TACA Annual Award Contests

Highlight your special employee, facility, college student or concrete project with one of TACA's Annual Award Contests!  List of winners for 2021 are below.

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.
Aggregates Division Rules and Form

Aggregate Transport/ Tanker Division Rules and Form

Plant/ Facility Maintenance Division Rules and Form


Ready Mix Division Rules and Form

Vehicle/ Shop Maintenance Division Rules and Form

NEW! Concrete Pump Division Rules and Form



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.
RULES AND FORM


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.
RULES AND FORM 


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.
RULES AND FORM


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.
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