STEVE THIBAULT WINS THE 2019 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® QUEBEC REGIONAL SERIES
Montreal, QC – The best masons in Quebec 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 is one of 24 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® Regional Series events to be held across North America in 2019. The winner of the Quebec 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 École des métiers de la construction de Montréal ready to prove they’re the best craftsmen in the region. Mason Steve Thibault and mason tender Mathieu Robert of Thibault & Robert Construction in took home top honors with a brick count of 524, winning a free trip to Las Vegas for the World Championship, a cash prize of $300, a Marshalltown tool bag, Stabila Level and the title, “Quebec’s Best Bricklayer.” This is the second year in a row Thibault has qualified for the World Championship.
Thibault and Robert will join last year’s national champion, Mario Alves, and Top Craftsman winner, Darian Douthit, in Las Vegas where they will have a shot at new Ford F-250 4×4 truck, Multiquip Mortar Mixer, and many other prizes, totaling over $125,000.
$300 – Qualifies for World Championship
2nd Place: $150, TOP CRAFTSMAN: $200