NYSBCA's 45th Annual
NYS School Bus Safety Competition

May 21, 2016 at Rockland Lake State Park

Have your drivers compete against the best in New York State!


The 45th Annual New York State School Bus Safety Competition, organized by the New York School Bus Contractors Association (NYSBCA), will be held on the grounds of Rockland Lake State Park (299 Rockland Lake Road ~ Valley Cottage, NY 10989) on Saturday May 21st.

The competition is limited to the first 125 entries received.  All contractor and school district drivers are welcome (as long as all other entrance requirements are met). 

The entrance fee for the competition is $45.00 per driver for NYSBCA members and $55.00 for non-members and includes lunch.  Any cancellations on/after May 6th are non-refundable.  All payments must be received prior to or the day of the Competition.  No exceptions.

Registration opens at 7:15AM.  All contestants must report to the registration area to receive his/her contestant number and t-shirt.  Orientation and a walk-through of the course will begin at 8:00AM, followed by a written exam beginning at 8:15AM.

The field competition will begin promptly at 9:00AM for van drivers and 9:30AM for bus drivers.  In order to qualify for the field competition, each contestant’s written exam must be completed prior to the start time above.

Competition vehicles include:  large conventional school bus (type C), transit style bus (type D) and conventional size van (type A). 

Contestants will be given a competition number at registration, based on the order in which their application was received.  For proper identification, contestants must display this number in their vehicle while competing.  Contestants will compete in numerical order, unless otherwise determined by the judges.  Any driver will be disqualified if he/she is not ready when it is his/her turn to compete.


Contact NYSBCA with any questions at (518) 220-9905 or NYSBCA.information@gmail.com.