PA Automotive Association Technology Competition

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Ten Pennsylvania schools will be competing in an automotive technology competition held here at the AACA Museum, Inc. A team of two students from each of the top ten schools are selected for the competition through a written qualifying exam.The winning team of students will advance to the National Automotive Technology Competition at the New York International Auto Show.

 

To prepare for the competition, students are currently training at new car dealerships in their areas. On competition day, the students will face a test of advanced automotive diagnostic skills on an assigned vehicle with predetermined defects. The vehicles are supplied by area franchised dealerships.

10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Competition
2:15 p.m. – Awards

The public is welcome to view the competition in the lower level gallery of the Museum. Please be respectful of the competitors.

The students will compete in the PAA Automotive Technology Competition for scholarships and prizes. The winning school will advance to the 2019 National Automotive Technology Competition at the New York International Auto Show.

For over 15 years, the Pennsylvania Automotive Association has hosted this competition to highlight technical careers in the automotive industry and to assist students by preparing them for those careers by giving them “real world”, hands-on experience.

10:15 – 11:15

Workstation

Butler County AVTS

Dauphin County Technical School

Lancaster County CTC

Lebanon County CTC

Mifflin County Academy

10:15 – 11:45

On-Vehicle

A.W. Beattie Career Center

CPI of Science & Technology

Hazelton Area Career Center

Wallenpaupack Area High School

Williamsport Area High School

12:00 – 1:30

Workstation

A.W. Beattie Career Center

CPI of Science & Technology

Hazelton Area Career Center

Wallenpaupack Area High School

Williamsport Area High School

12:00 – 1:30

On-Vehicle

Butler County AVTS

Dauphin County Technical School

Lancaster County CTC

Lebanon County CTC

Mifflin County Academy

2:15 – 3:00 PM Awards Ceremony

Lower Level Gallery