Roof Hugger is a proud sponsor and coordinator of the exciting competition.
The Metal Construction Association (MCA) names this year’s Fifth Annual Championship Roofing Games being held at METALCON October 10-12, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Adopting a NASCAR theme, the event this year is named “The MCA Rev ‘Em Up Championship Roofing Games”. So, if you are going to METALCON, come on down to the Charlotte Metal Speedway to see the non-stop action, Booth 118 in the Exhibit Hall.
Ten teams of two participants will compete in all. Contestants will 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 and the same amount will be awarded this year. The 2017 Championship Team was Matt Cox and Justin Hopta of Thomas Phoenix International out of Eastampton, NJ taking home an additional $2,000 Cash Award with the MCA National Championship Title. They will be returning this year to Charlotte, NC.
The five challenges
The competition includes five challenges; the Retrofit Panel Installation Challenge, Screw Gun Challenge, Hug-A-Roof Challenge, Standing Seam Challenge and Let It Snow Challenge.
Primary Material & Equipment Sponsors this year are: Drexel Metals; Logan Stampings, Inc.: Roof Hugger, LLC; MBCI; S-5!; New Tech Machinery; Triangle Fastener Corporation and Petersen Pac-Clad.
Several other MCA Member Companies support this event with their generous cash donations. 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 MCA – 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 tremendous 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 visit: www.metalconstruction.org.
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