EligibiltyYoung Plumber of the Year


Any plumber, gasfitter, or drainlayer can enter, but you must be :

- 31 years old or younger on 31 December of year of entry.

- Employed by or contracted to a plumbing firm, training organisation or a Plumber, or self employed at the time of the competition.


You'll also need to:

- Have completed at least two years of your National Certificate in Plumbing and Gasfitting or Plumbing and Drainlaying by April 2022


- Be a fully licensed or certifying Plumber, Gasfitter or Drainlayer.


You don’t need to be working for a Registered Plumber to enter.

The competition is open to any tradesperson or trainee regardless of training provider.



All entrants must read and understand these terms and conditions of entry.

Entrants must be eligible, as detailed above.

Entries need to be fully and correctly completed and signed by entrant and employer – incomplete or incorrect entries will not be accepted.

Entrants can participate in the competition as many times as they like, provided they are not a national winner.

Competitors can only compete in the National Final a maximum of three times.

By completing the registration (either online or hard copy) entrants solemnly and sincerely declare that, to the best of their knowledge and belief, all information  is entirely true and correct

All details provided in the entry form need to be correct and the terms and conditions of entry read and understood.

Entrants agree to participate in judging and associated activities. If judged a regional winner, Entrants agree to participate in the national competition.

Entrants agree to allow their details to be supplied to national sponsors.

Entrants agree to let the YP team know of any change in their employment during the competition.

Entrants agree to participate in any publicity relating to this award. This may include, but is not exclusive to, interviews/photographs with media.

The judges must be satisfied that entrants meet all necessary competition criteria and have the right to disqualify any entries.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Prizes are non-transferable or redeemable for cash and must be collected or redeemed within 2 years of the event.