Upcoming events

    • 03/01/2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Via Zoom

    Electronic Leak Detection
    Wednesday, March 1, 2023, Noon-1 p.m.
    Via Zoom

    This 1-hour webinar will cover Electronic Leak Detection (ELD) testing methods used for quality assurance of roofing and waterproofing membranes. Participants will learn about the principles outlined in the ASTM Standard Guide D7877 and ASTM Standard Practice D8231 and will be able to identify which assemblies are compatible with electronic testing and active monitoring.

    This presentation meets AIA education standards. (It is not a sales presentation and is non-brand specific and non-proprietary.)

    Co-sponsored by VARP and Detec Systems, this webinar is free for members and $25 for non-members.  

    1.5 AIA LU|HSW / 1 IIBEC CEH

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Recognize the differences between the four electronic testing methods for roofing and waterproofing membranes.

    2. Understand the capabilities and limitations of electronic leak detection (ELD) as outlined in ASTM Guide D7877 & ASTM Practice D8231.

    3. Identify potential future design and construction failures based on analyzed data from real time construction monitoring.

    4. Distinguish different applications for fully monitored embedded leak detection systems and how they function.

    Presented by:

    Shaun Katz has been with Detec Systems for 7 years and has over 20 years of experience in customer service, sales and business administration.

    Shaun has assisted contractors, architects, engineers and consultants, manufacturers, facility managers and building owners with forensic leak investigation, as well as leak detection testing in new construction. He has performed presentations and demonstrated ELD throughout the world, and won the 2020 Presenter of the Year Award from the Chicago chapter of IIBEC.

    His goal is to provide a basic understanding of Electronic Leak Detection and to assist design teams with ensuring valid and conclusive ELD.

    Free for members.  $25 for non-members.  Click here to register. Zoom link will be emailed to you after you register.

    Contact Heather Greenwell at the VARP office at (804) 442-2522 or email mail@varoofingprofessionals.org.

    • 03/21/2023
    • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Old Forge Sporting Clays, 7945 Long Reach Rd, Providence Forge, VA 23140

    This sporting clays event is designed for both experienced shooters and novices. Proceeds support VARP’s workforce development efforts. Companies are encouraged to sponsor generously and use the event to entertain clients and reward their star employees.

    The tournament will consist of 5-person teams, 100 targets per person, and 16 stations. Registration is limited to 16 teams. Because team registrations are limited, preference will be given to teams with at least one VARP member. Your team is not confirmed until your payment is received by VARP. If you do not receive a receipt, your team is not considered reserved.

    Boxed lunches provided for teams and volunteers. Each team will get 1 golf cart and entry into the Turkey Shoot Contest. Plaques will be given for the “Top Gun” and the top 3 teams.


    Tickets for the raffle will be sold online until the day before the tournament. This raffle is open to all VARP members. Proceeds go to support VARP's workforce development efforts. Drawing will be held at the event.  You do not have to be present to win the grand prize. 

    Grand Raffle Prizes: 20-Gauge Shotgun* sponsored by Hale Associates and GLOCK Pistol*

    Click here to purchase raffle tickets.


    10:50am: Trapper training for volunteers

    11am-noon: Lunch and registration

    11:50 AM: Mandatory safety meeting for all shooters

    Noon: Tournament begins

    Immediately Following Tournament: Awards & Raffle Drawing

    Thank You Volunteer Trappers

    1. Denis Brilliant, EagleView
    2. Mike Bruni, Owens Corning
    3. Tyler Crist, Architectural Exterior Solutions
    4. Kevin Gammons, Beck Roofing Corporation
    5. Rick Heath, Architectural Exterior Solutions
    6. Rusty Kent, Roofing Tools & Equipment, Inc.
    7. Chris Kugler, Petersen Aluminum Corporation
    8. Justin Maitland, Johns Manville
    9. April McKelvey, RRC, RRO, Monarch Consulting Services
    10. David Neubeiser, NB Handy
    11. Jimmy Russell, Old Dominion Sales Group
    12. Randy Sansbury, Sansbury & Associates 
    13. Joseph Sansbury, Sansbury & Associates 
    14. Todd Scanlon, TST Roofing
    15. Alexander Smith, GAF
    16. Jim Tait, ABC Supply Company, Inc.
    17. Jeff Thompson, ABC Supply Company, Inc.

    *Grand raffle prize winners will have to complete required paperwork at Green Top in order to collect their prize.

    • 04/18/2023
    • 04/19/2023
    • Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

    Save the Date
    April 18-19, 2023

    VARP is a proud sponsor of NRCA's Roofing Day in DC!

    Join fellow roofing professionals on Capitol Hill as we advocate for our industry! Congress must see and hear from you to understand the critical issues we face. Together, we can make a difference.

    To learn about Roofing Day in DC and register, click here.

    • 05/04/2023
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Williamsburg National Golf Club - Jamestown Course

    VARP's 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

    to benefit Children's Hospital of Richmond

    Thursday, May 4, 2023
    Williamsburg National Golf Club

    3700 Centerville Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188

    9:00am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
    9:45am - Announcements
    10:00am - Shotgun Start, Captain's Choice
    12:00noon - Boxed lunches distributed on course staff
    Immediately following tournament play - Steak dinner and awards

    Registration Includes:
    18 Holes of Golf
    Refreshments during play
    Putting Contest w guaranteed cash payout up to $1,000
    Trophies for Top 3 teams
    Range balls
    Continental Breakfast
    Boxed lunch
    Steak dinner

    • 08/02/2023
    • 08/04/2023
    • Delta Hotels by Marriott Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites, 2800 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    VARP's 56th Annual Summer Convention will be held at Delta Hotels by Marriott Virginia Beach Bayfront Suites, August 2-4, 2023.  

    Registration opening soon!  In the meantime, please book your room:

    Sleeping Room Reservations

    Click here to reserve your room at VARP's group rate of $249.

    You can also book by calling VARP's hotel contact Angelica Anishchenkov's direct line at (757) 910-1027.

    Group rate cutoff is July 28, but don't wait to reserve your room. Virginia Beach hotels sell out in the summertime.  The sooner you book, the better chance you have of ensuring you get a room.

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