Game Play Dates: April 17th (English Junior), April 18th (English Senior), April 19th (French Junior), April 20th (French Senior)

Registration: FREE

Modern Mining & Technology Sudbury (MMTS) is on a mission to excite younger generations about the future of mining through a series of fun and educational events. MMTS is made up of volunteers from diverse industries and backgrounds and has been a part of the community for many years. Through partnerships with the mining industry, government, and educational institutions, MMTS educates and enlightens youth about the many careers that contribute to an innovative and world-class mineral resources sector in Sudbury and Northern Ontario. 


High school students from Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin in grades 9-12 will be provided with a unique experience to dig deep into the world of mineral resources that is fun, engaging,  and educational!!  It is an opportunity for students to work together to answer questions, complete challenges and activities!  Students will answer mining-, engineering-, geology-, environmental-, trades-, and community-related questions, solve math and science problems, complete curriculum-based activities and tackle five live challenges!


Teams will play to win gifts, the coveted MineOpportunity games trophy & banner to display at their school , and cash prizes of up to $4,500 for their school!


Teachers who wish to engage their students in this challenge are asked to register their teams by clicking on this registration link:

Daily Winning Teams - Student Prizes are awarded in each category (English, French and Junior, Senior):


1st Place

Two passes to Dynamic Earth and a Gift Certificate.


2nd place 

 Two passes to Dynamic Earth.


3rd place

 Two passes to Dynamic Earth.


School Cash Prizes:

Top Earning Junior Team* - 1st place - $2,500/2nd place - $1,500/3rd place - $500

Top Earning Senior Team* - 1st place - $2,500/2nd place - $1,500/3rd place - $500

* Financial Winnings are awarded to the school with restrictions on spending for mining, exploration and earth sciences related educational materials, content or activities. Any purchases or experiences acquired with winnings are requested to be recorded and published on social media and MMTS is to be tagged in these posts. 

  • The MineOpportunity competition is open to French, English, Public and Catholic School Boards in Greater Sudbury, Espanola and Manitoulin. English and French teams are competing for the same school prizes.

  • Student team members must be from the same school, registered as full-time,  in grades 9, 10, 11, or 12.  

  • Team are made up of 4-5 players and no there is no limit on how many teams a school can enter.  

  • Limited capacity. We are accepting a maximum of 20 teams per category for the 2023 competition. Teams will be selected on a first come, first serve basis.

Teachers can register teams by contacting Melissa-Rose - or 705.522.3701 x 215.

Deadline to register a team - April 7th, 2023