METALCON

Metal Roofing Championship Games

CONTESTANT REGISTRATION

 

Celebrating its 4th annual metal roofing competition to be held this year in Las Vegas, Nevada October 18-20, the MCA Games Task Force is now taking contestant registrations for teams of two participants.  Team participants should be from one company and planning to attend METALCON all 3 days of the event.

 

Again, this year there will be five challenges each on Wednesday and Thursday October 18 and 19th.   The team that scores the highest collective points each day will be required to return on Friday October 20th for a run-off competition.  The winning team on Friday will be recognized as the 2017 MCA METALCON Metal Roofing National Champion and receive a cash grand prize.

 

The “2017 Aces of Las Vegas” Challenges and Starting Times are as follows:

 

1:00 PM - The MCA Retrofit Panel Installation Challenge, where teams will install 3 each 36” wide ribbed panels onto purlins pre-installed on the challenge’s mock-up framing.

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, LLC “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 fasteners and ColorGard® alignment will determine the winning team.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

  • Each challenge will last from 15 to 30 minutes
  • Judging will be provided by the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA)
  • Cash awards are provided by generous MCA member companies and amounts will be announced on a later date
  • Each contestant will be required to sign a liability waiver and disclaimer prior to each daily competition.
  • Each Team will be provided required power and hand tools, gloves and safety glasses
  • Each contestant will be required to wear rubber sole non-slip shoes

 

To register to participate in the 2017 MCA Metal Roofing Championship games, email Mark James (mjames@roofhugger.com).

 

Pre-Register Now!

 

View the 2016 Roofing Championship Games Winners

 


 

AWARD SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

 

The MCA METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games committee is recruiting Cash Award Sponsors. Each $500 donation will help towards our goal of a $10,000 purse for the event. Named “Aces in Las Vegas”, this year’s 4th annual event will award each winning team of two contestants for each of the 5 challenges on Wednesday and Thursday during METALCON. Last year, a $500 cash award was presented by the Cash Award Sponsors after each challenge. This year, the two teams that have the most collective points from each of the first two days will return on Friday for a run-off competition and Grand Prize plus the prestigious title of “2017 MCA METALCON Metal Roofing Champion”.

 

For your sponsorship, your logo will be displayed on banners in/above the games booth and will be posted in and around the exhibit hall as well as included in upcoming magazine and website promotions. In addition, five teams of two people each will be competing both days and will be wearing t-shirts that will have all sponsors printed on them.

 

To sponsor the MCA METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Awards, email Mark James at mjames@roofhugger.com.

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