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Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: November 12th, 2009, 10:06 am
by Brent Deines
In addition to the Windshield Repair Olympics, the Auto Glass Technician Olympics were also held at the NACE show last week. As always the competition was fierce but Jamie Browning received a score of 249 (almost perfect) to take 1st place. These guys are the best of the best.

Although the main focus of the competition is replacement, competitors must also prove their windshield repair skills. We were very pleased to learn that all three of the top finishers chose Delta Kits professional windshield repair systems for the repair portion of the competition.

Gold: Jamie Browning of Glasspro – Daniel Island, SC.
Silver: Greg Hamilton of Glasspro – Charleston, SC.
Bronze: Travis Crebs of TechnaGlass – Utah

Congratulations to all of you for a fine job!

Re: 2009 Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: November 12th, 2009, 11:00 am
by Frank EU
Wow. GlassPro must be happy!
Congratulations for all, well done.

Re: 2009 Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: November 12th, 2009, 11:40 am
by Brent Deines
GlassPro always seems to have top competitors and excellent technicians.

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: September 20th, 2013, 10:10 am
by Brent Deines
The finalists in the 2013 Auto Glass Technician Olympics are Joe Estrada, Zhanchang Huo and Danny Kale. Congratulations to all three of you for making it to the final round of the competition! Here is a link to the glassbytes announcement. http://www.glassbytes.com/2013/09/final ... -olympics/

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: September 20th, 2013, 5:02 pm
by Brent Deines
Gold: Danny Kale of Glasspro
Silver: Joe Estrada of NordGlass
Bronze: Zhanchang Huo or Beijing Zhengmei Fengye Automobile Services

Congratulations again guys!

Glassbytes announcement: http://www.glassbytes.com/2013/09/auto- ... -revealed/

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: October 10th, 2014, 11:39 am
by Brent Deines
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Auto Glass Technician Olympics!

Chris Lewis - Gold
Mark Browning - Silver
Sam Shipley - Bronze

Well done!

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: September 15th, 2015, 9:28 am
by Brent Deines
Auto Glass Week is just around the corner; are any forum members planning to attend or to compete in the 2015 Auto Glass Technician Olympics this year?

For anyone unfamiliar with the event, AGW runs from September 28th through October 2nd and the AGTO will be held on October 1st & 2nd. For more info visit http://autoglassweek.com/.

I believe registration for the AGTO is now closed you can still register for AGW.

AGTO cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are $5000, $1000 and $500 respectively.

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: October 5th, 2015, 3:32 pm
by Brent Deines
Congratulations to Haffo Stefansson of Car Tech Auto Glass, GOLD (large business), Joe Estrada of Estrada's Carglass, GOLD (regular-sized business), Michael Robertson of Glasspro, SILVER, and Chris Lewis of TechnaGlass, BRONZE. Well done gentlemen!!

They didn't allow photos from spectators this year but I think they have photos and a video on http://www.glassbytes.com.

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: October 10th, 2017, 4:16 pm
by Brent Deines
Well I knew I was a little behind but I didn't realize I never got around to posting a list of WRO winners in 2016 or 2017! This year there was also a competition for customer service representatives.

Here are links to the Glassbytes announcements for the winners in 2016 and 2017. Gongratulations to all of you!

http://www.glassbytes.com/2016/10/2016- ... announced/

http://www.glassbytes.com/2017/10/2017- ... announced/

Re: Auto Glass Technician Olympics

Posted: September 7th, 2019, 6:53 pm
by Brent Deines
Congratulations to all of the winners in this year's Windshield Repair, Auto Glass Technician, Customer Service, and Calibration competitions at Auto Glass Week!

A list of the winners and additional information can be found here: https://www.glassbytes.com/2019/09/auto ... announced/