The top five students from each region will advance to the State Contest that will be held at J. Everett Light Career Center in Indianapolis on April 19-20. The state winner will represent the State of Indiana at the National Contest held during the last week in June in Louisville, Kentucky.
Students were evaluated on the following:
- 100 question welding theory written test
- S.M.A.W. process required welding a tube to plate in the vertical position using a 1/8th inch E7018 electrode for root, fill, and cap pass
- G.T.A.W. process required welding a flat square groove butt joint
- G.M.A.W. process required welding a flat tee joint, lap joint and a square groove butt joint