National “Maintenance Mania®” Competition Challenges Top Apartment Maintenance Technicians in Race of Skill and Timing

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Las Vegas Hosts the National Apartment Association’s “Maintenance Mania” Championship Competition

Able to fix tall buildings, faster than a speeding bullet – it’s 20 of the nation’s top apartment maintenance technicians gathered to powerfully compete in a race to repair a toilet, install a ceiling fan, put in a smoke alarm, install in a faucet, or switch out a door lock – in under three minutes. And only one super-skilled technician will be considered the greatest of them all after competing in the 2011 Maintenance Mania® National Championship.

Join nearly 1,000 spectators to watch this fast-paced race of skill and timing offered by the National Apartment Association (NAA) and presenting sponsor HD Supply Facilities Maintenance. The eight-event competition culminates with a Pinewood Derby-style race of cars, constructed by maintenance technicians with common maintenance parts and materials, on a 32-foot long track.

The annual National Championship features winners from nearly 60 local Maintenance Mania® competitions around the country.

The competition takes place at NAA's 2011 Education Conference & Exposition where more than 5,000 apartment industry professionals are gathered to address critical multifamily housing industry issues.

Twenty of the country’s most skilled maintenance technicians, who competed against approximately 4,000 others nearly 60 events held nationwide over the past year.

NAA 2011 Education Conference & Exposition
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Thursday, June 23, 2011

5 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Kimberlee Berry; (703) 797-0625 (office), (703) 303-5980 (mobile); kimberlee(at)naahq(dot)org

Hector Garcia (760) 595-9289 (mobile) hector.garcia(at)hdsupply(dot)com

About the National Apartment Association
One-third of the homes in America are apartment homes and many of these homes are represented by the National Apartment Association, America's leading advocate for quality rental housing which represents more than 5.9 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. The organization's mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry. For additional information please visit

About HD Supply Facilities Maintenance
HD Supply is a major supporter of the apartment industry at the national, regional and local level. HD Supply Facilities Maintenance ( is a leading supplier of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products to owners and managers of multifamily, hospitality, educational and commercial properties; healthcare providers; and municipal and government facilities. HD Supply Facilities Maintenance has 37 distribution centers, a fleet of more than 600 delivery vehicles and 22,000 items in stock. For additional information about HD Supply, contact Angela Brooks at 770-852-9004 or email at angela.brooks(at)hdsupply(dot)com.


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