Walcott Truckers Jamboree Starts Today
July 6, 1999
The 20th anniversary edition of the Walcott Truckers Jamboree takes place today and tomorrow at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA.
There will be more than 100 exhibits, showcasing trucks, trailers, engines, new products and recruiters. You can eat 1-1/2-inch-thick Iowa pork chops and listen to live country music. There will be more than 100 antique trucks on display, and the Super Truck Beauty Contest will let drivers compete for trophies in a number of different categories. Newport Communications, publisher of RoadStar, will add some fun to the proceedings with its annual Trucker Games.
The event will be held 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. both days, rain or shine. Admission and parking are free.