Tournament of Champions – 2017 Competitors

CONCRETE COMPETITORS

Southern California

CARPENTERS LOCAL 150

Tony Franco (Concrete)

CARPENTERS LOCAL 209

Jerred Langford (Concrete)

“Don’t underestimate the difficulty of this race.  Looks are deceiving, it is a lot tougher than it looks.  Be ready to bring your A-game if you want the title”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 409

Frank Chavoya (Concrete)

“Keep strong and do your best”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 547

Anthony Ray Gomez (Concrete)

“Be ready to compete with me next year…remember quality counts”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 630

Gregorio Guzman (Concrete)

“When I win the title, I’ll use the prize money to do some minor repairs on my house…and more importantly, I’ll take my wife on a trip”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 803

Alberto Castro Lugo (Concrete)

“When I when the competition, I’ll use the prize money to take a well deserved vacation”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 944

Lorenzo Ortega (Concrete)

“When I win, I’m going to fix the house and go camping”

Nevada

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1977

Ricardo Castaneda (Concrete)

“How did I get here?…I gave it my all and won the skills event”

Arizona

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1912

Panfilo Acosta (Concrete)

“What sets me apart from the competition?…Quality and Workmanship.”

Utah

CARPENTERS LOCAL 184

Jerry Oviatt (Concrete)

“You will never know how well you can do, if you don’t try”

New Mexico

CARPENTERS LOCAL 407

Eldon Watchman (Concrete)

“Be smart about what you do and work hard, because that’s where it all starts”

Colorado

CARPENTERS LOCAL 55

Bradley Thompson (Concrete)

“Work hard, be efficient and do it with a smile”

DRYWALL COMPETITORS

Southern California

CARPENTERS LOCAL 150

Jose Garcia (Drywall)

“Give it your all and participate in every activity”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1506

Jose Nuno (Drywall)

“If you want to compete in the Tournament of Champions, you have to participate at your local skills event”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1506 (SD)

Rigo Delgadillo (Drywall)

“Do not be nervous.  I see a lot of guys standing back, not having confidence.  Jump In!”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 2361

Ines Rodriguez

“Competition is my drive.  Quality sets me apart from the others”

Nevada

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1977

Rury Enriquez-Miyamo (Drywall)

“If I can do it, so can you.”

Arizona

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1912

Oscar Cano Varela (Drywall)

“When I win, I’ll help my family with the prize money”

Utah

 CARPENTERS LOCAL 1507

Jesus Soto (Drywall)

“Everyone has an opportunity. I worked hard to get here and when I win, I’ll save the prize money for my children’s college funds”

New Mexico

CARPENTERS LOCAL 1505

Juan Gonzalez Jr. (Drywall)

“When I win, I’m going to use the prize money to add a new bedroom to my house.”

Colorado

CARPENTERS LOCAL 55

Hector Sanchez (Drywall)

“What sets me apart from my competition is my knowledge and experience.  When others compete in the future, I’d suggest they put forth a lot of effort and dedication.”

 

CARPENTERS LOCAL 2007

Pedro Gonazalez (Framing)

“What will I do with the prize money?…My wife is four months pregnant, so I’ll put the prize money toward those costs.”

CARPENTERS LOCAL 803

Jose Perez (Framing)

“I’m not thinking about the prize money, I’m focusing on on participation.”