Top performers from MATS' 2024 PKY Truck Beauty Championship

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Updated Mar 28, 2024

On Saturday, March 23, Overdrive published the big winners from the PKY Truck Beauty Championship at the Mid-America Trucking Show, highlighting the winner of the Big Rig Build-Off, the People's Choice award, the Best of Show winners and more.

Those weren't the only trucks to take home hardware from the show, however. Each of the five Best of Show categories had multiple runners-up, and there were 30 other categories not highlighted in the previous story.

If you missed MATS, you can check out the full awards ceremony via the following video, and catch plenty views of a variety of category winners in what follows:

[Related: Big Rig Build-Off, category first places, People's Choice: Big winners at MATS]

2024 PKY Truck Beauty Championship results

People’s Choice
Jeff Hoker, 2023 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Great Dane vanJeff Hoker, 2023 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Great Dane van

Working Truck -- Bobtail
Tim Cody Jr., 2018 Peterbilt 389Best of Show: Tim Cody Jr., 2018 Peterbilt 3892nd: James Mitchell, 2023 Peterbilt 389
3rd: Dillan Blubaugh, 2022 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Combo 
Cody Davis, 2022 Kenworth W900L and 2023 MerrittBest of Show: Cody Davis, 2022 Kenworth W900L and 2023 Merritt2nd: Gary Jones, 1999 Peterbilt 379 and XL Alpha AD70
3rd: Robert Riddell, 2022 Kenworth W900 and 2023 Trail King 22-ton

Limited Mileage -- Bobtail With Miles
Fred Rethwisch, 1986 International 9670Best of Show: Fred Rethwisch, 1986 International 9670Andrew Ditz, 1959 Peterbilt 3512nd: Andrew Ditz, 1959 Peterbilt 3513rd: Andrew Pagels, 1972 Peterbilt 359
4th: Matt Riggle, 1978 Kenworth W900A
Joel Anker, 1990 Kenworth W900L5th: Joel Anker, 1990 Kenworth W900L

Limited Mileage -- Bobtail With No Miles
Jacob Bonham, 2022 Peterbilt 389Best of Show: Jacob Bonham, 2022 Peterbilt 389, showing for Massey Motor Freight2nd: Casey Conrey, 2008 Kenworth W900L
3rd: Tyler Van Der Zwaag, 2023 Kenworth W900LGary Jones, 2018 Peterbilt 3894th: Gary Jones, 2018 Peterbilt 389
5th: Brian Harney, 2022 Kenworth W900B

Limited Mileage -- Combo
Troy Massey, 2005 Peterbilt 389 and 2021 Galyean tankerBest of Show: Troy Massey, 2005 Peterbilt 389 and 2021 Galyean tanker2nd: Travis Sancken, 2019 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Mac LTT
Dane Hartman, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Wilson Pacesetter3rd: Dane Hartman, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Wilson Pacesetter
4th: Zach Strayer, 2023 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Wilson
Dill McKinney, 2024 Peterbilt 389X/2024 Mac flatbed5th: Dill McKinney, 2024 Peterbilt 389X and 2024 Mac flatbed

Working Truck -- Dump
1st: Scott Snyder, 2024 Kenworth W900L and 2024 Trailstar 40-ft dump
2nd: Bruce Campbell, 2022 Peterbilt 389 and 2018 Rogue Truck Body RTB
3rd: Mark Gore, 2023 Kenworth W990

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New Truck -- Bobtail
Austin Gottman, 2024 Peterbilt 3891st: Austin Gottman, 2024 Peterbilt 3892nd: Matt Strottman, 2024 Peterbilt 389
3rd: Austin Duffield, 2024 Peterbilt 389

New Truck -- Combo
1st: Chase Hartman, 2022 Peterbilt 389 and 2019 Mac Dump

First Show -- Bobtail
1st: Adam Long, 2006 Kenworth W900L
2nd: Thomas Christoferson, 2011 Peterbilt 389
Rodney Griffin, 2024 Peterbilt 389X3rd: Rodney Griffin, 2024 Peterbilt 389X

First Show -- Combo
1st: Daryl Koch, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Mac flatbed
2nd: Samuel Brown, 2023 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Mac Dump
3rd: Derck Allen, 2024 Peterbilt 389X and 2024 East

Antique Original -- Bobtail
1st: Greg Kendall, 1982 Kenworth K100
2nd: Brian Stevens, 1976 Peterbilt 352
3rd: Tanner Stroup, 1984 Peterbilt 359

Antique Custom -- Bobtail
1st: Andrew Goettsch, 1979 International 4070B
2nd: Raiko Graveran, 1995 Freightliner FLD120
3rd: Jarret Landry, 1988 Peterbilt 379

Antique Custom -- Combo
Jason Sanders, 1994 Kenworth W900L and 2014 Great Dane1st: Jason Sanders accepts the award for his 1994 Kenworth W900L and 2014 Great DaneLawson Rudisill

Antique - Engine
Tanner Stroup, 1984 Peterbilt 3591st: Tanner Stroup accepts the award for his 1984 Peterbilt 359.Lawson Rudisill

Antique -- Paint
1st: Greg Kendall, 1982 Kenworth K100

Antique -- Interior
1st: Brian Stevens, 1976 Peterbilt 352

Working Truck -- Company Owned
1st: David Ruhkamp, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Landoll 455
2nd: Nick Lierz, 2020 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Western Belt
3rd: Paul Dillon, 2023 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Engine
1st: Dillan Blubaugh, 2022 Peterbilt 389
2nd: Cody Davis, 2022 Kenworth W900L and 2023 Merritt
3rd: Bryan Retych, 2014 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Bobtail, Paint & Graphics
Bryan Retych, 2014 Peterbilt 3891st: Bryan Retych accepts the award for his 2014 Peterbilt 389.Lawson Rudisill
2nd: James Mitchell, 2023 Peterbilt 389
3rd: Dillan Blubaugh, 2022 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Combo, Paint & Graphics
Tarik Al-Amin II, 2023 Kenworth W900 and 2023 Great Dane Super Seal1st: Tarik Al-Amin II accepts the award for his 2023 Kenworth W900 and 2023 Great Dane Super SealLawson Rudisill
2nd: Scott Snyder, 2024 Kenworth W900L and 2024 Trailstar 40-ft dump
3rd: John McCormick, 2021 Kenworth W900L and 2022 Mac Pneumatic

Working Truck -- Bobtail, Lights
1st: Austin Duffield, 2024 peterbilt 389
2nd: Tim Cody Jr., 2018 Peterbilt 389
3rd: Ryan Steins, 2024 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Combo, Lights
1st: Daryl Koch, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Mac flatbed
2nd: Clayton Heise, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2022 Wilson Silver Star
3rd: Scott Snyder, 2024 Kenworth W900L and 2024 Trailstar 40-ft dump

Best Use of Chrome -- Bobtail
1st: Mason Schwake, 2024 Peterbilt 389

Best Use of Chrome -- Combo
1st: Jason Sanders, 1994 Kenworth W900 and 2024 Great Dane

Working Truck -- Interior, Cab Only
1st: James Mitchell, 2023 Peterbilt 389
2nd: Cody Davis, 2022 Kenworth W900L and 2023 Merritt
3rd: Bryan Retych, 2014 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Interior, OEM Sleeper
1st: Tim Cody Jr., 2018 Peterbilt 389
2nd: Dillan Blubaugh, 2022 Peterbilt 389

Working Truck -- Interior, Aftermarket Sleeper
1st: Daniel and Phyllis Snow, 1996 Freightliner Classic XL and 2006 Utility 4000

Limited Mileage -- Interior
1st: Zach Strayer, 2023 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Wilson

Limited Mileage -- Engine
1st: Travis Sancken, 2019 Peterbilt 389 and 2023 Mac LTT

Limited Mileage -- Bobtail Paint
1st: Casey Conrey, 2008 Kenworth W900

Limited Mileage -- Combo Paint
1st: Kevin Hunter, 2024 Kenworth W900L and 2024 Talbert 55/60

Limited Mileage -- Bobtail, Lights With Miles
1st: Matt Riggle, 1978 Kenworth W900A

Limited Mileage -- Bobtail, Lights With No Miles
1st: Casey Conrey, 2008 Kenworth W900

Limited Mileage -- Combo, Lights
1st: Troy Massey, 2005 Peterbilt 389 and 2021 Galyean tanker

Troy “The Legend” Huddleston Award, presented by RoadWorks
Andrew Ditz, 1959 Peterbilt 351

Rockwood Running Late Award (latest arrival)
Dylan McCrabb, 2024 Peterbilt 389

NAST Bobtail
Austin Gottman, 2024 Peterbilt 389

NAST Combo
Dane Hartman, 2024 Peterbilt 389 and 2024 Wilson Pacesetter

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