2022 “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition

Calling for entries for the Wellington regional competitions. Showcase your Chinese language skills!

Bridge John

The “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition is back. This year we plan to run our regional competition online Zoom platform.

This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your Chinese language skills and hidden talents and be in to win a scholarship to study in China. We welcome participants at any level to have a go.  Jia You 加油!

We are now calling for entries for the Wellington regional competitions for:

  • Schools 

Junior (Years 7-10 or 14 years and below)

Senior (Years 11-13 or aged 15 years and above with date of birth no later than 1 August 2007)

  • Tertiary (18-30 years)

For school students

Register by 24 May. An online competition will be held on 29 May. The winner of the Senior competition will represent the region (along with representatives from Auckland and South Island) at the global competition in September.

Group Registration

Individual Registration

Call for Entries: Junior and Senior Schools


For tertiary students

Register by 6 May.  An online competition will be held on 18 May.  The top regional contestant may advance directly to the international competition.

Register now

Call for Entries: Tertiary


Please check the Call for Entries documents for more information and to ensure you meet eligibility and other entry requirements.

About Chinese Bridge: The “Chinese Bridge” speech competition is the most famous international Chinese language competition for non-native speakers, having become a popular reality entertainment show on Chinese TV. Due to Covid-19 it is currently run online.  It has been organised annually since 2008.