ESAB has launched its 2015 A Cut Above student contest, open to students in welding, cutting and related programs in secondary and post-secondary schools in Canada and the US.
ESAB will award more than $30,000 in equipment and cash prizes as part of the contest. Visit ESAB online for contest rules, entry forms and tips.
The contest has two categories, individual essay and team fabrication project, and ESAB judges will select three winners in each category. Individuals will win $250 by submitting a 500-word essay that best supports the contest theme. Each member of a winning team receives $500; teams will submit a metal fabrication project that incorporates both welding and cutting. Further, each of the schools associated with the winners at their time of entry will receive the following prize package, valued at more than $4,000:
- 1 ESAB Migmaster 215 Pro Ready-to-Weld PackageOne
- 1 Victor Medalist 250 Medium Duty Cutting SystemOne
- 1 Thermal Dynamics Cutmaster 42 Air Plasma Cutting Outfit
- 2 ESAB Aristo Tech HD high definition welding helmets
The contest is open to students with a passion for welding and cutting who are residents of Canada or the US (excluding Quebec). Offer/participation void where prohibited or restricted by law. No purchase necessary for entry.