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Advisor Mega Prizes

SkillsUSA is launching a 100 percent membership campaign to honor those advisors who are able to enroll all eligible students in their SkillsUSA chapter. As an incentive, several of our national partners are offering "mega prizes" for selected 100 percent advisors.



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New Mega Prizes Announced

DEPCO logo
DEPCO LLC is offering two (2) Prize Packages. Each prize package includes one (1) Gears Combat Robot.

The Gears Combat Robot is created using a base HMC belt-driven platform, and is one of the toughest robots on the market. This platform is made with rugged, industrial- strength components and is quick and easy to construct. Students can integrate their own control systems as well as sensors and other accessories, which makes it ideal for robotics competitions.

The Combat Robot weighs less than 10 pounds and is capable of withstanding 200 lbs. of standing weight. It is also the platform used by many schools that compete in the National Robotics League (NRL).

Prize Value: $2500


Lowe's logo
Lowe's Companies, Inc. and IRWIN
are offering Two (2) NBA Basketball Game Prize Packages. Each prize package includes:

  • 2 NBA Tickets (winner chooses team and game)
  • $500 Travel Stipend
  • Hertz Rental Car Voucher

Prize Value: $1,500

UTI/NASCAR logos
Universal Technical Institute (UTI) is offering a NASCAR Sprint Cup package. The tickets are to the race of their choice. The package includes:

  • 2 tickets to NASCAR Sprint Cup
  • $500 in travel and spending money.

Prize value: $1,850

Irwin logo
IRWIN is offering several prize packages, below:

Disney Theme Parks package. Prize package includes:

  • $250 Disney Gift Card
  • $500 Travel Stipend
  • Hertz Rental Car Voucher

Prize Value: $1,000

NYC Broadway package. Prize package includes:

  • $250 Gift Card from Broadway.com
  • Tour of Eve Pearl's Studio, including makeup demonstration
  • $500 Travel Stipend
  • Hertz Rental Car Voucher

Prize Value: $1,750

Three (3) Apple iPads. Each prize includes:

  • 1 Apple iPad with Retina display, Wi-Fi, Black, with 9.7" Retina display; A6X chip with quad-core graphics; 5.0 MP iSight camera with 1080p HD video recording; FaceTime HD camera

Prize Value: $600 each

Notre Dame Prize Package

Prize package includes:

  • 2 Notre Dame Football Tickets (Game TBD)
  • Side Line Passes
  • Tour of Locker Room
  • $500 Travel Stipend
  • Hertz Rental Car Voucher

Prize Value: $1,800

Five IRWIN Tool Packages

Each Prize Includes:

    • 47-Piece Impact Screwdriver Bit Set
    • 6-Piece Woodworking Chisel Box Set
    • 10-Piece Fast Release Locking Pliers Tray Set
    • 8-Piece Groovelock/Propliers Kitbag Set
    • Next Generation Bar Clamp XP/12"
    • 9” 250 Magnetic Torpedo
    • 24” 2550 Magnetic Box Beam Level
    • Folding Utility Knife
    • Saw Blade 7-1/4" 24T Weldtec Bulk
    • 16" Contractor's Bag
    • Heavy Construction Gloves
    • I-Gel Gum Rubber Knee Pads
    • 6-Piece Set SB Max
    • 9-in-1 Screw Driver
    • 100' HPP Chalk Reel

Prize Value: $1,000


Louisville logo
Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau is offering a Louisville Gift Bag package. Prize package includes:

  • 1 Apple iPAD mini
  • "Talk Derby to Me" T-shirt
  • Kentucky Derby collectors book
  • Authentic "Dirty" Horseshoe
  • Twin Spires Pewter Wine Stoppers
  • Mint Julep Cup

Prize Value: $450


NEW logo
NEW an Asurion Company
is sponsoring a Washington Nationals Baseball Game & Tour of Washington DC Package for two. Prize package for two includes:

  • 2 Owner's Suite tickets to the Washington Nationals game either on August 9 or September 13, 2013 (Both games are Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10 p.m.)
  • Ground Transportation to the Game
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodations
  • $500 Travel Stipend
  • Tour of Washington DC by SkillsUSA Executive Director, Tim Lawrence
  • Tour of the SkillsUSA National Leadership Center followed by a reception

Prize Value: $4,900

 

SCRS logo
The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) is offering the 2013 SEMA Show Experience for Collision Repair

  • 2 SEMA Show Passes
  • 2 SCRS RDE Full Series Passes
  • 2 $500 Gift Cards for Travel Expenses
  • 2 Hotel Rooms for SEMA show (November 5 – November 8, 2013)

Prize Value: $3,200

Additional prize: All Schools
SCRS will be donating a one-year free membership to all collision repair vocational schools who have a student competing in the SkillsUSA competition. SkillsUSA can simply provide a list of all schools, their address, email,phone number and primary collision repair contact at the school, and the schools will be automatically registered. Valued at $300 per school.


Lowe's logo
Lowe's Companies, Inc. is offering a
Lowe's Gift Card. Prize includes:

  • 1 (one) $1,000 Lowe's Gift Card

Prize Value: $1,000

Air Products logo
Air Products
is sponsoring 10 door prizes during the reception. These include two (2) of each of the following:

  • Lowe's $100 Gift Card
  • Bluetooth Earbuds
  • Nook HD
  • Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
  • SpaFinder Gift Card

Prize Value: Approximately $100 each

100% Chapter Mega Prize Winners

Stacy Johnson of Crossville, Tenn.
Great Combat Robot
Sponsored by DEPCO, Inc.

Ralph Gwaltney of Cleveland, Tenn.
Great Combat Robot
Sponsored by DEPCO, Inc.

John Spagnola of Revere, Mass.
Disney Theme Parks Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Robyn Langhorst of Overland, Miss.
Notre Dame Prize Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Phil Howardell of Mesa, Ariz.
Irwin Tool Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Richard Baker of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Irwin Tool Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Brandon Tucker of Yukon, Okla.
Irwin Tool Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Bob Yarbrough of Shawnee, Okla.
Irwin Tool Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Robert Valcourt of Tiverton, R.I.
Irwin Tool Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Michelle Munksgard of Buckeye, Ariz.
NYC Broadway Package
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Jenny Maher of Frederick, Md.
Apple iPad
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Jimmy Kee of Paris, Tenn.
Apple iPad
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

Jonathan Boykin of San Antonio, Texas
Apple iPad
Sponsored by Irwin Tools

David Hoy of Springfield, Ohio
Louisville Gift Bag
Sponsored by Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau

Gary Maune of Washington, Miss.
Lowe's $1,000 Gift Card
Sponsored by Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Robin Rodriguez of Palmdale, Calif.
NBA Basketball Game Prize Package
Sponsored by Lowe's Companies, Inc. and Irwin

Brent Tuttle of San Bernardino, Calif.
NBA Basketball Game Prize Package
Sponsored by Lowe's Companies, Inc. and Irwin

Mike Benton of North Richland Hills, Texas
Washington Nationals Baseball Game & Tour of Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by NEW an Asurion Company

Dwight Hartzog of Wilkesboro, N.C.
2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsored by Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS)

Dan Townsend of Paris, Tenn.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Prize Package
Sponsored by Universal Technical Institute (UIT)

Previous Mega Prizes

IRWIN Tools donated an all-expense-paid trip to the 2011 IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. This Mega Prize includes airfare, hotel accommodations, shuttle service and grand stand race tickets to the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway for two during the weekend of August 26-28, 2011.

Solano offered a membership mega prize for a Cosmetology instructor!  The prize package included the following for one cosmetology instructor and a guest:

Two tickets to attend a Fall 2011 NY Fashion Week Designer Show

  • Backstage photo opportunity with the celebrity hairstylist for the designer's show
  • Round-trip airfare for two to NYC
  • Hotel accommodations for 2 nights (night before the show and night of the show)
  • Solano styling tool kit, having approximate retail value of $475 for the cosmetology instructor

Lowe's offered the following membership mega prizes:

Two VIP tickets to and cold passes to Phoenix NASCAR race on November 13, 2011.
Two nights hotel accommodations
$500 travel stipend

Two VIP tickets and cold passes to the Las Vegas NASCAR race in March 2012.
Two nights hotel accommodations
$500 travel stipend

Four tickets to SeaWorld San Diego
Two nights hotel accommodation
$500 travel stipend

Four tickets to SeaWorld San Antonio (must be used by December 31, 2011)
Two nights hotel accommodation
$500 travel stipend

Louisville Convention & Visitor's Bureau sponsored one SkillsUSA 100 percent chapter advisor and guest to attend the April 2012 Thunder Over Louisville. This included:

  • $500 Southwest gift card 
  • Overnight accommodations Thurs - Sun (Galt House, value: $795)
  • Entry for two to the Pilots party (Galt House, value: $250)
  • Admittance to the Command Central on Thunder (KY Derby Festival, value: $175)
    www.thunderoverlouisville.org/thunder-command-center.html

NEW Customer Service Companies, Inc. provided two (2) Suite Tickets for a 100 percent SkillsUSA advisor and guest to the Washington Nationals baseball team. Trip included a VIP weekend including hotel accommodations and airfare stipends. Additional highlights of the trip included tours of the Nation's capital and surrounding areas including a tour of the SkillsUSA National Center.

Klein Tools awarded five $2000 tool shopping sprees to five 100% chapter advisors.

Kobalt Tools offered a tool package for specific schools based on 100 percent membership.

At the state level 100 percent chapter advisors and those advisors that have achieved a 10 percent increase in membership (with a minimum of 10 students) were eligible for a drawing for gift cards from Lowe's.

IRWIN Tools awarded one lucky SkillsUSA instructor, and a guest, an all-expense-paid trip to the 2010 IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. This Mega Prize included airfare, hotel accommodations and race tickets to the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway for two during the weekend of August 20th - 22. In addition to the excitement of the race, these guests enjoyed a VIP pass to watch the IRWIN Tools Ultimate Tradesman Challenge North American Championship. IRWIN also provided a similar VIP experience in Charlotte, North Carolina for a 100 percent SkillsUSA advisor and guest to the NHRA races.

Staff is working diligently to secure additional mega prizes that support a variety of trade areas. Continue to check back to this web page to see what exciting new mega prizes are announced.



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