Prizes will be awarded in each contest category:
- Grades 9 – 12: Essay
- Grades 9 – 12: Art
- Grades 9 – 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.
The contest finalists will be recognized at an awards dinner on April 11th, 2018 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. They will attend the dinner along with their teachers and parents/guardians. Prominent leaders of Peel Region will be invited to the dinner to honour the finalists. The event will also feature a distinguished keynote speaker (TBA). Finalist artworks and essays will be exhibited during the event.