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Contacts: Sarah Weber
sweber@nahb.org
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Zach Riley
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(202) 266-8941

The annual NAHB Student Competition is one of the highlights of the International Builders’ Show (IBS). The competition gives students the opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom to a real construction company by completing a management project/proposal. Proposals are submitted to a group of construction company executives who act as judges.

Due to the pandemic and school travel restrictions, the 2021 student competition was held completely virtual, with presentations taking place over video conference.

2021 Student Competition Teams List

2021 Student Competition and Awards Results

Click on the programs below to view 2021 competition details and winners.

2021 Student Competitions

Team from University of Denver virtual presentation
The University of Denver won the 2021 virtual competition for four-year college programs.

Four-Year Programs

Four-Year Programs

The University of Denver won the 2021 virtual competition for four-year college programs.
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Screen shot of the BYU-Idaho presentation with all team members
The team from BYU-Idaho took first place in the 2021 virtual student competition for Associate, or two-year, degree programs.

Associate Programs

Associate Programs

The team from BYU-Idaho took first place in the 2021 virtual student competition for Associate, or two-year, degree programs.
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Screen shot of the two team members from winning team
Garret High School in Indiana took the top prize in the 2021 virtual student competition for Secondary programs in the Architecture category.

Secondary Programs - Architecture

Secondary Programs - Architecture

Garret High School in Indiana took the top prize in the 2021 virtual student competition for Secondary programs in the Architecture category.
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Screen shot of the winning team presentation
The team from A.W. Beattie Career Center in Virginia won the 2021 virtual student competition in the Construction Management category for Secondary programs.

Secondary Programs – Construction Management

Secondary Programs – Construction Management

The team from A.W. Beattie Career Center in Virginia won the 2021 virtual student competition in the Construction Management category for Secondary programs.
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