Official Rules

The U.S. Auto Tech National Championship

Rev. January 2024

Important:  Please completely read Official Rules before entering this contest (the “Contest”).  By clicking the “Submit” button on the registration page and/or by participating in the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.


1. SPONSOR.  ServiceTitan, INC., 800 N Brand Blvd. #100, Glendale, California, 91203 (“Sponsor”)

2. ELIGIBILITY. THe U.S. Auto tech national championship contest is open only TO PROFESSIONAL auto technicians OR STUDENTS IN AN APPRENTICE PROGRAM who are legal residents of the 50 united states (and district of columbia), WHO HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCE AT tHE TIME OF ENTRY (19 years OR OLDER IN DE, AL or NE; 21 years OR OLDER in MS, and 18 Years or older in all other states). If you do not meet these requirements, or any other eligibility requirements in these official rules, you are not eligible to PARTICIPATE OR win the prize, and Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor reserve the right not to award the prize to you. To be eligible to win the prize, entries must follow the entry format designated in Section 4 below. Directors, officers and employees of Intersport, Inc. (“Contest Administrator”), and any of Its respective parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors and/or technical advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, immediate families of each and persons living in the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible to win any prizes.

3. OVERVIEW AND PROMOTION PERIODS.  Eligible contestants participate in a timed skilled contest by following the instructions provided at Contest locations, or online, as applicable. Contestants will be entered in one (1) of two (2) divisions – Professional Technician – 26 years of age and above and not currently enrolled in an automotive education program at the time of qualification (“Pro”) or Student Technician – 18 to 25 years of age at the time of qualification or currently enrolled in an automotive educational program (“Student”) (each a “Category” and collectively the “Categories”), and the Contest consists of different competition levels (“Competition Levels”).  For in person qualifiers, the goal is to successfully complete the interrelated tasks using select tools, which are provided at the competition location, in the least amount of time. For digital qualifiers, the goal is to correctly answer as many questions as possible within the allotted quiz time.


  • Individual contestants: Individual contestants may sign up as either a Pro or a Student depending on their status at the time of the qualification.  During live event qualification, Pro and Student contestants will start and stop the clock timer located at their table upon the successful completion of all the tasks to generate their official time. Additional rules and scoring will be available on site for contestants at qualification events.
  • During digital qualification events, Pro and Student contestants will take a timed online quiz which can be found on the U.S. Auto Tech National Championship website.
  • A contestant may qualify for Championship Week as an individual and does not need to be affiliated with any organization or entity.


  • Qualifying Events - Local in-person competitions are currently scheduled to be held in up to three (3) locations across the U.S. at partner retail locations, trade schools, and trade shows (each a “Qualifying Event”) with locations and times chosen by Contest Administrator during the qualifying stage which is scheduled to run from approximately March 1, 2024, to June 5, 2024. Dates, times, and locations for each Qualifying Event will be posted and updated on and may be advertised through the US Auto Tech National Championships’ social media channels. Qualifying Event contestants may compete multiple times per event, subject to event scheduling.  During each Qualifying Event, each contestant’s top score (based on official time) will be recorded. Each contestant’s top score will be ranked against all other contestants in their Category (Pro or Student). The winner of each Qualifying Event in the Pro and Student Category will qualify for Round 2 (defined below).
  • Online Qualifiers - There will also be a series of four (4) online qualifying events announced on and scheduled to take place between March 1, 2024  and June 5, 2024. During these online qualifiers, sixty-four (64) top-scoring contestants in each category will advance to Round 2. For the purpose of the competitions, there will be no ties; each Qualifying Round will have a tiebreaker announced in the competition instructions.  Terms for the Online Qualifier will be provided to contestants in advance.
  • Round 2 – Sixty-four (64) contestants in each Category will be invited to participate in “Round 2”. Contestants in Round 2 for each category will include winners from the digital and in person qualifiers, and the rest of the contestants will be selected based upon the national ranking of their official score from their Qualifying Event. Round 2 contestants will compete, and the top sixteen (16) contestants in each Category will be invited to compete in Round 3 (detailed below).
  • Round 3 – Sixteen (16) contestants in each Category will be invited to participate in “Round 3”.  Round 3 will include contestants from each Category with the highest scores from the Round 2 digital quiz.  Round 3 contestants will compete, and the four (4) highest-scoring contestants in each Category will be invited to compete in the Championship Week events (detailed below).
  • Championship Week (1 Round) – The “Championship Week” is scheduled to take place at the West Palm Beach Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, from September 11, 2024, through September 14, 2024 (dates and times subject to change with reasonable notice from Contest Administrator).
  • ~Championship Week Final Round: The four (4) Pros and four (4) Students with the highest scores will advance to the Championship Week Final Round. They will compete for the chance to be crowned the U.S. Auto Tech National Champion.
  • ~The one (1) Pro and one (1) Student with the best Final Round score will be declared the grand prize winners of their respective Category, subject to verification of eligibility and completion of required winner certification documents. Prizes will also be awarded to second and third place contestants in each Category (Pro/Student), as described in Section 6 below.

Contest times may not be continuous and Contest activities may be paused or modified, at the discretion of Contest Administrator or its representatives.

Winner Selection. The winners will be determined by the best score by Category at the Final Round of Championship Week, as described herein. Official time is kept by a Sponsor-provided time clock at each table at competition locations and the fastest times are kept and recorded by Contest Administrator personnel. Judgment calls or qualification decisions by Contest Administrator personnel are final and binding. The pending Contest winners, subject to completion of required winner forms, will be announced at the Final Round. To claim the prize, the winner should follow the instructions provided in the notification.  There will be no ties; contestants must beat top previous/competing score in their Category.  

4. HOW TO ENTER. You may enter the Contest by registering online at starting on approximately March 1, 2024.  In-person competitions will take place starting from approximately March 1, 2024, and continuing through approximately June 5, 2024, and contestants may register on-site.

The Online Qualifiers will take place from approximately March 1, 2024, and continue through approximately June 5, 2024, with dates posted and updated at  

Contestants for the Qualifying Events or the Online Qualifiers will be required to provide a valid email as part of registration.  All entries must take place during the applicable registration period to be eligible to participate. The dates and times of all events are determined at the sole discretion of Contest Administrator and may be subject to change.    

5. FOR ALL ENTRIES. All requested contact information must be provided for your entry to be valid. As applicable, all Contest materials including information provided at time of Contest entry become the property of Contest Administrator and Sponsor and will not be returned. All entrants and entries are subject to verification by Contest Administrator. Failure to verify credentials may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Contest Administrator.  Any attempted registration that does not comply with any aspect of these Official Rules may be rejected by Contest Administrator.  All contestants are required to sign a Contest Waiver and Release before participating, which is available on or may be made available at competition events by Contest Administrator.

6. TRAVEL AND PRIZES. Up to eight (8) total Championship Week Finalist Travel packages (4 per Category):  Contestants who qualify for Championship Week from Round 3 (each a “Championship Finalist”) will be required to attend the Championship Week events scheduled to take place in West Palm Beach, Florida, from September 11, 2024, through September 14, 2024.  If a Championship Finalist cannot attend Championship Week for any reason, he or she will be disqualified and may be replaced by alternate at Contest Administrator’s discretion.  

Contest Administrator will provide each Championship Finalist round-trip coach-class air travel (or ground travel for applicable Championship Finalists) to attend Championship Week.  Travel includes round trip coach air transportation for each Championship Finalist from a major commercial airport near that Championship Finalist’s home residence (as determined by Contest Administrator or Contest Administrator’s agent) to Tampa, Florida, ground transportation from airport to hotel and return to airport on day of departure and ground transportation to and from the Championship Week location, hotel lodging (room and tax only – Championship Finalists must provide a valid credit card at check-in as detailed below), and a meal package determined by Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor.  

If in the judgment of Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor, air travel is not required due to a Championship Finalist’s proximity to the Championship Week location, ground transportation will be substituted for round-trip air travel at Contest Administrator’s and/or Sponsor’s sole discretion.  

Contest Administrator will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion.  Travel for the Championship Finalists must be booked through Contest Administrator’s designated agent.  Travel will be provided for the Championship Finalist only.  No refund or compensation will be made by Contest Administrator to a Championship Finalist (or anyone choosing to travel with them) in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight or changes to, or modification of Championship Week (including schedule changes or cancellations).  Travel and accommodations are subject to availability.  Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth by Contest Administrator and the airline carrier as detailed in the passenger ticket contract.  All other expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated herein including but not limited to, ground transportation (other than stated above), meals not included in the meal package, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses, are solely the responsibility of the applicable Championship Finalist. Championship Finalists must have all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid U.S. driver’s license) required for travel and must provide a valid credit card upon check-in at the Championship Week hotel to cover incidentals and other hotel expenses for which contestants are responsible (room service, damage charges, etc.). Airline tickets are non-transferrable and are not subject to cash substitutions. Contest Administrator will not replace any lost, mutilated vouchers or airline tickets. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the state or federal government, air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, travel providers, or any other persons providing any travel-related service or accommodation.  Additional travel details and information are provided to the Championship Finalists at the time of notification.  Championship Finalists are also responsible for deciding whether to obtain travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their own option and hereby acknowledge that Contest Administrator  has not, and will not, obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. In the event a Championship Finalist declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason, or fails to comply with these Official Rules, that winner may be required to forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be selected at Contest Administrator’s sole discretion.

All prize awards are conditional upon the applicable Championship Finalist’s execution and return of any and all required documents by Contest Administrator , including, but not limited to necessary tax reporting forms and prize and promotional/NIL releases.


First Place Prize:
 One (1) Pro contestant placing first in the Final Round of the Contest and completing other Contest requirements, will receive a forty thousand US Dollars ($40,000 USD) prize, awarded as a check; and a trophy commemorating their win.  
Second Place Prize:
One (1) Pro contestant placing second in the Final Round of the Contest and completing other Contest requirements, will receive a fifteen thousand US Dollars ($15,000 USD) prize, awarded as a check.
Third Place Prize
:  One (1) Pro contestant placing third in the Final Round of the Contest and completing other Contest requirements, will receive a ten thousand US Dollars ($10,000 USD) prize, awarded as a check.

First Place Prize:
One (1) Student contestant placing first in the Final Round of the Contest and completing other Contest requirements, will receive a twenty thousand US Dollars ($20,000 USD) prize, awarded as a check; and a trophy commemorating their win.  
Second Place Prize:
One (1) Student contestant placing second in the Final Round of the Contest and completing other Contest requirements, will receive a ten thousand US Dollars ($10,000 USD) prize, awarded as a check.
Third Place Prize:
One (1) Student contestant placing third in the Final Round of the Contest and completing other Contest requirements, will receive a five thousand US Dollars ($5,000 USD) prize, awarded as a check.

All prize winners may also be featured on the websites, social media sites, and other marketing materials and media related to the Contest, Contest Administrator, Sponsor and other Contest affiliates and agree to sign publicity/NIL release forms provided by Contest Administrator as part of their competition in the Contest.

7. ODDS OF WINNING, TAXES, AND PRIZE RESTRICTIONS. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible participating contestants that enter and participate in the Contest, and on each participant’s skill level. The value of any prize awarded to a winner shall be reported by Contest Administrator to the IRS for tax purposes, as required by law.  EACH WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING AND PAYING ANY AND ALL APPLICABLE TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE.  CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR DOES NOT PROVIDE TAX ADVICE. CONTESTANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THEIR OWN TAX ADVISOR REGARDING TAX IMPLICATIONS.  Each winner must provide Contest Administrator with valid identification and taxpayer identification number or social security number and signed tax forms before any prize will be awarded.  Any person winning over $599.00 in prizes from Sponsor will receive an IRS Form from Contest Administrator or Sponsor at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS by Contest Administrator or Sponsor.  Any prize may, at Contest Administrator 's sole discretion, be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner if the required prize forms, disclosures and waivers are not completed, accurate and returned within five (5) days after delivery of notification, or, alternatively, if three (3) attempts to contact winner by phone and/or email with the prize notification are not successful. Prizes are not transferable. Substitutions or exchanges will not be permitted, unless otherwise provided herein.  

8. OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST; WINNERS LIST. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, you may download them at, or send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope to Sponsor at the address listed in Section 1 above, Attn: U.S. Auto Tech National Championship– Official Rules.  To obtain a list of Contest winners, visit, or send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope after November 30, 2024 to Sponsor at the address listed in Section 1 above, Attn: U.S. Auto Tech National Championship – Winners’ List.

9. USE OF WINNER'S NAME, LIKENESS, ETC. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes permission for Contest Administrator, Sponsor, their respective licensees, and Contest affiliates to use each winner's name, hometown, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, the winner may be required to execute an additional consent/release to the use of his/her name, hometown, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.

10. PERSONAL INFORMATION OF CONTESTANT. By entering the Contest, each contestant agrees and consents to Contest Administrator’s and Sponsor’s collection, use and retention of the personal information provided in their entry data for all purposes related to the Contest including, without limitation, processing and administering entries, sharing a Contestant’s personal information with Contest Administrator’s and Sponsor’s service providers, affiliates and contractors as necessary to conduct and operate the Contest, communicating with and awarding prizes to winners, making public announcements about winners, and advertising, promoting and publicizing the Contest and future years of the Contest.  Personal information provided in a contestant’s entry will also be subject to Contest Administrator’s Privacy Policy published at  If you object to the above or anything stated in Contest Administrator’s Privacy Policy, you should NOT enter the Contest.

11. RELEASE. By entering this Contest you release Contest Administrator, Sponsor, all participating distributors, retailers, schools or co-sponsors, Contest venues and media partners, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, wholesalers, distributors, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any liability whatsoever and waive any and all causes of action related to any claim, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, acceptance, possession, use or inability to use any prize (including without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, wither intentional or intentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.  Released Parties will not be responsible for: (a) any late entries; (b) any electronic, hardware, software, malfunctions, or failures; (c) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of the Released Parties, or by non-authorized human intervention; (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest, or any tax obligations of winners related to prizes awarded.  Released Parties are not responsible or liable to any participant or winner for failure to continue the Contest or supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action, regulation, order or request by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action, regulations, order or request proves to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, volcanic eruption, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic/pandemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal) labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Released Parties’ control. The Released Parties are not responsible in any manner for, any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to any prizes, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a purpose. The Released Parties will have no further obligation to winners.  The foregoing release specifically includes but is not limited to any/all claims related to the Covid-19 endemic/pandemic.  Contestants agree to comply with any and all mandated Covid-19 (or any other endemic/pandemic) procedures and any required testing as part of their obligations under the official rules for the Contest.

12. DISCLAIMER. Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor reserve the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest for any reason. Further, Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor reserve the right to suspend or cancel a contestant’s participation in the Contest and future events, at any time during the Contest, in its absolute and sole discretion, for any unruly behavior or misconduct, including without limitation harassment, intimidation, threats or acts of violence or exhibiting poor sportsmanship. In the event that Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor suspends or cancels the Contest for any reason, Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor may award the prize to the winner(s) determined in Contest Administrator’s sole discretion or may cancel the prize(s) if the Contest wasn’t sufficiently complete to choose winners, in Contest Administrator’s sole determination. Contestants who violate these Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the Contest, tamper with the operation of the Contest or engage in any conduct that is intended to disrupt or interfere with the proper play of the Contest, or activity that defrauds or is detrimental or unfair to Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor, the Contest or any other contestant (in each case as determined in Contest Administrator's sole discretion) are subject to disqualification, forfeiture of any prizes won, and possible prosecution to the full extent of the law. Contest Administrator reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Contest.

13. MISCELLANEOUS. The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the State of Illinois. Contestants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state, and local courts located in Illinois.  Contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Contest Administrator and/or Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.  If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Contest, please mail written questions to ServiceTitan, INC., Attn: The U.S Auto Tech National Championship Contest – Contest Questions, 800 N Brand Blvd. #100, Glendale, California, 91203 . Championship Week rounds will be conducted using established industry practices and overseen by experienced professionals.

14. COPYRIGHT NOTICE. The copyrights to the Official Rules and all accompanying materials belong to Contest Administrator.