The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge


This year, there are more than 90 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.

Take-Home Challenge prizes
Every classroom who successfully completes the Take-Home Challenge will be entered into a random draw to win one of five prizes of $1,000. They must complete at least three challenges, including the Take-Home Challenge.

Challenge prizes
Every classroom who successfully completes each Challenge will be entered into a random draw to win $125 for that challenge. A total of five random draws for each of the 16 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 four 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
16 $2,500.00 + $500 charitable donation

Pool prize
Any classroom that successfully completes all 16 challenges will be automatically entered into a prize pool that evenly divides $10,500 between the classrooms that have completed all 16 challenges. The exact value of the prize depends on the number of classrooms that complete all 16 challenges Please note: the classroom that is randomly selected for the 16 point level prize highlighted above will not be included in this pool.

Video Contest
Grand prize elementary (1): $1,500
Grand prize secondary (1): $1,500
“Best Comedy” video (1): $1,000
“Most Unique” video (1): $1,000
“Most public engagement” video: $1,000

Energy Educator of the Year Award
Two 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.

Each Energy Educator of the Year will receive $500.

CEDC In Numbers

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

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113 Hours of no power
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14,309 Litres of water saved
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8,814 Number of plastic bags saved

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Classroom Updates

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