Welding competition April 1 at IVCC

MARCH 2, 2023

Illinois Valley Community College and the American Welding Society’s Illinois Valley Section 139 are hosting a welding competition for high school and IVCC students Saturday, April 1. Prizes include scholarships and welding equipment.

Registration for high school students is 8 to 8:30 a.m., followed by competition from 9 to noon and awards at 1:30.

Registration for IVCC students is noon to 12:30 p.m., competition from 1 to 4 p.m. and awards at 5:30.

Students can compete in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) or Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) for $20 or both for $40. Each competition is 90 minutes.

Register by March 24 at ivcc.edu/enroll by selecting:

  • “Login/Create Account” in top left corner.
  • Under “New Students,” select “Create New Profile.”
  • Enter a username and password and complete all fields. Make sure Class ID and grade level is correct.
  • For assistance, call (815) 224-0427.

Sponsors are Vactor, platinum; Machinery Maintenance, Inc., Valley Fabrication, Inc., On Site Repair Services, Inc., and HCC, Inc., gold; and Carus, silver.