SWANA ROAD-E-O MISSION “To provide operators of solid waste collection and landfill equipment an opportunity to showcase their skills.”
Congratulations 2018 SWANA International Road-E-O Winners!
The SWANA International ROAD-E-O is an annual competition that gives 1st and 2nd place State ROAD-E-O winners from across the United States and North America the opportunity to compete for cash prizes, awards, trophies, and, for the best of the best, the title of “Top Gun.” The 2018 International was hosted by the Colorado Rocky Mountain Chapter of SWANA on September 22, 2018 at the Denver International Airport and the awards were presented during a banquet at Coors Field, in Downtown Denver.
Eric Berlier from the City of Merced won the
First Place Top Gun Award in the Automated Front Load Division
Ricky Rodriguez from Republic Services of Fresno won
Second Place in the Automated Side Loader Division
Eric and Ricky competed against drivers from across the country. Both drivers represented California well at this year’s Road-E-O in Denver Colorado. They each placed in their respective divisions and Eric came home with the Top Gun Award for the highest overall score in all driving divisions.
Congratulations to both drivers!
Our Chapter would like to thank Republic Services and the City of Merced for sending these drivers to represent our State.
More information about the International Road-E-O is available on the SWANA website here.
Congratulations To Our 2018 Road-E-O Winners!
The Central California Sierra Chapter hosted a SWANA Road-E-O at the Campus of Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria on Saturday, July 21. Twenty drivers from around the Chapter showed up to compete, many of whom brought their families and enjoyed a beautiful (sunny and 75) day near the coast. All participants received a T-shirt and hat along with lunch provided by the Chapter. Congratulations to our winners! And huge thanks to all the drivers who participated and our sponsors for making this a successful and fun event!
Automated Front Loader
1st Eric Berlier – City of Merced, Public Works Department
2nd Levy Lopez – City of Clovis, Public Works Department
3rd Conrad Valdez III – IWS, Fresno CA
Automated Side Loader
1st Ricky Rodriguez – Republic Services, Fresno CA
2nd Michael Baker – City of Santa Maria, Public Works Department
3rd Ronnie Talley – City of Clovis, Public Works Department
Eric Berlier and Ricky Rodriguez
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
City of Santa Maria Utilities Dept.
SMART – Santa Maria Area Recycling Terminal
Check out our slideshow from the 2012 Road-E-O!
2012 ROAD-E-O PHOTOS
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