CAT GLOBAL OPERATOR CHALLENGE IS BACK
The Cat Global Operator Challenge is back!
Once again, Hawthorne Cat is on a quest to find the best equipment operator in the world. Come compete in the operator challenge at Hawthorne Cat, located in Escondido, CA, for a chance to win a trip to the Regionals in North Carolina in October 2022. Deadline to register is Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
Hawthorne Cat Operator Challenge
Date: September 15, 2022
Time: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Verger Dairy Farms
16777 Bandy Canyon Rd & Old Survey Road,
Escondido, CA 92027
*You must be a resident of San Diego County to register for the San Diego Operator Challenge.
SEE WHAT YOU MISSED AT THE LAST OPERATOR CHALLENGE
More than 10,000 operators from 30 countries competed in the first-ever Global Operator Challenge in 2019-2020 — with Canadian Jaus Neigum taking home the title "best in the world" at the finals held at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. Take a look back at the competition.
SIGN UP FOR A CHANCE TO COMPETE
SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS AT THE HAWTHORNE CAT OPERATIONAL CHALLENGE EVENT
WIN AND MOVE ON TO THE REGIONAL FINALS IN CLAYTON, NORTH CAROLINA
GO FOR THE TITLE AT THE GLOBAL FINALS IN VEGAS
COMPETE IN 3 CHALLENGES
Operators must compete in three different machine challenges. Each challenge is scored based on speed, accuracy and operating best practice. Penalties will be imposed for errors. The operator who achieves the best overall score will be crowned the local Hawthorne winner.
Maneuver machine with Stick Steer Technology and use the bucket for pin-point accuracy obstacle drops into barrels
Maneuver a dozer through a pre-set course
COMPACT TRACK LOADER
"Stay on Track"
Showcase balance & material control skills in a compact track loader
INTERESTED IN ATTENDING AS A SPECTATOR?
Not ready to compete for the title but still want to watch the competition? Know someone who's participating and want to cheer them on? Sign up as spectator. Deadline to register is Wednesday, September 7, 2022.
*Disclaimer: This event is only open to residents in San Diego County, CA.
- Hawthorne employees and their immediate family members are ineligible. For full terms & conditions, click here.
- If you are employed by a governmental agency, local municipalities, etc. you can participate in the local Operator Challenge, but will not advance to the regional competition or qualify for any winner prizes.