World’s Largest Truck Convoy
The Truck Convoy® is a unique one-day celebration of the trucking industry and its support of Special Olympics. Local law enforcement makes special dispensation and escorts a convoy of trucks up to 50 miles through their town.
To find a World’s Largest Truck Convoy® in your local area, please see the details below.
Truckers meet at a staging location and are escorted in convoy
to a predetermined destination, such as a raceway, fairgrounds or
truck stop, where they are welcomed by the Special Olympics
community - athletes, families, friends, colleagues, law
enforcement officers, and the organizations, companies and agencies
that make up the trucking industry. A celebration - a picnic,
barbecue, awards ceremony, etc. is held to recognize participating
truckers and the support of the trucking industry. Whatever form
the celebration takes, the message is the same: "Thank you for your
support of Special Olympics athletes and for keeping our
Inspired by the powerful impact Special Olympics had on his life
through his participation in the Law Enforcement Torch Run®,
combined with his family's involvement with the trucking industry,
Norm Schneiderhan, a Corporal with the Orange County Sheriff's
Department, created the Truck Convoy, a one-day celebration of the
trucking industry to help raise awareness and funds for Special
The 2014 Truck Convoy will take place in various locations. Please
find below the Truck Convoy dates by location and attached event
details. For more information, please contact the individual listed
for your state or province below, or Victoria Rivers, Administrative Assistant, Strategic Properties, Special Olympics, +1 202 824-0341
World’s Largest Truck Convoy Events
October 25, 2014
World's Largest Truck Convoy
The World's Largest Truck Convoy is an annual one-day celebration designed to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics. On October 25, 2014, when you fire up your engine at The Meadow Event Park, home of the Virginia State Fair, you will be joining thousands of other truck drivers throughout the United States and Canada, all of whom are driving with two goals in mind: 1) to form the largest procession of trucks the world has ever seen and 2) to build a bigger, better community for the amazing athletes of Special Olympics.
In Virginia, this convoy takes place on Interstate 95 near Richmond and is organized by the Virginia State Police as part of their annual Law Enforcement Torch Run efforts. For more details, please refer to the contact information below.
For more information
Meadow Event Park