Battle of the Builders is a competition that recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of SEMA Show vehicle builders.
SEMA Battle of the Builders®
The SEMA Battle of the Builders competition, now in its fourth year, has become more expansive than ever. With hundreds of applicants, spanning seven countries and 38 states, building custom masterpieces from more than 30 different manufacturers, this year’s Battle is shaping up to be a truly epic contest and a showcase for all SEMA Show attendees to enjoy.
SEMA announced six regional Young Guns winners will be awarded a trip to the SEMA Show and automatic entry into the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition.
Darin Smith has been building and restoring classic vehicles with DWS Classics for more than 20 years.
Jordan Henke and the team at JH Restorations in Windsor, Canada, are entering the 2017 Battle of the Builders competition with a 1965 Oldsmobile 442.
Jacob Neuenschwander, 22, will travel to Las Vegas in a few months to compete in the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders.
SEMA has partnered with regional car shows to highlight builders 27 years old or younger and send six of them to the 2017 SEMA Show.
Relive the 2016 SEMA Show by tuning in this weekend for the “SEMA Battle of the Builders” TV special.
The SEMA Battle of the Builders competition has grown by leaps and bounds, and interest in this year’s edition was at an all-time high, thanks in part to more than 250 vehicles that were entered and the new Young Guns distinction for builders who were 34 years old and under.
Kyle Tucker turned an all-steel Willys that has been a drag race car all of its life into a SEMA Battle of the Builders contender.