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SEMA Interviews Two Battle of the Builders Competitors

By SEMA Editors

SEMA recently had the opportunity to interview two 2017 Battle of the Builders (BOTB) competitors, Dylan Coleman and Gary Castillo.

Coleman, of Bel Air, California, became the first beneficiary of SEMA’s efforts to promote younger car builders when he won the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders Young Guns category at AutoCon Los Angeles, March 26. Learn more about Coleman and his ’96 BMW M3 e36:

Castillo, from Westminster, California, talks about the Austin-Healey Bugeye Sprite that he’s bringing to the 2017 SEMA Show. Find out what he’s got planned for this custom creation, and why he’s hoping it will help him win the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition:

Subscribe to SEMA Show’s YouTube Channel to see the latest builder interviews and more leading up to the 2017 SEMA Show.

Now in its fourth year, the SEMA Show’s Battle of the Builders competition has become one of the industry’s most prestigious vehicle build competitions, where contestants from across the country vie for the title of Top Builder.

SEMA Show builders interested in gaining national exposure by showcasing their car and parts through the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition can register at The entry deadline is September 1.