United Brick and Fireplace: SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 Wisconsin regional competition

Contact: Margo Goodwin
5402 Lien Road, Madison, WI 53718
Telephone Number:
(608) 241-3844
Email Address: [email protected]

(Madison, WI) With thousands of years of proven performance, masonry construction has produced the world’s most enduring structures from the pyramids in Egypt to our local schools and homes. Craftsmen have perfected this trowel trade by mastering building techniques passed down from generation to generation providing building owners with lasting projects of the highest quality in a timely manner. The time has come to put those highly honored skills to the test and prove who “The Best Bricklayer in the Word” is!

The Wisconsin Regional SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500® Competition, a masonry competition that highlights the skills of true journeymen masons, QUALITY WORKMANSHIP! The winner will receive cash and prizes as well as a trip to the World of Masonry in Las Vegas, Nevada, to compete in the National Competition where the winners will take home more than $100,000 in cash and prizes.

Teams must exhibit skill, speed and stamina to build a 26-foot double-wythe wall, laying as many brick as they can in 60 minutes. With a strict set of rules and guidelines, competitors will be judged on meeting the quality standards of the contest as well as the total number of bricks installed. Each of the competing teams will consist of one bricklayer and a mason tender

The competition starts at Noon Friday, September 21, 2012 at United Brick and Fireplace, 5402 Lien Rd, Madison, WI, 53718.