The National Craft Championships (NCC) is seeing an overwhelming demand for the 2016 competition and intents-to-compete currently number more than 200. With the intent deadline immediately following the busy Thanksgiving holiday, the NCC Committee wants to ensure all chapters and contractors have the opportunity to participate and is extending the deadline to Dec. 15. Some competitions may already have reached their maximum, so contact Lisa Nardone for wait-list information.

The intense two-day event will be held in conjunction with ABC’s Workforce Week, March 1-4 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and features the best craft trainees from around the country competing in 15 competitions representing 13 crafts.

The 2016 competition will feature the below competitions:

  • Carpentry: Residential/Commercial
  • Electrical: Commercial-Industrial
  • Electrical: Residential-Commercial
  • Fire Sprinkler
  • HVAC
  • Instrumentation Fitting
  • Insulation
  • Masonry
  • Millwright/Industrial Maintenance Mechanic 
  • Pipefitting
  • Plumbing
  • Sheet Metal
  • Team Competition
  • Welding-Pipe
  • Welding-Structural

In addition, the NCC will hold a heavy equipment demonstration. For more information, visit nationalcraftchampionships.org or email nardone@abc.org