The best masons in Pennsylvania came together to test their skill, speed and stamina by battling to see who could build the biggest and best 26-foot-long brick wall in one hour. The competition was one of several SPEC MIX BRICKLAYER 500 Regional Series competitions to be held across North America in 2020. The winner of each regional qualifies to compete in 2021 World Championship at the World of Concrete expo in Las Vegas.
8 teams of masons and tenders lined the arena at Fizzano Brothers in Crum Lynn, PA ready to prove they’re the best craftsmen in the region. Mason Allen McCleese and mason tender Dean McClanahan of Hillsboro, KY took home top honors with an adjusted brick count of 534. In total, McCleese and McClanahan won a free trip to Las Vegas for the World Championship, $1000 in cash, a $200 gift card from Ford Trucks, a Marshalltown tool bag, Stabila Level and the title, “Pennsylvania’s Best Bricklayer.”