IDEAL National Championship

2017 IDEAL National Championship

IDEAL National Championship

Do you have the power to be the best electrician in the nation? Being an electrician requires skills, knowledge & coordination. Use your skills to compete for over $500,000 in cash & prizes!


Register today at Participants will compete in events between May and October 2017. Semi-finals & finals held at Disney’s Coronado Resort on November 10th & 11th, 2017.

The 2017 IDEAL National Championship is where the most elite tradesmen in the nation come together to showcase their skills. It’s our way of honoring what you do and your way to test your skills in competition.

We’re excited to support and grow the electrical industry, so we’re giving the trade schools of the winning Student/Apprentice and Student/Apprentice team each $5,000.

Thank you for your support of the IDEAL National Championship.

Good Luck!


IDEAL National Championship

2017 IDEAL National Championship Logo

How to Enter


CapitalTristate Participating Locations - Ideal Nationals 2017



The event will have 4 stations where professionals as well as students/apprentices will cut, strip, terminate and test using high quality, professional IDEAL tools, including:

  • Wire Connectors
  • Wire Strippers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Testers
  • Lineman’s Pliers

When contestants have completed the tasks, the timer will stop and connections will be tested. Scores will be recorded at this point.

The winners of each IDEAL sales territory will advance to the semi-final competition and receive a 13-piece Tool Kit (a $325 value) from IDEAL. Travel expenses, transportation, lodging & meals for the semi-finals and finals will be provided by IDEAL.

$5,000 will be rewarded to the Trade School of the student/apprentice who wins the finals of the IDEAL National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Another $5,000 will be donated to the school of the winning student/apprentice team.


CapitalTristate is an Electrical Distributor in the Mid Atlantic.