MCA Plans 2nd Annual METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games
Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) announces that the 2nd annual MCA / METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games will be held at the METALCON show October 14-16, 2015 at the Tampa Convention Center. Themed "Battle by the Bay", a new game has been added this year for a total of five different challenges where contractors compete to win cash prizes.
Challenges involve the proper use of screw guns and seamers, and installing retrofit sub-framing, standing seam roof panels, snow retention and other common rooftop accessories. Competitors can enter as individuals or teams of two for each game at Booth 109. Prior to the start of each game, the game sponsor will draw the competitors from the registrations. Each competitor must sign a waiver of liability prior to competing. A $100 cash prize will be awarded to the winner or winning team of each challenge.
Games will be held all three days of METALCON during exhibit hall hours. The games schedule is as follows:
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The inaugural Metal Roofing Championship Games were a popular attraction on the exhibit hall floor at METALCON 2014 in Denver.
Wednesday & Thursday, October 14 -15
12:45 p.m. - Triangle Fastener’s Screw Gun Challenge
1:45 p.m. - Roof Hugger’s Hug a Roof Challenge
2:45 p.m. - New Tech Machinery’s Standing Seam Install with D.I. Roof Seamers Panel Seaming Challenge
3:45 p.m. - The S-5 Snow Retention “Let It Snow” Challenge
4:45 p.m. - Triangle Fastener’s “JJ’s Give it a Boot” Challenge
Friday, October 16
10:30 a.m. - Triangle Fastener’s Screw Gun Challenge
11:15 a.m. - Roof Hugger’s Hug a Roof Challenge
12:15 p.m. - New Tech Machinery’s Standing Seam Install with D.I. Roof Seamers Panel Seaming Challenge
1:15 p.m. - The S-5 Snow Retention “Let It Snow” Challenge
The local Florida chapter of the Metal Building Erectors and Contractors Association (MBCEA) will judge the competition. Other Sponsors are Drexel Metals, ECHOtape, MBCI, McElroy Metal, Milspec Industries and SFS Intec.
For more information on METALCON, visit www.metalcon.com.
About The Metal Construction Association
The Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology and education. Companies involved in MCA gain benefit from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA's market development efforts increase the use of metal materials in construction through the education of the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. For more information about MCA, visit www.metalconstruction.org.