Registration to Compete in Technician Competition Closes

Are you an auto glass technician? If you are interested in competing in one of Auto Glass Week’s™ fierce competitions, showcase your talent and vie for the title of “World’s Greatest Repair Technician and World’s Greatest Replacement Technician” at this year’s event in Tampa, Fla.

Competitor registration officially closes on July 8, so be sure to register by end of business Monday if you are interested in competing. Absolutely no registrations will be accepted after this date, and you may not register on-site to compete. Contestants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, so register now by visiting the official event website.

This event offers competitors from all over the world and various walks of life the opportunity to face off for the title of “World’s Best Auto Glass Technician” and “World’s Best Windshield Repair Technician.” Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finalists in each division, totaling more than $20,000, first prize being $10,000!

Registered and prospective competitors may view the official competition rules and regulations online, by clicking on the “Competition” tab at the top of the website and selecting the respective competition to view the details.

Auto glass technicians looking to develop their credentials may also register for a separate educational and testing course scheduled for Friday, September 20. Technicians who would like to become an Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) Certified Auto Glass Technician can sign up for this one-day, fast-track certification program to become even more established in the trade. To register for this course, click here.

Both the Auto Glass Technician Competition and the Windshield Repair Competition in honor of Walt Gorman will be held at the Tampa Convention Center, located in the heart of the city and just steps away from the host hotel, the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina. Auto Glass Week guests will be offered a discounted room rate of $129 USD per night, plus tax for a single room, double occupancy. Rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and include Internet access. Be sure to reserve your hotel room directly with the hotel.

The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (IWFC) will once again be co-located at the Tampa Convention Center, bringing you a world-class industry event all under one roof. To learn more about IWFC and the Tint-Off™ competitions, visit our official IWFC event website.

In addition to the repair and replacement competitions, this year’s Auto Glass Week will encompass everything from educational seminars and exhibits to networking opportunities and a Gala Awards Ceremony and Reception.

For more information regarding Auto Glass Week and becoming a contender in one of our competitions, visit the Auto Glass Week website. Remember, spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis and competitor registration will officially close Monday, July 8.

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