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Painters: Flaunt Your Handiwork

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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Coating professionals looking to show off their painting skills will want to save the date for the annual painters challenge hosted by the Coating Society of the Houston Area (CSHA).

CSHA will hold its 28th Annual Painters Competition April 8, 2017, at American Legion Post 521 in Pasadena, TX.

Contest Details

CSHA is calling for teams of three to register for the competition. Each team will split into roles of foreman, craftsman and helper.

CSHA Painters Competition winners

The winners of the 2016 competition were Valu Industrial Services of Baytown, TX, which took first and second place, and MobleySafway Industrial Services, based in La Porte, TX, which came in third. The prizes and other items were presented at the Coating Society Annual Trade Show on Aug. 29.

The team that takes first place will win up to $900 and a free SSPC or NACE International training course. SSPC and NACE International co-sponsor the event.

Necessary items such as paint, panel and air will be supplied on site. The team or its sponsor is expected to supply the rest of the equipment.

The yearly event, which runs from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is free to attend and is touted as a family-friendly day of tailgating fun with games, face painting, door prizes and food.

The competition starts at 9:00.

About the CSHA

Established in 1956, the Coating Society of the Houston Area strives to promote education and best practices in corrosion control and to expand the knowledge and proper use of protective coatings to mitigate the effects of corrosion in industry, according to the CSHA website.

Today, the members of the Coating Society include persons and companies doing business in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana that are involved in corrosion control and prevention.

Membership consists of facility owners, coating applicators, coating inspectors, coating manufacturers, coatings equipment suppliers and other related services.

To sign up for the competition or for more information, visit


Tagged categories: Air spray; Coating Application; Competitions; Contests; Houston Coating Society; North America; Paint application; Painting competitions

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