ABC will sponsor first Technical Fabrication Contest

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. announced that it will sponsor the first Technical Fabrication Contest, a competition to create transtibial swim prostheses.

The entries will be displayed and judged at the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association National Assembly, held from September 6-9 in Boston.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners in both the professional and student categories. A student is anyone currently enrolled in an orthotic and prosthetic technician training program or has graduated from such a program in the spring or summer of 2012.

Entries should be submitted by August 10. For more information, visit

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