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ABC of WI SkillComp

For the past 31 years, the ABC of Wisconsin Apprenticeship & Training Trust has  showcased the skills of top apprentices in Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing with the ABC of Wisconsin Skill Competition. These apprentices will be participating in a 2-hour written exam and a 4-hour hands-on practical exam. Winners of this competition will go on to represent Wisconsin at the National Craft Championships in San Antonio, Texas in March.

Apprenticeship Skill Competition

SkillComp in West Bend

When: Friday, Jan. 21, 2022
Where: Washington County Fair Park
3000 Pleasant Valley Rd
West Bend WI 53095
Cost: To help offset the cost of the competition, each employer is asked to pay a $125 competitor registration fee (which includes competitor meals).
Eligibility: Carpentry: 3rd & 4th Year
Electrical: 3rd, 4th & 5th Year
HVAC: 3rd, 4th & 5th Year
Plumbing: 3rd, 4th & 5th Year
An apprentice can compete at the ABC of Wisconsin Skill Competition twice, unless they’ve previously taken first place.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Prizes & Scoring

  • Written Test: 25%
  • Practical Test: 75%

The top 3 in each trade will be announced at the awards presentation, with the winners receiving an award and valuable prizes from our sponsors.

Instruction Credit

Eight hours of Unpaid Related Instruction credit is given for ABC of Wisconsin’s Skill Competition (no credit is given for the ABC National Craft Championship).

Guests

The competition is open for viewing, and we encourage you to invite your family, friends and co-workers. As the competition nears, more information will be provided for guests to register.

Maximum Enrollments

  • Carpentry: Up to 10 Apprentices
  • Electrical: Up to 16 Apprentices
  • HVAC: Up to 8 Apprentices
  • Plumbing: Up to 8 Apprentices

COVID-19 Protocols

ABC of Wisconsin recognizes that COVID-19 safety and health protocols continue to change. ABC of Wisconsin will publish the protocols that will be used at SkillComp in mid-January. Those protocols will be consistent with guidance from local health officials.

National Craft Championship

The first-place winners in each trade will get a chance to compete at the National Craft Championships (NCC) in March 2022. ABC of Wisconsin covers the registration fee and hotel room for NCC, and we ask the employer to cover the cost of airfare.

Our 2022 SkillComp Sponsors

Platinum Level

Gold Level

Silver Level

Bronze Level

Copper Level

R. S. PLUMBING, INC.

Networking Social Sponsors

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?

For the past 31 years, the ABC of Wisconsin Apprenticeship & Training Trust has showcased the skills of top apprentices in Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, and Plumbing with the ABC of Wisconsin Skill Competition.

On Jan. 21, 2022, ABC of Wisconsin will be holding its annual SkillComp in West Bend at the Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center. Be a part of this exciting event by being a sponsor!

Apprenticeship Skill Competition
Apprenticeship Skill Competition

Platinum Level

$2000 AND ABOVE

During Competition
· An Exhibit Area during the Practical Competition
· Company banners on display in competition area
· Company logo on ABC signage
· Recognition in skill competition printed program

During Social & Awards Ceremony
· Recognition on the event table tents
· Verbal recognition
· PowerPoint slide with your logo

Online Promotion
· Recognition on the ABC of Wisconsin Web Site

Apprenticeship Skill Competition

Gold Level

$1000 – $1,999

During Competition
· Company banners on display in competition area
· Company logo on ABC signage
· Recognition in skill competition printed program

During Social & Awards Ceremony
· Recognition on the event table tents
· Verbal recognition
· PowerPoint slide with your logo

Online Promotion
· Recognition on the ABC of Wisconsin Web Site

Apprenticeship Skill Competition

Silver Level

$500 – $999

During Competition
· Recognition in skill competition printed program

During Social & Awards Ceremony
· Recognition on the event table tents

Online Promotion
· Recognition on the ABC of Wisconsin Web Site

Apprenticeship Skill Competition

Bronze Level

$250 – $499

During Competition
· Recognition in skill competition printed program

Online Promotion
· Recognition on the ABC of Wisconsin website

Apprenticeship Skill Competition

Social Sponsor

$125

During Social & Awards Ceremony
· Recognition on event signs

Online Promotion
· Recognition on the ABC of Wisconsin website

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