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Mason Jerry Goodman and his daughter won the top two awards at 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® National Bricklaying Championship
Mason Jerry Goodman and his daughter won the top two awards at 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® National Bricklaying Championship
July 16, 2014 7:00 AM CDT

Official 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® regional schedule released

SPEC MIX, Inc. announces the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Competition schedule

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The official 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional calendar has been released. It’s that time of year again, time for masons to take up their trowels and decide who is going to compete for the title of “The World’s Best Mason.”

The bricklaying competition consists of competing masonry teams, each with a mason and mason tender building a 26 foot double wythe brick wall. The most bricks laid and counted under the quality rules wins the event. The winning Regional teams will go to Las Vegas on February 4, 2015 to attend the World of Concrete/World of Masonry held in Las Vegas, Nevada. There, they will compete in the 2015 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 National Event. This event has the world’s largest masonry competition cash and prize list, valued at over $100,000.

The 2014 season has been a year of firsts for the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 program, at the 2014 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 National competition, one South Carolina mason, Jerry Goodman, won both top honors—First Place and the SPEC MIX TOP CRAFTSMAN® Award. The double win was the first time that has happen in the existence of the program. On the Regional level another first occurred, this year will be largest Regional Schedule ever, with 23 Regional qualifying competitions set on the calendar. Regional competition dates run through December at various locations throughout North America.

Masons interested in competing or getting more information can do so by calling their local SPEC MIX representative, call 888-SPECMIX or visit the www.specmixbricklayer500.com website to download a registration form and get more information.

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Ohio

Saturday, August 2
Harrison, OH
Contact: Brian Tillett (513) 615-4986 or Patrick O’Toole (216) 513-9502

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Washington

Friday, August 8
Seattle, WA
Contact: Don Dodroe (206) 718-2632

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - East Tennessee

Saturday, August 16
Piney Flats, TN
Contact: Ryan Coyne (404) 702-5944 or Troy Crosby (864) 414-0461

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Utah

Friday, August 22
Salt Lake City, UT
Contact: Patrick McCarthy (801) 809-9506 or Riley Allen (303) 819-7459

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - British Columbia

Friday, September 5
Surrey, BC
Contact: Carlos Zamora (604) 368-6402

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Wisconsin

Thursday, September 18
Milwaukee, WI
Contact: Mike Rolf (414) 640-1373 or Dan Neuens (414) 313-3210

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - West Tennessee

Friday, September 19
Nashville, TN
Contact: Will Scott (615) 319-0793 or Brian Tillett (513) 615-4986

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Colorado

Saturday, September 20
Denver, CO
Contact: Riley Allen (303) 819-7459

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Iowa

Friday, September 26
Cedar Rapids, IA
Contact: Arlen Beck (563) 506-1152 or Scott Ellingson (515) 360-2319

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Florida

Saturday, September 27
Jacksonville, FL
Contact: Bryan Pinder (305) 684-0967 or Jeff Russell (863) 399-2422

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Oklahoma

Thursday, October 2
Tulsa, OK
Contact: Carson Wann (918) 230-6124 or Trey Harris (214) 728-4592

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Ontario

Wednesday, October 8
Waterloo, ON
Contact: Dean Garbutt (519) 240-7265

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Pennsylvania

Thursday, October 9
Crum Lynne, PA
Contact: John Paci (410) 322-0465 or Ed Owens (804) 291-8417

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Illinois

Friday, October 10
Chicago, IL
Contact: Mike Rolf (414) 640-1373 or Shawn O’Malley (708) 476-3486 or Matt Pfotenhauer (630) 707-8200

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - California

Saturday, October 11
Sunnyvale, CA
Contact: Rob Dyer (510) 861-8067

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - North Carolina

Wednesday, October 15
Charlotte, NC
Contact: Troy Crosby (864) 414-0461 or Ryan Coyne (404) 702-5944

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - New Jersey

Thursday, October 16
Sparta Township, NJ
Contact: Dan Scott (201) 415-7748 or John Mulvaney (973) 229-0201

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - North Texas

Thursday, October 23
Dallas, TX
Contact: Trey Harris (214) 728-4592

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - South Texas

Thursday, October 30
Alleyton, TX
Contact: Trey Harris (214) 728-4592

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Alabama

Thursday, November 6
Tuscaloosa, AL
Contact:Ryan Coyne (404) 702-5944 or Rich Brand (205) 215-9759

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Alberta

Friday, November 7
Calgary, AB
Contact: Tom Bartley (403) 651-0650

SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional - Arizona

Saturday, December 6
Phoenix, AZ
Contact: Dennis Berger (623) 764-8369

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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