GOA to Present Next Wrap Cup Americas Vehicle Wrapping Competition
ORLANDO, Fla.—December 16, 2015—Graphics of the Americas (GOA) today announces the next installment of its popular, standing room only, Wrap Cup Americas vehicle wrap competition. "Wrap stars" from all over the world converge on Miami to compete in three days of intense vehicle wrapping mastery. The winner receives a prize package valued at $8,500. The total of all prizes for the competition is over $100,000. Registration for those interested in participating in the limited-space event is available at: www.goaexpo.com/wrap-cup-americas.html.
Industry veteran and head of the Professional Decal Application Alliance (PDAA), Rob Ivers, has been named head judge of the event. Event sponsors, to date, include: MR Clipart, 3M, Microgeo, Race Ramps, Image1Impact, Rolinx, Steinel, Knifeless, CoCut, and more.
Wrap Cup Americas takes place on the show floor at GOA 2016, in booth 2325. GOA is being held Feb. 18-20, 2016, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida. The competition showcases the skill, creativity and, most importantly, the capabilities of installers and quality of vehicle wrappers. The event is designed to recognize and promote the crème de la crème of the global vehicle wrapping community. GOA visitors can meet vehicle wrapping professionals from North, Central and South America; as well as the Caribbean.
James Martin, GOA president said, "We are honored to host the exciting Wrap Cup Americas event for the second year at GOA. The first Wrap Cup Americas competition, held during GOA 2015 last year, was a huge hit. Those who witnessed the fast-paced artistry came away astounded at what these individuals can do. We invite you to see it for yourself this year, where we have no doubt visitors will again be impressed with the skillset and talent that this competition draws."
Wrap Cup Americas: Schedule of Events:
Day One - Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
On day one of the three-day Wrap Cup Americas series, GOA attendees will witness the qualifying matches of round one, live on the show floor.
Days Two and Three - Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016
On day two, the best 24 of the original 36 vehicle wrappers will compete. The knock out semi-finals will take place on Saturday, Feb. 20, where the remaining competitors and champion of the overall Wrap Cup Americas Champion will be crowned.
The final match will be followed by the official award ceremony, where winners will be presented with various prizes on the Wrap Cup Americas stage. All semi-finalists will qualify for the World Championship of Car Wrapping, to be held in September of 2016, in Las Vegas.
Wrap Cup Americas at GOA 2016
For more information about Wrap Cup Americas or GOA 2016, please visit: www.GOAexpo.com.
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About Graphics of the Americas (GOA)
Entering its 41st year, Graphics of the Americas, produced annually by the Printing Association of Florida, will take place on Feb. 18-20, 2016, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, Florida. GOA is one of the graphic communications industry's largest, annual, combined expositions and conferences. GOA is a unique event attracting printers, designers, and creative professionals from North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and all corners of the world. To register, or for more information, call 1-800-331-0461, or visit: www.goaexpo.com.