Skills Competition

Program Description

What is this program about?

 

In 2016 there will be four levels of Skills Canada competition.

  • The Cariboo Junior Skills Competition at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) on Friday, March 4, 2016 is for teams of students in grades 6 to 9. Gold Medal winners in the Cariboo Junior Skills competition may be invited to compete in the Skills BC competition.
  • Cariboo Regional Skills Competition at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) on Friday, March 4, 2016. This competition is primarily for secondary students although some post-secondary competitions may be held as a “warm-up” to the Skills BC competition. Gold medal winners in the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition may be invited to compete in the Skills BC competition.
  • The Skills BC Competition at Tradex in Abbotsford on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Gold medal winners in The Skills BC Competition may be invited to compete as part of Team BC in the Skills Canada Competition.
  • The Skills Canada Competition is in Moncton, NB from June 5-8, 2016

Competitors in grades 6 to 9 will compete in Cariboo Junior Skills Competitions in the following categories:

  • Gravity Vehicle Race
  • Spaghetti Bridge
  • Wind Turbine

Competitors from the Regional high schools, and TRU’s Trades & Technology students will compete in the following categories at the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition:

  • Automotive Service
  • Cabinet Making
  • Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Plumbing
  • Welding

Competitors from the regional high schools will compete in the following categories in the Virtual Competitions at their own schools as part of the Cariboo Regional Skills Competition:

  • Architectural CAD
  • Mechanical CAD
  • TV and Video Production
  • Web Design

Gold medal winners from the Cariboo Junior Skills Competition and Cariboo Regional Skills Competition may be invited to participate at the Skills BC Competition.