Attention Apprentices! Once again it is time to compete in the bi-annual Apprenticeship Competition. Check with your instructors and coordinator to find the date and time of your Training Center competition.
The top two finalists from each training center will go on to compete in the District Council competition that will be held in Phoenix AZ on May 26, 2018. The top finalists will go on to compete in Minneapolis Minnesota in late September.
Be sure to sign up to compete! Bring back the trophy and bragging rights to your local and District Council. Apprentice competitors can win great prizes and make life long connections in the industry. Be sure to compete!!!
California District Council Apprenticeship Competitors Rusty Secody, Paul Aroian, and Roger Ramirez
International Apprenticeship Competition
The International Apprenticeship Competition was held in September at the Houston Local 84 Training Center. Our District Council Competitors, Paul Aroian, Roger Ramirez, (both from Local 433 in La Palma) and Rusty Secody from Local 75 in Phoenix, all did a fine job of representing our district council. The competition was intense as the best of the best competed for great prizes and braggin rights.
The California Ironworker's District Council held it's Apprenticeship Competition on Thursday April 21 at the San Diego Training Facility
Competitors from many of the District Council JATC's competed for the chance to represent their local and the District Council, twelve in all. The winners will go on to compete in the International competition that will be held in September in Houston Texas. Those winners are
Rusty Secody from Local 75, Phoenix who took first place
Roger Ramirez from Local 433 Los Angeles, second Place
Paul Aroian from Local 433 Los Angeles, third place
Joseph Fornes from Local 75 in Phoenix, fourth place
Congratulations to these young men as well as all of the other competitors. They all worked hard and their effort is appreciated.
The event was attended by Trustees and Delegates of the District council, Trust managers, local poloticians, Local 229 members and their families, and other guests. It was a great event and Local 229 was able to show off it's new training center