CG Paving Declared HNA 2017 Installer Champion

October 23, 2017

On October 19-20, 22 teams from across the United States and Canada competed in the fifth HNA Installer Championship. In the preliminary round each team was given 60 minutes to construct an 8 ft x 10 ft interlocking concrete patio with a small seat wall as detailed in the drawings provided to each team. Each installation was judged based on criteria related to safety, craftsmanship and compliance to industry best practices. The teams with the top four scores moved on to the final championship round where they were given 90 minutes to construct their own creative design.

The 2017 HNA Installer Champion was CG Paving. As champions, the team was awarded a prize package valued at approximately $14,000. The package included $2,400.00, an iQ360 14” masonry saw with fully-integrated dust collection plus accessories (valued at $2,425), a Weber MT CF3 Pro forward plate compactor (valued at $3,600), and a hand tool package from Hulton Tools and Pave Tool Innovators (valued at $500). ICPI will also cover the team's cost to return and compete in the 2018 HNA Installer Championship.

General Pavers finished in second place and received $1,200, an iQ360 14” masonry saw with fully-integrated dust collection plus accessories (valued at $2,425), and a hand tool package from Hulton Tools and Pave Tool Innovators (valued at $500).

Third place was garnered by Brigham Young University, while Precise Paving rounded out the Top 4. For their efforts, BYU was awarded $600 for their third-place finish and a hand tool package from Hulton Tools and Pave Tool Innovators (valued at $500). Precise Paving received a hand tool package from Hulton Tools and Pave Tool Innovators (valued at $500).

Above: 2017 HNA Installer Champions, CG Paving Above: Winning team, CG Paving, with their final project