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North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC)

August 10-14, 2021

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Schedule

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August 10, 2021

08:00 AM CT - 04:00 PM CT

Competition Equipment Set-up

Minneapolis Convention Center

09:00 AM CT - 05:00 PM CT

Finance Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

12:00 PM CT - 05:00 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Greenway Promenade, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Team Leader Orientation

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

05:30 PM CT - 07:00 PM CT

Contestant Orientation

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

August 11, 2021

06:00 AM CT - 08:00 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

06:30 AM CT - 07:00 AM CT

Staff Meeting

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

07:00 AM CT - 05:00 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Greenway Promenade, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

08:00 AM CT - 09:00 AM CT

General Session

Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

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 – Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, 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

09:00 AM CT - 10:30 AM CT

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

10:30 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Networking Refreshment Break

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

11:00 AM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Contestant Training – How to Document a Violation

Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

Examine the score sheets for the competition and review how to properly document a violation.

11:00 AM CT - 11:30 AM CT

Guest Orientation

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

11:00 AM CT - 12:00 PM CT

Judge Orientation

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

11:00 AM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Mexico Training Breakout Room

Hennepin Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

12:30 PM CT - 01:30 PM CT

Networking Lunch (Provided)

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

01:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)

Northstar Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

02:15 PM CT - 02:45 PM CT

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

03:30 PM CT - 04:30 PM CT

On-site Motorcoach Driver Training Meeting

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

07:00 PM CT - 09:00 PM CT

Sponsor Recognition, Volunteer Appreciation and Patch Exchange Reception

Regency Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

August 12, 2021

06:00 AM CT - 06:30 AM CT

Staff Meeting

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

07:00 AM CT - 05:00 PM CT

Event Registration and Member Services

Greenway Promenade, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

07:30 AM CT - 09:00 AM CT

Breakfast of Champions

Minneapolis Convention Center

08:00 AM CT - 04:00 PM CT

Competition Equipment Set-up

Minneapolis Convention Center

09:30 AM CT - 12:15 PM CT

Contestant Training – Motorcoach Training

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.

10:30 AM CT - 11:00 AM CT

Networking Refreshment Break

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

12:30 PM CT - 01:30 PM CT

Networking Lunch (Provided)

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

01:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Contestant Training – HM/DG Regulation Compliance

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.

01:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Canada Training Breakout Room

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

Dangerous goods training will cover the schedules, ERAPs, training, documentation, safety marks, means of containment and special cases.

01:30 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Mexico Training Breakout Room

St. Croix Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

01:30 PM CT - 03:30 PM CT

On-site Level I FedEx Driver Orientation

Minneapolis Convention Center

01:30 PM CT - 03:30 PM CT

On-site Motorcoach Driver Orientation

Minneapolis Convention Center

03:30 PM CT - 04:00 PM CT

Networking Refreshment and Snack Break

Greenway Ballroom A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

04:00 PM CT - 05:30 PM CT

Contestant Training – HM/DG Olympics

Greenway Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

Challenge yourself and test your knowledge of HM and DG.

August 13, 2021

06:00 AM CT - 07:30 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

06:00 AM CT - 06:30 AM CT

Staff Meeting

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

08:00 AM CT - 06:00 PM CT

Competition Elements

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

11:00 AM CT - 01:00 PM CT

Networking Lunch (Provided)

Minneapolis Convention Center

04:00 PM CT - 08:00 PM CT

Equipment Teardown and Set-up

Minneapolis Convention Center

August 14, 2021

05:15 AM CT - 05:45 AM CT

Staff Meeting

Minnehaha Room, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

05:45 AM CT - 06:15 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

06:45 AM CT - 07:10 AM CT

Holding Room

Minneapolis Convention Center

07:25 AM CT - 07:45 AM CT

Introduction of Champions

Minneapolis Convention Center

08:00 AM CT - 02:00 PM CT

Competition Elements

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

 

11:00 AM CT - 01:00 PM CT

Networking Lunch (Provided)

02:00 PM CT - 03:00 PM CT

Equipment Teardown and Ship Equipment

Minneapolis Convention Center

03:00 PM CT - 04:00 PM CT

Contestant Question and Answer Period

Northstar Ballroom B, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Second Level

05:30 PM CT - 07:30 PM CT

NAIC-NTDC/NSVDC Awards Ceremony

Minneapolis Convention Center

Moderator: Sgt. John Samis, Delaware State Police, 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

07:30 PM CT - 08:00 PM CT

Award Winner Photos

Minneapolis Convention Center

07:30 PM CT - 09:30 PM CT

NAIC-NTDC/NSVDC Reception

Minneapolis Convention Center