Plan to join us in the City of Cowboys & Culture … Conveniently located 17.5 miles from DFW International Airport, the city offers a range of experiences:  from NASCAR racing to rodeos, world-class museums to cowboy cuisine, boutique shopping to a Top 5 zoo, biking to horseback riding.

Mark your calendars for the 2016 NPC Annual Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Worthington Renaissance
Fort Worth, Texas
Worthington Fr. Worth


November 7-12, 2015
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada

Need a Start-up Certification Class or Re-certification?  Both will be available at the APSP Expo.  Plan on attending!  Registration is open now. More information will follow in the coming months.


The NPC endorses the efforts taken by the CPSA to ensure lawmakers are getting the information they need from our industry.  During this crisis in the Western states we will continue to keep you updated about their progress.  For the complete progress update from the CPSA, please follow this link

Standard for Plastering Swimming Pools & Spas up for Public Review & Comment

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announces a new draft standard, Board of Standards Review (BSR)/APSP/International Code Council (ICC)/National Plasterers Council (NPC) – 12 201X for the plastering of swimming pools and spas and seeks public review and comment. Comments are due June 22, 2015.

APSP is seeking the approval for the revisions under the accreditation procedures with ANSI.

This standard is covers the material and application for the plastering of cementitious finish coatings for in-ground swimming pools or other cementitious water-containment vessels. It sets forth the identification and stipulation of non-structural cementitious finish coating materials for usage in plastering of water-containment vessels, the application and finishing methodologies, based on common accepted trade practice, for the installation of non-structural cementitious interior finish coatings for water-containment vessels and more.


NPC Online Store

Are you in need of an NPC Tech Manual or Start-up Cards? The list of items that the NPC online store offers to members and non-members alike will soon be expanding to include polo shirts and baseball hats that show off the new NPC brand. Show your support of the NPC by purchasing those items of which you are in need!