IDEAL National Championship

Being an electrician is one of the hardest jobs out there. By participating in the IDEAL National Championship, professionals and students/apprentices will have the chance to prove their skills and compete for over $500,000 in cash and prizes!  


Final Competition Grand Prizes include:

  • Top Professional (Individual): $75,000
  • Top Professional Team: $60,000
  • Top Student/Apprentice (Individual): $30,000
  • Top Student/Apprentice Team: $30,000


New competition events are being added frequently, so please check back to see if there is an event near you.  If you do not see an event near you and are interested in participating, please use the email link at the bottom of this page to let us know.


View more details about the IDEAL National Championship by clicking HERE.


Top Professionals

Full Name Employer City/State
Gabriel MartinezCastillo ElectricAnthony, TX
Nathan DeBerryIBEW 661Hutchinson, KS
Greg AnlikerKellenberger ElectricElgin, IL
Jon DahlstromMultitech ElectricNorth Branch, MN
Eduardo IbarraInge ElectricEl Paso, TX
Ibarra/Martinez/RuedaCastillo ElectricEl Paso, TX
Busche/Dahlstrom/DahlstromMultitech ElectricMaplewood, MN
Anliker/Barnett/NogaKellenberger ElectricElgin, IL
Daniell/Kelly/StoneWWPSRBGKennesaw, GA
Mnyagonchak/Rishkovoy/RishkovoyKirby ElectricAuburn, WA

Top Students / Apprentices

Full Name Employer City/State
Michael FoxMinneapolis Local 292 JATCMinneapolis, MN
Nhu NguyenIBEW Local 134Chicago, IL
Andres MartinezIECEl Paso, TX
Corbin RiosWEJATCWichita, KS
Tyson CorrigainCV JATCAtwater, CA
Frank/Gries/LeathersSt Cloud Tech & Comm CollegeSt. Cloud, MN
Duarte/Nguyen/PanasiukIBEW NECA Technical Institute Local 134Chicago, IL
Flanery/Olson/WoodworthMinneapolis Local 292 JATCMinneapolis, MN
Compton/Meyers/RomanGolcandaGolconda, IL
Busi/Garcia/QarioCTICDenver, CO