The 2014 Local Run-Off Contest was held on Saturday, March 29th. We would like to thank our judges Rey Barrios, Bill Dumas and Steve Vogel for coming out and volunteering to judge our contest. Thank you to Custom Building Products, Laticrete, MAPEI, The Tile Setters Toy Store, DTA Tools and daltile for their appreciated donations. Thank you to BAC 3 and TTRMCA for the lunch that was provided.

We would like to congratulate the contest winners:
Jesus Alonso-1st Place, Andres Bernal-2nd Place, German Cisneros-3rd Place,and Jorge Santillano-Best Finisher. Jesus and Andres will advance to the Western States Contest in Las Vegas that will be held on May 3rd. They will be representing our program and we would like to wish them good luck at the WS Contest.

Thank you to our contestants Tile Layers Hector Benitez, Uriel Casas, Rosalio Morales-Gonzales, Guadalupe Ortega, Juan Ochoa-Tinoco and Arturo Velasco for their participation in the contest.

Thank you to Efrain Aguirre, Balmore Arevalo, Robert Beltran, Juan Bernal, Luis Ceja, Douglas Hellums, Juan Ledesma, Cenobio Mendoza, Carlos Orellana, Ed Parker, Jorge Romero, Fernando Santiago, Jose Serrano, Cambrie Severin and Shomari Stewart for all their help during the contest.

Congratulations to Journeymen Luis Casas, Gerardo Hernandez and Efrain Landeros for successfully completing the program. These Journeymen were awarded certificates from the CA Division of Apprenticeship Standards and Department of Labor in addition they presented a journeyman jacket from the NCTI JATC.

We would like to Yvonne Lasserre with Operating Engineers 3 Federal Credit Union for coming out and to everyone that came out on that very rainy day to help support our program.





This year’s Local Run Off Contest was held on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Congratulations to 1st place winner David Salas, 2nd place winner Jesus Alonso, and Best Tile Finisher Carlos Ochoa,to all the volunteers and apprentices that came out and helped at the contest, our judges Mark Wuelfing, Mark Ansell, and Clayton Peck, Lupe Ortiz NCTI Training Coordinator, Bill  Dumas NCTI Instructor, NC Tile Contractors Association, BAC Local 3, daltile of South San Francisco, Tile Setters Toy Store, Custom Building Products, Laticrete, and to everyone that came out to support our program.