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    2nd Annual I BUILT THIS Video Contest

    NCCER and Build Your Future are proud to announce this year's I BUILT THIS! Video Contest winners! Winners were chosen based on how closely they followed the contest rules.

    Congratulations, winners! Email to claim your prizes.

    Stay tuned for next year's video contest announcement—it will be bigger and better than before!

    2016 Secondary Winners

    1st Place Secondary: Max Roeder, Springdale District Television

    2nd Place Secondary: Simon Anderson, Mahomet-Seymour High School


    2016 Postsecondary Winners

    1st Place Postsecondary: Sebastian Diffey, North Arkansas College


    Honorable Mention: Hunter Alums, Uncommon Construction


    2015 Secondary Winners

    1st Place: Earl Warren High School NISD

    2nd Place: Mahomet Seymour High School


    2015 Postsecondary Winners

    First Place: Drumright Central Technical College


    Second Place: Monongalia Technical Education Center


    Contest Rules

    • Entries must showcase projects that are relevant to the construction or maintenance industries.
    • Entries must contain a 1-3 minute video overview of the entire project.
    • Videos must also contain verbal responses to each of the following questions:
      • What is your name, grade or year in school, and state you are from?
      • What is your project?
      • Why did you build it?
      • Why do you enjoy construction and building?
      • What is your favorite career in construction?


    Prizes will be awarded to the top two contestants in each category. One first place winner from each of the two categories will receive a GoPro HERO camera plus $50 in Lowe's gift cards, and one second place winner from each category will receive a Google Chromecast streaming device plus $25 in Lowe's gift cards.

    Contest winners will be announced at the end of October in celebration of Careers in Construction Month!