MCA METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games Registration Open For 2018
Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) Task Force is now taking contestant registrations for the Fifth Annual Metal Roofing Championship Games to be held this year at METALCON, October 10-12, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. MCA is seeking 10 teams of two participants for the competition. Team members should be from one company and planning to attend METALCON all three days of the event.
Contestants can test their metal roofing skills by competing in five challenges which will be held on each of the first two days of the event. Each day, five pre-registered teams with two contestants each will compete for cash awards. On Friday, the third day, the teams from Wednesday and Thursday with the most collective points will compete for the grand cash award and title of "MCA METALCON 2018 National Metal Roofing Champion". In 2017, $8,500 cash was awarded over the 3-day competition.
Challenges include the Retrofit Panel Installation Challenge, Screw Gun Challenge, Hug-A-Roof Challenge, Standing Seam Challenge and Let It Snow Challenge. Each team will be provided required power and hand tools, gloves and safety glasses and contestants will be required to wear rubber sole non-slip shoes.
Registration can be done now on the MCA website.
Primary Material & Equipment Sponsors this year are: Drexel Metals; LSI Group Inc. - Roof Hugger LLC; MBCI; S-5!; New Tech Machinery; Triangle Fastener Corporation and Petersen Pac-Clad.
Many other MCA Member Companies support this event with their generous cash donations. These donations are used for the cash awards that are presented to the teams that win each of the challenges, each day's collective points winner and the grand cash prize for the championship title.
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.