Alvin ISD

"Welding Showdown & Build-Off"

Level 1 - RESULTS

Level 1: SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding Process

  • Position: 2F
  • Material: 2-3/16”x3”x6” Carbon Steel
  • Weld Joint: T-Joint
  • Single or Multi-Pass: Single Pass
  • Electrode Diameter and Classification: 3/32” E7018
  • Weld Size: 1/4" Fillet Weld (+- 1/16") Tolerance
  • Welding Code: Performance Qualification and Visual Examination per AWS D9.1-Sheet Metal Welding Code

Weld Procedure Specification

Levels 1

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1st Place

Chris Ospina

Cypress Ridge

2nd Place

Chris Guerra

Jersey Village

3rd Place

Beau Smotek

Jersey Village

4th Place

Caiden Oakes

Shadow Creek

5th Place

Riley Rutherford

Cinco Ranch

6th Place

Cody Campbell

Cinco Ranch

7th Place

Jay Orosco


8th Place

Justin Majewski


9th Place

Kylie Simmons

Alvin (Mayo)

10th Place

Danzel Perez

Pasadena CT

Scholarship Opportunities

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The Ocean Corp Tuition Scholarship Opportunity

1st place winners in each individual competitive event also receive a Dive Bullion Coin and an Invitation to Compete at TOC for a Full Scholarship this spring!

Special Thanks to the Sponsors of the

Alvin ISD

"Welding Showdown & Build-Off!"

Providing X Ray

Bringing the BBQ Pit for Lunch.

Donated Prize Packages for 1st-3rd places in All Events!

Beveled Pipe Test Coupons for Level 3M

Welding Trailer and Awards for Placings in each Welding Level!

Scholarships for DNT and Diving School!

Donating Prizes for Build Off

Providing all welding coupons for Welding Levels 1-3M!

Welding Scholarships

Providing Quality Testing Procedures and Weld Process Sheets for the TXHSWS since 2019!

Donated Prize: 36" Tool Box

Donated Pallet of Water for Welder Hydration!

Donated Custom Steel Trophies for all Events 1st , 2nd & 3rd

Donated Build Off materials and kits

Donating Consumables for Levels 1, 2, 3 and Build Off!