Each of the eight regional contests will include both carpet and resilient competitions. Contestants will be judged in three areas: a written exam, repair work, and a hands-on project.
Contest dates and locations are listed below. For more information, or to receive a contest application, telephone the WFCA at (800) 624-6880.
2000 Regional Installation Contests:
Southwest – Phoenix, Aug. 18-19. Includes Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico. Send or fax application to: Jim Straley, Arizona Floor Covering Association, 8542 North Farview Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85258; phone (480) 596-9076 or fax (480) 596-9802.
Middle America – Kansas City, MO, Aug. 25-26. Includes Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana. Send or fax application to: Tom Jennings, c/o Bud Jennings Carpet One, 2851 Iowa Street, Lawrence, KS 66046; phone (785) 843-9090 or fax (785) 843-9016.
Northeast – Salem, NJ, Sept. 15-16. Includes Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermint, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Rhode Island, West Virginia, and Michigan. Send or fax application to: J.R. Harris, Maryland State FCA, c/o Waldorf Carpet One, 3670 Leonardtown Rd, Waldorf MD, 20604; phone (301) 870-8914 or fax (301) 870-8940.
Upper Midwest – Omaha, NE, Sept. 29-30. Includes North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. Send or fax application to: Arlon Miller, Nebraska-Iowa FCA, 3909 Farnam St., Omaha, NE 68131; phone (402) 346-4900 or fax (402) 346-8057.
Southeast – Batesburg-Leesville, SC, Oct. 6-7. Includes Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and South Carolina. Send or fax application to: Walter Hallman, South Carolina FCA, c/o Kerr Home Center, 348 E. Columbia Ave/ P.O. Box 3508, Leesville, SC 29070; phone (803) 532-2294 or fax (803) 532-2294.
Northwest – Vancouver, WA, Oct. 13-14. Includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, British Columbia, and Alberta. Send or fax application to: Jerry Van Scoy, Associated FCC, 13807 SE McLoughlin #608, Portland, OR 97222; phone (503) 760-5109 or fax (503) 762-2977.
Southeast 2 – Atlanta, Oct. 27-28. Includes Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Send or fax application to: Wendell Prescott, Atlanta Floor Covering Association, c/o Bell Carpet Galleries, 6223 Roswell Rd., Atlanta GA, 30328; phone (404) 255-2431 or fax (404) 252-9219.
West Coast – Sacramento, Nov. 3-4. Includes California, Nevada and Hawaii. Send or fax application to: Charlotte Stuart, Sacramento Valley FCA, 6343 – 35th Ave., Sacramento, CA 95824; phone (916) 453-1680 or fax (916) 453-1680.
For any additional information, contact Technical Services Director Dick Bray at the WFCA at (800) 624-6880.