Leesburg, Virginia – June 20, 2023 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will be sponsoring the 2023 U.S. Auto Tech National Championship, it was announced today by Tim Zilke, ASE president and CEO.

“We are excited to be a part of this prestigious competition that recognizes and rewards the expertise and abilities of automotive service professionals and students,” said Zilke. “The U.S. Auto Tech National Championship serves as a way to showcase the professionalism and advanced training of individuals in the transportation industry, including demonstrating the skills of those who are about to enter the workforce. Moreover, the competition offers students nationwide an invaluable opportunity to explore the multitude of exciting career paths available in the transportation industry.”

ASE will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Round of 64 in the competition, where the top 64 professional and student techs will test their knowledge with an online multiple-choice quiz with questions provided by ASE. ASE will provide a question bank of 100 questions to be used in the Round of 64 written exam with the questions being drawn from ASE certification exams, professional certificate exams and entry-level certificate exams. The U.S. Auto Tech National Championship was created to allow the best professionals and student auto technicians from across the country to compete and showcase their highly trained skills while earning cash rewards and premium industry-leading product prizes while elevating the awareness and importance of trade jobs across the globe. Auto technicians are invited to showcase their skills and go head-to-head at the national championship in Tampa, Florida for their chance to win cash prizes and be crowned the 2023 U.S. Auto Tech National Champion. To learn more information about the competition or how to qualify, visit www.usatnc.com. The qualifying round ends on July 31, 2023.

About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry. As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence. Today, there are approximately 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country. For more information about ASE, visit www.ase.com.