OC welcomes competitors for Skills Canada BC Regionals

By College Relations | February 24, 2023

Welding student works on a project with gloves and a mask, and lots of sparks showing.

Sparks flew, culinary creations delighted, and electronic expertise was on display as nearly 100 competitors converged on the Kelowna campus for the 2023 SkillsBC Regional Trades and Technologies competition on Friday, Feb. 24.

Skills Canada Regionals tests the skills and knowledge of junior and high school students, college trades students and apprentices across a wide array of trades and technology competitions – Architectural CAD, Cabinetmaking, Culinary Arts, Electronics, Welding, Jr. Skills Gravity Vehicle, Jr. Skills Carpentry and more.

This year saw the resurgence of the event after a pandemic imposed hiatus since March 2020.

KMS tools provided generous support in the form of an $800 tool donation for prizes.

View the event photo gallery on Flickr. For more information, visit the Skills Canada BC website.

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