CPR & First Aid Training

The LCCA is holds CPR & First Aid Training Classes on a regular basis. Please contact us for the next available class if you need CPR & First Aid Certification.

2019 Cheater’s Cup Golf & Cornhole Tournament

2019 Golf Web Banner1The LCCA hosts an annual one-of-a-kind golf tournament that is the event of choice for light-hearted golfers and non-golfers alike. We are adding a Cornhole tournament to this year’s event. This highly anticipated event is limited to just 18 teams of four, each team plays 9 holes of golf followed by a cornhole competition. No matter whether you sponsor or play, the “Cheaters Cup” presents an outstanding marketing and networking opportunity that reaches a large diversified group of members and guests. Proceeds benefit the LCCA Scholarship Fund.

When: June 7th, 2019. 1:00 PM Shotgun start
Where: Three Rivers Golf Course, 2222 S River Road, Kelso, WA

Click here for the Event Flier

Click here for the Sponsorship Information

Click here for the Registration & Sponsor Forms

BIAW Education Class

BIAW’s award-winning Education program provides our members with opportunities to learn about relevant topics and gain new skills to improve your business and processes.

Class Offerings and Schedule

To register, view our upcoming class schedule. Classes are offered in a variety of formats, including online and in-person. Please note: Due to Department of Revenue regulations, you must be invited to participate in BIAW class offerings. BIAW classes are not open to the general public.

BIAW Certified Builder

BIAW designed the Certified Builder designation with home building leaders in mind. It not only creates a legacy of responsibility for those whose work experience and business practices exceed Washington state standards, but it also propels their business to a new level of recognition and reward.


In Demand Classes

BIAW offers seminars and workshops addressing issues affecting the home building industry, such as:

811 Awareness Breakfast

811 Breakfast Web BannersThe Lower Columbia Contractors Association, the Cowlitz County Utilities Coordinating Council and Washington 811 cordially invite our contractors and their staff to the annual 811 Awareness Breakfast.

Drop in anytime between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM for a COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST with a presentation and door prizes. Come learn about new features for submitting 811 tickets, updates on WA’s enforcement process, and proposed changes in the dig law. Spend time exploring exhibits to learn the latest in safety and rental equipment, utilities safety, and upcoming projects.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Contractors, Excavators, REALTORS®, Public Agencies, Locators and anyone who digs!

7:00 AM Doors Open – COMPLIMENTARY BREAKFAST – Exhibitor Displays Open
7:00 – 9:00 AM Door Prizes Drawn Every 15 Minutes – Must be present to win
8:00 – 8:15 AM 811 Awareness Presentation

JOIN US AS AN EXHIBITOR—This is a great opportunity for your business to present to nearly 200 attendees. If you are interested in exhibiting during the event please contact the LCCA.

2019 811 Awareness Breakfast Invitation
2019 811 Awareness Breakfast Exhibitor Registration Form

LEGO® Build Competition 2019

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The LEGO® Build Competition for children ages 5 through 12 will be held during the Home Garden & Leisure Show Saturday March 16th, 2019 at the Cowlitz County Expo Center. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be awarded among two age groups.

Competition Details:

Click here to access the LEGO® Build Competition Registration Form

Children Ages 5 through 8:

Sign in: 10:30 – 10:50 AM
Competition: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Judging: 12:00 – 12:30 PM
Winners Announced: 12:30 PM

Children Ages 9 through 12:

Sign in: 1:30 – 1:50 PM
Competition: 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Judging: 3:00 – 3:30 PM
Winners Announced: 3:30 PM

This competition is sponsored by:

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2019 Home, Garden & Leisure Show

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The Home, Garden & Leisure Show is an event designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. The Show includes numerous home improvement and landscaping exhibits with product demonstrations and ideas. With a combination of new products and expert advice from the pros, the Home, Garden & Leisure Show inspires homeowners with countless ideas on enhancing their home’s comfort and functionality, as well as its aesthetic appeal and overall value.

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Sign up for the LEGO® Build Competition for children ages
5-12. The Competition will be held Saturday March 16, 2019.
Pre-registration is required. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be awarded among each age group.


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Junk Queens Show

Junk Queens and Friends will be onsite selling Primitives, Antiques, Repurposed, Home Decor, and More! Grandpa’s Trash is our Treasure. Anchors Away Custom Creations will also be hosting a Painting Class as part of the show:



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The WSU Master Gardeners will be hosting FREE Gardening Workshops throughout the Home Show.


9:30 a.m. – Growing Vegetables, Where to Start!

11:00 a.m. – Extending the Gardening Season

12:00 p.m. – Spice of Life (Growing Herbs)

1:00 p.m. – How to Grow a Red Tomato

2:00 p.m. Attracting Beneficial Insects with Plants


11:00 a.m. Tips to Control Moles

12:00 p.m. Do-It-Yourself “Irrigation”

1:00 p.m. Basics of Composting


Potchits Blackberry BBQ

Potchits Blackberry BBQ will be serving BBQ at the Home and Garden Show on March 16th and 17th, come one , come all , and make sure you’re hungry.Potchits BBQ Logo

The 2019 Home, Garden & Leisure Show is presented by:

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The 2019 Home, Garden & Leisure Show is sponsored by:


2019 Installation & Awards Banquet

Members, join January 29th for our Annual Installation & Awards Banquet. Dress in your best Kentucky Derby attire!

Tickets are $35 each, contact us to reserve your tickets.

The social begins at 5:30, dinner will be served at 6:30. More details in the invitation below.
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EPA Certified Lead Renovator Training

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Anyone disturbing more than 6 sq. ft. (interior) & 20 sq. ft. (exterior) of lead-based paint must get the training. Including; Home Improvement/Renovation Contractors, Remodelers/Carpenters, Painters, Plumbers, Electricians, Maintenance Personnel, Residential Property Managers/Owners, Workers Removing or Modifying Painted Surfaces. Activities that are subject to the RRP Program: Remodeling and Repair/Maintenance, Electrical Work, Plumbing, Painting, Carpentry and Siding/Window Replacement! To become a Certified Renovator, you must have someone from your firm take an 8-hour course with a hands-on component. Your firm must then apply for Certification with the Department of Commerce as a Firm (company) and pay a $25 fee directly to the State of Washington (not included in the cost of the class).

REGISTER NOW FOR Initial Certification or Refresher Training.

LCCA Education & Training Opportunities

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Contact the LCCA today to request specialized training needs for your employees!

360-425-8820 or lcca@lcca.net

2018 Scholarship Winners Announced

The Lower Columbia Contractors Association awards scholarship grants to college or vocational/technical school-bound students, who currently intend to pursue studies leading to a career in the building industry, such as: Engineering, Architecture, Drafting, Industrial Design, Carpentry, Electrician, Plumbing, Construction Management.

2018 Scholarship Award Recipients