2019 Building the Future


Help support local students and vocational education in Southern Oregon. Join us Friday, Feb 15th through Sunday, Feb 17th when students from local high schools come together to build 4 tiny homes for local youth needing transitional housing. 

Builders Association Southern Oregon is partnering with Hearts with a Mission for a 3-day building competition. Teams will be lead by local professional contractors; Tim Alvarez (Claudio Alvarez Construction & Restoration), Robb Mayer (Outlier Construction), Travis Snyder (Snyder Creek Development), and Matt Bryant (Riverdell Construction). Students will learn basic construction skills while working with their team to assemble 4 tiny homes in just 3 days. 

Event Details:

  • The Building Future Tiny Home Build-A-Thon will take place in the Olsrud Arena
  • Student participation is limited to 10 students per team.
  • Students must be approved for participation by their parent or guardian
  • Parents, students, and school friends are welcome to attend to cheer on their teams
  • Students will be given schedules when they are expected to participate
  • Students will be given team t-shirts
  • Tiny homes will be judged by industry professionals
  • Winning team will receive $100 per student, individual carpenter belts with tools, and the opportunity to work with a professional contracting firm.


Building The Future Tiny Home Build-A-Thon Flyer>
Layout of Olsrud Arena for Competition>