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 here.

Major Prizes

Point level prize(s)
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

Video Contest Prize(s)
Two potential Classroom Video Contest Grand Prizes one in the Elementary School Category and one in the Secondary School Category, will be awarded and three potential additional Theme Video Prizes, one each for Best Comedy; Most Unique; and Most Public Engagement, will be awarded.

Each Grand Prize will have a value of $1,500.00 and each Runner-Up Prize will have a value of $1,000.00.

Secondary Prizes

Challenge Assignments
Five Challenge Assignment Prizes will be awarded for each of the 16 Challenge Assignments, totaling 80 Challenge Assignment Prizes.

Each Challenge Assignment Prize will consist of $125.00.

Take-Home Challenge prizes
Five potential Take-Home Challenge Prizes will be awarded.

Each Take-Home Challenge Prize will consist of $1,000.00.

16 Challenges Completed Pool Prize(s)
More than three classrooms must complete all 16 challenges for this prize to be awarded. All eligible classes who complete all 16 challenges will split the prize of $10,500.00 evenly.

Citizen Challenges
Six potential Citizen Challenges Prizes will be awarded for the two challenges.

Each Citizen Challenges Prize will consist of a $100.00 Shell Gas Card, three for each Citizen Challenges and with a total retail value of $600.00.

Energy Educator of the Year Award
Two potential Energy Educator of the Year Awards will be awarded.

Each Energy Educator of the Year Award will consist of $500.00 and a plaque in the winner's name for a total retail value of $1,000.00.

By the Numbers

Watch the energy saving numbers climb as classrooms across Canada work to conserve energy in the 2020 Challenge!

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53 Hours of no power
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36,182 Litres of water saved
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6,665 Number of plastic bottles saved

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Classroom Updates

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The Take Home Challenge was just completed by Energy ninjas - Grade of ABC Montessori Private School.

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