Video contest encourages students and trainees to showcase their projects

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Build Your Future (BYF) recently announced the 2020 winners of their I BUILT THIS! video contest. Designed to promote the value of craft skills and construction as an industry of choice, the annual I BUILT THIS! video contest encourages secondary and postsecondary students and trainees to showcase their building projects.

More than $20,000 in total prizes were awarded. Winning entrants and their programs received tools, swag, gift cards and more. The contest is part of BYF’s Careers In Construction Month (CICM), which happens annually in October. The purpose of CICM is to bring together students, apprentices and industry to spread awareness of the career opportunities in construction.

You can watch all of the winning videos from 2020, and previous years, at To find out how to get involved in CICM in 2021 visit

1st Place winner Dylan Buzzard, Carroll County Career and Technology Center