Since 1988, the BNAP has hosted the National Apprenticeship Competition.  Two competitors from each region, who placed either first or second in their regional competitions, compete in a multitude of test - both written and practical - to determine who will be named the Apprentice of the Year.

The Team Award, established in 2000, is awarded to the regional contestants with the highest scores in Team Welding & Team Rigging.

Below is a history of champions.  Click on the picture to see photos from each year's competition.

2022 - Matthew Dowdy
2022 - Matthew Dowdy

Boilermakers Local 40 Team Award: Southeast

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2019 - Billy Shick
2019 - Billy Shick

Boilermakers Local 374 Team Award: Great Lakes

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1988 - Anthony DeFrancesco
1988 - Anthony DeFrancesco

Boilermakers Local 237

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2022 - Matthew Dowdy
2022 - Matthew Dowdy

Boilermakers Local 40 Team Award: Southeast

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