Big Rig Build-Off Competition At The 2024 Mid-America Trucking Show

May 2024

Brian and Thomas Davis of Davis Brothers Design and their 2024 Peterbilt 389 won the Big Rig Build-Off Competition held this past March during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Randy Stroup of First Class Services Inc sponsored this year’s Big Rig Build-Off. The competition was part of the 2024 PKY Championship and featured builders in a winner-takes-all competition for a grand prize of $20,000.

The featured builders, primarily past featured entrants in the PKY Truck Beauty Limited Mileage Category, created builds that highlight uniqueness and creativity. Competing in this event was Adam Johnson of Johnson Hill Customs, Dustin Dickerson of Dickerson Custom Trucks, and Brian and Thomas Davis of Davis Brothers Design.

Adam Johnson is a fourth-generation truck owner and the owner of Johnson Hill Customs, a full-service diesel repair and customization company.

Brian and Thomas Davis were originally grain farmers, but now own a full-service custom semi shop based in Owensville, Indiana.

Dustin Dickerson began his career in vehicle customization and now owns Dickerson Custom Trucks, a full-service shop operating out of Thorntown, Indiana.

A special panel of judges evaluated each entry based on creativity, craftsmanship, and overall impact.