Digital Editions - Walcott Trucking Jamboree Guide

The Trucker Media Group was proud to partner with the Iowa 80 Group to produce and publish the souvenir program for the 42nd Walcott Truckers Jamboree held July 8-10 at the World’s Largest Truckstop — The Iowa 80 in Walcott, Iowa. The annual Jamboree is a celebration of professional drivers and offers a weekend full of music, food, amazing trucks on display, fireworks and more. There is no charge for admission or parking to attend the Jamboree as a token of appreciation to truckers as well as Iowa residents and visitors. With an attendance of more than 40,000 each year, the Walcott Truckers Jamboree carries on the Iowa 80’s tradition of showing appreciation for truckers and the important job they do each and every day. The 2021 Walcott Truckers Jamboree featured the Super Truck Beauty Contest, an antique truck display, the Iowa 80 Pork Chop Cookout, Trucker Olympics, Trucker’s Best Friend Pet Contest and even a 100th birthday party for the 1921 International at the Iowa 80 Trucking Museum.

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Celebrating America’s drivers: Attendance at 2021 Walcott Truckers Jamboree tops 44,000

WALCOTT, Iowa — Hosted by the Iowa 80 — known as the “World’s Largest Truckstop” — the 42nd annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree, held July 8-10, was attended by more than 44,500 people, including drivers and their families, as well as other travelers and area residents. After the 2020 Jamboree was moved to an online format because of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Delia Moon Meier, senior vice president of the Iowa 80 Group, told The Trucker that she was especially excited about this year’s in-person event. “It’s the best kind of family reunion,” she said. Visitors flocked to Walcott, ...