Channellock Announces 2019 Trace School Trade-Up Competition

 

 

Channellock, Inc. will sponsor its second annual Trade School Trade-Up competition offering cash prizes, new tools and a CHANNELLOCK® classroom makeover for the winners. Students in plumbing, HVAC, welding, automotive and electrical are eligible to participate by creating a short video about how their team uses its technical skills to improve their school or community.

“We believe in the importance of skilled labor in America,” said Jon DeArment, president and chief operations officer of Channellock, Inc. “We hope this competition provides students an opportunity to showcase the value of an education in skilled trades. The skills gap is real, and we need passionate, hardworking people of our younger generations to fill that gap.”

Here’s how it works:

2019 Trade School Trade-Up Prompt

Make a short video of your team using its technical skills to improve your school or community.

HOW TO ENTER

Organize a team of classmates and develop a short video following the prompt. Learn more at http://www.channellock.com/tradeup

WHEN

April 1: Submissions open

May 15: Submission due date

May 15-17: Owners of Channellock, Inc., the DeArment family, will select top three submissions

8 AM May 22- 11:59 PM May 24: Social media voting

May 27: Winners announced

WHAT DO I WIN?

1st Place: $5,000 cash prize, CHANNELLOCK® tools for team members and classroom, a classroom makeover with CHANNELLOCK BLUE® wall paint and fatheads

2nd Place: $2,500 cash prize, CHANNELLOCK® tools for team members and classroom

3rd Place: $1,000 cash prize, CHANNELLOCK® tools for team members and classroom

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