Building Skills Showdown


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TBAISD Career Tech Center vs NMC Construction Trades!

The competition has begun!  The students enrolled in the Construction Technology Program at Northwestern Michigan College and the students enrolled in the Construction Trades Program at the TBAISD Career Tech Center are hard at work to see who comes up with the best design and use of a 12'x8'x10' free standing structure.  Through the Building Skills Showdown, local students are provided with an opportunity to work directly with construction professionals and learn about the fast-paced and lucrative construction industry.

The 4 entries will be on display at the TBAISD Spring Expo on May 1, 2019 where You Will Be The Judge!  Each structure will judged by a panel of industry professionals prior the CTC Spring Expo, but for the People's Choice Award You Will Be The Judge Be sure to attend the TBAISD Spring Expo to purchase your raffle tickets and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award!

See a "sneak peek" of the entries, at the 2019 HBA Home EXPO, January 19th & 20th where renderings and videos of the respective school's entries will be be available at their exhibitor booths.  This will also be a great time to purchase your raffle tickets!

Tickets are on sale now, 5 for $100 the HBA office.  Four winners will be chosen at the TBAISD Spring EXPO on May 1st and entries will be ready for pick-up June 1st.  Proceeds from the raffle to benefit the HBAGTA Scholarship Foundation.

Show your support for the next generation of skilled trades professionals by purchasing raffle tickets and voting for your favorite entry.


Win your favorite entry by purchasing raffle tickets.

5 for $100

Available NOW the HBA Office.
3040 Sunset Lane, Traverse City.
Call 231-946-2305 for more information.

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