Welcome to the Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association

Founded in 1959, The Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association is a non-profit industry trade association representing sand, gravel, quarry rock, cement, ready mix concrete, related businesses and suppliers in Washington State. For nearly 55 years, the Association is dedicated to strengthening our collective industry and to keep it abreast of the changing way we do business.


2016 Annual EIC Awards

If you were unable to join us this past May, please submit an entry for the 2016 EIC Awards using the links below.

Use the following links to get started!
2016 EIC Awards Online Entry Submittal Form
2016 EIC Awards - Paper Entry Submittal Form
2015 EIC Awards Banquet Photos

 WACA YouTube Channel

More Info

Upcoming Meetings & Events

WA ACI Chapter Meeting - 11/18/15
Spokane Street Swing Bridge Tour & Presentation
Click Here To Register Online
More About This Meeting

Register For An Event

ACI Certifications & Training

Upcoming Certifications:
Certifications will resume in January.
Please check back in December
For a complete schedule of Exams.

Register For An Event


2015-16 NRMCA Essay Contest & Scholarship

The 2015-16 High School Essay Contest is now accepting applications at the State level.  In cooperation with National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA), the High School Essay Contest is open to all high school students age 16-18 at the beginning of the 2015-16 high school year.

The National NRMCA winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship if they enroll for their freshman year in a concrete-related curriculum such as: Concrete Industry Management offered at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, California State University at Chico, Arizona State University in Phoenix and Texas State University in San Marco. Other eligible programs include those at Alpena College in Michigan or Rhodes State College in Ohio, or other majors directly related to the concrete industry, such as; construction materials science/engineering.  

Should the winner not choose to enroll in a concrete-related curriculum, he or she will receive a $2,000 scholarship for the freshman year at the college of his or her choice.  All state entries will receive a certificate of appreciation for entering the contest along with a notification of the winner.

For official rules and the entry application, please click the link below.
2015-2016 NRMCA Contest Rules & Application

2015-16 Membership Year Quickly Approaching

With the new membership began on Sept. 1st, here are some things to think about if you're not a member.

  • Members receive a 1 week advanced notice when new ACI Certification Exams are offered. Members also receive a significant discount on each exam, roughly a $60 discount per person.
  • Members receive quarterly issues of our E-Trax Newsletter.
  • New members are listed for the ENTIRE year on the sidebar of our E-Trax Newsletter.
  • Members receive registration discounts on events like Winter Workshop, Spring Thaw, and MSHA Part 46 Training.
  • Members have access to our online membership directory.
If you are interested in joining our Association, please click the link below and complete the membership application.  We look forward to welcoming you to our Association.

2015-2016 New Member Application 
2015-2016 Dues Investment Schedule

EIC Entries Can Be Submitted Year Round!

If you are interested in submitting an entry for to the 2016 EIC Awards, you can do so all year long!

Here are some tips to help get you started:
  • Submit a project you wish you would have submitted this year.
  • Submit a project you're currently working on (that will be completed by December 2015)
  • Re-submit a project from this year that didn't already win first place in it's category.
  • Projects must be located in Washington State
  • Projects are eligible for 2 years after their completion date (January 2014-December 2015)
  • Precast elements must comprise of 45% or less of the total concrete within a project and precast only projects are ineligible.
For more ideas on the types of projects that are being submitted, or to see photos from this year, please use the links below.  You can also use the "2016 EIC Entry Form" link to submit (or re-submit) your projects. We would also like to expand our sponsorship opportunities for next year.  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor in 2016, please use the sponsor link below.

2016 EIC Entry Form - To submit an entry for next year
WACA YouTube Channel - To view this year's entries
2015 EIC Awards Finalists - To view our 2015 banquet handout
2015 EIC Awards Banquet Photos

We look forward to seeing your projects in the upcoming awards season!