North Island Skills Canada Regional Event
Monday, March 8th to Friday March 12th, 2021
Blended/Virtual across the Region

The North Island Skills Canada Regionals will be very different for 2021.  With protocols in place due to COVID the regional event will not be held in person in a building.  This year the event will be hosted VIRTUALLY or REMOTELY at the home school of the competitor.  To allow for the most flexibility as possible, competitions will happen the week of March 8th – 12th with an awards ceremony happening Friday, March 12th @ 12:00pm

 Agenda/Weeks Schedule

DateDescription
Monday – Wednesday
March 8th – March 10th
Competitions are OPEN as per Tech Chairs Instructions
The Tech Chair for the Event will start giving out the competition information/links/documents via the registered teachers email address
Wednesday
March 10th
Some Competitions close
By the end of Wednesday many competitions that require a product to be delivered to judges will need to wrap up
Thursday
March 11th
Judging Day
1) Projects that require in-person judging need to be delivered to the specified location to be judged by 12pm
2) Projects that require online judging need to by uploaded/emailed by 12:00pm
3) Junior Competitions that will be broadcast live through ZOOM will need to be delivered to Sandwick Technical School (Courtenay) by the end of the day
Friday AM
March 12th
Junior Race Day Morning
Junior competitions that need to be run/tested in person (Gravity Car) will be hosted at Sandwick Technical School
Friday, March 12th
11:00am to 12:30pm
AWARDS & Closing Ceremony

11:00am - Junior Awards (approx - to best align prior to lunch at participants schools)
12:00pm - Senior Awards (approx - to best align with lunch at participants schools)

An awards presentation will be broadcast through ZOOM for everyone to watch. A link will be provided below

Competitions & Links to Registration

Competition NameDescription of the EventRegistration Link
2D Animation (Secondary)Date: Wednesday, March 10th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 2 competitors per school

• Scope details to be released on Monday, March 1
3D Animation
Automotive (Secondary)
Cabinetmaking (Secondary)
Carpentry (Secondary)
Culinary Arts (Secondary)
Electronics Secondary
Graphic Design (Secondary)Date: Wednesday, March 10th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 2 competitors per school

• Scope details to be released on Monday, March 1
• Original files with metadata intact provided, full Adobe Animate files need to be sent in so process can be seen and a google drive or dropbox will be used to hand files in.
Photography (Secondary)Date: Wednesday, March 10th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 2 competitors per school

• Scope details to be released on Monday, March1
• Original files with metadata intact need to be provided in addition to the post-processed files.
TV/Video Production (Secondary)Date: Tuesday, March 9th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 12 teams (24 competitors)

• Scope document to be released on main site ASAP
• Competitor document (with the actual theme and video details)
to be released at 9 am on Tuesday, March 9th via THIS website
• Videos to be uploaded to FilmFreeway site created specifically for Skills Canada uploads.
(instructions to be included with competitor document)
Website Design (Secondary)
Welding (Secondary)
Wind Turbine (Junior Skills)
Potential Energy Vehicle (Junior Skills)
Gravity Car (Junior Skills)
Spaghetti Bridge (Junior Skills)Date: Friday, March 12th
Time/Duration: 8:30am to 9:45am ()
Location: Sandwick Technical
# Competitors/Teams: 3 teams from each school (This is subject to change if we have too many registrants)

• Scope document to be released on main site ASAP
• Competitors will compete in their classroom with teacher. The top 3 students from each school will be allowed to rebuild and register for the Skills competition.
• Registered competitors will need to have their bridges rebuilt and submitted to Sandwick by March 11th.
VexIQ (Junior Skills)
Sumo Robot (Junior Skills)

NOTE:  Some Junior Skills events could possibly be held within a school as an entire class.   If this is the case, a classroom/school competition MUST be held and the top 3 students/teams from the school will move to the regionals where there will be a LIVE ZOOM session to determine the Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists in the North Island Region.

Date: Wednesday, March 10th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 2 competitors per school

• Scope details to be released on Monday, March 1

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Date: Wednesday, March 10th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 2 competitors per school

• Scope details to be released on Monday, March 1
• Original files with metadata intact provided, full Adobe Animate files need to be sent in so process can be seen and a google drive or dropbox will be used to hand files in.

Date: Wednesday, March 10th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 2 competitors per school

• Scope details to be released on Monday, March1
• Original files with metadata intact need to be provided in addition to the post-processed files.

Date: Tuesday, March 9th
Time/Duration: 9am to 2pm (5-hour consecutive time slot)
Location: At the participants school
# Competitors/Teams: 12 teams (24 competitors)

• Scope document to be released on main site ASAP
• Competitor document (with the actual theme and video details)
to be released at 9 am on Tuesday, March 9th via THIS website
• Videos to be uploaded to FilmFreeway site created specifically for Skills Canada uploads.
(instructions to be included with competitor document)

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Date: Friday, March 12th
Time/Duration: 8:30am to 9:45am ()
Location: Sandwick Technical
# Competitors/Teams: 3 teams from each school (This is subject to change if we have too many registrants)

• Scope document to be released on main site ASAP
• Competitors will compete in their classroom with teacher. The top 3 students from each school will be allowed to rebuild and register for the Skills competition.
• Registered competitors will need to have their bridges rebuilt and submitted to Sandwick by March 11th.