Compete Against the Best in the Industry

Words: Dan Kamys

The MCAA is inviting all journeymen masons to compete in the annual Fastest Trowel on the Block Competition at the MCAA Convention at World of Concrete/World of Masonry in Las Vegas, Feb. 4, 2010.

The Fastest Trowel on the Block Competition showcases the speed and skill of a journeyman mason and how important teamwork is in accomplishing a final product. With a time limit in place, each contestant must make certain decisions based on the judging criteria set forth. Only those journeymen masons who have the skill, confidence and courage to face off with the industry’s best should compete. Winners of the contest will take home more than $10,000 in cash and prizes.

To submit a team (consisting of one journeyman mason and two tenders), visit, and download the registration form. Registrations must be received by Dec. 23, 2009. Only 20 stalls are available on a first-come, first-served basis for those who are up to the challenge to prove they are the best.
For more information, contact the MCAA at 800-536-2225, or visit

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