2nd Annual Paper Airplane Workshop & Competition
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
3211 Grant McConachie Way
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) will host its 2nd Annual Paper Airplane Workshop & Competition. Part of YVR’s summer long Take-Off Fridays celebration, this highly anticipated event welcomes back the expert in paper airplane construction, BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus instructor Ralph Heldt and his knowledgeable assistants, who will coach participants on the aerodynamics of paper airplanes and folding methods that will yield best results.
Participants will construct their aircraft with the help of the BCIT team’s tips and techniques and compete for the chance to win huge prizes. Watch as paper planes soar through YVR’s Public Observation Area and kids and adults alike put on their game faces in hopes of a big win. A celebrity-judging panel featuring aviation professionals will rate 20 contestants based on distance, creativity of design and aerial acrobatics.
Incredible prizes await the top three “pilots:”
- First place: A $1,000 travel gift card courtesy of Uniglobe Travel
- Second place: $500 prepaid currency card from ICE Currency Exchange
- $250 YVR Bucks and a set of luggage
Location: Vancouver International Airport. Public Observation Area, Level 4, Domestic Terminal Building