Third Annual Engineering Competition

Friday June 21th, 2019
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The Roundhouse at Bayview Place
251 Esquimalt Rd.
Victoria, BC

Rainhouse Canada, in association with Babcock Canada and The University of Victoria Present:
A celebration of Youth, Innovation, Design,
and Engineering in Victoria

Come check out and support local engineering and STEM student groups as they showcase their innovations in a friendly competition. This is a rare chance to see a diverse set of student projects gathered in one place and to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics from the young, bright minds of Vancouver Island.

You will get to see everything from robots, rockets to race cars, as well as a drone, a satellite, and even a submarine.

Come place your vote, enjoy some refreshments and listen to some incredible presentations.

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Program details

2:00 PM Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speaker Presentation
2:20 PM – 5:00 PM Viewing and Peoples’ Choice Voting, Additional Speaker Presentations
5:00 PM Counting of Ballots
5:15 PM Awards and Presentations
6:00 PM Closing

Competing teams

AUVic is an interdisciplinary student club that builds an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for the annual RoboSub competition in San Diego. Come and check out Polaris, their most recent AUV and discover the world of underwater and marine engineering.

The UVic Formula Motorsport team designs and builds a new formula-style race car each year. They compete annually at Formula SAE, the world’s largest collegiate design competition. Snap a picture on the driver seat of their latest race car.

FIX IT 3491 is a student team that designs robotics and competes annually worldwide. They have won awards such as the Inspire Award at the 2017 FTC World Championships. Don’t miss the opportunity to take control of their robot and driver bots.

UVic Hybrid are engineering students that design, build, and compete with hybrid electric vehicles. Discover their latest Eco car 2 or electric race car.

The UVic Rocketry Team designs and builds competitive sounding rockets. The team earned first place at the Payload Challenge during the 2017 Spaceport America Cup. Meet local rocket engineers and see firsthand a full rocket assembly.

UVic Aero is a team of about 45 engineering students that design, build and test Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). They will be showcasing their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone.

UVic Satellite Design consists of dedicated students passionate about space and nanosatellite technology. Meet the team currently participating in the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC) and check out their competing satellite.

UVic Submarine Racing Club is a multidisciplinary club run by students from the University of Victoria and Camosun College who design, manufacture, and build human-powered submarines. Come and scope out their racing submarine and chat about marine engineering.

As the first and only all-girl STEM School in Canada, meet the interdisciplinary student team who designed and built the Tardis Pendant and ROV Submersible Kit.

UVic Robotics designs, builds, and programs all things robotics. Their plan is to compete in the 2018 Canadian International Rover Challenge (CIRC). Come and see their custom rover.

Why attend the Third Annual Engineering Competition?

Connect

Meet and greet with local talents and like-minded individuals.

Discover

Learn about the latest in Science and Technology.

Learn

Soak up some knowledge from the incredible guest speakers.

Get Involved

Offer your support to the local teams and vote for the best project.

Sponsors

This event would not be possible without the incredible partnership with our amazing sponsors. Thank you for your continued support and generosity:

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Join us to celebrate Youth, Innovation, Design, and Engineering in Victoria