WHATS HAPPENING

39 public transit bus drivers will compete for honors at the 30th MN Statewide Bus Roadeo on Saturday, July 15th 2017.

DETAILS

The Opening Ceremony will be at 7:00 AM and competition begins at 8:00 AM, running throughout the morning and early afternoon. This event is free and open for the public to watch.

OUR MINNESOTA DRIVERS TO WATCH

The following is a list of all the drivers participating. Follow your favorites!

LARGE BUS CONTESTANTS
Paul Mattson Duluth Transit Authority Hermantown
Terry Vajdl Duluth Transit Authority Esko
Sony Vang First Transit Brooklyn Park
George Booker First Transit Little Canada
Chris Daniels First Transit/Rochester Public Transit Rochester
Kelly McGee First Transit/Rochester Public Transit Rochester
Nikolay Korzh First Transit/Southwest Transit Shakopee
David Palm Metro Transit Baldwin, WI
Douglas John Metro Transit Minneapolis
Michael Keller St. Cloud Metro Bus Clearwater
Jerry Schmitz St. Cloud Metro Bus Sauk Rapids
SMALL BUS CONTESTANTS
Tom Spears Big Woods Transit Nett Lake
Amber Ball Central Community Transit Bird Island
Barb Cloud Chisago-Isanti Co. Heartland Express Cambridge
Joy Mindrup Chisago-Isanti Co. Heartland Express Harris
Donna Lewis Paul Bunyan Transit Gonvick
Larry Yackley Prairie Five RIDES Canby
Monica Engen Prairie Five RIDES Montevideo
Dan DeBraske Prairie Five RIDES Madison, MN
Rick Hanson Rainbow Rider Transit Alexandria
Sandy Englund Rainbow Rider Transit Long Prairie
Jeff Iceman Red Lake Transit Blackduck
John Higgins Rolling Hills Transit Kasson
Mary Haupt SMART Transit Elysian
Robin Stoen SMART Transit Owatonna
John Simonette SMART Transit Waseca
Julio Zavala Lopez SMART Transit Owatonna
Todd DeZurik St. Cloud Metro Bus Holdingford
David Peacock St. Cloud Metro Bus Sauk Rapids
T.J. Johnson Transit Alternatives Fergus Falls
Erick Fronning Transit Alternatives Fergus Falls
Cathy Payson Transit Alternatives Fergus Falls
Glenn Zimmel Tri-CAP Transit Osakis
Juan Ortega Tri-CAP Transit St. Cloud
Leah Van Meeteren UCAP Luverne
Bobby Rau UCAP Tracy
Linda Anderson UCAP Luverne
Curtis Petersen Wadena Co. Friendly Rider Transit Staples
Leroy Rentz Wadena Co. Friendly Rider Transit Wadena

FOLLOW ALONG ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The event’s hashtag on Twitter is #MNRoadeo17.  Competition results will be live tweeted by MPTA’s account, @MNPublicTransit.

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