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Annual Apprentice Contest at the N.C. State Fair
- Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:45 PM to Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 1:45 PM
The contests take place on the fairgrounds of the N.C. State Fair under the apprenticeship tent near Gate 2 and across from the Jim Graham Building.
Mason Saunders with Huntley Brothers Co., won the 2021 Masonry Apprenticeship Contest Monday, Oct. 18. Saunders is joined by (L to R): Calvin Brodie, president of Brodie Contractors; Kathryn Castelloes, director of ApprenticeshipNC, Thomas Stith, president of the NC Community College System and Danks Burton, president of Pinnacle Masonry and the N.C. Masonry Contractors Assoc.
Come out to the apprenticeship tent at the N.C. State Fair to watch apprentices compete for cash and prizes. The contest schedule is listed below:
Monday, Oct. 18 - Masonry Apprentice Contest
Wednesday, Oct. 20 - Electrical Apprentice Contest
Thursday, Oct. 21 - Carpentry Pre-apprentice Contest
Friday, Oct. 22 - HVAC-R Apprentice/Pre-apprentice
Friday, Oct. 22 - Plumbing Apprentice/Pre-apprentice
Saturday, Oct. 23 - Cosmetology Contest
Sunday, Oct. 24 - Robotics Contest