Plumbing & HVAC Apprentice Contests

The 2017 Plumbing & HVAC Apprentice Contests will offer the nation's top 20 plumbing and top 12 HVAC apprentices a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in an event that was exciting for everyone involved. The contests will be held during the CONNECT 2017 trade show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Oct. 4-6, 2017.

The impact of our contests is significant. Read the story of Tyler Plueger, the 2013 PHCC’s HVAC Apprentice Contest winner to see how! 

Plumbing and HVAC Apprentice Contests Application

Extended Application Deadline: July 24
Application: Click here

Contestant Resources

2017 HVAC Contest Itinerary
Updated 7.5.2017

2017 HVAC Tool List

2017 Plumbing Contest Itinerary 

2017 Plumbing Tool List

Frequently Asked Questions

Sponsorship Reimbursement Guidelines

These contests offer apprentices a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and skills on a national stage. In addition, participation helps generate awareness for local apprenticeship programs, boosts interest in the fields of plumbing and HVAC and attracts new recruits to the industry.   

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Reach the next generation of skilled workers by becoming a sponsor of our Apprentice Contests.

For more information, e-mail hall@naphcc.org.

 

2017 Contest Headline Sponsors

AO Smith   Bradford White Logo    Cooper Development Logo with Alliance 2-15
    Milwaukee Tool
    Zoeller Pump Co.

 

2017 Contestant Sponsors

AB&I Logo       Kohler
Nate     Auxiliary Logo   Reed Manufacturing
 Ridgid Logo   State Water Heaters   Tyler Pipe & Coupling  

 

2017 Material & Prize Sponsors

 AB&I Foundry
A. O. Smith
Appion, Inc.
Atomic Plumbing
Bradford White
Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute
Copper Development Association
Danfoss
Delta Faucet Company
Emerson
Fluke
Greene & Associates, Inc.
KohlerCo.
Milwaukee Tool
NATE
PHCC National Auxiliary
RIDGID
Tyler Pipe & Coupling
Worthington Industries


Congratulations to the 2016 winners!

HVAC Contest Winners 2016   Plumbing Contest Winners 2016

2016 HVAC Winners (L to R):

Jonathan Barrick
Shapiro & Duncan, Inc. 
Rockville, Maryland

Jason O'Brien
Kuenster Heating & Air
Kalona, Iowa

Aaron Barcus
UA Local 597 Training Center 
Chicago, Illinois

 

2016 Plumbing Winners (L to R):

Daniel Huppert
Unlimited Plumbing & Piping
Sterling, Virginia
 
Isaac Bliek
Midwestern Mechanical
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Jorge Martinez
Mauerhan Plumbing
Glendale, California

 

 
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