2005 "roadeo" winners
The top three winning snow plow teams and motor grader drivers. From left to right: Brad Tingley, Jim Case, Bill Stebens, William Moore, Ron Henderson, Gary Rank, Chris Archer, Mark Goins, and Greg Householder.
A snow plow team taking on this year's course with a judge walking close behind.
More than 80 people competed in the Iowa Snow Plow and Motor Grader Roadeo in Ames on September 6, 2005. Participants took a written exam and drove a snow plow truck or motor grader through an obstacle course.
Snow plow truck competition. Thirty-two teams demonstrated their skill in the truck divi-sion. First- and second-place teams have won previously. The winners are listed below:
- Mark Goins and Greg Householder, City of Ankeny, won ﬁrst place. Combined they have more than 30 years experience driving a snow plow.
- Brad Tingley and Jim Case, City of Des Moines, placed second, with combined nine years of experience.
- William Moore and Bill Stebens, City of Davenport, placed third.
Motor grader division. Eighteen drivers competed in the motor grader division. The ﬁrst and second place drivers have won previously. The winners are listed below:
- Gary Rank, City of West Des Moines Public Works, placed ﬁrst, with 17 years of experience driving a motor grader.
- Chris Archer, Pocahontas County, placed second, with 10 years of experience.
- Ron Henderson, Pocahontas County, placed third, with nine years of experience.