Daily Schedule

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Sunday, February 17

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
12:00 p.m.–
2:00 p.m.
Team Registration Steeves & McGee Lounge, Delta Hotel Casual Registration – Students and coaches can pick up their welcome packages.
2:45 p.m.–
3:00 p.m.
Transportation (bus) Delta Hotel Lobby Business Casual Depart from Delta Hotel for UPEI Campus
3:00 p.m.–
4:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception Market Square, McDougall Hall, UPEI Business Casual This is a chance for students, coaches and volunteers to meet and network with each other, enjoy some appetizers, and take team photos
4:00 p.m.–
5:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremony Amphitheatre (242) McDougall Hall, UPEI Business Casual

Opening Remarks

Official Welcome to Prince Edward Island

Competition Overview

Divisional Draw

5:00 p.m.–
5:30 p.m.
Building Tours with Ambassadors UPEI Campus Warm outdoor clothing Ambassadors will take participants to their preparation rooms, presentation rooms, student lounge etc.
5:30 p.m.–
5:45 p.m.
Transportation (bus) Market Square, McDougall Hall, UPEI Warm outdoor clothing Depart from UPEI to Delta Hotel
5:45 p.m. Free Time

Monday, February 18

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
8:10 a.m.
8:55 a.m.
10:10 a.m.
10:55 a.m.
Transportation (shuttle) Delta Hotel Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to UPEI from the Delta Hotel in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
8:25 a.m.–
5:00 p.m.
Round 1
(4-hour preparation period)
UPEI Business Professional

Students start their four-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.

Lunch provided for students in their preparation rooms.

Lunch provided for coaches and judges in their respective lounges at noon.

After students present, they can watch other presentations or return to the hotel by NIBS provided bus.

3:10 p.m.
3:55 p.m.
4:35 p.m.
5:10 p.m.
6:10 p.m.
Transportation (bus) UPEI Participants can take the NIBS provided bus back to Delta Hotel at any of these four times. Transit does not run on Monday (Islander Day).
5:15 p.m.–
6:00 p.m.
Coaches Meeting 328, McDougall Hall, UPEI Business Casual

Brief meeting to review operational and academic aspects of Day 1 of the competition.

Coaches will be given an opportunity to offer feedback to the organizers and suggest potential adjustments to the remaining rounds of competition.

6:55 p.m. Walking Delta Hotel Casual, warm winter clothing

Students depart on foot from hotel to dinner at Merchantman Fresh Seafood and Oyster Bar.

Coaches depart on foot from hotel to dinner at Brickhouse Kitchen and Bar.

7:00 p.m.–
9:00 p.m.
Competitor Dinner Merchantman Casual
7:00 p.m.–
9:00 p.m.
Coaches Dinner Brickhouse Casual
9:00 p.m. Free time

Tuesday, February 19

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
8:10 a.m.
8:55 a.m.
10:10 a.m.
10:55 a.m.
Transportation (shuttle) Delta Hotel Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to UPEI from the Delta Hotel in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
8:00 a.m.–
6:00 p.m. (revised)
Round 2 (4-hour preparation period) UPEI Business Professional

Students start their four-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.

Lunch provided for students in their preparation rooms.

Lunch provided for coaches and judges in their respective lounges at noon.

After students present, they can watch other presentations or return to the hotel by transit to rest.

7:25 p.m. (revised) Walking Delta Hotel Casual, warm winter clothing Students and coaches depart on foot from hotel to dinner at Olde Dublin Pub.
7:30 p.m.–
9:30 p.m. (revised)
Dinner Olde Dublin Pub Casual
8:30 p.m. (revised) Free time

Wednesday, February 20

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
6:40 a.m.
7:25 a.m.
9:40 a.m.
Transportation (shuttle) Delta Hotel Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to UPEI from the Delta Hotel in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
6:55 a.m.
12:15 a.m.
Round 3 (3-hour preparation period) UPEI Business Professional

Students start their three-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.

This is the last round of the group matches. Top two point-earners in each group advance to the quarter-final round in the afternoon.

12:15 a.m.–
1:10 p.m.
Lunch UPEI

Lunch provided for students, coaches in Market Square at noon.

Quarter finalists are announced.

1:10 p.m.–
6:30 p.m.
Round 4, Quarter Final (3-hour preparation period) UPEI Business Professional

Students who advance to the quarter-finals will enter isolation in a staggered fashion.

Teams that do not advance can stay to watch the quarter-final presentations in the afternoon or return to the Delta on transit.

After the quarter final is complete, teams can return to the Delta on transit.

7:25 p.m. Walking Delta Hotel Casual Students and coaches depart on foot from hotel to dinner at Piatto Pizzeria.
7:30 p.m.–
8:50 p.m.
Dinner Piatto Pizzeria Casual Enjoy a reception style dinner.
8:50 p.m. Walking Casual, warm winter clothing Students and coaches depart on foot from Piatto Pizzeria to bowling at The Alley.
9:00 p.m.–
10:30 p.m.
Bowling The Alley Casual Have some fun and wind down after a long day of competition!
10:30 p.m. Free time

Thursday, February 21

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
11:00 a.m.–
6:00 p.m.
Touring Day

North Rustico

Confederation Bridge

Charlottetown

Casual (warm outdoor clothing)

Thursday is a day for participants to relax and get to know their hosts and fellow competitors better.

Tour itinerary:

·       Coastal drive to Rustico Harbour

·       Snack at Glasgow Glen Farms Restaurant

·       Photo op at Confederation Bridge

·       Brewery tour and dinner at PEI Brewing Company

·       Scenic drive through historic Charlottetown

6:00 p.m. Free time

Friday, February 22

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
6:25 a.m.
7:10 a.m.
8:30 a.m.
Transportation (shuttle) Delta Hotel Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to UPEI from the Delta Hotel in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
6:40 a.m.–
12:55 p.m.
Round 5, Semi-Final (4-hour prep period) UPEI Business Professional Students start their four-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.
9:00 a.m.–
10:30 a.m.
Coaches Meeting 329, McDougall Hall, UPEI

Meeting to discuss competition and recommend improvements for 2020.

12:30 p.m.–
1:15 p.m.
Lunch Market Square, McDougall Hall, UPEI

Lunch provided for students and coaches.

Finalists announced.

1:15 p.m.–
5:15 p.m.
Round 6, Final Round (3-hour prep period) UPEI Business Professional Students who advance to the finals will enter isolation.
4:10 p.m. Transportation (bus) Delta hotel Gala Attire All participants will depart from Delta Hotel to attend the final round presentations.
4:40 p.m.–
6:00 p.m.
Final Round presentation Amphitheatre (242) McDougall Hall, UPEI Business Professional

All students, coaches, and ambassadors are required to attend the final round and support their fellow students!

Participants are asked to arrive at UPEI dressed for the final gala, as we will be going directly to the gala after the final round presentations.

6:15 p.m.–
6:30 p.m.
Transportation (bus) UPEI Shuttle to Confederation Centre of the Arts
6:30 p.m.–
9:00 p.m.
Closing Gala Confederation Centre of the Arts Gala Attire This celebration will begin with a reception/cocktail hour in the Confederation Centre of the Arts museum. This will be followed by dinner at 7:30. The official proceedings will culminate with an announcement of award-winners and medalists, including the 2019 NIBS World Champions.
9:00 p.m.–
10:30 p.m.
Free time Return to the Delta Hotel to change and prepare for the after-party.
10:30 p.m.–
2:00 a.m.
After Party Fishbones Oyster Bar Fashionable/casual Enjoy a night out to celebrate the week.