Worlds Largest Truck Convoy For Special Olympics This Weekend
The 14th Annual World’s Largest Truck Convoy rolls into Sioux Falls on Friday (September 23)! This fundraising event for South Dakota Special Olympics brings together law enforcement members and area truckers for two days of events. Trucks start arriving at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds on Friday (September 23), there is also a Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, a light show at dusk and food and beverages available for purchase from 5 to 8 p.m.
The big convoy leaves the W. H. Lyon Fairgrounds at 10:15 Saturday morning, September 24 and follows a different route this year due to construction:
Heading West on Madison, then North on Marion to 60th Street North, then East to Westport Avenue, turning South to Russell Avenue, then East to Louise Avenue, then turning South to Madison Avenue and return back to the Fairgrounds.
There will be lunch available back at the fairgrounds, the truck show is from 11:30 to 4:00 PM, auction at 12:45 PM, raffle at 3:00 PM and presentation of awards and trophies from 3:00 to 4:00 PM.
All funds raised by this collaborative law enforcement and trucking event supports over 2,000 South Dakota Special Olympians in their activities and allows them to continue training in over 26 sports programs throughout the year.