Atlantic Engineering Competition (AEC)

January 23-26, 2021, hosted by UPEI in Charlottetown, PEI

Registration for AEC has not yet opened at this time.

The Atlantic Engineering Competition brings together over 100 engineering students from the Atlantic region to compete in a variety of technical competitions. Attendees will have the opportunity to improve upon their technical competency, test their communication skills, and network with industry sponsors. Teams who place 1st or 2nd in their respective categories will advance to the Canadian Engineering Competition. 


There are 8 competition streams held at AEC:

  • Junior Design (1-4 competitors/team)

  • Senior Design (1-4 competitors/team)

  • Consulting (1-4 competitors/team)

  • Communications (1-2 competitors/team)

  • Innovative Design (1-4 competitors/team)

  • Programming (1-4 competitors/team)

  • Debate (Exactly 2 competitors/team)

  • Re-engineering (1-2 competitors/team)

Who Attends?

Students are selected to attend AEC by their school’s engineering society, through either an application process or a qualifier competition. 


AEC Resources

Official AEC Rules

Past AEC Results

Why Attend?

AEC provides students with the opportunity to compete in a variety of engineering-related competitions, and further develop their skills in relevant industry areas. Students have the opportunity to showcase their engineering skills to industry sponsors and partners, and compete against students from across Atlantic Canada.

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