 AM ET - 10:00 AM ET

Networking Refreshment Break

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

10:00 AM ET - 11:00 AM ET

Contestant Training

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11:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Contestant Training

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11:00 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Judge Orientation

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12:00 PM ET - 01:00 PM ET

Networking Lunch (Provided)

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01:00 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

Contestant Training

Hyatt Regency Columbus

01:30 PM ET - 03:30 PM ET

On-site Level I FedEx Driver Orientation

01:30 PM ET - 04:30 PM ET

On-site Passenger Carrier Vehicle Driver Orientation

03:30 PM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

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04:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Contestant Training

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August 23, 2024

06:00 AM ET - 06:30 AM ET

Staff Meeting

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

06:00 AM ET - 07:30 AM ET

Networking Breakfast | Sponsored by Kepler51 Analytics

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Sponsored by Kepler51 Analytics.

07:45 AM ET - 04:00 PM ET

Competition Elements

  • 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 Passenger Carrier Vehicle Inspection

    Bullpen 1 Contestant Briefing Room
    Location TBD
    7:45 a.m Red and Blue
    8:45 a.m. Yellow and Green
    11:00 a.m. Purple and Orange
    Bullpen 2 Contestant Holding Room
    Location TBD
    Bullpen 3 Contestant Exam Room
    Location TBD
    Bullpen 4 Contestant Holding Area
    Location TBD

     

    Time Level I Inspection Cargo Tank/ Other Bulk Packaging Inspection Level V Passenger Carrier Vehicle Inspection OOSC Exam
    8:30-9:25 a.m. Red ½ Blue ½ Blue
    9:40-10:35 a.m. Blue ½ Red ½ Red Yellow and Green
    10:50-11:45 a.m. Yellow ½ Green ½ Green Red and Blue
    12-12:55 p.m. Green ½ Yellow ½ Yellow Purple and Orange
    1:10-2:05 p.m. Purple ½ Orange ½ Orange
    2:30-3:25 p.m. Orange ½ Purple ½ Purple

11:00 AM ET - 01:00 PM ET

Networking Lunch (Provided)

04:00 PM ET - 08:00 PM ET

Equipment Teardown and Set-up

August 24, 2024

05:15 AM ET - 05:45 AM ET

Staff Meeting

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06:00 AM ET - 06:30 AM ET

Networking Breakfast

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06:45 AM ET - 07:00 AM ET

Holding Room

07:00 AM ET - 07:30 AM ET

Introduction of Champions and Dignitaries Welcome

07:30 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET

Competition Elements

  • North American Standard HM/DG Inspection

    Bullpen 1 Contestant Briefing Room
    Location TBD
    7:30 a.m. Orange and Green
    8:30 a.m. Purple and Yellow
    9:30 a.m. Red and Blue
    Bullpen 2 Contestant Holding Room
    Location TBD
    Bullpen 3 Contestant Holding Area
    Location TBD
    Time HM/DG Inspection
    8-8:30 a.m. Orange
    8:35-9:05 a.m. Green
    9:10-9:40 a.m. Purple
    9:45-10:15 a.m. Yellow
    10:20-10:50 a.m. Red
    10:55-11:35 a.m. Blue

 

12:00 PM ET - 01:30 PM ET

Equipment Teardown and Ship Equipment

12:00 PM ET - 01:00 PM ET

Contestant Free Time (Lunch on Own)

01:00 PM ET - 02:00 PM ET

Contestant Question and Answer Period

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02:00 PM ET - 05:00 PM ET

Contestant Free Time

05:15 PM ET - 05:45 PM ET

Contestant Assembly (with NTDC/NSVDC)

05:45 PM ET - 08:30 PM ET

NAIC-NTDC/NSVDC Awards Ceremony Banquet (Ticketed Event)

Moderator: Col. Russ Christoferson, Montana Department of Transportation, 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, Sponsored by J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.
  • Country High Points
  • Jimmy K. Ammons Grand Champion Award, Sponsored by PrePass Safety Alliance 

08:30 PM ET - 09:00 PM ET

Award Winner Photos