Hey guys – it’s on again – the fantastic NQ Supa Trowel challenge in Northern Queensland.
It’s Queensland’s top showcase of the blocklaying trades craftsmanship and is a testament to the speed and skill of the industry workforce. Only those blocklayers who have the skill, confidence and courage to face-off to the industry’s best are invited to compete. This is the contest that proves how important teamwork is in accomplishing a final product. Read more >>
Check out the Practice Run this morning! Read more >>
The USA’s annual quest to find ‘The World’s Best Bricklayer’ is on again and Aussie blokes Ron Elliott and Mark Roese are heading back for a second try. Read more >>
We previously reported in this blog on Ron Elliott and the team at The Country Group(Botany NSW) who, on Australia Day this year, ‘carried’ the Aussie flag in the US Spec Mix 500 Competition for the title of Best Bricklayer in the World! Brian Freeman had been visiting the annual event for some years and decided with workmates Ron and Mark Reese to have a crack at the title in January this year.
Well they didn’t win but Ron says it was an amazing experience and they learned a heap about competing in the event and hope to do it again in 2013. Ron said the atmosphere was ‘mad’ – like a footy final in Australia. Read more >>
It seems that bricklayers are a very competitive breed. Take Ron Elliott – he’s about to compete for Best Bricklayer against the best in the USA – the 16 winners from regional bricklayer events that were held during 2011 throughout the US & Canada. Read more >>