Annual Home Show Arrives in Frederick, Md.

- FREDERICK, Md.-- The Builder Olympics was one of over 160 attractions at the 39th annual home show in Frederick, Md. Saturday.

High school students in the construction trades program competed in teams to see who could build the best walls while showing off their talents.

"I'm actually very excited to be out here today...this is my first year in CTC so its pretty exciting," said Dalton Wetzel, a competitor.

The event showcased everything from outdoor living enhancements to energy efficient products. All in the hopes of boosting the local economy.

"Our hope is to stimulate the economy and get people out...look at all of the new products and services that can add comfort and value to their home," said Denise Jacoby, executive director of the Frederick County Building Industry Association.

For businesses, the home show is a place to network and increase customers.

"Been a great opportunity you know...I think its money well spent. The exposure...get to meet a lot of people," said Michael Stultz of Spinner's Contracting.

The show hosts a wide range of home goods and services and runs through Sunday afternoon.

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