GLOBAL OPERATOR CHALLENGE
We’re on a quest to find the best — the best equipment operator in the world. Think you have what it takes behind the controls? Sign up for our Operator Challenge event in 2022 and show off your agility, speed and accuracy in a series of skills-based tests. The winner will move on to the regional finals in Japan in October 2022, and from there to the Global Operator Challenge finals at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2023 in Las Vegas, where Caterpillar will crown one operator world champion.
FarmFest Field Days
Tuesday 7 - Thursday 9
Challenges run from
10am - 2pm each day
Select your preferred day and time to compete by completing the competitor sign up form.
Competitors must be 18 years of age or older and hold Authority To Operate (ATO).
Full PPE is required to participate (long pants and steel cap shoes. High vis and protective eyewear will be provided).
A ticket must be purcahsed for admission to FarmFest Field Days and to access the Global Operator Challenge demo pit.
Tickets cost $6.00 per person and can be pre-purchased online or purchased at the gate upon entry.
FOUR STEPS TO CLAIMING THE GLOBAL OPERATOR CHALLENGE TITLE
1. SIGN UP FOR A CHANCE TO COMPETE
Fill in the sign up form and submit your preferred date and time to compete in the challenage event at FarmFest Field Days, Toowoomba, QLD in June 2022.
2. SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS AT OUR CHALLENGE EVENT IN TOOWOOMBA
Complete 3 operator challenges at our challenge event at FarmFest Field Days. The winner receives a trip for two to the regional semi-finals in Chichibu, Japan in October 2022.
3. WIN AND MOVE ONTO THE REGIONAL FINALS IN JAPAN
Compete in the regional semi-finals in Japan. The winner receives a trip for two to the finals at CONEXPO-CONN/AGG in Las Vegas, 2023.
4. GO FOR THE TITLE AT THE GLOBAL FINALS IN LAS VEGAS
Compete in the finals at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, 2023. The winner receives a trip for two to any Caterpillar facility worldwide.
Are you up to these challenges?
Complete all three challenges at our Operator Challenge at FarmFest Field Days to be in the runnning.
THE BIG DIG
Objective // Dig a trench to grade using 2D technology
THE LOAD & GO
Objective // Load, dump & return to hit payload/pass count
Objective // "Play" the course & put the ball in the hole
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.