The 2023 U.S. Auto Tech National Championship is Coming Soon

 

The U.S. Auto Tech National Championship was created in 2021 to showcase the incredible skills of auto technician professionals and students across the country, while elevating the awareness and importance of trade jobs across the globe. Auto Technicians are invited to showcase their skills and go head-to-head at our national championship in Tampa, FL for their chance to win cash prizes and be crowned the 2023 U.S. Auto Tech National Champion. Want to know how to participate? The first step is to qualify!

 

WHAT’S AT STAKE

The top technicians will compete for the bragging rights of being the best tech in the nation and winning their share of $140,000 in cash and prizes.

 

PROFESSIONALS

1st Place: $40,000 | 2nd Place: $20,000 | 3rd Place: $10,000

 

STUDENTS

1st Place: $40,000 | 2nd Place: $20,000 | 3rd Place: $10,000

 

WAYS TO QUALIFY

 

STEP ONE: Participate in a qualifying event

There are two ways to qualify for the U.S. Auto Tech Championship, either at an in-person qualifier or through the digital Driven to Win challenge. 64 students and 64 professionals will be selected from the in-person qualifiers and Driven to Win challenge to advance to the next round of the competition.

The Driven to Win Challenge is a digital quiz held monthly during the qualifying round of the competition. At the end of each month during this round, professionals and students with the highest quiz scores will be selected to advance to the next phase of the competition, the Round of 64.

 

To learn more about when you can take the challenge, check out our DRIVEN TO WIN page.

Not interested in a digital quiz? There’s another way for you to qualify for the Round of 64! There will be a few in person qualifying events held this year. Stay tuned as we update our event locator map to see if there’s a qualifier near you.

 

 

STEP TWO: Advance to the Round of 64

The top professionals and top students from the in-person qualifiers and Driven to Win challenges will automatically qualify for the Round of 64. The Round of 64 is a digital quiz you can take from home that will test your overall vehicle knowledge. Stay tuned for more information regarding the Round of 64.

 

The top 32 students and 32 professionals with the highest scores will advance to the next round.


STEP THREE: Advance to the Round of 32

The top professionals and top students from the Round of 64 challenge will automatically qualify for the Round of 32.

 

The Round of 32 will be a hands-on, at home kit that will be mailed to you. Stay tuned for more information regarding the Round of 32.



STEP FOUR: Pack your bags!

The top 16 professionals and top 16 students with the highest Round of 32 score will pack their bags and enjoy an all expenses paid trip to Tampa, FL for the U.S. Auto Tech National Championship where they will compete head-to-head for their chance to win the title of the 2023 U.S. Auto Technician of the Year.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 WINNERS

 

Check out the AUTO TECH HALL OF FAME

 

Our Passion to Performance digital series shares stories of auto technicians across the country who are becoming the backbone of the automotive trade.

 

CHECK OUT THE COMPLETE SERIES 


EPISODE 4

GARAGE GURUS | DETROIT, MI (11 US LOCATIONS)

Garage Gurus will provide you the hands-on experience and training you need to solve real-world issues in the garage. Whether you are looking to take the next step or wanting to learn new skills, the Gurus offer in-person, in-shop, online and virtual training to provide you the automotive repair knowledge you need to succeed.


EPISODE 5

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO | LIMA, OH

Randy, a lover of all things racing, is the 2021 US Auto Tech National student champion. How is he turning his passion for racing into a career, and what was it like winning $40,000 at last year’s nationals? Hear his story and why it’s important for men and women to seek out education and careers in the automotive industry.

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