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TechForce Foundation’s 2023 FutureTechs Rock Awards nomination open

Jan. 24, 2023
The FutureTechs Rock Awards are part of TechForce’s workforce development campaign to inspire and support future technicians.

TechForce Foundation’s 5th annual are accepting nominations for the FutureTechs Rock Awards now through 5 p.m. PT, February 10, 2023, at TechForce's site. The award honors aspiring technicians and recognizes students with a promising future in the transportation industry.

Since 2019, TechForce Foundation and its partners have awarded 40 transportation technician students with over $47,000 in prizes through the annual FutureTechs Awards. This year, over $10,000 in scholarships and prizes will be awarded in total, including:

  • Each of the 10 Category Winners, as selected by a panel of industry judges, will receive prizes valued at nearly $700, including training materials, supplies, and products from TechForce partners. These include NISSAN, Advance Auto Parts, CRC Industries, Cengage, AutoZone, New Ford Tech, Volvo, WD-40 Company, and Snap-on Industrial.
  • The Grand Prize Winner, as chosen by popular vote, will also receive a $1,000 TechForce scholarship and additional prizes valued over $2,000 from partners including NISSAN, Advance Auto Parts, CRC Industries, Cengage, AutoZone, New Ford Tech, WD-40 Company, and Snap-on Industrial.

Students will be considered for one of ten categories depending on their academic focus including Automotive, Aviation, Collision Repair, Diesel On-Road and Off-Road, Marine/Watercraft, Motorcycle/ATV, Motorsports, Restoration, and Welding/CNC.

A panel of industry experts will select one winner from each of the ten categories. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the slate of Category Winners via a People’s Choice Public Vote, to be held February 27 - March 3, 2023.

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