Skills Canada British Columbia

Regional Competitions

With assistance from dedicated volunteer teams of Regional Coordinating Committees, Skills BC hosts 13 annual Regional Competitions in Communities around the province.

Regional Competitions allow BC students from grade 6 to grade 12 to showcase their talents in the skilled trades and technologies. Students in secondary grades compete in a variety of skills competitions, with those in the lower grades competing in series of Junior Skills Competitions specially designed for their skill levels.

Winners in each competition area are awarded gold, silver or bronze medals, with the majority of those gold medal winners qualifying to compete in the annual Provincial Competition. Regional Competitions, which are hosted by post secondary institutions and secondary schools located within each region, are attended by thousands of student spectators.

Many Regional Competitions also host Discover Trade & Technology demonstrations which provide spectators with hands-on opportunities to experience the skilled trades and technologies.

2017 Regional Competitions Schedule:

Region Date(s) Times Location(s)
Cariboo March 3 TBA Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops
Central Interior January 11  TBA  College of New Caledonia
Central Lower Mainland March 2 TBA KPU Richmond
Central Lower Mainland TBA TBA Samuel Robertson Secondary, Maple Ridge
Central Lower Mainland TBA TBA Westview Secondary, Maple Ridge
Central Okanagan TBA TBA Okanagan College, Kelowna
Kootenays TBA TBA College of the Rockies, Cranbrook
Lower Fraser Valley TBA  TBA Kwantlen Polytechnic, Cloverdale
North West TBA TBA Northwest Community College, Terrace
N. W. Lower Mainland TBA TBA Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver
N. W. Lower Mainland TBA TBA Vancouver Community College
N. W. Lower Mainland TBA TBA Howe Sound Secondary, Squamish
Peace TBA TBA Northern Lights College, Dawson Creek
Upper Fraser Valley TBA  TBA University of the Fraser Valley, Chilliwack
Vancouver Island Central March 3 TBA Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo
Vancouver Island North TBA TBA G. P. Vanier Secondary, Courtenay
Vancouver Island South TBA TBA Camosun College, Victoria

Regional Scope Documents

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Regional Competitions Information

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