I BUILT THIS! Video Contest

Celebrating Skills that Build the Future!

Designed to promote the value of craft skills and construction as an industry of choice, the annual I BUILT THIS! video contest encourages secondary and postsecondary students and trainees to showcase their building projects. 

NCCER and Build Your Future congratulate the winners of 2020’s contest:
  • Dylan Buzzard of Carroll County Career and Technology Center (secondary first place)
  • Dakota VanCleve of Carroll County Career and Technology Center (secondary runner-up)
  • James Snyder of Pikes Peak Community College (postsecondary first place)
  • Raul Sanchez of Shapiro & Duncan and Associated Builders and Contractors of Metro Washington (postsecondary runner-up)
  • James Amos of William Chrisman High School (People’s Choice)
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Congratulations to the 2020 Winners!

1st Place Secondary

Dylan Buzzard, Carroll County Career and Technology Center

Runner-up Secondary

Dakota VanCleve, Carroll County Career and Technology Center

1st Place Postsecondary

James Snyder, Pikes Peak Community College

Runner-Up Postsecondary

Raul Sanchez, Shapiro & Duncan/ABC of Metro Washington

People’s Choice

John Amos, William Chrisman High School

Thank you to our 2020 Prize Sponsors!

DeWalt

Stanley

Irwin

Lenox

Pearson

Harbor Freight Tools for Schools

More than $20,000 in total prize value! Winning entrants and their programs will receive tools, swag, gift cards and more!

Full Prize List

2020 Contest Categories

Secondary

  • 1st Place
  • Runner-Up

Postsecondary

  • 1st Place
  • Runner-Up

Popular Vote

  • People’s Choice Winner

2019 Winners

Individual Secondary

Joey Arrington, Carroll County Career and Technology Center

Group Secondary

Jordan Stambaugh & Gavin Rouse, Carroll County Career and Technology Center

Individual Postsecondary

Russ Jackson, Southern Air Apprenticeship Program: Wheels of Learning

Group Postsecondary

Moshe Udy & Curtis Choi, ABC Southern California

People’s Choice

Jose Torres, Virgilio Morales, Eddie Torres, Jose Gomez & Tony Rodriguez, Milby High School

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

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

People’s Choice

Rossy Ballesteros, Columbus Career & College Academy

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