The 2019 Apprentice of the Year (AOY) schedule has been set! Our apprentices work year round to perfect their crafts and become the best at what they do. Don’t miss an opportunity to see IEC’s most talented and skilled compete against each other and themselves as they test their speed, efficiency, and strength.

Meet All of Our 2019 IEC Apprentice of the Year Competitors 


2019 Schedule

Tuesday, October 1st

All Day – Arrive in Saint Louis, MO

Wednesday, October 2nd 

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.           Breakfast #

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.         Apprentice Orientation (9 a.m.–10 a.m.) #

                       Ladder Diagram Contest (10 a.m.-11 a.m.) #

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.       Lunch and Lottery #

12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.         Written Test #

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.           Material Check and Order of Competition #

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.           Welcome Reception (Off-site) +

Thursday, October 3rd

6:30 a.m.                            Breakfast for Competitors #

7:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.           Board Setup and (4) Troubleshooting Contest                                                                                            (Greenlee Booth) +          

11:00 p.m.–11:45 p.m.         Lunch  #

11:45 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.       Briefing

12:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.           Hands-On (Wire-Off) Competition and Vendor Activity +

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.           Judging and Vendor Activity

Friday, October 4th

6:30 a.m.–7:15 a.m.             Breakfast for Competitors #

7:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.           Productivity Challenge, Conduit Bending Contest and                                                                               Vendor Activity +

11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.           Amped Up Luncheon +

1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.            Apprentice Competitors in Competition Area on                                                                                        Expo: Takedown and debrief #

7:30 p.m.–10:30 p.m.          Platinum Partner Party +

Saturday, October 5th

7:30 a.m.                            Breakfast +           

2:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m.            Awards Gala Dress Rehearsal #

5:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.            President’s Reception & Awards Gala +


# Only the competitors (no guest or spouse allowed)

+ Guest and partner welcome


2019 Apprentice of the Year Winners

1st Place
Andrew Monson
King’s Electric
IEC of Greater Cincinnati

2nd Place
Chaz Hooley
Rite Way Electric
IEC of Oregon

3rd Place
Michael Curtis
Integrity Electric
IEC Rocky Mountain 


Premier Sponsor:


Conduit Bending, Productivity Challenge, and Troubleshooting Exercise Sponsor: 


Written Exam and Volunteer Sponsor:

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