2021 “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition

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

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

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!

2020 Chinese Bridge

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

  • Junior Secondary (Years 7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (Years 11-13)
  • Tertiary

For school students

Register and submit your videosby 17 May. Five winners in each category will advance to the New Zealand National “Chinese Bridge” competition to be hosted online by the University of Canterbury on 8 August.

For tertiary students

Register by 9 July.  An online competition will be held on 14 July.  The top regional contestant may advance directly to the international competition.

Register now

Call for Entries: Schools

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.