IPC Hand Soldering Competition 2024 Regional Qualification - Hungary


Save the date for the Hungary Regional Qualification for the IPC Hand Soldering Competition (HSC) to take place at the Innoelectro 2024 exhibition in Budapest on 23-25 April 2024.

Skilled soldering experts (F/M) will be competing for 60 minutes on a complex circuit board assembly to win the 2024 National title, earn a cash prize , and compete for a coveted spot at the IPC Hand Soldering World Championship later this year.

Competition for Professionals

The professional competitors will be judged by IPC Master Instructors (MIT) on soldering a complex printed circuit board with a maximum time of 60 minutes under IPC-A-610 Class 3 criteria. Additional criteria will include the quality of the results achieved and of the assembly process, the overall electrical functionality of the assembly, and the speed at which the assembly was produced.

Prizes for Professionals

Cash prizes will be awarded to the professionals: the winner and two runners-up.

  • 1st place – 300€
  • 2nd place – 200€
  • 3rd place – 100€

IPC Hand Soldering World Championship: The winner will be invited by IPC (all expenses covered by IPC) to compete in the HSC World Final in November at Electronica tradeshow in Munich, Germany.

Hand Soldering Best Company Team Award: This year again, nominate a team to win the Hand Soldering Best Company Team Award. For any company enlisting 2 or 3 competitors, the highest combined scores of competitors from the same company will determine which company will receive the HSC Best Company Team Award.

Registration is free of charge.

You do not need to be an IPC member to take part.

You do not need to be IPC-certified to take part.

The competition setup is supplied by organizers, no need to bring any equipment except your ESD cloths (with or without corporate branding).

How to register?

Registration form will be available shortly.


For more information, please contact Philippe Léonard, IPC Europe director (PhilippeLeonard@ipc.org).

InnoElectro Budapest, Hungary

Csorsz u. 14

InnoElectro Budapest, Hungary

InnoElectro Budapest, Hungary
Csorsz u. 14
Budapest, 1123