Don’t miss Bellingham Technical College’s 15th Annual Welding Rodeo 2016 & Skills Competition on Friday and Saturday, May 14 and 15, 2016.
The theme for this year’s Welding Rodeo is “Mythical Creatures”.
The BTC Welding Rodeo is a fundraiser, a competition, an industry trade show as well as a community event.
Each 4 member team has 8 hours to build and complete it’s sculpture from nothing but scrap material,
Judges will look at each piece for artistic aesthetics, safety for public display, and quality.
Amateur prizes will include Trophies and a $200 prize. Professional’s can win $16,00, $1,200, & $1,000
Get out to the BTC campus Friday and Saturday to see welding and art in action up close and personal. You can even bid on one of the sculptures. All sculptures will be available at a public auction, with the proceeds benefiting the BTC Welding Student Scholarship Fund, and to support the event. Silent auction for amateur sculptures closes at 5 p.m. Friday. Live auction for professional sculptures will be at the end of Saturdays competition