Submission Deadline Extended to October 1 st, 2016
Prizes will be awarded in each contest category:
- Grades 7 – 12: Essay
- Grades 7 – 12: Art
- Grades 7 – 12: Video
In each category, the prizes are as follows:
- First place will receive a Laptop computer (art and essay categories) and a Video Camera (video category)
- Second place will receive a Tablet computer.
- Third place will receive a Wacom Bamboo Capture tablet (art and video categories) or a Kindle Fire tablet (essay category)
Other finalists will receive special gift bags from the organizers and sponsors of the contest.
All contestants will receive a certificate of participation, which will be sent to their schools and handed out by the teachers of participating classes.
Awards Ceremony –
The contest winners and finalists will be recognized and awarded at the awards dinner, which will be held on November, 2016 at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald. Top ten students in each category will attend the dinner along with their teachers and parents/guardians. Prominent leaders and distinguished guests of Edmonton will be invited to the dinner to honour the winners and finalists. The event will also feature a distinguished keynote speaker (TBA). Top 10 artworks and essays will be exhibited during the dinner.