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JULY 2022 | TISE Installer of the Year Competition Goes Cross Country

July 5, 2022 - Dallas, TX

“The ever-popular National Installer of the Year competition from The International Surface Event (TISE) is going on the road as TISE announces the REGIONALS competition. The installation truck is hitting the road to the following locations during 2022, going deep into the regional areas of the country to find the best of the best of installers in two categories: CARPET and WOOD. Interested installers should submit their applications now for consideration by the judges. Submission deadlines are approaching!

  • REGIONALS SOUTHEAST | CFI Convention | Orlando, Florida | July 31 - August 1, 2022
  • REGIONALS CENTRAL US | NWFA Training Facility | St. Louis, Missouri | September 29 - 30, 2022
  • REGIONALS WEST COAST | IUPAT Training Facility | San Leandro, California | October 27 - 28, 2022
  • REGIONAL FINALISTS COMPETE AT THE NATIONALS | TISE 2023 Las Vegas | January 31-February 2

The category finalists from each of the REGIONALS competitions will compete LIVE on the show floor for the National Installer of the Year title at the next edition of The International Surface Event in Las Vegas:

The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo
EXHIBITS 31 January -2 February 2023
EDUCATION 30 January -2 February 2023
Mandalay Bay Convention Center | Las Vegas USA

Any installer in the US may enter regardless of the years in the industry or location. Competitors will choose which competition city they would like to compete at and submit their project history and images online for review. A panel of judges will be considering all the entries from around the country and selecting the top 10 installers for each city who will compete LIVE in each of the REGIONALS installation competition.

Submission Deadlines Apply:

  • Orlando deadline: July 8, 2022
  • St. Louis deadline: August 31, 2022
  • San Leandro deadline: September 30, 2022

Thank you to our hosting competition partners: the International Certified Flooring Installers Association (CFI), the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT).

To view previous winners of the National Installer of the Year competition, visit the event website.