Claire Big Rig Truck Show Celebration
August 16, 17, 18 ~ Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, Chippewa Falls
The 10th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show will be returning to the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds (225 Edward St. Chippewa Falls, WI 54729). The Big Rig Truck Show will again have FREE admission to the public (parking $5 per car Friday and Saturday, free parking Sunday). Not only will some of the country’s top show trucks with customized interiors, unique light displays, beautiful murals, brilliant chrome work and unique modifications will be showcased, but so will working show trucks that will be back on the road Monday morning. A large variety of additional vehicles will also be displayed; antique, non-working, custom creations, fire trucks, tow trucks, construction vehicles, tractors of all sizes, swat, law enforcement and military vehicles be will in attendance.
Highlights and attractions for this coming year's Anniversary Show include the Saturday Night Light Parade through Chippewa Falls (parade map available online).
A Demolition Derby will be held Saturday. More information about this new and exciting event can be found online at ECTruckShow.com in the upcoming weeks.
Many outside and inside exhibitors will be demonstrating and selling a wide variety of products. Exhibit Hall A is where guests can find the Allstate Peterbilt Kids Zone, with free professional face painting and a coloring contest. River States Truck & trailer will again be hosting free semi rides on Sunday. There will be food available from many local food trucks and a beer garden for the adults.
Live music all weekend in the beer garden courtesy of River States Truck & Trailer. Rich Schroeder will be performing during the day and Austin Fire will be on stage in the evenings. Chainsaw artist Leesa Syryczuk will be in action throughout the weekend. A representative from State Patrol will be available to answer any questions about the rules and regulations of the road. Many more fun family activities are in the works.
Registered drivers can relax and enjoy all that the show has to offer. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place People’s Choice, Kids’ Choice and Truckers’ Choice awards will be presented to participating drivers along with thousands of dollars in prizes on Sunday.
The Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show is a community event that brings together people of all ages, giving them the opportunity to see the world of trucking. The truck show works in conjunction with following local non-profit groups: United Cerebral Palsy of West Central Wisconsin and the Hands Foundation helping homeless veterans and others in need who will be collecting clothing and toiletries. A complete list of needed items and donation sites can be found online.
Check out ECTruckShow.com for more about the show, future announcements, show hours, sponsorship opportunities, exhibitors, and other up-to-date information. To become involved or if you have any questions please feel free to call 715-832-6666. Hope to see you at the show on August 16, 17, 18, 2019!
2018 Eau Claire Big Rig Truck Show Winners List
Brent Hartwig Trucking, Inc. - Brent Hartwig, Medford, WI - Ist Place 2018 Truckers' Choice Award
Bad Ass Trucking, LLC. - Dan Kaderabek, Cleveland, WI - 2nd Place 2018 Truckers' Choice Award; 1st Place 2018 Adults' Choice Award; 3rd Place 2018 Kids' Choice Award; 2nd Parade Spot - second highest bidder for UCP
Wayne Alberts, Justice, IL - 3rd Place 2018 Truckers' Choice Award (tie); 2nd Place 2018 Adults' Choice Award; 2nd Place 2018 Kids' Choice Award
J & M Norton Trucking - Mary Peterson Norton, Knapp, WI - 3rd Place 2018 Truckers' Choice Award (tie); 3rd Place 2018 Adults' Choice Award (tie); 1st Place 2018 Kids' Choice Award
Swen Transit - Joe Swendrynski, Wild Rose, WI - 3rd Place 2018 Truckers' Choice Award (tie)
Michael Holland, Spring, TX - 3rd Place 2018 Adults' Choice Award (tie)
Christenson Transport - Brad Christenson, Fountain City, WI - Lead Parade Spot - highest bidder for UCP
B. D. Schroeder Trucking - Bradley Schroeder, Warrens, WI - Third Parade Spot - third highest bidder for UCP
Glen Rice Transport - Glen Rice, New Smyrma Beach, FL - Volunteer Fire Fighters Recognition Award
Haas, Inc. Thorp, WI - Northern WI State Fairgrounds Recognition Award
Leonard's Express - Renee
Dutter, Eau Claire, WI - OOIDA Recognition Award
Visit our gallery for more coverage of the 2018 event.