International Federation of Roofing Trades Congress 2010
and World Slating and Tiling Championships
The SRCA sent six Board members to Belfast, Northern Ireland, plus seven additional guests, to their first IFD Congress as SRCA delegates.
From SRCA Board Member James Warden: When I first heard of the International Roofing Competition, sponsored by the IFD (International Federation of Roofers), my thoughts went back to my grandfather and business namesake George Milligan who carved butter stamps for 60 years and tragically never passed on any of his job skills. Because of my grandfather’s lost legacy, I have developed a passion for passing on the many skills that I have learned over the years. This led me to join the Preservation Trade Networks and teach my first workshop in Mobile Alabama in 2004. When I heard that the Belfast, Northern Ireland Congress was coming up and was hosting an International Roofing Competition for Young Roofers under age 26, I was intensely interested in being a delegate and observing this competition so I could help train a US team to compete in upcoming IFD competitions. Read more...
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