Masonry’s all-stars gather here to match their skills and entertain the fans. See tenders in tough competition and bricklaying at its best. Don’t miss these exciting events! Presented by Masonry Construction magazine.

SIA Scaffold Safety Challenge

Tuesday, Jan. 18–Friday, Jan. 21, During Show Hours

Can you spot the problems? Walk through static scaffolding displays that will have common mistakes that are seen routinely on jobsites and cited by OSHA inspectors. Find these mistakes, interact and ask questions with inspectors, and get graded on how much you know about proper scaffolding guidelines. Once you’ve completed the challenge, inspectors will explain what the violations are and help provide solutions to these issues.

Toughest Tender Competition

Wednesday, Jan. 19. 11:30 A.M.

Held immediately preceding the SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500, mason tenders compete for the title of Toughest Tender. Awards will be given to the quickest Tender in a field of 20. Watch as the winners of regional competitions race to set up their work zones. It’s fast, furious, and fun.

Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 Competition

Wednesday, Jan. 19. 12 P.M.

When 20 of the country’s best bricklayer/tender teams compete for the title of “World’s Best Bricklayer,” the fans go wild. Watch the teams build a 26-foot double-wythe wall in an hour. Cheer your favorite team to victory.