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Participation guidelines

Participation is open to current undergraduate and graduate students at participating universities, as well as recent graduates. Students from any discipline are welcome to register.

This year’s participating universities are:

McGill University
Université de Montréal (UdeM)
Université Laval
Carleton University
Concordia University
Laurentian University
Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
Ryerson University
University of Toronto
University of Waterloo

If you do not see your university listed above, please contact us to participate:
Students from all Canadian universities are welcome.

The Charrette is also open to Canadian university students who are currently participating in study-abroad or exchange programs. Teams may also include students from additional universities worldwide, provided that at least one member is affiliated with one of the institutions above.

Teams must register online and provide the names, addresses and university affiliations of the team’s leader and all team members. Each team will receive a team number for identification purposes.

Team sizes must be within the following ranges:

Undergraduates: 2 – 5 members
Graduate students: 2 – 3 members
Recent graduates: 2 – 3 members

Online registration opens Thursday, 31 October, at 5pm (EST).

Submission guidelines

All project submissions are due by Monday, 18 November, at 10am (EST). Please submit your final proposals through the link at the bottom of this page.
Submissions are to take the following format:
  • Two digital A2 horizontal boards in PDF format (single file, maximum size 10MB) must be submitted.
  • One key image representative of your proposal as a whole in JPG or PNG format.
  • Optional: One video interview of 30-60s presenting the project in AVI, MP4 or FV4 format, with a maximum size of 30MB.
Note: The team number must appear in all the file names and at the bottom right of the two boards.

All project submissions (PDF and key images) will be posted on the Charrette 2019 website, with names of authors withheld until after the Awards Ceremony. Submissions are welcome in French, English or a combination of the two.