Automotive Students Invited to Enter in Dupli-Color's Restoration Challenge — GENERATION NEXT -

Automotive Students Invited to Enter in Dupli-Color’s Restoration Challenge — GENERATION NEXT

Auto classes will compete to win $5,000 shopping sprees, $10,000 scholarships — Deadline is June 24!

Cleveland Dupli-Color announces its Restoration Challenge: Generation Next, a unique contest for automotive vocational school and high school students to compete for the chance to win thousands of dollars in retailer merchandise and scholarships.

Through June 24, 2011, teams may submit proposals for fall auto projects using at least ten different Dupli-Color products. Three teams will then be chosen to participate in the Restoration Challenge based on their creativity, detail, feasibility and product use.

Each team selected will receive enough Dupli-Color products to complete the projects, as well as $5,000 toward supplies from one of three retail sponsors: Advance Auto Parts, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Pep Boys.

In September, the competing teams will begin to document the projects and post updates on Facebook, where fans can vote each week for their favorite project.

In November 2011, the team with the most votes will be named the Grand Prize winner. Each member of the winning team will receive a $10,000 scholarship to Ohio Technical College, along with a celebratory party hosted by DJ Funkmaster Flex, host of MTV’s Funk Flex Full Throttle. Each member of the second place team will receive $7,500 to Ohio Technical College, and third place winners will receive $5,000 scholarships.

Dupli•Color is hosting the contest following the success of last year’s Restoration Challenge, which encouraged auto enthusiasts to enter and vote for their DIY projects on Facebook. This year, the company hopes to engage students and allow them explore their creativity.

“This was an opportunity for Dupli-Color to reach out to the young people who are interested in automotive restoration, and to help familiarize them with our product offerings,” says Fred Hunt, Director of Product Development, Dupli-Color. “We wanted to give students the opportunity to learn and demonstrate their skills. And all winners will receive scholarships, so they have the option to take their educations even further. It’s a great benefit to everyone involved.”

To enter a class for Restoration Challenge: Generation Next, a teacher or administrator must submit a proposal on Dupli-Color’s Facebook page or www.restogennext.com. Only one entry per school will be considered valid. For a full listing of entry requirements, rules and regulations, visit www.facebook.com/Duplicolor.

You May Also Like

Standard Motor Products Introduces 200 New Numbers

The release provides new coverage in 60 distinct product categories and 75 part numbers for 2023 and 2024 model-year vehicles.

Standard Motor Products, Inc. (SMP) announced it released 200 new part numbers in its May new number announcement. This most recent release provides new coverage in 60 distinct product categories and 75 part numbers for 2023 and 2024 model-year vehicles, according to SMP.

As vehicle technology evolves, Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) become more complex to keep vehicle occupants safe. New releases include 18 new Park Assist Cameras, adding coverage for more than 9 million import and domestic vehicles, as well as Park Assist Sensors for Ford, Kia and Nissan vehicles. Seven ABS Speed Sensors have been added covering many popular vehicles, including 2019 Chevrolet and GMC 1500 trucks, the 2024-20 Cadillac CT4 and the 2023-19 Nissan Titan XD. Electronic Parking Brake Actuators are new for the 2023-19 RAM 1500 and Ford vehicles like the 2021-20 Escape and 2023-21 Mustang Mach-E. Accelerator Pedal Sensors are newly released for the 2023-22 Hyundai Tucson and 2023 Kia Sportage.

CRP Industries Announces New VP of Finance

Luis Vargas will provide CRP with financial leadership, planning and analysis.

ASE Spring Testing is Underway

Those who register by June 30 will have 90 days to schedule an appointment to take their selected ASE tests.

Advance Auto Parts Celebrates ‘National Road Trip Day’

Advance’s “Check Your Battery, Not Your Bag” campaign offers free gift cards for road trip essentials and curbside services, beginning National Road Trip Day – Friday, May 24.

Lumileds to Sell Lamps/Accessories Business to First Brands

Lumileds’ automotive lamps factories in China, Germany and Poland are included in the acquisition.

Other Posts

Hunter Engineering Releases New Alignment Coverage

The semi-annual specification update includes new and existing records.

FCS Introduces 42 New Numbers in May

Complete strut assemblies, shock absorbers, shock absorber assembly kits and suspension struts for popular VIO applications are included.

NHTSA Issues New Standard for Automatic Emergency Braking

The rule makes AEB standard on all passenger cars and light trucks weighing up to 10,000 lbs. by September 2029.

MEYLE Expands Electronics, Sensor Product Portfolio

The focus is on assistance systems and engine and transmission management, with more than 300 new part numbers.