|2019||CPCA Family of the Year|
DJ King has been in the wagon box since 2015 giving him 7 years of experience. DJ’s hard work ethic has helped him become a contender in the CPCA. 2021 saw DJ having his most successful year finishing 8th in the standings. At one-time King was registered for the CPCA outriding school however he was drafted by the St. Louis Blues and went on to play in the NHL with the Blues and Washington Capitals. DJ and Chantal, along with their boys Jacob and Drew won the prestigious Family of the Year award at the 2019 CPCA banquet and DJ also took home the Bruce Bremner award for most consistent barreling. DJ’s passion for the sport was one of the main influences in getting the inaugural NACC off the ground and he continues to be an active board member for both the CPCA and the NACC. DJ and his team will be hard at work in 2022 to continue his move up the standings.
Hometown: Meadow Lake, SK
Favourite Meal: Whatever Chantal cooks.
Favourite Vacation Spot: Wherever my boys and Chantal want to go.
How did you get into Chuckwagon Racing: I grew up around the sport and was always interested in it. I knew I wanted to get into it once I moved on from hockey.
Most Memorable Chuckwagon Racing Moment: My rookie season. Going into my third season I’m looking to keep on improving.