WSU Contest - Skills / Hands-on Contest 2005 - 2006

Contest News

February 3, 2006 - Northern Utah Automobile Dealers Association dealers donate $1250.00 toward toolbox and tool awards for the Weber State Automotive contest.

January 27, 2006 - Tony Divino, of Tony Divino Toyota in Ogden donates two 1/2 tuition scholarships to winners of the WSU Hands-on Automotive Contest

January 3, 2006 - The Denver region Toyota dealers donate $1250.00 toward tool box and tool awards for the Weber State Automotive contest.


Contest Information

The twentieth annual Weber State University Automotive Contest (Skills/Hands-on portion) of the contest was held Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 12 noon in the Technical Education building at WSU.  48 students from 24 schools qualified for the Skills/Hands-on portion of the contest.  The students competed for:

  • 10 Snap-On tool carts with misc. tools.
  • 6 one year "tuition only" waiver ($2200.00) automotive scholarships from Weber State University.  (Three for in-state Students; three for out-of-state students).
  • 2 one year "1/2 tuition only" waiver ($1100.00) automotive scholarships from Tony Divino, of Tony Divino Toyota in Ogden. (For for northern Utah Students)
  • The chance for their school to win a car for their automotive program (1st and 2nd place winners only). 
  • They also qualify to participate in the “Educational Trip” to California, which will be February 8 - 12, 2006

Download the contest floor plan Contest Floor Plan.pdf

This year, in an attempt to level the playing field between 2-year and 4-year high school automotive programs, we have decided to offer test workstations on only four ASE areas instead of six.  There will be new workstations on the following topics:

The ASE areas covered are:

  • A4 Steering and Suspension
  • A5 Brakes
  • A6 Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • A8 Engine Performance
  • C1 Automobile Service Consultant

The students compete by participating in 12 workstations:

  • 2 (A4) Steering and Suspension workstations
  • 2 (A5) Brakes workstations
  • 2 (A6) Electrical/Electronic Systems workstations
  • 2 (A8) Engine Performance workstation
  • 1 (C1) Automobile Service Consultant workstation 
  • 2 Shop Safety and Hazardous Waste workstations
  • 1 Career and Industry Information session


Ten Snap-On tool carts with some tools were donated as prizes by:

  • Snap-On Industrial Tools
  • Denver Region Toyota Dealers
  • Northern Utah Automobile Dealer Association

Students competed in a brake drum measurement workstation.  (ASE area A5)

 

 

Students competed in a brake rotor measurement workstation. (ASE area A5)

 

 

Students learned about career opportunities from employeers in the automotive industry.

 

 

Students competed in a electrical measurements workstation  (ASE area A6)

 

 

Students competed in a electrical diagnosis workstation.  (ASE area A6)

 

 

Students competed in an engine performance diagnosis workstation on a 2005 Dodge Durango 5.7L HEMI  (ASE area A8)

 

 

Students competed in an engine performance diagnosis workstation on a 2005 Chrysler 300C 5.7L HEMI  (ASE area A8)

 

 

Students learned about the automotive programs at Weber State University.

 

 

Students competed in a new Automobile Service Consultant (ASE area C1) workstation.

 

 

Students competed in Steering and Suspension workstations. (ASE area A4)

 

 

Students competed in Steering and Suspension workstations. (ASE area A4)

 


The winners of the four ASE areas and the other areas were announced at an awards banquet that evening. The overall grand-prize winners were announced at the WSU Montana basketball game in the Dee Events Center that evening.

 

The schools with the highest score in each of the 6 contest areas were announced at the awards banquet at the cafeteria inthe Union Building.

  • Steering and Suspension ASE area A4 - Cottonwood High School, Salt Lake City UT
  • Brakes ASE area A5 - Bingham High School, South Jordan UT
  • Electrical and Electronics ASE area A6 - Riverton High School, Riverton UT
  • Engine Performance ASE Area A8 - Blackfoot High School, Blackfoot ID
  • Automobile Service Consultant ASE area C1 - Beatty High School, Beatty NV
  • Shop Safety and Hazardous Waste - Pocatello High School, Pocatello ID


CONTEST RULES
  • The overall raw score will determine always the grand champion, but not necessarily the remaining winning four positions.
  • One of the top three winning schools must be from Northern Utah.
  • One of the top three winning schools must have never won the contest.
  • After the first three winning schools are determined, the overall raw score will help determine the remaining two schools.  The remaining two winning schools can be a previous contest winner or not.  Any geographical location qualifies for these two spots.
  • All ten winning students receive the Snap-On tool cart and tools.
  • Eight of ten winning students receive full tuition or half tuition waivers for one year. (Tuition waivers do not cover student fees, books, or housing).
  • The WSU activity waiver committee requires that 3 resident and 3 non-resident students receive tuition waivers.
  • Some local prize and scholarship donors require that a Utah, or a northern Utah school receive the prize. 
  • Only High School seniors may receive tuition waivers for the WSU automotive program.
  • A tied score will be resolved by the school's written contest score.
  • Although High School Juniors may compete, it is not recommended.
  • Tool cart prizes were to be awarded the day of the contest, but were on national backorder.  The carts and tools will be shipped to the respective winning schools when they are available.
  • Students who choose not to attend WSU fall 2006-2007 will forfeit their scholarship.  The scholarship will be made available to the next highest scoring school's students. 


Contest Results

 

Overall ranking based upon raw scores are as follows:

  1. Timpview High School, Provo UT - 85.6 - Grand Prize Winner - (Highest Raw Score)
  2. Vale High School, Vale OR - 84.7 - 4th Place Winner - (Highest score after the first three categories).
  3. Cassia Regional Technical Center, Burley ID - 84.0 - 2nd Place Winner - (Has never won before category).
  4. Marsh Valley High School, Arimo ID - 80.3 - 5th Place Winner - (Second highest score after the first three categories).
  5. Blackfoot High School, Blackfoot ID - 79.6
  6. Layton DATC, Layton UT 79.1 (Tied with Cottonwood.  A tie is decided by the school's written contest results from December 9, 2005) 3rd Place Winner - (From Northern Utah category)
  7. Cottonwood High School, Salt Lake City UT - 79.1 (Tied with Layton DATC, A tie is decided by the school's written contest results from December 8, 2005).
  8. Layton High School, Layton UT - 77.6
  9. Pocatello High School, Pocatello ID - 77.1
  10. Clearfield High School, Clearfield UT - 75.4
  11. Viewmont High School, Bountiful UT - 74.7
  12. East High School, Salt Lake City UT - 74.3
  13. Beatty High School, Beatty NV - 73.2
  14. Riverton High School, Riverton UT - 72.1
  15. Bingham High School, South Jordan UT - 71.7
  16. Emery High School, Price UT - 70.8
  17. Idaho Falls High School, Idaho Falls, ID - 70.5
  18. Worland High School, Worland WY - 68.4
  19. Bear Lake High School, Bear Lake ID - 68.0
  20. Davis Applied Technical Center, Kaysville UT - 67.6
  21. Provo High School, Provo UT - 67.0 
  22. Basic High School, Henderson NV - 65.1
  23. Palo Verde High School, Henderson NV - 64.4
  24. Rigby High School, Rigby ID - 63.6