VAPT SCHOOL BUS SAFETY ROAD-E-O

 

2018 ROAD-E-O

The VAPT is pleased to announce our annual School Bus Road-E-O. It will take place on Monday June 18, 2018 at the Bergland Center, 710 Williamson Road NE, Roanoke, Virginia 24016 (Roanoke Civic Center). This year's events will include conventional  style bus and special needs bus competitions.

Update:

  • The wheel chair loading/unloading and securement events have been eliminated from the special needs competition.

  • The special needs competition is now a driver only event.

  • A measurement has been added to the back-up event from the rear barrier.
     

Reminders:

  • Please inform your participants that they should check-in at the Road-e-o site, no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of the event. THe competition will begin promptly at 8:00 AM.

  • Localities registering participants in the competition are requested to provide one or more judges.

  • Please complete the entry form with contestants and judge information and forward to Sherry Murphy (York County), no later than Friday, June 1, 2018, at smurphy@ycsd.york.va.us

Trophies will be presented to first, second and third place winners from each event (conventional, special needs).  First place contestants will be eligible to participate in the 48th Annual "NSTA School Bus Driver International Safety Competition" which is to be held on Suday, July 22, 2018 in Philadelphia,PA.
(more infortmation is available at www.yellowbus.org/safety-competition.

If you have any question or concerns regarding any of this information please contact one of the following VAPT school bus road-e-o committee members: Cris Sprouse (757) 263-2918 (VA Beach city), Joyce Keech (757) 263-2911 (VA Beach City), Sherry Murphy (757)898-0344 (York County), Alice Matthews (804) 225-2037 (DOE), Lee Livingston 757-357-9920 (Isle of Wight County), Jeremy Gauthier-Martin 540-432-0492 (Harrisonburg City) or Sharon Moore, (Newport News City) 757-881-8052.

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2017 ROAD-E-O


The Virginia Association for Pupil Transportation (VAPT) is pleased to announce that the annual VAPT School Bus Road-e-o will take place on Monday June 19, 2017. The location site for the event will be Bird Neck Elementary School in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 VAPT will sponsor the Conventional and Special Needs Roadeo during the annual state conference in June.


Reminders:

 Please inform your contestants that they will need to register at the road-e-o location site 30 minutes prior to the event starting. Road-e-o competition will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.

Localities with entries in the competition are asked to provide one or more judges.

Please complete the attached entry form with contestant and judge’s information and return to Sharon Utley no later than Friday June 9, 2017.


VAPT Changes:
 It has been decided to eliminate the Transit competition from this year’s Roadeo.



 Trophies will be presented to first, second and third place winners from each event (conventional, special needs) following completion of the Road-e-o. The first and second place winners will be eligible to participate in the national event, which will be held on July 16 in Indianapolis, Indiana.


 If you have any question or concerns regarding any of this information please contact a committee member: Sharon Utley (804)768-6238, Cris Sprouse (757) 263-2918, Joyce Keech (757) 263-2911, James Lash (757)898-0344, Alice Matthews (804) 225-2037 or Sherry Murphy (757)898-0344.


Road-e-o Events

Road-e-o Regulations for Conventional

Road-e-o Regulations for Special Needs
 
Registration Form


All of our 2015 Roadeo First Place Winners came from Montgomery County, Va. 

 Special Needs - Joshua Simpkins
Transit - Kathy Graham
Conventional - Russell Altizer

 2015 Event

Direction, Rules, and Other Info

Winners


2014 Event

Direction, Rules, and Other Info

Winners


2013 Event

Direction, Rules, and Other Info

Winners


Earlier Events