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Welding Competition categories explained

How to get involved with the event:

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Plant Competition

You can perform in the shop or in the field. Outage season is your favorite season. You can weld in any position, with any process,  and with TIG, MIG or STICK.  You know the codes and can weld whatever material the plant requires, from carbon steel to chrome to stainless. It's all the same to you, because you've got this and you're ready to bring it.

Now is the time to strut your skills at the Adult Welding Competition, claim your prize money, and show all of those specialty welding companies why you are "The Best of the Best" and most definitely deserve the higher rate.  

Investment Includes:

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • 1 Drink Ticket

  • Winner will be featured in BIC Magazine "Industry's Best"

  • Featured on Event Website and Social Media

  • Materials Needed for Weld Test

Entry Fee:

$250

PRIZES:
$1,500 CASH
plus bragging rights! 

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Pipeline Competition

You have spent years traveling the country, showing off your welding skills for companies that became like family. You have performed under stress, and in environmental conditions most would have turned down. You know you have the drive, the skills, the grit, and the muscles to outperform any welder on any job site.

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Now is the time to combine those years of hard work with your quick thinking and inner swagger by competing in the Adult Welding Competition to finally receive your well-deserved title as "The Best of the Best".

Investment Includes:

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • 1 Drink Ticket

  • Winner will be featured in BIC Magazine "Industry's Best"

  • Featured on Event Website and Social Media 

  • Materials Needed for Weld Test

Entry Fee:

$250

PRIZES:
$1,500 CASH
plus bragging rights!

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Adult Student
Competition

You are currently taking classes at trade school to become the best welder the industry has seen. You spend your days, nights and weekends in the school’s shop burning rods and learning as much as you can. Now is the time to show off you and your school’s skills!

Entry Fee:

$75

*Limited to 20 students

PRIZES:
Umbrella,

Welding hood plus bragging rights for you and your school!

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Slick welds and slick rigs, the Adult Welding Competition isn’t just about the welds this year, come show your truck off for a chance to win twice in the slick rig competition!

Entry Fee:

$50

PRIZES:
$250 CASH
plus bragging rights! 

Slick Rig Competition

Spectator Opportunity

Welder Enthusiast Ticket:

Would you like to come out and cheer on your favorite welder or company? Or would you simply like to see the best of the best battle it out? Either way come out and enjoy the day with us! $20 gets you admission into the competition as well as a $10 food voucher to use at the various food trucks that will be feeding our competitors. 

Pricing

Standard Registration Policy: Paid registrations cancelled in writing at least 60 calendar days or more prior to the start of the event will receive a full refund, less a 10% service fee. Paid registrations cancelled in writing 59 to 30 days before the starting date of the event will receive a refund of 50% of the registration fee. No refunds or credit will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 30 days before the event begins. 

All requests for transfer or cancellation must be submitted in writing to calae@cemconferences.com.  No refund will be processed if the registrant is a no show.

Right to Deny or Remove: We reserve the right to deny registration or admission to, or remove any party from the Conference, in our sole discretion.

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