And the winners are …

The 2nd Annual Northern Ohio Decorative
Concrete Forum & Competition, sponsored by
the Chas. E. Phipps Co., was held in February at
the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea,
Ohio. In total, 10 competitors vied for not only
$2,800 in cash prizes, but also the opportunity to
display their craftsmanship in the use of
decorative concrete.
Creative Concrete of Ravenna, Ohio, was the
overall winner, with the Northern Ohio Administrative District Council Regional Training Center
of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers coming in second and
Cutting Edge Construction of Richfield, Ohio, taking third
Judges included Cindy Grahl of Builders Exchange
Magazine, Ryan Grass and Melina Kaczor, architects, and
Aimee Pergalsky of the Northern Ohio Concrete
Promotion Council.
To see more photos of the creative work done at this
contest, both finished and in progress, visit

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