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As you know, the 2024 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition is confirmed, and that the permanent site of the event will be Hays CISD – just outside of Austin, TX. This year's event will take place on June 29-30, 2024. We appreciate your continued support, and as you get ready to host local Safety Competitions, please note that the 2024 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition Handbook is available for download in a Red Button below. The Handbook contained pertinent information for those competing in and hosting local Safety Competitions.

  1. Host Hotel: Austin Marriott South, 4415 South IH 35, Austin, TX 78744 Tel.: 512-634-2036 - The SC Block is opened for winners, judges, guests and any other spectator. Room Nights will be available for June 29 and June 30 for $189/night, plus taxes. The deadline to make your reservation on NSTA Room Block is June 7, 2024. Don’t miss out! Click here to book your room for Safety Competition!
  2. If you are willing to sponsor the event, please click the "Be A Sponsor" card above. If you have any questions about sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Ana Ferrari at Ana Ferrari at aferrari@yellowbuses.org BEFORE you make your selection.
  3. The Safety Competition Committee is always looking for Booster Financial Support. This support can come from individuals, private operators, school districts, and suppliers. If you would like to make a contribution, in any amount, please send to: NSTA; c/o 2024 Safety Competition; PO Box 9843; Trenton, NJ 08650
  4. For eligibility questions, and Safety Competition rules, please review the Handbook in the "Driver Handbooks" card above and contact Bill Loshbough at execuwest@aol.com with questions.
  5. For Contestant Registration, please reach out to Bill Loshbough at execuwest@aol.com to receive all application forms and start the approval process.
  6. For Judges Registration, please fill out the form at 50th School Bus Drivers International Safety Competition - JUDGE APPLICATION - Google Forms . Registrations will be open until June 07th. If you have any questions, please reach out to Gary Catapano, Safety Competition Judge’s Chair at gcatapano@magtec.com
  7. Guests are welcome to watch the competition and be at the Awards Dinner ceremony, for $50 per person. For Guest Registration, click the following link: Safety Competition Registration and choose the category “Guest Registration for Sunday Dinner”. If you have any questions regarding registration or hotel room block, don’t hesitate to contact Ana Ferrari at aferrari@yellowbuses.org.


Thank you for your continued support, and we are looking forward to a successful return to the Competition.
Bill Loshbough and Jim Haigh

2024 Safety Competition Co-Chairs



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