Awards

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The NUCA Awards program was created to honor those members in our industry. The awards are typically presented during the NUCA Annual Convention & Exhibit. 

Top Jobs
The NUCA Top Jobs competition recognizes members' outstanding projects that exhibit innovative solutions to challenging obstacles, while producing the highest quality results. 


Chapter Awards
Awarded to NUCA member chapters that support their members, NUCA, the industry, and their communities with outstanding quality publications, services, and events. 


National Community Service Award
Available to all member types, the National Community Service Awards program honors the generous and creative community service projects planned and carried to fruition by NUCA member companies throughout the year. 


Safety Awards
William H. Feather Safety Awards - Created to honor the contributions of the founding chairman of NUCA’s Safety Committee,William H. Feather, and to recognize the same commitment to safety demonstrated by other NUCA members. 


Awards of Excellence
Ditchdigger of the Year
Presented annually at NUCA’s Convention to a contractor member who has made a significant contribution to NUCA and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.

Associate Member of the Year
Presented annually at NUCA’s Convention to an associate member who has made a significant contribution to NUCA and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.

We Dig America Award
This award is presented to a non-NUCA member who has made a significant contribution to NUCA and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.  The achievement must have national impact and the recipient must have national stature.


PAC Awards
Created to honor those NUCA chapters whose contributions to NUCA/PAC are exceptional in four different categories: Leadership, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Patron's awards.

Leadership Award: Presented to the Chapter with the most President’s club Members for the year.

Teamwork Award: Presented to the Chapter with the highest dollar amount contributed per utility contractor member.

Stewardship Award: Presented to the NUCA chapter(s) with NUCA/PAC Club contributions of at least $10,000.

Patron’s Award: This individual Patron’s Award is given to a member whose total lifetime contributions to the NUCA/PAC has reached the $10,000 mark.