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Last Chance to Enter SEMA Battle of the Builders

By Juan Torres

The deadline to enter SEMA Battle of the Builders® is September 1. Register now to join the more than 170 vehicles that have already been entered to face off for the top builder prize at this year’s trade-only SEMA Show, held October 31–November 3, in Las Vegas.

Recently, Battle of the Builders Project Manager Mike Robleto and 2016 Battle of the Builders top-10 finalist “Big Mike” discussed what builders can expect from the competition, how to register for the 2017 event and highlight the requirements for all participants.

Now in its fourth year, SEMA Battle of the Builders is one of the industry’s most prestigious vehicle build competitions, and is open exclusively to customizers with a car or truck on display at the SEMA Show. The competition brings together the world’s best builders and vehicles of different makes, styles and bodies.

Battle of the Builders
The deadline to enter the prestigious SEMA Battle of the Builders competition and benefit from the increased media exposure it creates is September 1.

SEMA Battle of the Builders recognizes and brings increased media exposure to vehicle builders, their vehicles and the products that make the vehicles unique.

Additionally, by entering the competition, participants may be featured in the SEMA Battle of the Builders TV show on the Velocity Network and in online webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes stories.

Industry judges will review the builds entered and narrow them down to the Top 12, with those finalists voting among themselves to name a winner, who will be announced during SEMA Ignited—the official SEMA Show after-party.

Register for the competition at