Awards & Events

List of the 2017 Winners

List of the 2017 Early Bird Winners

Awards Drawing

Last year's Mega-Prize Awards Drawing was held on September 10, 2016. List of this year's winners.pdf

2016-2017 Awards Event

Last year's Awards Event took place on September 9th, 2017 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Eligible participants enjoyed Great Food – Great Gifts, Tons of fun for the kids and family and BIG $$$$ in Cash & Prizes. 

 STAR Rules of Eligibility

STAR Awards Eligibility Rules (as of 7/1/2016) are as follows:

  • Participant must have completed 8-hours of Mark Breslin “Survival of the Fittest” training (in this year or a prior year – one time only)

  • Participant must complete 16 hours of STAR sponsored training (Survival of the Fittest included) during the current training year.  Those having previously completed Survival of the Fittest (in a prior year) must complete 16 hours of training from other available classes

  • Participant who cannot attend their scheduled STAR class must contact the STAR Program 2 weeks in advance to cancel their registration and avoid penalty*

  • Participant must have worked a minimum of 500 hours for a STAR Program contributing employer during the training year

  • Participant must be a member in good standing in the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades at the time of the awards event

  • Participant must be present to win

* NOTE:  Missing ANY STAR class during the school year disqualifies you from participating in the Early Bird Raffle



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2017-2018 Awards Event

The list of prizes and awards planned for this year's Awards Gala on September 8, 2018 will again include: Trucks, Cars, Wave Runners, Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, ATVs- Quads, High-Def TVs, iPads, Home Theater Packages, Cash Prizes, and more!


Chris Christophersen, DC16 BMST