Act Now! Competitor Registration Closes Monday, July 8, and Spots are Limited!
June 24, 2013

Interested in competing in one of Auto Glass Week's™ fierce competitions? If you are a bona fide repair or replacement technician, showcase your talent and vie for the title of "World's Greatest" at this year's event in Tampa, Fla.

Competition slots are limited, so be sure to register to compete soon if you are interested. The registration deadline to compete is Monday, July 8, 2013, and slots are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Both the Auto Glass Technician Olympics and the Windshield Repair Olympics 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.

Competitors from all over the world and various walks of life will 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 is $10,000.

Registered and prospective competitors may also view the official competition rules and regulations now online. Click on the "Competition" tab at the top of the website and select the respective competition to view the rules and regulations.

This year's Auto Glass Week will encompass everything from educational seminars and exhibits to networking opportunities, in addition to the repair and replacement competitions and Gala Awards Ceremony and Reception.

Pre-registration for attendees is open at a discounted rate of $209 for Primary Attendee and $179 for Employee/Spouse. Save up to $40 versus on-site registration rates when you pre-register by August 30.

The Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina will be offering Auto Glass Week guests 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. Companies contacting you are not affiliated with the event.

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.

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.

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 on July 8.

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