WHO IS THE WORLD’S BEST BRICKLAYER?
LOUISIANA HOSTS 2019 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® REGIONAL SERIES EVENT
Metairie, LA – The best masons in Louisiana 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.
Nine teams of masons and tenders lined the arena at State Block in Metairie, LA ready to prove they’re the best craftsmen in their region. Mason Victor Perez and mason tender Oscar Perez of ABW Masonry in Mandeville, LA took home top honors with a brick count of 605, winning a free trip to Las Vegas for the World Championship, a cash prize of $400, a Marshalltown tool bag, Stabila Level, $200 AMEX gift certificate from Ford and the title, “Louisiana’s Best Bricklayer.” The duo also took home the SPEC MIX TOP CRAFTSMAN prize, which goes to the team with the “most sellable wall.” For that honor they took home an extra $200.
1st Place: $400, TOP CRAFTSMAN: $200
Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200