EW/HW Welding Competition

CIGWELD EasyWeld/HandyWeld Welding Competition

To celebrate the release of our new EasyWeld and HandyWeld series of welders we are hosting CIGWELD’s largest welding competition in recent years.

We are giving you a chance to win 1 of 5 Cigweld Arc Locker Tool Chests as well as 1 of 5 Bar Sets (1 x Bar Table and 2 x Stools).

Competition is open to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. The competition begins from 25th November 2021 and closes 31st March 2022.


How To Enter:

  1. Purchase either an EasyWeld 130 / 160 or a HandyWeld 130 / 160 welding machine
  2. Fill out the form below.
  3. Upload a picture of you, your welding project, and your CIGWELD EasyWeld or HandyWeld machine

You may enter as many times as you wish with an original project each entry.


How projects will be judged:

Winners will be judged based on the following criteria.

  • The best project
  • Innovation in design
  • Use of new materials
  • Use of repurposed materials
  • Skill level employed in the project/job
  • Best artistic design
  • Best practical use

You do not need to be a professional welder to win, all of the above criteria are taken into consideration.


Prizes Per Month

1st Place – 1x CIGWELD Arc Locker Tool Chest (Valued at $2137.00 RRP Inc. GST)

2nd Place – 1x CIGWELD Bar Table and Stool Set (Valued at $219.95 RRP Inc. GST)



Entries Open 25th November 2021 and Closes 31st March 2022.

  • Prize 1&2 Announced: 15th February 2022
  • Prize 3 Announced: 4th March 2022
  • Prize 4&5 Announced: 1st April 2022

The Judges
We have enlisted the adjudication of two of Australia’s top welding judges.



Training Manager at Weld Australia
Weld Australia is the peak body representing the welding industry in Australia.

WorldSkills Australia – National Deputy Chief Judge

Senior Brand Manager at CIGWELD/ESAB

Former National Chief Judge and International Chief Judge Welding for WorldSkills International

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