I BUILT THIS! video contest

The fifth annual I BUILT THIS! video contest is here!

NCCER and Build Your Future’s I BUILT THIS! video contest gives aspiring craft professionals or their instructors an opportunity to showcase outstanding construction projects.

Submissions are accepted from all types of construction and maintenance crafts. The five categories include: Individual Secondary and Postsecondary, Group Secondary and Postsecondary (maximum of five group members) and People's Choice.

Important Contest Dates

  • Video submissions: October 1-31
  • Video review: week of November 4
  • Video judging & popular voting: week of November 11
  • Contest winner announcement: week of November 18

2018 winners

Individual Secondary
Michael Fulton
Carroll County Career and Technology Center


Group Secondary
Joseph Petrowicz, Dai Wei Chen, Sara Warthen
Carroll County Career and Technology Center


People's Choice
Rossy Ballesteros
Columbus Career & College Academy

Individual Postsecondary
Tyrique Johnson
ABC of Metro Washington,
NCCER HVAC Apprenticeship Program

Group Postsecondary
Russ Jackson, James Kelso, Mike Mann,
Nathan McMurray, Jared Lowell
Southern Air Apprenticeship Program


2017 Winners

1st Place Secondary
Dalton Yingling
Carroll County Career and Technology Center, Welding Technology

2nd Place Secondary
Andrea Nguyen, Jerry Rodriguez, Grant Huber & Carlos Zambrano
Dr. Kirk Lewis Career & Technical High School

1st Place Postsecondary
Russ Jackson
Southern Air Apprenticeship Program

2nd Place Postsecondary
Alexander Lopez
ABC of Metro Washington, NCCER Pipefitter Apprenticeship Program


2016 Winners

1st Place Secondary
Max Roeder
Springdale District Television

2nd Place Secondary
Simon Anderson
Mahomet-Seymour High School

1st Place Postsecondary
Sebastian Diffey
North Arkansas College

Honorable Mention
Hunter Alums
Uncommon Construction


2015 Winners

1st Place Secondary
Earl Warren High
School NISD

2nd Place Secondary
Mahomet Seymour
High School

1st Place Postsecondary
Drumright Central
Technical College

2nd Place Postsecondary
Monongalia Technical
Education Center