Dates, location announced for 2016 Shell Rotella SuperRigs

Bill Rethwisch won the 2013 SuperRigs competition with this 2012 Peterbilt 389 and Polar tanker.Bill Rethwisch won the 2013 SuperRigs competition with this 2012 Peterbilt 389 and Polar tanker.

The 34th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held June 9-11, 2016, at the Joplin Convention and Trade Center in Joplin, Mo., Shell announced this week.

The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is a truck beauty contest for actively working trucks. Owner-operators from across the United States and Canada compete each year for cash and prizes. Additionally, 12 drivers will be selected to have their trucks featured in the Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar.

Trucks are judged by industry professionals who score the rigs on exterior appearance, design, detail/finish, originality and workmanship. In total, 18 working trucks receive awards for categories such as best of show, tractor, tractor/trailer combination and classic categories.

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