The 2022 U.S. Auto Tech National Championship is coming to you on CBS Sports Network! 

Tune in on Friday, December 23rd at 8pm ET. 


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2022 Professional Winners

 

1st Tyler Anderson

2nd David Borer

3rd Jonathan Pope

2022 Student Winners

 

1st Randy Giroux

2nd Alexander Black

3rd Jeremy Waler

2022 Championship

 

2022 QUALIFYING TOUR

The U.S. Auto Tech National Championship was created to showcase the incredible skills of auto technician professionals and students across the country. Auto Technicians were invited to showcase their skills at the National Championship in Tampa. The first step is to qualify! Qualifying events were held across the U.S. and digitally in our Driven to Win challenge. At each event, one professional and one student advanced to the next phase of the competition, the Round of 32. 

WHAT’S AT STAKE

The top technicians took home major bragging rights being the best techs in the nation, and winning over $140,000 in cash and prizes.

 

PROFESSIONALS

1st Place: $40,000 | 2nd Place: $20,000 | 3rd Place: $10,000

 

STUDENTS

1st Place: $40,000 | 2nd Place: $20,000 | 3rd Place: $10,000

 

1. Participate in a Qualifying Event (NOW CLOSED)

The U.S. Auto Tech qualifying tour held 15 in person qualifying events across the United States to find the best 15 professional and student auto technicians to advance to the Round of 32. Check out what stops we hit! 


EVENT LOCATIONS  

 

If you couldn’t make it to an event, you had the chance to compete in our digital Driven to win Challenge. The Driven to Win Challenge is a digital quiz that was held in July and August. The 10 students and professionals with the highest scores were invited to participate in the Driven to Win Challenge finals, the Brake Line Challenge presented by Wagner.

 

The Brake Line Challenge is an at home brake like repair challenge where one student and one professional were selected to advance to the Round of 32. To learn more about the challenge, check out our DRIVEN TO WIN page.


2. ADVANCE TO ROUND OF 32 - NOW CLOSED

The top professional and stop student from every in person qualifier and the Driven to Win digital challenge winners automatically qualified for the Round of 32. The Round of 32 is a timed quiz on total vehicle knowledge.
 

The competition heats up! If you didn’t automatically qualify at an in-person or digital challenge – you still had a chance to make it to the Round of 32. The next fastest 16 professional and 16 student times were selected as wildcards to participate in the Round of 32.

 

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3. Finals in Tampa

The 16 professionals and 16 students with the highest scores from the Round of 32 digital quiz went head-to-head in Tampa, FL, competing for their share of $140,000 in cash and prizes.

 

Our Passion to Performance digital series shares stories of auto technicians across the country who are becoming the backbone of the automotive trade.

 

CHECK OUT THE COMPLETE SERIES 


EPISODE 4

GARAGE GURUS | DETROIT, MI (11 US LOCATIONS)

Garage Gurus will provide you the hands-on experience and training you need to solve real-world issues in the garage. Whether you are looking to take the next step or wanting to learn new skills, the Gurus offer in-person, in-shop, online and virtual training to provide you the automotive repair knowledge you need to succeed.


EPISODE 5

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO | LIMA, OH

Randy, a lover of all things racing, is the 2021 US Auto Tech National student champion. How is he turning his passion for racing into a career, and what was it like winning $40,000 at last year’s nationals? Hear his story and why it’s important for men and women to seek out education and careers in the automotive industry.

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