Prizes

This year, there are more than 100 prizes worth a total of $45,000.

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.

Major Prizes

Challenge completion prize(s)

See chart

The more challenges a classroom completes, the greater their opportunity to win a challenge completion prize. A total of four random draws will occur. Only classrooms that meet the criteria listed below will be eligible to win.

Video Contest Prize(s)

2 Grand Prizes of $1,500 & 3 theme video prizes of $1,000

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 Call to Action; 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

85 Prizes of $150

Five Challenge Assignment Prizes will be awarded for each of the 17 Challenge Assignments, totaling 85 Challenge Assignment Prizes. Each Challenge Assignment Prize will consist of $150.00.

Take-Home Challenge prizes

5 prizes of $1,000

Five potential Take-Home Challenge Prizes will be awarded. Each Take-Home Challenge Prize will consist of $1,000.00.

Limited Edition Challenge Prize

5 prizes of $450

Five potential Limited Edition Challenge Prizes will be awarded. Each Limited Edition Challenge Prize will consist of $450.00. 

17 Challenges Completed Pool Prize(s)

1 prize of $10,500 divided among winners

Five or more classrooms must complete all 17 challenges for this prize to be awarded. All eligible classes who complete all 17 challenges will split the prize of $10,500.00 evenly (excluding the winner of the top Challenge Completion prize).

Citizen Challenges

6 prizes of $100

Six potential Citizen Challenges Prizes will be awarded, one for each of the six challenges. Each Citizen Challenges Prize will consist of a $100.00 Shell Gas Card, one for each Citizen Challenge and with an approximate retail value of $600.00.

Family Challenges

2 prizes of $300

Two potential Family Challenges Prizes will be awarded, one for each of the two challenges. Each Family Challenge Prize will consist of a gift pack from Canadian Geographic with an approximate retail value of $300.00 (and a total approximate retail value of $600.00 for this prize category).

Energy Educator of the Year Award

2 prizes of $500 & plaque

Two potential Energy Educator of the Year Awards will be awarded, one at the elementary level and one at the secondary level. 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 for this prize category).