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The Ultimate Competition for Electricans!

5th November 2018


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IDEAL National Championship

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED!

Ideal Championship Weekend Canadian Qualifying Round Winners!

On October 30th, Ideal’s 2018 National Championship Qualifying Rounds came to an end after 8 months. Thank you to everyone that participated in the Qualifying Rounds held at E.B. Horsman & Son branches and we wish the nine Canadian challengers good luck at the two day competition this December in Orlando, Florida!


  • Fastest Professional Electrician – Canada East — Lance Giesbrecht, ELG Electric, Goderich, ON
  • Fastest Professional Electrician – Canada West — Paul Hannania, Panel Upgrade Experts, Calgary, AB
  • Fastest Apprentice/Student – Canada East — Zach Agombar, ELG Electric, Goderich, ON
  • Fastest Apprentice/Student – Canada West — Mateo Berrio, NAIT, Edmonton, AB
  • Fastest Team – Professional — Matt Melanson, Brett Castein, and Jordan Pratt, Elko Electric, London, ON
  • Fastest Team – Apprentice/Student — Branden Bean, Tyler Johnston, and Zach Agombar, ELG Electric, Goderich, ON



  • About the IDEAL National Championship

    The 2018 IDEAL® National Championship is a highly charged, no-holds barred competition to determine the best electrician in North America. Qualifying Round events were held February through to October across the U.S. and Canada. Each event is a race against the clock to complete a task using IDEAL tools. The fastest times in every state/territory advanced to the Championship Weekend in Orlando, Florida. Theses events were open to Professionals, Students/Apprentices, and teams (three individual electricians from one company or school).

    To learn more about the IDEAL National Championship and rules, visit: www.idealnationals.com .

    The Qualifying Challenge:



    PRIZES


    PROFESSIONALS (INDIVIDUAL)

    1st Place: $75,000 + $5,000 IDEALcash to their contractor | 2nd Place: $25,000 | 3rd Place: $10,000


    STUDENTS/APPRENTICES (INDIVIDUAL)

    1st Place: $30,000 + $5,000 IDEALcash to their trade school | 2nd Place: $20,000 | 3rd Place: $10,000


    PROFESSIONALS (TEAM)

    1st Place: $60,000 + $5,000 IDEALcash to their contractor


    STUDENT/APPRENTICES (TEAM)

    1st Place: $30,000 + $5,000 IDEALcash to their trade school



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