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The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race set to Slide into Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba (February 8, 2017) – PCL Construction is proud to once again be the title sponsor for the 2017 Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (GNCTR). Teams of engineering students from across Canada and the US have created concrete toboggans and will compete to be the best designers, builders, and racers.

You are invited to both of the following GNCTR events:

Technical Exhibition & Judging
Date: Friday February 10, 2017
Time: 10am – 4pm
Location: RBC Convention Centre – 375 York Avenue
Visuals: Student engineering teams showing off their concrete toboggans. Judging will take place on design, teamwork and safety of their concrete creations.
Interviews: Students, PCL Construction

Race Day & Closing Ceremonies
Date: Saturday February 11, 2017
Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm
Location: Adrenalin Adventures - 600 Caron Road, Headingly, MB​
Visual: Concrete toboggans hurtling down ski hill. Judging on time trials, teamwork, and safety.
Interviews: Students, PCL Construction

PCL Construction on-site contacts: Chrissy Panet-Raymond (780-224-9004), and Enrico de Borja (780-222-0755).

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Shane Jones
Media Relations Specialist
PCL Construction
(780) 733-5107​

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