The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge


This year, there are more than 100 prizes worth a total of $40,000. The chances of winning a prize will depend on the number of challenges completed. See below for a brief breakdown and description of each prize. Please consult the rules and regulations for more information.

Challenge prizes
Every classroom who successfully completes each Challenge will be entered into a random draw to win $100 for that challenge. A total of five random draws for each of the 25 challenges will occur.

Point level prizes
The more challenges a classroom completes, the greater their opportunity to win a point level prize. A total of five random draws will occur. Only classrooms that meet the criteria listed below will be eligible to win.

Challenges Completed Prize Value
5 $1,000.00
10 $1,500.00
15 $2,000.00
20 $2,500.00
25 $3,000.00 + $500 charitable donation

Pool prize (*new this year*)
Any classroom that successfully completes all 25 challenges will be automatically entered into a prize pool that evenly divides $10,000 between the classrooms that have completed all 25 challenges. The exact value of the prize depends on the number of classrooms that complete all 25 challenges. Please note: the classroom that is randomly selected for the 25 point level prize highlighted above will not be included in this pool.

Video Contest
Grand prize (2): $2,500
Runner up prize (2): $500
One grand prize and one runner up prize will be awarded to each classroom level (elementary and secondary)

Energy Educator of the Year Award
Four Teachers from across Canada will be named Energy Educators of the Year. These teachers will have demonstrated the highest commitment to improving the energy literacy of their students and their communities.

Energy Educator of the Year – Atlantic $250.00
Energy Educator of the Year – Pacific $250.00
Energy Educator of the Year – North $250.00
Energy Educator of the Year – Central $250.00

CEDC In Numbers

Watch the energy saving numbers climb as classrooms across Canada work to conserve energy.

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1,998 Hours of no power
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102,152 Litres of water saved
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19,016 KWh of energy saved
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5,336 Total pledges
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208 Kgs of trash saved

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