What is the Territorial Skills Competition?

The Territorial Skills Competition is a one day competition that serves as both a contest to test a participant's skills in a public forum, as well as a qualifier for the annual Skills Competences Canada National Competition. As a qualifier, participants may be eligible to represent Team Yukon at the National Competition.

2021 Competition Gold Medalists

Post-Secondary (Apprentice)
- Welding – Lori Tweddell
- Heavy Vehicle Technician – Keona Mclaughlan
- Mechanical Engineering CAD – Lucas Henderson
- Carpentry – Dustyn Phelps-Van Bibbber
- Sheet Metal Work - Lane Collins
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Cooking - Bridgeen Barber

Secondary
- Welding – Terje Kristensen
- Mechanical Engineering CAD – Phineas Pearson
- Baking – Sarah Booth
- Cooking – Veronica Porter
- Outdoor Power & Recreation Equipment – Dylan Ponsioen
- Carpentry - Braden Ponsioen
- Aesthetics - Ashia Loranger
- Hairstyling - Cailyn Fraser-Harris

Competition Areas

Level(s)

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  • Secondary & Post-Secondary

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  • Secondary

  • Post-Secondary

  • Post-Secondary

  • Secondary & Post-Secondary

  • Secondary

  • Secondary


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Who is eligible to compete?

SECONDARY LEVEL ELIGIBILITY

Secondary level competitors must meet the following criteria in the current school year and may be asked to provide proof of any points listed below:

  1. Possess a Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident and be a resident of Yukon. Competitors are responsible for verifying this information if requested.
  2. Currently enrolled in a secondary school in Yukon. 
  3. Be 21 years of age or younger as of December 31st in the competition year. Birth date must fall in 2000 or later. Proof of age must be available upon request.

POST-SECONDARY (APPRENTICE) LEVEL ELIGIBILITY

Post-Secondary competitors must meet the following criteria in the current school year and may be asked to provide proof of any points listed below:

  1. Possess a Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident and be a resident of Yukon. Competitors are responsible for verifying this information if requested.
  2. Be enrolled in a college to training institution OR be a registered apprentice with Yukon Government. The competitor cannot be a certified journey-person in the trade in which they are competing in.

How do you register?

Registration for the 2023 Territorial Skills Competition will open February 2023. Email us at yukoncommunications@skillscanada.com if you'd like to learn more about this years event.

How much does this cost?

There is no direct cost for participating in the Territorial Skills Competition.

Competitors must wear/bring appropriate dress/safety equipment/tools or equipment as specified in the contest scope. Competitors will not be permitted to participate and will be disqualified if they do not come prepared with all safety dress/equipment specified in the scope.

How do you prepare for the competition? 

  1. Connect with our team directly!
  2. Check back frequently if your desired Territorial Contest Description is not listed yet. This will be updated regularly as new documents are received.

What if I have more questions?

Contact us directly!