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31th Annual Pipe Tapping Competition

Monday, November 13, 2017
10:00 a.m.


The Pipe Tapping Contest is a competition of skill in which teams compete for the best time in opening a cement-lined, ductile iron pipe and installing a tap. Pipe Tapping teams shall consist of a maximum of four persons including three workers and one coach. the competition is open to both men's teams and women's teams. Winners from the Pipe Tapping Contest will be eligible to compete in the 2017 National AWWA contest at ACE.



Thank You







Additional sponsorship is available through the NC AWWA-WEA 2017 Sponsorship program for $300.00. Sponsorship details and registration are available online at


The Pipe Tapping contest also accepts sponsorship in the form of equipment donations to support the 2017 event.


To ensure inclusion on signs and in the Annual Conference program, sponsorship must be completed by September 18, 2017.


Equipment Donations Needed

Below is a list of equipment needed for the Pipe Tapping competition. If you can donation any of the items listed please contact Brandon Miller. Organizations making equipment donations will be recognized as sponsors of the Pipe Tapping Competition.

  • 14 – CC by Flare Corp stops ¾” one piece
  • 14 – Flare by Flare Curb stops ¾”
  • 2 – 100ft rolls of type K Copper ¾”
  • 4 – 14” Pipe Wrenches
  • 4 – 6” Wedge Action, Restraining Glands (Megalugs kits)
  • 2 – 6” Cast iron Solid Caps
  • 2 – 6” Cast iron cap with a 2” tap
  • 4 – Reed Copper Tubing Cutters 5/8” to 2 1/8”
  • 4 – Bags of Cutter Wheels
  • 4 – Allen wrench sets Standard and metric
  • 4 – Flaring tools ¾”
  • 2 – Mueller B-101 Drilling and Tapping Machine

For Questions or Donations Contact

Blake Bartholomew, City of Raleigh


Office: (919) 497-7911


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