Show your work this season -- enter Overdrive's Pride & Polish competition today

Updated Sep 4, 2023

For the fourth consecutive year, Overdrive’s long-running Pride & Polish competition kicks off online, now accepting entries with hopes of bringing together the best of the best from around the nation. 

The 2023 virtual Pride & Polish competition opens today, August 1. The entry period will remain open through Labor Day, Sept. 4.

The competition will turn over to a public vote in which Overdrive readers will select their favorites in five categories -- Working Bobtail, Working Combo, Limited Mileage/Show, Antique and Interior.

Overdrive's Pride & Polish logoEnter Overdrive's 2023 Pride & Polish virtual competition via the form at this link through Sept. 4.To qualify for the working classes, trucks will need to have accrued at least 40,000 miles in the last 12 months. The Antique class is open to trucks 25 years old (1998 model year) or older.

Winners and finalists in each of the categories will be unveiled in October to put a bow on the 2023 truck show season. All winners and finalists will receive award plaques, and will be featured with profiles in our long-running Custom Rigs series, highlighting the truck and the owner and/or driver’s trucking career.

Mike Scherkenbach/Harold Smith's 2011 Peterbilt 389/2018 Great DaneShowmotion owner Mike Scherkenbach and driver Harold Smith earned top honors in last year's Pride & Polish in the Working Combo, 2011 & Older class with this 2011 Peterbilt 389 and 2018 Great Dane.Last year’s awards event was hosted by Robb Mariani, truck enthusiast and host of the former “American Trucker” television show.

There is no entry fee to participate in the contest.

Enter your rig via the form at this link.

Gary Wasko's 1975 White Freightliner PowerlinerGary Wasko's 1975 White Freightliner Powerliner, “Dirty Dozen,” won the Antique class in last year's virtual event.

Horace Goldman's 1987 Peterbilt 359Horace Goldman's 1987 Peterbilt 359 was voted as the top truck in the Working Bobtail, 2014 & Older class in the 2022 Pride & Polish competition.

Robert Hallahan's Joke's on You 2022 Peterbilt 389Robert Hallahan, with his 2022 Peterbilt 389/2022 Great Dane, “Joke’s on You,” won in the Working Combo, 2012 & Newer class last year.

Interior of Rick and Terry Henderson's 2022 Peterbilt 389Winning the interior category last year was Rick and Terry Henderson with their 2022 Peterbilt 389 and its ARI custom sleeper.

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Marvin Graves' 1963 Mack B61Finally, winning in the Limited Mileage class was Marvin Graves with this 1963 Mack B61.

Enter your truck today via the form at this link.

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