We’re on a quest to find the best equipment operator in the world.
Think you have what it takes behind the controls?
Sign up for a Thompson Machinery Operator Challenge event in September 2022 and show off your agility, speed, and accuracy in a series of skills-based tests!
One winner will move on to the regional finals and from there to the Global Operator Challenge finals at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 in Las Vegas, where Caterpillar will crown one operator world champion.
Will it be you?
Are you ready to take on the world?
The first step to earning the title "best in the world" is signing up for one of our local events, where you'll compete in a series of skills-based challenges.
Win there and move on to the regional finals happening this October in North Carolina.
objective // Dig a trench to grade using 2D technology
objective // Maneuver a dozer through a pre-set course
objective // Load, dump & return to hit payload/pass count
Not ready to compete for the title but still want to watch the competition? Know someone who's participating and want to cheer them on?
Interested in taking a look at the "best of the best" in your area?
Sign up as a spectator and get ready for a day full of fierce competition!
Thursday, September 8th | Nashville, TN
Thursday, September 15th | Memphis, TN