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FASTEST TROWEL ON THE BLOCK AND MASONRY SKILLS CHALLENGE

Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Superlite Block Lone Butte

Come Watch Arizona's best masons compete for the right to be named Fastest Trowel on the Block!

Registration Deadline for All Competitors is: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

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.

PRIZES
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 2022).
Second Place: $1,000 - Trophy
Third Place: $500 - Trophy

CONTESTANTS
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 2022).

CONTESTANTS
Contestants must be currently enrolled in the AMC Apprenticeship Program, the BAC Local #3 Apprenticeship Program or any local high school to compete.

APPRENTICES
Entry Fee: None
Check-in: 6:30 AM
Duration: 7:00 AM-10:00 AM

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

EXHIBITS
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. 

2021 Fastest Trowel on the Block Sponsors!

COMPETITION WINNERS

HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION

1st Place
Ryan Scully, West-MEC Northwest Campus

2nd Place
Corwin Baldon, West-MEC Northwest Campus

3rd Place
Jake Parker, Valley Academy for Career & Technical Education

1st Year Apprentices
1st Year

1st Place
Mike Emerson, Sutter Masonry

2nd Place
Manuel Canuelas, G&G Enterprises

3rd Place
Jonathan Alvarez, Sutter Masonry

2nd Year Apprentices
2nd Year

1st Place
Deyvar Tena, G&G Enterprises

2nd Place
Jacob Brooks, Sutter Masonry

3rd Place
German Figueroa, Keystone Masonry

3rd Year Apprentices
3rd Year

1st Place
Jesus Ruiz, Hobbs Masonry

2nd Place
Robert Belanger, Sutter Masonry

3rd Place
Marshall Brooks, Diversified Masonry

Fastest Trowel on the Block!

1st Place
Jose Soto, Diamond Masonry

2nd Place
Gerardo Patlan, Adams Fence

3rd Place
Robert Cimental, Arizona State Masonry

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