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2013 Mega State Roadeo Results

The 2013 Florida Mega State Bus Roadeo competition was held Saturday, March 23, at Jacksonville Transportation Authority.

The results are in.

FLORIDA GRAND CHAMPIONS (combined scores of operator and maintenance competitions):

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:

Operator Yardstick Award: Peter Marchessault, Star Metro

Operator Rookie of the Year: Bob Farruggia, Disney Transport

Operator Written Test: Bob Farruggia, Disney Transport

Operator Pre-trip Inspection: Ramon Farfan, JTA

Maintenance Written Test: Phil Alston, Jacob Green, Fred Jaekel and Greg Wilson, Manatee County

Maintenance Bus Inspection: William Lovelady, George McGArry and James Ratliff, JTA

Maintenance Air Brake: Kevin Doyle, John Foderaro and Scott Groth, Votran

Maintenance Thermo King A/C: Gregory Gerald, Micheal Johnson and Kenneth Smith, Star Metro

Maintenance Cummins Engine: William Lovelady, George McGArry and James Ratliff, JTA

Maintenance I/O Controls: William Lovelady, George McGArry and James Ratliff, JTA

 

OVERALL AWARDS:

Operator 1st Place: Ramon Farfan, JTA

Operator 2nd Place: Peter Marchessault, Star Metro

Operator 3rd Place: Robert Blinkhorn, Lee Tran

Operator 4th Place: Pablo Perez, LYNX

Maintenance 1st Place: William Lovelady, George McGArry and James Ratliff, JTA

Maintenance 2nd Place: Chris Balroop, Bill Kirkland and Fritz Meusel, LYNX

Maintenance 3rd Place:  Gregory Gerald, Micheal Johnson and Kenneth Smith, Star Metro