“The IFDA TDC was a wonderful event for drivers as well as their families. Every person on the IFDA staff were outstanding to work with and worked very hard to make it a great event.”


Celebrating Safe Driving in the Food Distribution Industry

September 15 - 17, 2017 | Disney's Yacht & Beach Club | Orlando, FL

IFDA Truck Driving Championship

This competition tests drivers on many levels — skill behind the wheel, knowledge of safety rules and regs, and their ability to spot safety hazards. The Championship celebrates 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners in three different truck categories, Plus a team award recognizes the company that has the best combined performance in the competition. Reward your best drivers and take your company’s safety program to the next level by participating in this premier food industry event.

2017 IFDA Truck Driving Championship

The championship kicks off with a written exam on Friday evening, followed by a pre-trip inspection and field course challenge on Saturday. Saturday evening and Sunday provide free time where drivers and their family members can take in the sights in Orlando. The event concludes Sunday evening at a gala awards dinner where driver accomplishments are celebrated.

All of these elements make for a very exciting weekend for drivers and their families, as well as for company management. This is also a “kid friendly” event and children of all ages are welcome to attend the competition and the gala awards dinner.


Friday, September 15

Driver Welcome and Written Exam

Friday includes driver and guest check-in, driver orientation, and the driver written exam.

Saturday, September 16

Pre-Trip Inspection & Field Course Competition

Saturday events include drivers performing a pre-trip vehicle inspection to find ten planted defects and driving a field course that includes six problems that mimic everyday challenges.

Sunday, September 17

Sightseeing & Gala Championship Awards

Drivers, their families, and other attendees get the day to enjoy the sights. On Sunday evening, a reception, banquet, and awards ceremony concludes the Championship.


Registration & Brochure

Registration Opens in May 2017

Take your company’s safety program to the next level.

Hotel & Travel

September 15-17, 2017

Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort

Hotel reservations will be available in May 2017.