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Masonry Rocks Initiative Opens Doors for Area High School Students

In response to a growing demand for masons across the country, SPEC MIX has partnered with the Texas Masonry Council to assist in their Masonry Rocks initiative.

Syble Hopp Student Gets Wish Granted by Local Contractors

Aden Widmer, a 15-year-old Syble Hopp student with cognitive disabilities got the thrill of his life.

Cole Stamper Named “World’s Best Bricklayer”

The Lexington, KY native took home top honors at the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500.

2022 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 World Championship Roster is Set

23 teams of masons and tenders will line up to compete for the coveted “World’s Best Bricklayer” title in Las Vegas on January 19th, 2022 at the World of Concrete.

David Chavez Earns Title, “World’s Best Bricklayer” at the 2021 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 World Championship

For the second time in four years, mason David Chavez claims the World Champion title.

2021 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 World Championship Dates Announced

After a year of challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic, SPEC MIX has been given the green light to host the 2021 World Championship at the World of Concrete in Las Vegas.

SPEC MIX Featured on New CBS Series, “TOUGH AS NAILS”

It’s a new contest aiming to test the skill and stamina of skills workers from across North America. SPEC MIX and the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 will be anchoring their flagship program.

Brian Carney – Inducted into the MCAA Masonry Hall of Fame

Vice President, Brian Carney, pulled no punches on his way to the MCAA Masonry Hall of Fame. His journey is highlighted in passion and purpose, encompassed by an infectious desire to lift up those around him.


Tennessee mason Fred Campbell and tender Tony Shelton took home the title, “World’s Best Bricklayer along with a new Ford F250 4×4 truck, and bunch of other great prizes.

2020 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 World Championship Press Release
The World Championship of bricklaying is back for it’s 18th season. 26 competitors from North America will battle for the title, “World’s Best Bricklayer,” and a shot winning a share of over $125,000 in cash and prizes.

SPEC MIX Helps Donate 2,000 Bikes to Dallas Charity

Through the Bricks, Blocks and Bags for Bikes charity auction, SPEC MIX partnered with several businesses in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex to deliver 2,000 bikes to deserving kids for Christmas.

2019 SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® National Press Release

Entering it’s 18th season, the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 is ready to kick off it’s regional series. New in 2019, the Jr. Bricklayer Competition and Masonry Education Day program.

2019 World Championship Post Event Press Release

In front of the largest crowd in the 17-year history of the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500® World Championship, Mason Mario Alves of A & M Masonry in Hamilton, Ontario won big. Mario claimed the crown “World’s Best Bricklayer.”

2019 Masonry Madness Post Event Press Release

The energy was palpable at the 2019 World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas. 60,511 registered professionals from around the world packed the Convention Center, ready to promote concrete production and placement.