Friday, October 4, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207

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Tammy St Louis
NY Capital Region Apartment Association

Thank you to our Sponsors!

2019 Annual Maintenance Mania Event and Vendor Trade Show

What is Maintenance Mania?

A competition in which apartment pros like you from around the country face maintenance-focused challenges that test their skills and knowledge to earn the title of Maintenance Mania National Champion*. Check out training videos at https://www.naahq.org/maintenance-mania/competitor-information

 8 challenges await you:

  • AO Smith Water Heater Installation
  • SmartComfort Carrier Air Conditioner Repair
  • Queenaire Shock Treatment Setup
  • Frigidaire Icemaker Installation
  • Kidde Fire & Carbon Monoxide Safety Installation
  • Kwikset Key Control Deadbolt Test
  • Smartburner Heating Element Installation
  • Race Car Competition

 Are you the fastest? Do you have what it takes to compete? Here’s your chance to prove it!

Please remember you MUST build a race car from maintenance products ahead of the event to race it down a 32’ long track. 

Cost: Competitors $50  Spectators $25 (Both Include Lunch)

Event Schedule

  • Vendor Trade Show 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Competitors and Car check-in opens: 11:00 a.m.
  • Spectator Check in: 11:00 a.m.
  • Practice time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Check out all the games!
  • Lunch 12:00 p.m.
  • Competition begins: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Social Hour and Awards Ceremony: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

* You must compete in all seven challenges and enter a car in the race car competition to be able to qualify for a spot in the National Championship. The National Championship will be held in Boston, MA at the NAA Educational Conference.

Register Now to Compete, Cheer and/or Exhibit!


Please review the information below and print whatever materials you will need for the competition. Registration can be done online by clicking the "Register Now" button above or a hard copy registration form can be found on the liability waiver form below. If you wish to register a hard copy, your check of $50, per contestant must accompany your form. Please remit the hard copy form to NYCRAA, PO Box 3956, Albany, NY 12203.


Bring noise makers, pom poms and anything else you wish to cheer on the competitors. This is a fun and interactive event so be sure to invite family, friends and co-workers to join the event! The cost for a spectator is $25 and includes lunch! 


Set-up time for the Trade Show will start at 9:00 am. The trade show will open to the public at 11:00 am. Booth breakdown at 4:00pm. Competition will run from approximately 1-3pm and materials can remain available at your table top during the competition. Single Booth Exhibitors receive one 8ft table, black table cloth, 2 chairs, registration for maintenance mania, lunch and 2 beverage ticket.  Double Booth Exhibitors receive two 8ft tables, 4 chairs, registration for maintenance mania, 2 lunch and 4 beverage tickets.

Click here for a printable Vendor Trade Show Registration Form or click on the link above to register online.


Click Here to review the "Participants Rule Book"

Click Here to learn about the "Race Car Competition Specs". (Registrants for the competition will have the wheels for their race cars supplied by NYCRAA. You MUST use these comeptition wheels. Please indicate on the registration form whether you wish to pick these up at the NYCRAA office or have them mailed to you at the address on your registration form)

Click Here to review the "Liability Waiver and Release Consent Agreement"

AO Smith Water Heater Installation

Queenaire Shock Treatment Setup

Frigidare Icemaker Installation

 Kidde Fire & Carbon Monoxide Safety Installation

Kwikset Key Control Deadbolt Test

Smartburner Heating Element Installation

Smartcomfort Air Conditioning Repair Instructions