Ceremony

Camp 8 Obligation Ceremony, The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer, takes place each year in November and March.

 The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer

Next ceremony 

November 22, 2022 at 8:00 pm

Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd floor University Centre, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

Registration fee: $30

Guest tickets (maximum 3 per candidate) : $15

Orientation Session

November 1, 2022 at 3:00 pm

ORIENTATION SESSION #2: November 2, 2022 at 7:00pm; ORIENTATION SESSION #3: November 3, 2022 at 3:00pm --- All 3 sessions will be online

Registration and Sizing Session #1

November 15, 2022 at 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Engineering and Information Technology Complex, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

Registration and Sizing Session #2

November 16, 2022 at 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Engineering and Information Technology Complex, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

Candidates Assemble

November 22, 2022 at 7:00 pm

How to Get There

Online Ceremonies: links will be provided to you

In Person Cermonies: View a map of the University of Manitoba campus.

Ring Presenters

Experienced Engineers will be presenting you with your ring. You can choose to have a specific Engineer present your ring to you. All Ring Presenters must be Obligated Canadian Engineers (no exceptions). Ring presentors must have a minimum of 4 years of engineering work experience.  We require the camp number in which their obligation took place. Winnipeg’s camp is 8, and you can find a list of other camps on the Iron Ring website.

Online Ceremonies: With the exception of the Leader of the Candidates, ring presentation will be "in spirit" only.

In Person Ceremonies: Ring Presenters do not require a guest ticket. The candidate has the option of providing their Ring Presenter with a guest ticket, or the presenter can pay the admission fee of $15 at the time of the ceremony. 

Guests

Online Ceremonies: The camp is unable to accomodate guest logins.  Guests are permitted to be present with you provided they respect the confidential nature of the ceremonies and are observing current Provincial Health Orders.

In Person Ceremonies: Candidates can invite a maximum of three guests to the ceremony. Guest tickets are $15 each and must be purchased at the Sizing Session. Guest tickets are not available at the door.  Guests must be seated by 7:45 pm on the evening of the ceremony.

Certificate of Obligation

Online Ceremonies: Your obligation certificate will be mailed to you with your ring following the ceremony.

In Person Ceremonies: Remember to pick up your certificate following the ceremony. If you did not pick up your certificate, email the camp secretary