2019 Global Operator Challenge

Operator Challenge

Do you have what it takes? For the first time ever, the Global Operator Challenge is coming to Canada - and we want you! Show us what you've got and earn your seat at the global finals. We'll test your skill and precision across a range of Cat® equipment to prove who's really the best. Are you the next Operator of the Year?

  • 4 Cities
  • 4 Challenges
  • 3 Finalists
  • 1 Groundbreaking Grand Prize

The Competition

Operators will be put to the test in each of the four challenges (below). Each performance is scored based on speed, accuracy and operating best practice. Penalties are also imposed for errors. The operator who achieves the best overall score will be recognized as the champion. The top 3 champions from our four events will win an all-expenses paid trip to compete at the Regional Caterpillar Operator Challenge in Clayton, North Carolina, USA on October 21-23, 2019 for a chance to compete at the Global Cat Operator Challenge in 2020 at ConExpo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Challenges

Bucket Of Balls

Raise The Bar

Pick 'n Mix

Load It Up

Local Prizes

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

The Machines You'll Be Competing With

Get your first taste of new Cat machines at the events!

Terms and Conditions

All operator competitors must be of provincial age of majority and possess a valid Driver’s License which must be presented upon registration at the event. Operators will be required to sign off on the event waiver. Click here to view. [attach the waiver attached to this email]. Operators will be required to adhere to Finning (Canada) environment, health and safety guidelines. Full PPE is required to enter competition site including hard hat, high-vis safety vest, safety glasses, gloves and CSA approved steel toe boots. The competition is only open to Canadian residents in the following provinces and territories: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut. If you reside in another territory, please visit to find a competition near you.

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