Japan, Oct 07 (ANI): The sixth Yamaha World Technician Grand Prix 2014 was held on October 1 at Yamaha Motor Corporation in Iwata city, Shizuoka, Japan. This was the world competition for defining the top Yamaha service engineer with profound knowledge and technical skills. This competition has been held every two years since 2002. Twenty mechanics from 18 countries participated in the final contest this year. In 2001, Yamaha established YTA- Yamaha Technical Academy in the world wide service network as their main education program, and it is currently deployed in 36 countries with 33,000 YTA certified engineers have participated to the World Technician Grand Prix. The contestants were tested in theory, trouble shooting, repair on actual motorcycles and skill of making relationship with the customer during reception, vehicle delivery and after service. The contest was designed to judge the engineer's skill in the areas of proper service knowledge by providing service that communicates the ideas of Yamaha products and providing hospitable customer service.