Competitions

Competitions

Poster Competition

November 6 - 9, 2017
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

The AWS Poster Session is an integral part of the AWS Professional Program. Graphic displays of technical achievements are presented for close, first-hand examination in the Poster Session. Posters present welding results and related material, which are best communicated visually, as well as research results that call for close study of photomicrographs, tables, systems architecture, or other illustrative materials.

Professional Welders Competition

November 6 - 9, 2017
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

For a $15 entry fee, you could win the grand prize at the Professional Welders Competition, sponsored by the American Welding Society. In addition to the $2,500 grand prize, a $1,000 second prize and a $500 third prize will be awarded. The top 12 competitors will win an AWS duffel bag. Each participant will receive an AWS T-shirt with logo.

Student Robotic Welding Competition

It’s the First Annual Student Robotic Welding Competition.  Student contestants have the chance to show their robotic arc welding skills and knowledge in a two and a half day competition.

Weld Off

Contests at all levels are comprehensive and consist of written, hands-on welding, code interpretation, and other test of a welder’s skills that are used everyday in the workplace. Throughout these welding contests, the pressure is on to be the best!

SkillsUSA Welding Championships

Each year, students from local high school and post-secondary welding programs compete in SkillsUSA competitions. A series of local, district, and state-wide contests decide which two students will represent their state at the national level. Each participating state sends its high school and post-secondary champion to the national SkillsUSA Championships held in Louisville each June.

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