The Nebraska Welding Career Development Event is designed to promote and create an interest in welding by providing opportunities for recognition through evaluation of the contestants' manipulative skills and general knowledge. These skills and knowledge correlate to the students preparation for employment in the broad field of welding, including agricultural and industrial welding.

AFNR courses that may align to Welding include:

  • Power
  • Structure and Technical Systems
  • Metals and Fabrication
  • Basic Welding
  • Advance Welding
  • Agriculture Mechanics

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Room change for the Welding CDE: Check-in at the gymnasium to report to this year for registration check-in and orientation. The gym is located close to the North parking lot and contestants and advisors can enter the North side doors. Parking in the North lot will be the easiest access; 15 passenger vans and other smaller vehicles can park in this lot at all times. Full-size buses that wish to remain on campus will need to drop the students off in the North lot then park in the overflow lot next to the “O” street entrance. It is a gravel lot marked as "Overflow Parking" and is located just to the right of the “O” street entrance. Full-size buses may also park in the lower east lot.


Mark Hawkins
8800 O St.
Lincoln, NE 68520
402- 437- 2694

Danny McCullock

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