Acres Industry Innovation Competition
Are you ready to dive into the world of innovation and technology? If you're a high school student in School District 73, this is your chance to shine.
What's in it for you?
Besides the thrill of tackling real industry challenges, there are some fantastic rewards waiting for the brightest minds:
- Scholarships: We're talking $4,000 in scholarships. Yep, you read that right. It's a great way to support your education.
- Free branded items: Who doesn't love free TRU stuff? We've got some exciting goodies in store for you.
- Guidance: You won't be alone on this journey. The talented faculty from TRU's Software Engineering program will be there to mentor and guide your team.
But here's the best part: you get to work in teams of four or five people, so you can brainstorm, innovate, and create together. Plus, it's not just about winning; it's about the experience and learning along the way.
So, if you're someone who's curious, loves technology, and isn't afraid to think outside the box, this competition is tailor-made for you. Put on your thinking cap, gather your team, and let's make a difference in the world of innovation.
Fall and winter terms
Every fall term, this competition runs for high school students in School District 73. Entrance Scholarship prize amount are spilt between the winning group members attending TRU after high school.
Every winter term, this competition runs for TRU students enrolled in either a computing science or software engineering credential. The Excellence Award prize amount is spilt between the winning group members.
This competition is a three-month process. For high school students, we hope your teachers are able to assist you. Teachers helping students with these projects are welcome to attend the kick-off as well as the presentations and award events.