Operator Challenge 2019


Gregory Poole Operator Challenge | August 27-29, 2019 | Cat Visitor Center, Clayton NC

Are you Ready?

The search for the best equipment operators in the world has reached North America! The Caterpillar 2019 Operator Challenge is recruiting operators from Eastern North Carolina now. Sign up today to compete in the Gregory Poole local event in Clayton, NC. The winner of this local event will make their way back to Clayton, NC for the North American Eastern Regional Finals October 23-25. The regional winner will represent all of North America at the Global Operator Challenge at ConExpo 2020 in Las Vegas!

Challenge Events (Subject to change)

  • Excavator Trenching with Cat 2D Grade
  • Medium Wheel Loader Load & Carry with Cat Production Measurement
  • Skid Steer/CTL Operating Techniques
  • Track-Type Tractor Obstacle Course

You do not have to be present the whole day. We ask you to arrive 30 minutes before your time slot to check in and go over a quick safety briefing. As soon as you’re done with all 4 challenges, you are free to stay to watch others or leave if you need to.  Lunch will be provided each day so please feel free to stay until then or arrive early to grab a bite to eat.

Are you an Eastern NC Operator Who Has What it Takes?

Apply to Compete

For those who do not want to compete, but would like to attend the event, please register as a spectator so we can have you in our headcount for each day of the event.

Register as a Spectator