THE 2018 COMPETITION FORMAT IS AS FOLLOWS:
- You do NOT need to an NICF member to enter this competition.
- When applying online, entrants must COMPLETE the questionnaire — giving the most full and accurate answers possible.
- 16 entrants will progress to the Semi-Final practical trials to be held over two days at the FITA Training Centre at Loughborough on Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th of June 2018. These 16 entrants will be selected by a panel of judges on the basis of providing the most full and accurate answers to the questions in this form.
- From the entrants taking part in the trials, six will be selected to take part in the Final at the Flooring Show at Harrogate on Sunday 16th and Monday 17th of September 2018.
- The 6 Finalists MUST be available for a briefng day to be held at the FITA Training Centre at Loughborough on Friday 13th of July 2018.
- Deadline for entry is midnight of Saturday 31st of March 2018.
- Applicants must be aged 18 years or over on Saturday 31st of March 2018.
- NICF council members and FITA instructors are excluded from entry.
- Previous NICF Carpet Fitter of The Year competition winners are also excluded from entering.