WSU Written Contest 2005 - 2006

The twentieth annual Weber State University Automotive Contest (written portion) was held on Thursday December 8, 2005 at 9:00 a.m.  There were nearly 600 participants from 54 schools, from 5 states this year (Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada & Wyoming).  The students took a 50 question test which covered six automotive ASE areas.

A teacher's meeting was held in TE-214 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the upcoming “Educational Trip” to California and misc. items.

View February 2, 2006 Hands-on contest information here

Congratulations to Ryan Brimball from the Layton DATC received the highest test score of 86%.

There was a career information session

The 2000 Dodge Viper and the 2004 Chevrolet Corvette were attention grabbers.

DaimlerChrysler CAP vehicles with HEMI engines were popular.


A Honda Civic Natural Gas Powered vehicle from the Honda PACT program was displayed.

Toyota T-TEN program vehicles were on display.

A Hybrid Toyota Prius and Hybrid Honda Civic were on display in the Lobby.

General Motors ASEP program vehicles were also on display.

481 students took the written test over 2-hour period at Weber State University.  Another 120 students (outside a 200 mile radius) took the text by proxy.

The winners of the written contest were announced in an awards ceremony at the Shepherd Union building at 12:30 p.m.

The following twenty-four schools qualified for the Skills/Hands-on portion of the contest.  Two students were selected by their teacher to compete for a set of tools, a one year tuition waiver scholarship from Weber State University, and the chance for their school to win a late model car.  They also qualified to participate in the “Educational Trip” to California, which was Febuary 8 - 12, 2006.

24 Qualifying Schools (Alphabetically)

  • Basic High School, Henderson NV
  • Bear Lake High School, Bear Lake ID
  • Beatty High School, Beatty NV
  • Bingham High School, South Jordan UT
  • Blackfoot High School, Blackfoot ID
  • Cassia Regional Technical Center, Burley ID
  • Clearfield High School, Clearfield UT
  • Cottonwood High School, Salt Lake City UT
  • Davis Applied Technical Center, Kaysville UT
  • East High School, Salt Lake City UT
  • Idaho Falls High School, Idaho Falls, ID
  • Layton DATC, Layton UT
  • Layton High School, Layton UT
  • Mountain Home HS, Mtn Home ID
  • Marsh Valley High School, Arimo ID
  • Palo Verde High School, Henderson NV
  • Pocatello High School, Pocatello ID
  • Provo High School, Provo UT
  • Rigby High School, Rigby ID
  • Riverton High School, Riverton UT
  • Timpview High School, Provo UT
  • Viewmont High School, Bountiful UT
  • Vale High School, Vale OR
  • Worland High School, Worland WY


4 Alternate Schools:

  • Boise Professional Technical Center, Boise ID
  • Emery High School, Price UT
  • Hillcrest High School, Salt Lake City UT
  • Laughlin High School, Laughlin NV
  • Ontario High School, Ontario OR