TACA Annual Award Contests

Highlight your special employee, plant, college student or concrete project with one of TACA's Annual Award Contests!  Scroll down to view all the contests.
TACA contest winners will be recognized at TACA's Awards and Recognition Banquet on September 22, 2020.

SUSTAINABILITY & STRENGTH CONCRETE COMPETITION

We encourage your participation in the Sustainability & Strength Concrete Competition.  Sponsored by the Specification Committee of TACA.  The purpose of the competition is to highlight a participant’s ability to produce a high strength, early age concrete and a later age with a low maximum cement content and using alternate binders.  Participants will be requested, but not required, to submit the mix design, as well as a detailed description of any special procedures for mixing, material addition, etc.  This competition is intended to supplement and give variety to competitions held in previous years which have focused on high and or specified strength.
Extended Deadline is July 31, 2020!



SAFETY CONTEST
Safety is one of TACA's Core Values: TACA is committed to individual empowerment and corporate engagement to create a work environment where everyone returns home safely every day.  Therefore, this contest recognizes member's exemplary safety records. Showcase your company's accomplishments in safety and enter the TACA Safety Contest!  This contest is sponsored by the Safety/ Transportation Committee of TACA.
This contest is now closed.  Please check back soon for the list of winners for 2020.



PUBLIC APPEARANCE CONTEST
This award recognizes a company's outstanding achievements in improving the public image of our industry.  Winners of this award demonstrate a commitment to plant appearance and protecting the environment.
This contest is now closed.  Please check back soon for the list of winners for 2020.


TRUCK DRIVER AND PRODUCTION EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARDS
These two awards acknowledge the significant contribution of truck drivers and production employees as key members of the production and delivery team. Employees are recognized for their career achievement, safety record, professionalism, competence, and customer service skills.
This contest is now closed.  Please check back soon for the list of winners for 2020.


DR. RICHARD SZECSY EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
TACA will award $2,500 to a student enrolled in a Texas college/university who submits an essay detailing how the aggregates, concrete, or the cement industry has had a positive impact on their family, life, or community in which they live.
This contest is now closed.  Please check back soon for the list of winners for 2020.


BRUCE INGRAM EXCELLENCE IN CONCRETE AWARD
This award showcases the best concept, originality and applicability of concrete or depict advancement of knowledge and practices in the field of concrete construction.
This contest is now closed.