September Pictures of the Month

SAIT’s photojournalism class of 2016 / 2017 got off to a good start this semester as they hone their skills covering assignments ranging from the Equinox Vigil, the International Balloon Festival, Trojan Soccer games, the Lego Imagine Nation tour, and many other assignments. Scroll down and check out the nice images shot by our students…

Quality Time: Darah Manhas and her son Hudson Manas spend a day together at Riley Park on a warm fall afternoon in Calgary. With winter approaching, Manhas wants to spend as much time outside as possible with her son. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/The Press)

Quality Time: Darah Manhas and her son Hudson Manas spend a day together at Riley Park on a warm fall afternoon in Calgary. With winter approaching, Manhas wants to spend as much time outside as possible with her son. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/The Press)

Machinist in Shop: Rob Sadowski of SAIT's School of Manufacturing and Automation poses for a portrait in his shop just before SAIT's upcoming 100th birthday. SAIT 100 is a celebration of the polytechnic's century-marking anniversary. (Photo by Shane Weaver/The Press)

Machinist in Shop: Rob Sadowski of SAIT’s School of Manufacturing and Automation poses for a portrait in his shop just before SAIT’s upcoming 100th birthday. SAIT 100 is a celebration of the polytechnic’s century-marking anniversary. (Photo by Shane Weaver/The Press)

Mural Art: Kai Cabodyna stands in front of his artwork on a temporary wall in Calgary. The mural will be up until construction of the new Central Library is finished in 2018. (Photo by Foster Modesette/The Press)

Mural Art: Kai Cabodyna stands in front of his artwork on a temporary wall in Calgary. The mural will be up until construction of the new Central Library is finished in 2018. (Photo by Foster Modesette/The Press)

In Your Face: SAIT Trojans women's soccer midfield Kaitlyn Silcox, left, smashes the face of Medicine Hat Rattlers forward Kaity Letwiniuk during soccer action at SAIT's Cohos Commons Field in Calgary. The Trojans took the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference regular season game 2-0. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

In Your Face: SAIT Trojans women’s soccer midfield Kaitlyn Silcox, left, smashes the face of Medicine Hat Rattlers forward Kaity Letwiniuk during soccer action at SAIT’s Cohos Commons Field in Calgary. The Trojans took the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference regular season game 2-0. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Class of '43: A photo taken sometime in 1943 of SAIT's instructors, officers, and trainees of the No. 2 wireless training school outside of Heritage Hall. (Photo by Lucas Lyons/SAIT Polytechnic)

Class of ’43: A photo taken sometime in 1943 of SAIT’s instructors, officers, and trainees of the No. 2 wireless training school outside of Heritage Hall. (Photo by Lucas Lyons/SAIT Polytechnic)

Missed Goal: SAIT Trojans Midfielder, Nick Moore reacts after missing the net during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) soccer action against the Lakeland College Rustlers at Cohos Common's Field on SAIT campus. The Trojans lost the game by a score of 3-1. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/The Press)

Missed Goal: SAIT Trojans Midfielder, Nick Moore reacts after missing the net during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) soccer action against the Lakeland College Rustlers at Cohos Common’s Field on SAIT campus. The Trojans lost the game by a score of 3-1. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/The Press)

Header: Lakeland College Rustlers player Joshua Pynten, third from left, reacts as he goes for the header during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) soccer action against the Lakeland College Rustlers at Cohos Common's Field on SAIT campus. The Trojans lost the game by a score of 3-1. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/The Press).

Header: Lakeland College Rustlers player Joshua Pynten, third from left, reacts as he goes for the header during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) soccer action against the Lakeland College Rustlers at Cohos Common’s Field on SAIT campus. The Trojans lost the game by a score of 3-1. (Photo by Chelsey Harms/The Press).

Little Curler: A young boy falls down after delivering a curling rock during For the Love of Curling, an event hosted by by Olympic curlers Cheryl Bernard and John Morris at The Calgary Curling Club. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/SAIT Polytechnic)

Little Curler: A young boy falls down after delivering a curling rock during For the Love of Curling, an event hosted by by Olympic curlers Cheryl Bernard and John Morris at The Calgary Curling Club. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/SAIT Polytechnic)

Puppy Love: Ethan Morgan, 4, plays with his new dog, Stormy, at Stanley Park in Calgary. Stanley Park is a favourite place for a variety of activities such as picnicking, swimming, canoeing, tennis, walking and biking. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Puppy Love: Ethan Morgan, 4, plays with his new dog, Stormy, at Stanley Park in Calgary. Stanley Park is a favourite place for a variety of activities such as picnicking, swimming, canoeing, tennis, walking and biking. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Tough Loss: A member of the Canmore Wolverines comforts his teammate following a tough loss against the Bow Valley Bobcats in Cochrane. (Photo by William Geier/The Press)

Tough Loss: A member of the Canmore Wolverines comforts his teammate following a tough loss against the Bow Valley Bobcats in Cochrane. (Photo by William Geier/The Press)

Fire it Up:Martin Cowling (pilot) finally got his balloon in the air with the help of his crew during the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River, Alberta. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/SAIT Polytechnic)

Fire it Up:Martin Cowling (pilot) finally got his balloon in the air with the help of his crew during the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River, Alberta. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/SAIT Polytechnic)

Big Spectacle:The Lempriere family stares at all the balloons during the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River, Alberta. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/The Press)

Big Spectacle:The Lempriere family stares at all the balloons during the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River, Alberta. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/The Press)

Big Balloons: Spectators gather to watch the Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River. The event features balloons from all around the world and are set up in a launch area at sunset, giving off a spectacular glow for people to enjoy. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Big Balloons: Spectators gather to watch the Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River. The event features balloons from all around the world and are set up in a launch area at sunset, giving off a spectacular glow for people to enjoy. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Almost Ready to Launch:Stan Wereschuk (pilot) and his crew worked their best to get his balloon in the air during the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River, Alberta. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/The Press)

Almost Ready to Launch:Stan Wereschuk (pilot) and his crew worked their best to get his balloon in the air during the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival in High River, Alberta. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/The Press)

Super Heros: A child is excited to see his superheroes during the 18th annual Calgary Greek Festival at the Hellenic Community Centre. The superheroes were entertaining children during the family-friendly festival that marks the changing of the seasons in the Greek community. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Super Heros: A child is excited to see his superheroes during the 18th annual Calgary Greek Festival at the Hellenic Community Centre. The superheroes were entertaining children during the family-friendly festival that marks the changing of the seasons in the Greek community. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

High Header: SAIT Trojans striker Emily Fedoriak, left, battles for the ball against Medicine Hat Rattlers defence Cassidy Larochelle during women's soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 2-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

High Header: SAIT Trojans striker Emily Fedoriak, left, battles for the ball against Medicine Hat Rattlers defence Cassidy Larochelle during women’s soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 2-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Tug-a-War: A child competes in a tug-of-war competition during the 18th annual Calgary Greek Festival at the Hellenic Community Centre. The family-friendly event marks the changing of the seasons in the Greek community. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Tug-a-War: A child competes in a tug-of-war competition during the 18th annual Calgary Greek Festival at the Hellenic Community Centre. The family-friendly event marks the changing of the seasons in the Greek community. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Cultural Dance: Joanna Cheilarski, of the Hellenic Society's adult Greek dancing group, smiles during a demonstration at the Greek Festival in Calgary. The annual festival was held to celebrate Greek culture and heritage with kids games as well as dancing and performances. (Photo by Cyril Brabant/The Press)

Cultural Dance: Joanna Cheilarski, of the Hellenic Society’s adult Greek dancing group, smiles during a demonstration at the Greek Festival in Calgary. The annual festival was held to celebrate Greek culture and heritage with kids games as well as dancing and performances. (Photo by Cyril Brabant/The Press)

Illuminated Rocket: Galvin Chung takes a photo in front of an inflatable rocket ship during Beakerhead's Beakernight at McDougall Park in Calgary. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Illuminated Rocket: Galvin Chung takes a photo in front of an inflatable rocket ship during Beakerhead’s Beakernight at McDougall Park in Calgary. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Equinox Vigil: Chantal Chagnon leads the lantern procession during the Equinox Vigil in Calgary's Union Cemetery. Chagnon led a traditional song from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation about death and mourning. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Equinox Vigil: Chantal Chagnon leads the lantern procession during the Equinox Vigil in Calgary’s Union Cemetery. Chagnon led a traditional song from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation about death and mourning. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Art Installation:Martha Zweifel, right, stands with a friend in front of an installation she created that combines art and engineering during Beakerhead's Beakernight in Calgary's McDougall Park. Zweifel recently graduated from SAIT's welding program. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Art Installation:Martha Zweifel, right, stands with a friend in front of an installation she created that combines art and engineering during Beakerhead’s Beakernight in Calgary’s McDougall Park. Zweifel recently graduated from SAIT’s welding program. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Abstract Light: Visitors walk through abstract lit door frames at the Equinox Vigil in Union Cemetery in Calgary. The Equinox Vigil is an event that celebrates life and death combining different cultures from around the world. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/The Press)

Abstract Light: Visitors walk through abstract lit door frames at the Equinox Vigil in Union Cemetery in Calgary. The Equinox Vigil is an event that celebrates life and death combining different cultures from around the world. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/The Press)

CATCHYPHRASE:University of Calgary Dino's pitcher, Haley Acton pitches during a double header match against the SAIT Trojans in Drumheller. The Dino's won by a score of 12-1. (Photo by Terri Huxley/The Press)

Launch Time: University of Calgary Dino’s pitcher, Haley Acton pitches during a double header match against the SAIT Trojans in Drumheller. The Dino’s won by a score of 12-1. (Photo by Terri Huxley/The Press)

Hittin' the Dirt: SAIT Trojans defender Jordan Alvarez, bottom, battles for the ball against Medicine Hat Rattlers midfielder Rodrigo Leite Da Silva Costa (Tavaras), top, during men's soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. This was the Trojans' first home game of the regular season in the ACAC league. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 3-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Hittin’ the Dirt: SAIT Trojans defender Jordan Alvarez, bottom, battles for the ball against Medicine Hat Rattlers midfielder Rodrigo Leite Da Silva Costa (Tavaras), top, during men’s soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. This was the Trojans’ first home game of the regular season in the ACAC league. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 3-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Here for You:Callie the therapy dog visits the Grade 1 French Immersion students at Varsity Acres School. The students draw a picture of Callie and then write their favourite thing that Callie does in French. (Photo by Shane Weaver/SAIT Polytechnic)

Here for You:Callie the therapy dog visits the Grade 1 French Immersion students at Varsity Acres School. The students draw a picture of Callie and then write their favourite thing that Callie does in French. (Photo by Shane Weaver/SAIT Polytechnic)

An excited participant of a bridge building competiton is over joyed to see his Lego piece hold 15lbs at the Lego Imagine Nation Tour at the BMO Centre in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. The Imagine Nation Tour is a ticketed, indoor and cross-country tour with activities and life-size LEGO® models. (Photo by Kelsey Zeoli/The Press)

An excited participant of a bridge building competiton is over joyed to see his Lego piece hold 15lbs at the Lego Imagine Nation Tour at the BMO Centre in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. The Imagine Nation Tour is a ticketed, indoor and cross-country tour with activities and life-size LEGO® models. (Photo by Kelsey Zeoli/The Press)

Makin' a Move: SAIT Trojans women's soccer striker Emily Fedoriak, right, competes for the ball with Medicine Hat Rattlers midfield Mariah Lay during ACAC soccer action at SAIT's Cohos Commons Field in Calgary. The Trojans took the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference regular season game 2-0. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Makin’ a Move: SAIT Trojans women’s soccer striker Emily Fedoriak, right, competes for the ball with Medicine Hat Rattlers midfield Mariah Lay during ACAC soccer action at SAIT’s Cohos Commons Field in Calgary. The Trojans took the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference regular season game 2-0. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Big Fan: One-year-old Maximo attends the SAIT Trojans women's soccer game against the Medicine Hat Rattlers with his aunt, Tara Salmon, to cheer on a family member on the Trojans team at SAIT's Cohos Commons Field in Calgary. The Trojans took the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference regular season game 2-0. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Big Fan: One-year-old Maximo attends the SAIT Trojans women’s soccer game against the Medicine Hat Rattlers with his aunt, Tara Salmon, to cheer on a family member on the Trojans team at SAIT’s Cohos Commons Field in Calgary. The Trojans took the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference regular season game 2-0. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Scramble: SAIT Trojans Cassandra Bush attempts to steal the ball away from the Medicine Hat Rattlers during womens soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 2-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT) (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Scramble: SAIT Trojans Cassandra Bush attempts to steal the ball away from the Medicine Hat Rattlers during womens soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 2-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT) (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Fan Club: Fans cheer as the SAIT Trojans women's soccer team scores their first goal of the game against the Medicine Hat Rattlers in Calgary. The Trojans claimed victory with a final score of 2Ð0. (Photo by Parker Crook/The Press)

Fan Club: Fans cheer as the SAIT Trojans women’s soccer team scores their first goal of the game against the Medicine Hat Rattlers in Calgary. The Trojans claimed victory with a final score of 2Ð0. (Photo by Parker Crook/The Press)

Eye on the Ball: Michael Bartz juggles during the Circle The Wagons event at University District South Park in Calgary. Bartz is a performer in the circus group, Cirque De La Nuit. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Eye on the Ball: Michael Bartz juggles during the Circle The Wagons event at University District South Park in Calgary. Bartz is a performer in the circus group, Cirque De La Nuit. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Zorb Ball: Paul Gabey cheers for the Zorb Ball race winner during the Circle The Wagons event in the University District South Park in Calgary. Gabey, who recently moved to Ontario from Calgary, made the return trip specifically to attend Circle The Wagons. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Zorb Ball: Paul Gabey cheers for the Zorb Ball race winner during the Circle The Wagons event in the University District South Park in Calgary. Gabey, who recently moved to Ontario from Calgary, made the return trip specifically to attend Circle The Wagons. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

CATCHYPHRASE:Carisa Hendrix battles the wind and still manages to swallow fire for an enthusiastic crowd at the Circle the Wagons event in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Carisa performs with Ballyhoo Entertainment. (Photo by Jeremy Ash/The Press)

Hot Stuff: Carisa Hendrix battles the wind and still manages to swallow fire for an enthusiastic crowd at the Circle the Wagons event in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Carisa performs with Ballyhoo Entertainment. (Photo by Jeremy Ash/The Press)

Mother and daughter duo dance away at the Big Top stage at the Circle of Wagons festival at the University District's South Park in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Each year the event travels to a new community in Calgary where a portion of the proceeds are donated to the participating community association. This year the proceeds will be distributed between the Varsity, Montgomery, and University Heights Community Associations. (Photo by Kelsey Zeoli/The Press)

A woman and child enjoy the Circle of Wagons festival at the University District’s South Park in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Each year the event travels to a different area of the city, with a portion of the event revenue being given to the communities in which its held. (Photo by Kelsey Zeoli/The Press)

Jenna Lencucha, top, and Katherine Odland perform a corde lisse, or free rope, act during the Circle the Wagons festival in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Corde lisse, which is French for "smooth rope," is an aerial circus act that involves performing acrobatics on a vertically hanging rope. (Photo by Kayla Van Den Bussche/The Press)

Jenna Lencucha, top, and Katherine Odland perform a corde lisse, or free rope, act during the Circle the Wagons festival in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Corde lisse, which is French for “smooth rope,” is an aerial circus act that involves performing acrobatics on a vertically hanging rope. (Photo by Kayla Van Den Bussche/The Press)

Cirque de la Nuit acrobat performs arial hoop tricks at Circle the Wagon in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Circle the Wagon is a travelling carnival which promotes local businesses and green initiatives, with a portion of the proceeds going to local communities. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/The Press)

Cirque de la Nuit acrobat performs arial hoop tricks at Circle the Wagon in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Circle the Wagon is a travelling carnival which promotes local businesses and green initiatives, with a portion of the proceeds going to local communities. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/The Press)

Small calgarian enjoys DJ GSD's music while wearing noise cancelling headphones at Circle the Wagon in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Circle the Wagon is a travelling carnival which promotes local businesses and green initiatives, with a portion of the proceeds going to local communities. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/The Press)

Small calgarian enjoys DJ GSD’s music while wearing noise cancelling headphones at Circle the Wagon in Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. Circle the Wagon is a travelling carnival which promotes local businesses and green initiatives, with a portion of the proceeds going to local communities. (Photo by Pier Moreno Silvestri/The Press)

Battle: SAIT Trojans striker Emily Fedoriak, left, battles for the ball against Medicine Hat Rattlers midfield Mackenzie Salmon during womens soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 2-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Battle: SAIT Trojans striker Emily Fedoriak, left, battles for the ball against Medicine Hat Rattlers midfield Mackenzie Salmon during womens soccer action at SAIT in Calgary. The Trojans defeated the Rattlers 2-0. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

six-year-old Gabriella Vanenk tries on a Rocky View County Fire and Rescue fireman's uniform at the Springbank Old Tyme Fall Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. There was a climbing wall, face painting and lots of other activities to ensure a good time for kids. (Photo by Jeremy Ash/The Press)

six-year-old Gabriella Vanenk tries on a Rocky View County Fire and Rescue fireman’s uniform at the Springbank Old Tyme Fall Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. There was a climbing wall, face painting and lots of other activities to ensure a good time for kids. (Photo by Jeremy Ash/The Press)

Janine Jomaa, right, takes a playful tackle from boyfriend, Harwinder Giwal, during a game of Paddle Fighting at the McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. The event was part of the University of Calgary's New Student Orientation Tailgate Party. (Photo by Cyril Brabant/The Press)

Janine Jomaa, right, takes a playful tackle from boyfriend, Harwinder Giwal, during a game of Paddle Fighting at the McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. The event was part of the University of Calgary’s New Student Orientation Tailgate Party. (Photo by Cyril Brabant/The Press)

University of Calgary students participated in various games at the Red Light Green Light game event. This is a photo of Xander Harris, who is a biology student at the UofC. The students were trying to break the Guinness World Record of how many people participated in the red light green light game. This event took place on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 in Calgary. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/SAIT Polytechnic)

University of Calgary students participated in various games at the Red Light Green Light game event. This is a photo of Xander Harris, who is a biology student at the UofC. The students were trying to break the Guinness World Record of how many people participated in the red light green light game. This event took place on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 in Calgary. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/SAIT Polytechnic)

University of Calgary students participated in a sumo suit game after the annual Red Light, Green Light guinness world record event in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. The Red Light, Green Light game plans on having a record shattering attendance after a 10 year held record. (Photo by Terri Huxley/The Press)

University of Calgary students participated in a sumo suit game after the annual Red Light, Green Light guinness world record event in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. The Red Light, Green Light game plans on having a record shattering attendance after a 10 year held record. (Photo by Terri Huxley/The Press)

The University of Calgary attempts to break the Guinness world record for the largest game of red light green light in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Contestants prepare for the single attempt by jumping and warming up. (Photo by Parker Crook/The Press)

The University of Calgary attempts to break the Guinness world record for the largest game of red light green light in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Contestants prepare for the single attempt by jumping and warming up. (Photo by Parker Crook/The Press)

Astro Jump:Gar Gar, president of SAIT Students' Association (SAITSA), falls while competing in an Astro Jump race during SAITSA Fun Day in the Stan Grad Atrium. The SAITSA executive council was competing against students in an effort to personally connect with the SAIT community. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Astro Jump:Gar Gar, president of SAIT Students’ Association (SAITSA), falls while competing in an Astro Jump race during SAITSA Fun Day in the Stan Grad Atrium. The SAITSA executive council was competing against students in an effort to personally connect with the SAIT community. (Photo by Ashley Orzel/The Press)

Jaruis Braung, right, fires up the crowd before a hot wing eating contest at the Gateway at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. There were three different heats of contestants throughout the contest and the winner of each round went on to compete in a final. The final winner of the contest was Mo Xue who received a $500 prize for his efforts. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Jaruis Braung, right, fires up the crowd before a hot wing eating contest at the Gateway at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. There were three different heats of contestants throughout the contest and the winner of each round went on to compete in a final. The final winner of the contest was Mo Xue who received a $500 prize for his efforts. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Edmund Kai feels the heat while competing in a hot wing eating contest at the Gateway at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. There were three different rounds throughout the contest and the winner of each round went on to compete in a final. The final winner of the contest was Mo Xue who received a $500 prize for his efforts. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)

Edmund Kai feels the heat while competing in a hot wing eating contest at the Gateway at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. There were three different rounds throughout the contest and the winner of each round went on to compete in a final. The final winner of the contest was Mo Xue who received a $500 prize for his efforts. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ The Press)