DEREK BOYDSTON HOSTS 2019 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® REGIONAL SERIES EVENT
Sacramento, CA – The best masons in California came together to test their skill, speed and stamina by battling to see who could build the largest and best 26-foot-long brick wall in one hour. The competition was one of 24 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Series competitions to be held across North America in 2019. The winner of the each regional qualifies to compete in 2020 World Championship on February 5th, at the World of Concrete expo in Las Vegas.
Teams of masons and tenders lined the arena at Silverado Building Materials in Sacramento, CA ready to prove they’re the best craftsmen in their region. Mason Derek Boydston and mason tender Kevin Earl of Boydston Masonry in Atascadero, CA took home top honors with a brick count of 526, winning a free trip to Las Vegas for the World Championship, a cash prize of $800, a Marshalltown tool bag, Stabila Level and the title, “California’s Best Bricklayer.” The duo also took home the award, SPEC MIX TOP CRAFTSMAN, which goes to the team with the “most sellable” wall. The additional honor netted them an additional $350.
$800 (1st Place), $350 (TOP CRAFTSMAN)