WHO IS THE WORLD’S BEST BRICKLAYER?
JEREMY LAMB WINS THE 2019 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® REGIONAL SERIES
Nine teams of masons and tenders lined the arena at Independent Materials in Tulsa, OK ready to prove they’re the best craftsmen in their region. Mason Jeremy Lamb and mason tender Luis Martinez of CIA Masonry in Pauls Valley, OK took home top honors with a brick count of 497, winning a free trip to Las Vegas for the World Championship, a cash prize of $750, a Marshalltown tool bag, Stabila Level and the title, “Oklahoma’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 $500.
This year local apprentices also had the opportunity to compete in the JR. SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500, an event designed specifically for their skill level. They were given 20 minutes to build an abbreviated version of the wall being constructed during the day’s journeymen bricklaying battle. 6 teams of students from apprentice programs across Oklahoma took part in the specialized JR. event. Mason Brad Kyle from Applegate Masonry took home top honors and $100.
Pauls Valley, OK
1st Place: $750 – TOP CRAFTSMAN: $500