FASTEST TROWEL ON THE BLOCK COMPETITION
The Mason Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Region G Fastest Trowel on the Block competition will showcase the best of Arizona’s journeymen masons alongside their favorite tender. Each contestant’s goal is to build the largest block wall, using 8” x 8” x 16” CMU with only the mortar provided – in 20 minutes! Contestants must excel in both speed and craftsmanship.
First Place: $2,000 – Trophy – Entry in the National Fastest Trowel on the Block competition at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, NV (January 2023).
Second Place: $1,000 - Trophy
Third Place: $500 - Trophy
Each competitor must be employed by an AMC member.
Entry Requirement: Must register an adult volunteer from your sponsoring company to work the event.
Check-in: 7:00 - 8:00 AM
Contestant Meeting: 9:30 AM
First Course: 10:00 AM- 10:45 AM
Competition Start Time: 11:00 am
MASONRY SKILLS CHALLENGE
The Masonry Skills Challenge showcases the training of first, second and third-year masonry apprentices and high school construction education students. In this competition, contestants are given a project drawing appropriate to their skill level and must lay out and construct the project in three hours. The winners of the masonry apprentice’s competition are then entered to compete in the MCAA National Skills Challenge at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, NV (January 2023).
Contestants must be currently enrolled in the AMC Apprenticeship Program, the BAC Local #3 Apprenticeship Program or any local high school to compete.
Entry Fee: None
Check-in: 6:30 AM
Duration: 7:00 AM-10:00 AM
Entry Fee: None
Check-in: 7:00 AM
Duration: 7:30 AM-10:30 AM
On behalf of the Arizona Masonry Council, we would like to thank our volunteers and judges for assisting with the event. Moreover, we like to extend a very special thanks to Superlite and Amerimix for hosting this year’s event.
Interested in displaying all your company has to offer to the masonry industry? AMC offers exhibit space at Fastest Trowel for members only. Get registered today, limited space available.