Boral Is Official Brick of SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500

Words: Dan KamysBoral Is Official Brick of SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500



The 2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 will take place on Jan. 25, 2012. in Las Vegas. This annual championship bricklaying competition was established to showcase the skill and craftsmanship of masons from around the world. Drawing crowds of more than 3,000, it’s the most popular event at the World of Concrete/World of Masonry Show in Las Vegas every year.

As a platinum sponsor of the event, Boral Bricks will supply all the bricks to be used during the event. They also are supplying bricks for six of the regional qualifying events currently underway. The events will use various types of bricks within Boral Bricks’ Architectural Design Series, a series of four brick collections intended for commercial construction.

Boral Bricks has been named the official brick of the 2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 event.

Masonry has been around for more than 6,000 years, but it is a still a skilled trade that requires a great amount of time, effort and training. The SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 is a test of strength, stamina, focus and creativity. It provides masons with a platform to showcase their talent and abilities.

“While the methods for producing brick have evolved over time, the skill and precision of a mason hasn’t changed. A true craftsman knows how to take a brick product and turn it into beautiful design,” said Shelley Ross, director of marketing for Boral Bricks. “Our sponsorship of the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 is one way to show our gratitude and support of the masonry trade.”

The 2012 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 National will be held at the Masonry Construction Challenge arena during the 2012 World of Concrete/World of Masonry Show on Wednesday, January 25, 2012. For more details about the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 program, visit

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