trepanier 1929 model A tudor image by BangShift

Troy Trepanier’s 1929 Model A Ford Tudor hot rod earned Trepanier the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders crown. (Image/BangShift)

Troy Trepanier was named the winner of the 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders with his 1929 Ford Model A Tudor hot-rod sedan, edging out the ’32 Ford Tudor from Alan Johnson, and the ’36 Packard roadster from Troy Ladd—the other two top-three finalists.

The three builders will be featured along with other SEMA Show builders in a new episode of “SEMA: Battle of the Builders,” which will air on Velocity Jan. 2, 2018 at 10 p.m., according to SEMA officials.

This 2017 SEMA Battle of the Builders competition had nearly 300 entries from an elite group of builders.

Here’s the rest of the Top 12:

Alan Johnson’s 1932 Ford Tudor

1932-ford-tudor-alan-johnson-ft by Bowler Transmissions

(Image/Bowler Transmissions)

Troy Ladd’s 1936 Packard Roadster

2017-chicago-world-of-wheels-legend-cup-1936-packard-roadster-wanta-troy-ladd-hollywood-hot-rods-by Hot Rod Network

(Image/Hot Rod)

Phil & Jeremy Gerber’s 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

69_camaro_Gerber image by SEMA


Mike Markin’s 1938 Graham 97

1938-graham-custom-coupe-left-profile mark markin - image by hot rod

(Image/Hot Rod)

Andy Leach’s 1930 Ford Model A Coupe

30_Ford_Model_A by Andy Leach - image by SEMA


Eddie Pettus’ 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

63_corvette by eddie pettus - image by SEMA


Chris Payne’s 1995 Ford Bronco

1995_bronco by chris payne image by SEMA


Scott Roth’s 1966 Chevrolet Corvette

1966 chevy corvette scott roth image by corvette blogger

(Image/Corvette Blogger)

Peter Nam’s 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera

2017-Guntherwerks-400R-04 porsche 911 carrera peter nam image by automobile magazine

(Image/Automobile Magazine)

Jeremy Miranda’s 1969 Chevrolet Camaro

69_camaro_Miranda image by SEMA


Larry Griffey’s 1954 Chevrolet Corvette

1954-corvette-detroit-pirelli-great-8-top-shades-25-griffey image by hot rod

(Image/Hot Rod)