Celebrating its 4th Annual metal roofing competition to be held at this year, the MCA Games Task Force has finalized the event schedule. Being held October 18-20, there will be five challenges each of the first two days. In recognition of the METALCON venue being held in Las Vegas this year, the appropriately named theme is “Aces of Las Vegas” for this event.
Each day, 5 pre-registered teams with 2 contestants each will compete for cash awards each day. On Friday, the third day, the two teams from Wednesday and Thursday that had the most collective points will compete for the Grand Cash Award and title of “MCA METALCON 2017 National Metal Roofing Champion”. Cash Award amounts are yet to be determined, but $6,000 was awarded in 2016.
Primary Material & Equipment Sponsors this year are:
Cash Award Sponsors are:
Accurate Perforating, AKZO Nobel, ATAS International, Atlas Bolt & Screw Company, The Bradbury Co., Inc., Building Products Development, CIDAN Machinery, DesignandBuildwithMetal.com, Drexel Metals, Excel Stamping, GSSI Sealants, Inc., Logan Stampings, McElroy Metal, Modern Trade Communications, Petersen Pac-Clad, Sheffield Metals, SFS intec, Inc., VMZinc, Valspar
The Aces of Las Vegas Competitions and starting times for each day are described as follows:
2:00 PM - The Triangle Fastener Corporation’s “Screw Gun Challenge”, where contestants will install a series of self-drilling fasteners into a structural zee-shaped purlin member. Fastest time and properly seated fasteners will determine the winning team.
3:00 PM - The Roof Hugger, Inc. “Hug A Roof Challenge”, where contestants will install 40 lineal feet of factory-notched zee-shaped sub-purlins on a mock-up existing ribbed metal roof paneled frame. Fastest time, properly seated fasteners and sub-purlin alignment will determine the winning team.
4:00 PM – The New Tech Machinery & Drexel Metal’s “Standing Seam Challenge”, where contestants will install 6 each 16-inch wide metal roof panels over the factory-notched sub-purlins. Fastest time and properly seated panel seams will determine the winning team.
5:00 PM - The S-5! “Let it Snow Challenge”, where contestants will install S-5! ColorGard® snow retention onto the 16-inch metal roof panels. Fastest time, properly seated/torqued fasteners and ColorGard® alignment will determine the winning team.
Registration Deadline is September 30th