Diamond International hosts Technician Rodeo

Jason Cannon October 9, 2013

DSCN0255-thumb4The Diamond Companies recently held a Technician Rodeo, putting 20 technicians from around the company to the test at the Springfield Expo Center for prize money and bragging rights.

More than $20,000 in total prize money was awarded. The event was hatched by Diamond trainers Jim Hinton and Jim Nichoalds.

Grand Champion was Thomas Pianalto from Lowell. Tied for second was Jeremy Thompson from Joplin and Derek Castle from North Little Rock. Third over-all was Anthony Grob from Springfield.

The Winners of the 8 Challenge stations are as follows:

DOT Inspection
1st Place             Charles Robey – Little Rock Leasing
2nd Place            Jonathan Metz – Russellville
3rd Place             Jeremy Thompson – Joplin

1st Place             Thomas Pianalto – Lowell
2nd Place            Derek Castle – Little Rock
3rd Place             Randy McCullough – Memphis

1st Place              Derek Castle – Little Rock
2nd Place             Chad Taylor – Springfield
3rd Place              Robert McAninch

Information Systems
1st Place               James Brandenburgh – Topeka
2nd Place              Daniel Barton – Memphis
3rd Place               Anthony Grob – Springfield
3rd Place               Chad Taylor – Springfield
3rd Place               Josh Williams – Little Rock
3rd Place               Charles Robey – Little Rock Leasing

1st Place               Jeremy Thompson – Joplin
2nd Place              Charles Robey – Little Rock Leasing
3rd Place               Daniel Barton – Memphis

1st Place               Ryan McGinnis – St. Joe
2nd Place              Anthony Grob – Springfield
3rd Place               Thomas Pianalto – Lowell

MaxxForce DT
1st Place               Chad Taylor – Springfield
2nd Place              William Schneider – Little Rock Leasing
3rd Place               Randy McCullough – Memphis

MaxxForce 13
1st Place               Anthony Grob – Springfield
2nd Place              Randy McCullough – Memphis
3rd Place               Chad Taylor – Springfield


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