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There are eight more SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regionals scheduled throughout North America yet to be held for 2012.
There are eight more SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regionals scheduled throughout North America yet to be held for 2012.
October 11, 2012 6:00 PM CDT

Half way through SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional competition season

Eight more SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regionals scheduled throughout North America

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SPEC MIX, Inc., has held half of the 2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional competitions which decide who competes in the 2013 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 National, at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry trade show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, during February 5-8. The National bricklaying competition event will be held during that week on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. It will be part of an all-day “Masonry Madness” program that will include 4 masonry brick and block competition events starting mid-morning and running all day.

When the leaves start to turn color this time of year masons around the world know it is the season to qualify for a National competition spot in the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 program. Eight of the 16 Regionals planned for 2012 have been held to-date. The qualifying winners will represent their regions at the National and compete for the largest grouping of prizes & cash for a masonry competition in the world and the coveted title of “World's Best Bricklayer.”

The Regional winners to-date are:

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Ohio

Mason - Charles Jeff Burton, Miter Masonry, Cincinnati, OH
Brick Count - 600

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Washington

Mason - Mark Earwood, Fairweather Masonry, Bellevue, WA
Brick Count - 459

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Utah

Mason - Kim Pierce, Pierce Masonry, Spanish Fork, UT
Brick Count - 537*

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Illinois

Mason - Steve Cleveland, Midwest Masonry, Mundelein, IL
Brick Count - 622*

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Tennessee

Mason - Fred Campbell, C & C Masonry, Jonesborough, TN
Brick Count - 473

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Wisconsin

Mason - Nick Brock, Exteriors Plus, Jefferson, WI
Brick Count - 547*

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Colorado

Mason - Bob Boll, Boll Masonry, Littleton, CO
Brick Count - 580*

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - South Carolina

Mason - Jerry Goodman, Jerry Goodman & Sons Masonry, Blythewood, SC
Brick Count - 491*

* Mason won both first place and the SPEC MIX TOP CRAFTSMAN award for the most “sellable” wall.

New at all Regionals this year is an attendee contest to win a VIP “I'm Goin' to Vegas!” trip. Any Regional attendee 21 years of age or older can sign-up to win a trip for two to Las Vegas, Nevada, to watch the 2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 National. For details on this contest, click here.

There are eight more SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regionals scheduled throughout North America yet to be held for 2012, they are:

SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 Regional - Oklahoma

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2011
Location: Tulsa Technology Center - 3420 South Memorial Drive - Tulsa, OK 74147
Contact: Carson Wann - (918) 230-6124 or Cleo Nunley (918) 576-4736
Time: 11:00 AM
SPEC MIX Manager: Nick Blohowiak (920) 737-3856

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - California

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Location: QUIKRETE Sacramento - 7705 Wilbur Way - Sacramento, CA 95828
Contact: Rob Dyer - (916) 919-0463 or Tyler Clark 801-809-9506
Time: 11:00 AM
SPEC MIX Manager: Tom Peterson (612) 750-8653

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Ontario

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Location: Conestoga College - 108 University Avenue East - Waterloo, Ontario N2J 2W2
Contact: Dean Garbutt (519) 240-7265
Time: 6:00 PM
SPEC MIX Manager: Nick Blohowiak (920) 737-3856

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Alabama

Date: Friday, October 19th, 2012
Location: Willcutt Block & Supply Co., Inc. - 1201 Kicker Rd East. - Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Contact: Ryan Coyne (404) 702-5944 or Henry Barnett (205) 215-9759
Time: 11:00 AM
SPEC MIX Manager: Nick Blohowiak (920) 737-3856

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Iowa

Date: Friday, October 26th, 2012
Location: TCC Materials - 1610 West D Street - Vinton, IA 52349
Contact: Arlen Beck (563) 506-1152 or Scott Ellingson (515) 360-2319
Time: 1:00 PM
SPEC MIX Manager: Nick Blohowiak (920) 737-3856

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Florida

Date: Friday, November 2, 2012
Location: A-1 Block - 350 S Persimmon Ave. - Sanford, FL 32771
Contact: Bryan Pinder (305) 684-0967
Time: 11:00 AM
SPEC MIX Manager: Nick Blohowiak (920) 737-3856

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Alberta

Date: Friday, November 2, 2012
Location: Southern Alberta Institute of Technology - Bob Edwards Building 2015 Centre Avenue East - Calgary, AB T2E OA9
Contact: Tom Bartley (403) 651-0650
Time: 11:00 AM
SPEC MIX Manager: Tom Peterson (612) 750-8653

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Arizona

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012
Location: Phoenix Brick - 1814 South 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Contact: Kip Bretting (623) 764-8369
Time: 11:00 AM
SPEC MIX Manager: Tom Peterson (612) 750-8653

For more details about this event go to www.specmixbricklayer500.com.


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Jeff Farmakes is the Marketing Communications Manager for SPEC MIX®, Inc.

 

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