The deadline to submit an intent to compete form to take part in the 2014 National Craft Championships, April 29-May 2 in Birmingham, Ala., is Friday, Jan. 10. ABC chapters and contractors can send their best craft trainees to represent their company’s dedication to workforce development, their ABC chapter’s training and their hometown.

Competitors are being accepted in the crafts below:
  • Carpentry: Residential/Commercial
  • Electrical: Commercial-Industrial
  • Electrical: Residential-Commercial
  • Fire Sprinkler
  • HVAC
  • Instrumentation Fitting
  • Insulation
  • Millwright/Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Pipefitting
  • Plumbing
  • Sheet Metal
  • Welding-Pipe
  • Welding-Structural

To learn more about the competition or to submit an intent to compete form, visit