Auto Glass Replacement Competition More than Doubles Competitor Numbers for 2015

Interested in watching one of Auto Glass Week™’s fierce competitions? This year’s bona fide replacement technicians will showcase their talent at the 2015 event in Reno, Nev.

Competitors from all over the world and various walks of life will face off for the title of “World’s Best Auto Glass Technician” in the tenth annual Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO). The best part is, our competitor registration numbers for this year’s AGTO have more than doubled last year’s totals!

“This is an exciting year for the automotive glass industry and the AGTO! I am eager and looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces in Reno,” says Tricia Lopez, competition coordinator.

Auto Glass Week 2015 will encompass everything from educational sessions and exhibits to networking opportunities, in addition to the replacement competition and the Gala Awards Dinner and Ceremony where the winners will be crowned. New this year, the AGTO competition will be expanded into two categories—regular and large businesses. A first place will be awarded for each category. Each champion will receive $5,000, a gold medal and trophy, as well as bragging rights as the “World’s Best Auto Glass Technician.” For second and third places, competitors from both categories will be pooled. The second- and third-place winners could represent either a regular or large automotive glass business. The second-place winner will take home $1,000 and a silver medal, and third place will receive $500 and a bronze medal.

Join us on the exhibition floor to watch the professionalism of AGTO firsthand. Here are the dates and times to remember:

Thursday, October 1 2:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. | Auto Glass Technician Competition Heat 1 – Large Business 3:30 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. | Auto Glass Technician Competition Heat 2 – Regular Business 4:45 p.m. – 6:10 p.m. | Auto Glass Technician Competition Heat 3 – Large Business

Friday, October 2 9:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. | Auto Glass Technician Competition Finals – Regular Business 12:00 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. | Auto Glass Technician Competition Finals – Large Business

Please note these times are tentative and subject to change. For the most up-to-date schedule and information, please continue to check the Schedule at a Glance.

Support your favorite competitor, and make sure you watch this record-breaking AGTO competition. For more details on Auto Glass Week 2015, please visit the official event website at www.autoglassweek.com.

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2 Responses to Auto Glass Replacement Competition More than Doubles Competitor Numbers for 2015

  1. The East Coast’s best will be representing in Reno. I can’t wait to see everyone compete.

    • Jaime Mendoza says:

      Looking forward to the event…the Left Coast is going to be well represented.

      fyi- Check into your room and go straight to Joe’s Oyster Bar at The Nugget Hotel and belly up to a big bowl of (NO PASTA) Chiopino with some crusty French bread. You can sit at the bar counter and watch it being made; very cool.

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