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Pioneer bares winners of ‘Pinta ng Tibay’ Pintura Challenge 2021

October 12, 2021 People's Tonight 69 views

FROM nearly 1,000 registered contestants and 370 submitted entries from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, five boat designers emerged as winners in Pioneer’s “Pinta ng Tibay” Pintura Challenge 2021.

Willam Sillar from Masbate was declared Overall Champion in Pioneer’s “Pinta ng Tibay” Pintura Challenge 2021. The other winners of this year’s contest include Abduljamal Asnani of Zamboanga City (2nd Place), Hesam Sahi of Cebu City (3rd Place), Julius Pablo of Aurora (4th Place), and Josmar Lauron of Cebu City (5th Place). Winners received a total of P300,000 in prizes.

Pioneer Adhesives, the manufacturer of the leading brand Pioneer Epoxy, ran Pinta ng Tibay Pintura Challenge , design challenge contest from May 4 to June 30, and extended it to July 16 with the theme “Pyesta ng Bangkang Makulay at Matibay 2021”. The competition rules required contestants to use Pioneer Marine Quick Dry Enamel (PMQDE) and Pearl Glaze as paint, or combination of both, for the entire boat. Winners were deliberated with a DTI representative using the following Criteria for Judging: Creativity (30%), Relevance to Theme (30%), Color Combination (30%), and Overall Impression (10%).

Despite the whole world living in challenging times, Filipino boat makers and boat the
owners showcased not only “Kulay” through their artistry, but also “Tibay” through their resilience. Pioneer Adhesives looks forward to another year of showcasing creativity and craftsmanship with “Pinta ng Tibay” Pintura Challenge 2022.

Pioneer’s “Pinta ng Tibay” Pintura Challenge is an annual competition that aims to promote and showcase the entire wooden boat building industry in the Philippines. It is open to builders and manufacturers of racing, fishing, recreational, passenger and tourist boats.

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