Apprentice Challenge

Preliminary Challenge Rounds:

Friday, October 2, 2020 • 8:00 am–3:00 pm • IBEW NECA Technical Institute

Saturday, October 3, 2020 • 8:00 am–3:00 pm • IBEW NECA Technical Institute


Sunday, October 4th • 2:00 pm–4:00 pm • NECA Show Floor

$10,000 Grand Prize!

The NECA Apprentice Challenge will make its debut at the 2020 Convention this October. This showcase of talent will demonstrate the outstanding skills of apprentices across the nation.

The Challenge will be held over three days, with preliminary competitions held at the IBEW 134 NECA Technical Institute (Alsip, IL) on Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd, followed by a Championship round on the trade show floor on Sunday, October 4th.

60 participants are invited to compete in 2020, made up from two-person teams from NECA Chapters across the country.

Teams will be required to complete one day of preliminary challenges, which will be judged and scored to determine the top five finalists. The Championship round will take place Sunday afternoon on the show floor, with cash prizes awarded to the top-performing apprentice teams.

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