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Held November 4th - 7th
Embassy Suites Raleigh Durham Research Triangle, Raleigh, NC


The Tent Show 2019 Pics

MATRA 2019 Hall of Honor Recipient

(Photo: 2019 Hall of Honor Recipient,
Steve Belliveau, Anchor Industries
and presenter, Dan Dalton, Anchor Industries)

MATRA Games - 2019 Golden Sledgehammer Winner

(Photo: 2019 Golden Sledgehammer Winner: Allan Elium, Party Reflections)

MATRA 2019 Volunteer of the Year

(Photo: Volunteer of the Year 2019 Recipient, Scott Pickel, Tent Ox)


2nd Place Overall

Brent Bergey, Tents for Rent 

3rd Place Overall

Joe Langehaug, Losberger DeBoer

Over 40 Overall

Jason Herder, Redi Rental

Women's Overall

Courtney Tamuzza, Tent OX

1 person Table/Chair Set-Up (Sponsored by Granite Industries)

1st Place:  Alex Kouzmanoff, Aztec Tent, 16.09 seconds
2nd Place: Joe Langehaug, Losberger DeBoer, 18.13 seconds
3rd Place: Merle Sensenig, Tents for Rent, LLC, 18.41 seconds

1 person Knot Tying (Sponsored by TopTec Products, LLC)

1st Place: Brent Bergey, Tents for Rent, LLC, 4.90 seconds 
2nd Place: Merle Sensenig, Tents for Rent, LLC, 5.25 seconds
3rd Place: Allan Elium, Party Reflections, 5.97 seconds

1 person Tent Lacing ( Sponsored by Cornerstone event products)

1st Place: Allan Elium, Party Reflections, 33.35 seconds
2nd Place: Eric Labelle, Labelle Tents, 34.47 seconds
3rd Place: Justin Allard, Labelle Tents, 35.43 seconds

1 person Stake Toss (Sponsored by Eureka! Tents) 

1st Place: Brent Bergey, Tents for Rent, 1/4 inch
2nd Place:  Patrick Jackson, Central Virginia Rental, 1 5/8 inch
3rd Place: Eleazer Guido, Party Reflections, 1 3/4 inch

1 person Stake Drive (Sponsored by Pioneer Tool & Forge)

1st Place:  Marlin Sensenig, Tents for Rent, 7.7 seconds
2nd Place: Allan Elium, Party Reflections, 8.7 seconds
3rd Place: Connor Williams, L&A Tent Rentals, 9.2 seconds

2 person Stake Drive (Sponsored by Aztec tents)

1st Place: Allan Elium & Eleazer Guido, Party Reflections, 6/63 seconds
2nd Place: Allan Elium, Party Reflections & Joe Langehaug, Losberger DeBoer, 8.50 seconds

3rd Place: Matt Smith & Dusty Alexander, Special Events Virginia, 8.53 seconds

2 Person TENT FOLDING (Sponsored by FRED'S TENTS)

1st Place:  Joe Langehaug, Losberger DeBoer, & Dallas Hooks, Party Reflections, 15.90 seconds
2nd Place:  Brent Bergey & Zachary Hoover, Tents for Rent, LLC, 16.22 seconds
3rd Place:   Demond High Bear & Michael Quick Bear, Timeless Wedding & Events, 16.72 seconds

One person Tent Toss (Sponsored by Anchor Industries)  

1st Place: Tyler Hensley, Lasting Impressions, 57 feet, 0 inches
2nd Place: Brandon Johnson, L & A Tent Rentals, 53 feet, 0 inches
3rd Place: Fred Brown, Fred's Tents, 43 feet, 6 inches

One person Sledge Hammer Throw (Sponsored by: PHP)

1st Place: Victor Ferrero, Bloc & Roll, 25 pts.
2nd Place: Hunter Brassard, Rain or Shine Tents & Events, 20 pts., 15"
3rd Place: Tyler Hensley, Lasting Impressions, 20 pts., 46"



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P.O. Box 9826
Wilmington, DE 19809
Phone:302.765.3945 Ext 2
Fax: 302-241-2177

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The mission of MATRA is to uphold safe practices and promote the professionalism and integrity of the tent rental industry, through education, networking and leadership development.