Show off your projects!

Our annual I BUILT THIS! video contest is a nationwide competition inviting construction craft students and trainees to showcase their building projects.

Celebrating the art of building, high school career and technical education students and postsecondary construction trainees or apprentices are eligible to enter the I BUILT THIS! contest.


Stay tuned to this page for future updates on the 2022 I BUILT THIS! contest.



With our most entries ever and over 8,500 votes cast in the People’s Choice contest, thank you for making the seventh annual I BUILT THIS! video contest our biggest one yet!

Congratulations to the 2021 Winners!

Seth Hartman, Carroll County Career and Technology Center

Preston Harper, ABC Virginia and Southern Air

John Alcorn, Carroll County Career and Technology Center

2021 Prize List

Three Winners (Secondary, Postsecondary, People’s Choice) will each receive the following prizes:

  • GoPro HERO10 Black + Accessories Kit
  • DEWALT Tools
    • 20V MAX* Cordless Brushless XR® Hammerdrill & Impact Driver Combo Kit
    • ToughSystem® 2.0 Rolling Toolbox
    • 20V MAX* Compact Cordless Reciprocating Saw
  • LENOX Tools
    • Contractor’s Speed Slot® Hole Saw Kit, 9pc
    • Demolition Reciprocating Saw Blade Kit, 12pc
  • IRWIN Tools
    • Speedbor MAX Speed Bit Set
    • 15pc Cobalt Drill Bit Set
    • 47pc Impact Screwdriver Bit Set
    • 3pc ProPlier Set
  • $150 Visa Gift Card
  • I BUILT THIS! Commemorative Hard Hat
  • NCCER & BYF Swag

The school or training program associated with the winning entries will also receive:

  • NCCER/Pearson Classroom Book Set
  • Winner Display Banner

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors