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2014 Model Wind Turbine Competition Results

Skills Canada Manitoba, the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM) and Red River College, hosted the 8th Annual Model Wind Turbine Competition at Red River College on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 as part of National Trades and Technology Week.
Given a specific set of materials to work with, approximately 60 students from around the province used their skills and ingenuity to design and construct a working model wind turbine.
Results from the day are as follows:

Highest Voltage Award – Sponsored by Red River College
“The Wind Farmers” from Steinbach Regional Secondary School

Best Construction Award – Sponsored by the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba
“Project OHMS” from Sargent Park School

Best Design Award – Sponsored by Skills Manitoba
“The Solar Panels” from Sturgeon Heights Collegiate

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Cardboard Boat Race 2014 Results

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80 students from across Manitoba showed off their amazing skills and creativity at the 9th Annual Cardboard Boat Race on October 15, 2014. Students constructed a boat using two sheets of cardboard and a few accessories including duct tape and contact cement. Once completed, the teams spent the afternoon testing their boats in both a race and a weight challenge in the pool.
Winning boats were as follows;
Construction/Design Award – Tec Voc High School – “The Flying Dutchmen”

Best Time Award – Grant Park High School

Best Held Weight – Sisler High School – “Marvelous Boat”

Best in Class – Sisler High School – “Marvelous Boat”

“1st to Sink Award”
Westpark School

Team Spirit Award
Sturgeon Heights Collegiate – “I’m on a Boat”

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Team Manitoba wins 16 medals at 2014 Skills Canada National Competition!

Congratulations to Team Manitoba who returned to the province Saturday after winning 16 medals at the Olympic-style Skills Canada National Competition held in Toronto, Ontario on June 4 –  7, 2014.

The 18 high school, college and young apprentices took to the podium and claimed 3 gold, 5 silver and 8 bronze.

The 59 member team earned the right to represent Manitoba at the Skills Canada National Competition by earning a gold medal in their respective trade or technology area at the Skills Manitoba Competition held on April 10, 2014.

Congratulations to all members of Team Manitoba!  They represented their province well!

For a complete list of 2014 medalists, please refer to the Competitions link on this website and click on Skills Canada National Winners.

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Team Manitoba heading to Skills Canada National Competition

Toronto, Ontario will be hosting Canada’s most talented trades people and technologists at the 20th Skills Canada National Competition June 4 – 7, 2014. This exciting one of a kind event offers young students and apprentices from across Canada the opportunity to take part in an Olympic-style events competition that features over 40 contests in a diverse range of skilled trades and technologies such as: aircraft maintenance, carpentry, welding and website development. Good luck in Toronto to Team Manitoba!!

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2014 Skills Manitoba Competition

The 17th Annual Olympic-style Skills Manitoba Competition was held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Red River College.  It was an amazing display of hands-on expertise, talent and determination that showcased the diversity of skilled trades and technology and the many promising futures to be found in these occupations.  Students competed in over 40 different contests and the gold medal winners will form Team Manitoba and compete against their peers at the 20th Skills Canada National Competition in Toronto, Ontario, June 4 – 7, 2014.

In 2014, over 500 students from across Manitoba participated in the one day competition supported by over 300 volunteers representing education, industry and labour.

For a complete list of 2014 medalists, please refer to the Skills Manitoba Competition link on this website and click on Skills Manitoba Competition Winners.

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2014 Extreme Sledding Competition Results

Skills Canada Manitoba, and Winnipeg Technical College hosted the Annual Extreme Sledding Competition at Winnipeg Technical College on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

Forty-eight, Grade 7 – 9 students from across Manitoba spent the morning constructing a human drawn sled with cardboard, 2 x 4’s and duct tape. The students then braved the elements on a very cold day to race their sled around a course.
Results from the day are as follows:

Best Decorated Award
Valley Gardens School – “Canned Bread”

Best Design Award
Sisler High School – “Fast and Furious”

Best Time Award
Stonybrook Middle School – “You Sled it”

 

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Team Manitoba wins 28 medals at 2013 Skills Canada National Competition!!

A Manitoba delegation of 100 cheered “TOBA, TOBA” as 29 high school, college, and young apprentices took to the podium claiming 8 gold, 8 silver and 12 bronze medals at the Olympic-style Skills Canada National Competition held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 5 – 8, 2013.

 

The 60 member team earned the right to represent Manitoba at the Skills Canada National Competition by earning a gold medal in their respective trade or technology area at the Provincial Skills Competition held on April 11, 2013.

 

Congratulations to all members of Team Manitoba. They represented their province well!

 

For a complete list of 2013 medalists, please refer to the Skills Canada National Competition link on this website and click on Medal Winners.

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2013 Skills Manitoba Competition Results

The 16th Annual Olympic-style Skills Manitoba Competition was held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Red River College.It was an amazing display of hands-on expertise, talent and determination that showcased the diversity of skilled trades and technology and the many promising futures to be found in these occupations.Students competed in over 40 different contests and the gold medal winners will form Team Manitoba and compete against their peers at the 19th Skills Canada National Competition in Vancouver,  British Columbia, June 5 – 8, 2013.

In 2013, over 500 students from across Manitoba participated in the one day competition supported by over 300 volunteers representing education, industry and labour.

For a complete list of 2013 medalists, please refer to the Skills Manitoba Competition link on this website and click on Medal Winners.

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Extreme Sledding Competition Results

Skills Canada Manitoba, and Winnipeg Technical College hosted the Annual Extreme Sledding Competition at Winnipeg Technical College on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

Forty, Grade 7 – 9 students from across Manitoba spent the morning constructing a human drawn sled with cardboard, 2 x 4’s and duct tape.  The students then braved the elements on a very cold day to race their sled around a course.

Results from the day are as follows:

Best Decorated Award

Landmark Collegiate – “Not Bananas”

Best Design Award

Sisler High School – “The Accelerators”

Best Time Award

Ecole Varennes  – “The Green Team”

 

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