NAHB Student Competition: Four-Year Programs - Production Homes

Student Chapters
Contacts: Sarah Weber
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Senior Director, Workforce Development & Student Chapters
(202) 266-8654

Jontice Small
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Program Manager, Student Chapters
(202) 266-8941

The Production Home Building Competition for four-year programs challenges students to identify an opportunity for a large home builder to develop property, build homes and produce a return on investment in a given market, simulating scenarios faced by production home builders.

The 2024 NAHB Student Competition will be held at the 2024 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Feb. 26-28

2025 Competition Timeline

Aug. 23, 2024 — Project Posted
Oct. 15, 2024 — Registration Deadline
Nov. 19, 2024 — Team List Due
Dec. 3, 2024 — Last Day to Withdraw from Competition
Dec. 17, 2024 — Projects Due
Feb. 24-25, 2025 — Presentation Dates (in-person, Las Vegas)
Feb. 26, 2025 — Judges Debriefing
Feb. 26, 2025 — Award Ceremony (in-person, Las Vegas)

2024 Competition Materials

The 2024 competition problem description, rules and guidelines, and important materials are available below. NAHB encourages students to request to join the 2024 Production Competition Google group as a Q&A space for questions related to the competition.

2024 Competition Problem Description

Rules and Guidelines

Important Materials

2024 Competition Judges - bios and headshots

2024 Competition Winners

First Place: Middle Tennessee State University (TN)

Second Place: Texas A&M University (TX)

Third Place: Michigan State University (MI)

Rookie of the Year: Florida A&M University (FL)

Resources for Competitors

Entry Requirements

$400 entry fee for four-year programs.

2024 Project Sponsored By:

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