Behind the Scenes of SEMA Battle of the Builders

By Becca Butler

Behind-the-scenes footage of finalist Dale Dondel and his Ford Raptor Pre-Runner, which landed him a spot in last year’s Battle of the Builders top 10.
Last year marked the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders—a national competition that brought together some of the best builders and car customizers in the country. With more than 125 participants, an elite 10 were chosen by a panel of top automotive journalists.

The finalists voted for the winner among themselves at SEMA Ignited—an event open to the public that featured hundreds of customized vehicles with the newest and most innovative products from the SEMA Show. The top 10 were also featured in a one-hour television special that premiered on the Velocity Network.

SEMA Battle of the Builders will return for the 2015 SEMA Show. Vehicle builders with a display, feature or booth vehicle at this year’s Show are encouraged to participate. The competition will once again take place at SEMA Ignited, Friday November 6, from 3:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., directly across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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