For the third year, Wacker Neuson (Booth O30247) is hosting its Trowel Challenge competition during show hours. The grand prize is a customized Wacker Neuson CRT 48-35VX ride-on trowel powered by a special Vanguard Big Block V-twin engine. The fastest finisher will take home the prize.

Test your entire range of skills as you maneuver around a 2400-square-foot obstacle course. Last year’s winner, Lee Hadenfeldt, H&H Concrete and Construction, Doniphan, Neb., finished with a two-run combined winning time of 68:16.

Preliminary competitions will be held Tuesday through Thursday, January 18–20, 2011. The top 10 times from the preliminaries will advance to the finals at Thursday, January 21 at 3 p.m. and compete for the grand prize. All registered contractor attendees are eligible to compete on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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