Since the late 1930s, the Silver Cup Contest has
recognized excellence in shoe repair
craftsmanship. SSIA's founders recognized that
quality craftsmanship is at the core of success
in the shoe repair industry and created this
contest as a means to recognize it and promote
The next Silver Cup Contest will be held in 2015
and SSIA has expanded it to include North
American and International divisions. Repairers
from the United States and Canada will compete
for the Robert DiRinaldo Grand Silver Cup.
Repairers from all over the world will compete
for SSIA's first World Cup.
Click here to view
the entry requirements for the North American
Click here to view the
entry requirements for the international
An SSIA Silver Cup award gives you a tool with
which to promote yourself as a superior
craftsperson. With proper promotion, Silver Cup
awards also bring considerable publicity.
Start planning your entry today.