More Than 30,000 Attend Truckers Jamboree

Dale and Connie Ison’s ‘Dragon Master’ 2000 Kenworth T2000 took home awards for Custom Paint-Murals (Combo) and Show Class.

Organizers of 2002 Walcott Truckers Jamboree say the annual event, which celebrates America’s truckers, was a huge success with more than 30,000 attendees. In addition to exhibits, food and country music, the jamboree included the Super Truck Beauty Contest.

The truck beauty show boasted more than 170 vehicles. Winners include:

Trucker’s Choice: David and Allyson Geer’s “Marooned,” 1998 Peterbilt 379 and 1998 Utility Trailer

Cabover: Mike Rickard, 1984 International 9670

2003-2000 Bobtail Conventional: Buzz Sweeden’s “Simple Pleasures,”2001 Kenworth W900

1999-1993 Bobtail Conventional: Fred Forcelle’s “Gray Wolf,” 1999 International 9400 Eagle

1992-1986 Bobtail Conventional: Darrel Madden, 1986 Mack Superliner

1985-1978 Bobtail Conventional: Steve Brooks, 1985 Peterbilt 359

1977 and Older Bobtail Conventional: Bob Evans, 1975 Kenworth W900A

2003-1998 Combination: David and Allyson Geer’s “Marooned,” 1998 Peterbilt 379 and 1998 Utility Trailer

1997-1989 Combination: David Marcotte’s “Liquid Chicken,” 1992 Peterbilt 379 and 1978 Heil Tanker

1988 and Older Combination: Mike Brooks’ “Gertrude,” 1973 Peterbilt 359 and 1996 Great Dane Trailer

Custom Paint – Graphics (Bobtail): Kary Winebrenner, 1999 Kenworth W900L

Custom Paint – Murals (Bobtail): Ken Stone and Ken Orear’s “The Gambler,” 2000 Peterbilt

Custom Paint – Graphics (Combo): David Marcotte’s “Liquid Chicken,” 1992 Peterbilt 379 & 1978 Heil Tanker

Custom Paint – Murals (Combo): Dale and Connie Ison’s “Dragon Master,” 2000 Kenworth and 2000 Featherlite

Polish & Detail: Ernie Vole, 1998 Peterbilt 378 wrecker

Interior – OEM Sleeper: Buzz Sweeden’s “Simple Pleasures,” 2001 Kenworth W900

Interior – OEM Conversion Sleeper: Ken Stone & Ken Orear’s “The Gambler,” 2000 Peterbilt 379

Interior – Custom Sleeper: Jerry and Judy Reese, 2001 Kenworth W900L and 1996 Kentucky Trailer

Lights at Night – Bobtail: Ernie Vole, 1999 Peterbilt 378 Wrecker

Lights at Night – Combination: David Marcotte’s “Liquid Chicken,” 1992 Peterbilt 379 and 1978 Heil Tanker

Best Overall Theme: Ken Stone & Ken Orear’s “The Gambler,” 2000 Peterbilt 379

Show Class: Dale and Connie Ison’s “Dragon Master,” 2000 Kenworth T2000 & 2000 Featherlite

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