Join Us For Carter Con!

Wednesday, July 20 | 10:00am – 5:00pm

Meadow Event Park | 13191 Dawn Blvd. Doswell, VA 23047

Carter Con Expo & Operator Challenge is Carter Machinery’s premier equipment and technology showcase, featuring the latest and greatest Caterpillar® equipment and other quality products, as well as Carter’s extensive service offerings.

Want to compete in the Operator Challenges? Click the button below to start your registration.

Carter Con Information

What To Expect

  • On-site Cat® Operator Challenges
  • Door prizes drawn all day including coolers, diecast models, tumblers, Cat apparel, and more
  • Insights into the newest technologies on the market
  • Live demos of next generation Cat equipment
  • Cat equipment, rental fleet, and technology showcases
  • Carter Machinery service and product support offerings
  • Speak with Caterpillar & Carter Machinery industry experts
  • Chance to win $10,000 in Carter Credit*
  • All attendees will receive a free gift
  • Lunch, snacks, and beverages provided
  • A family-friendly event; kids are welcomed

Carter Con 2019 Highlights

10000 Carter Credit

*Your company must have an operator participate in the Operator Challenge to be eligible to win.

2022 global operator challenge

Register to compete in The Operator Challenges***

There is no cost to compete. Winners of each individual challenge will receive a 27QT Cat® Cooler. The overall winner will take home the $1,000 prize and advance to the Eastern Regional Finals event in Clayton, NC during the week of October 17. Additionally, all operators who compete will receive a free exclusive Carter Con 2022 Operator t-shirt. Operator Challenge machines will include:

Medium Wheel Loader

Compact Track Loader

Medium Excavator


Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Your Success is Our Mission

***Operator must submit an entry application with Carter Machinery. Operator must be 21 years of age or older and legally able to travel to competition locations. Operator will be selected and nominated by Carter Machinery for participation in the Eastern Regional Finals, pursuant to the local Challenge to evaluate operator skill.

Payment Calculator

Payments calculated using this tool are estimates only and do not include applicable taxes, insurance, and other fees. Actual prices, interest rate, and payments may be different. Financing payment calculations are based on APR and term. Actual payment and terms are subject to approved credit with Cat Financial Services Corporation or other funding sources. Not all customers will qualify.