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 THE BEST TECHNICIANS IN THE FIRE SPRINKLER INDUSTRY
 TO COMPETE IN THE 2015 TOP TECH COMPETITION

 

 

At the NFSA Annual Seminar and North American Fire Sprinkler Expo®, the participants will face each other in an elimination tournament in a game show format, earning points for answering correct questions and losing points for incorrect responses. The competition continues until there is only the Top Tech left standing. They will be crowned "Top Tech for 2015" and will win fabulous prizes as well as the admiration of peers and recognition at the NFSA Annual Seminar and North American Fire Sprinkler Expo® as the best Fire Sprinkler Technician in the country.

Prizes will be given this year for the top 6 contestants. Those who finish in third through sixth place will receive a cash prize of $250.00 each. The second place winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.00 and be featured in SQ. The first place winner will receive a cash prize of $2,000.00 and be featured in both SQ as well as a video interview on the NFSA website. In addition, the company of the first place winner will receive a plaque recognizes the "Top Tech for 2015" as well as a complimentary registration to the 2016 NFSA Annual Seminar and 10% off all NFSA training programs for the remainder of 2015.


This year’s contest will bring together the best technicians in the fire sprinkler industry. The exciting competition will find who the "Top Tech for 2015" is. Is it you? See you in Orlando!

REGISTRATION RULES

Top Tech participants will enjoy free educational, general and social sessions (Wednesday, April 29 through Saturday, May 2). This time period will be considered the Top Tech Contestant registration. Top Tech registrants will not include the dinner gala on Saturday night, a separate registration fee of $250 will apply.

Top Tech spouse registration fee will also be waived for events and sessions during the same time period. Again, the gala dinner will require a separate registration fee of $250. Top Tech spouse will also be eligible to register for any optional activities at normal registration rates.

2015 TOP TECH PARTICIPANTS
American Fire Sprinkler Spencer Tomlinson
BCE Engineers Fred Blanchard
BDR Services Ltd Ryan Steiner
BMWC Constructors Mike Morey
Code Consultants Inc William Dust
Code Consultants, Inc. William (Matt) Austin
Drapeau Automatic Sprinkler Corp. Zach MacArthur
FE Moran Jeffrey Curlee
Global Mechanical Eduardo Lopez
Mile High Design Group Timothy Trostel Jr.
Patriot Fire Protection, Inc. James Twining
Patriot Fire Protection, Inc. Derek Gust
Patriot Fire Protection, Inc. Mark Metzger
R M Arsenault Engineering Inc. Steve Frederick
Ryan Fireprotection Scott Schiesser
SimplexGrinnell Jason Lambert
Smith Fire Systems, Inc. Nick Scott
SRI Fire Sprinkler LLC Michael Miller
Tenn-Ky Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. Bill Jones
TG Gallagher Marc Ruggiero
Truvue Inspection Technologies Christopher Crivello
USA Fire Protection Matthew Johnsen
Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc James Raudonis
Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc Gilles Gagné
Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers, Inc. Mickey Ferguson
Western States Fire Protection Jared Hill
Western States Fire Protection Dan Wilder

CONTEST SCHEDULE
QUALIFYING ROUNDS-Thursday, April 30  10:30 a.m.
PRELIMINARY ROUNDS-Thursday, April 30  5:45 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (in conjunction with Exhibition)       
FINAL ROUNDS-Friday, May 1  Noon-4:00 p.m.
    

 
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