Pre-Workshop Video

Pre-Workshop Video

Pre-Workshop Video- August 28th - Video Posted on website relative to the following:

  • Recruitment of team suggestions, with a minimum of (2) and maximum of (5) members;
    (This is very important in order to give your team the best chance for overall success in the program, and is based on our experience over the last two years);

  • Business Idea selection process. Tips on team's selection of business idea.

Workshop #1 - Introductory/Program Overview/Selecting a Previously Mined Site/Developing a Site Profile Report

Workshop #1 - Introductory/Program Overview/Selecting a Previously Mined Site/Developing a Site Profile Report
  • September 24th & 26thIntroductory Workshop to present overview of program with a focus on the following:

    1. Demonstratiion on locating, identifying and selecting a previously mined site on which to locate the team's proposed business.

    2. Developing the "Site Profile Report";

    3. Short-term instructions. (5.1/4.6 weeks)

  • October 4th - Selected Site's Coordinates Due Online at www.eclrp.com.

  • October 18th - Team Application Form Due Online at www.eclrp.com.

  1. (The team members reported on this form cannot be changed throughout the remainder of the program. If a member drops-out they cannot be replaced on the official roster, which will be used in case the team qualifies for a cash award.)

    • October 18th - Project Outline Due Online at www.eclrp.com.

    • October 30th - Site Profile Report Due; (1.2 weeks)

    • November 8th - Qualifying Notification to coaches relative to continued program participation for all teams attaining the minimum threshold of 75% score of points possible on site profile report. Teams scoring less than 75% will be disqualified for further participation; (1.4/1.6 weeks)

    • November 11th - Pre-Delivery Survey Due Online

Workshop #2 - Business Plan Development

Workshop #2 - Business Plan Development

November 19th & 21st - Workshop focusing on Business Plan Development; (9.2/9.0 WEEKS)

  • February 1st – Regional Challenge Qualifying Notification to coaches relative to continued program participation for top 12 teams attaining the minimum threshold of 75% score of points on the Business Plan Report; (3.0/4.0 days to Physical Model Workshop) (5.5 weeks to Regional Challenge)

Regional Challenge

Regional Challenge

March 12th – Regional Challenge Team Presentations will be divided into the following two sections:

  1. Site Profile – Will include important and interesting facts about the site, relative to its importance to the community/region during the years of its mining activity. This section will include presentation of the physical model relative to the site and any physical plant part of their proposed business;

  2. Business Plan – Will include description of Business Plan from conception of idea through to opening day of business. This will also include presentation of any product prototype.