Hood Master is an automotive painting challenge for industry professionals within the automotive painting, refinishing, & collision repair industry. The challengers' talent & skills are put to the test by creating masterpieces on mini hoods which are then judged in person by a panel of industry experts. Through this challenge, we can educate & build awareness of the artistry & skills needed by those working in the collision repair industry.

 Airbrush Category 
1st Place - Urethane Circus
Tom Hudach
2nd Place - Perseverance Through Pain
Tom Strait III
3rd Place - Melting Pot
Craig "WIZ" McNeil
 Pinstripe Category 
1st Place - Endless Summer
Tommy Strader
2nd Place - Purgatory
Kevin Campbell
3rd Place - Turmoil
Austin Polen
 Wild Card
Perseverance Through Pain
Tom Strait III
Crowd Favorite
Urethane Circus
Tom Hudach

 PiN Master Winners 
 1st Place - 'Murica
Ahryus Griffin
2nd Place - Project Neon Razor
Julian Perez
3rd Place - Hot Fudge Sundae
Kenny Rolle
Wild Card - Hot Fudge Sundae
Kenny Rolle 
Supporting the Future of Collision Repair
FinishMaster hosted a fundraiser for the Collision Repair Education Foundation at Hood Master on Friday, September 22nd. We exceeded our goal of raising $20,000 and the total amount raised for the 2023 Fundraiser was $30,000!!
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the fundraiser through donations and participating in the online silent auction and mystery gift table. Because of you, we are able to continue giving back to collision repair programs and students who are supported by CREF.
Watch this special video linked below to get a sneak peek of the Hood Master Action...
Introducing Hood Master...
Thank you for joining us at Hood Master!
Highlighting AkzoNobel's Diamond Sponsor Judge & Special Guest:
Dave Kindig - Kindig-It Design

Additional Featured Judges:

Cory Mroz - Mr.Oz Designs
Jason Stahl - BodyShop Business
Martha Severson - FenderBender/ABRN

Hosted at the Biltwell Event Center
950 S. White River Pkwy W. Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46221
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News & Updates
FinishMaster announces the Fourth Annual Hood Master Challenge and Third Annual PiN Master Challenge. Thank you to our partners and customers for helping create a better future for the industry through Hood Master, PiN Master, and the FinishMaster Fundraiser! Read the full press release linked below.
2022 Hood Master
Read the Full 2022 Hood Master Press Release Here
On Friday, October 7th, 2022, our team welcomed around 250 guests to the Hood Master Challenge at the Alexander Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. It was an incredible experience that exceeded everyone's expectations, and simply wowed them. Everyone gathered to enjoy all the exciting elements pulled together for the evening, which were flawlessly executed by the FinishMaster Team.