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Alberta Champions Contest Poster 2019

Alberta Champions Contest Poster 2019 [click do download PRINTABLE PDF]

Alberta Champions has been running Student Contests since 2010 (see prior winners!) to promote greater awareness of important Albertans and their roles in building our community.

Students grades 4-9 write about great Albertans, catch the inspiration, start to emulate the champions, begin their community involvement, learn good citizenship, and can WIN GREAT PRIZES!

The contest is open to students from all schools in the Southern Alberta, from Grades 4-6 and Grades 7-9 (see rules and judging rubrics).

Win Great Prizes!

Grades 7-9 Essay Contest

First Prize:  $500 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement
Second Prize: $350 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement
Third Prize:  $200 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Grades 4-6 Story Contest

First Prize: $300 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your
achievement
Second Prize: $200 certificate to the Apple Store and a certificate of recognition of your
achievement
Third Prize: $100 VISA gift card and a certificate of recognition of your achievement

Prize for Teachers

$200 VISA gift card for the teacher of each winning student

Getting Ready to Submit Your Entry

FOR THE STUDENT: Check the essay for the following: the FONT is Times Roman 12 point, the file FORMAT is Word (not PDF), the LENGTH is 850-1200 words,  the CONTENT  not only discusses the champion but also how they influenced you to “be a champion”, and have run a SPELL-CHECK and grammar-check on it.

FOR THE PARENT: When you complete the form (next page), please (1) PRINT the Entry Form, (2) SIGN the printed forms  and (3) take a PHOTO of the signed form using your phone or a digital camera, and (4) either ATTACH the image file to the form or REPLY to the Entry Confirmation e-mail you will (or would have) received* and (5) ATTACH the photo image file to the email.

* The parent, teacher, student, and school would each receive an Entry Confirmation e-mail sent to each e-mail address provided!

Alberta Champions Contest Poster 2019

Alberta Champions Contest Poster 2019

Pictured in the poster is our most recent Field of Fame at Heritage Park, which  honours six Calgary historical figures.

Write about  these Alberta Champions:

These individuals, important to Calgary and Alberta history,  can be selected as subjects for the 2019 student essay (grades 7-9) or  story (grades 4-6) contest. All are commemorated on monuments at Alberta Champions’ Fields of Fame located in Calgary and area.

NEW FOR 2019: you may submit an Albertan of your choice (posthumous) or one of these:

RB Bennett
David Black
Senator Patrick Burns
Wilf Carter
Martha Cohen
Chief Crowchild
Chief Crowfoot
Haider Dhanani
Mary Dover
Bob Edwards
Annie Gayle
Ruth Gorman

Eric Harvie
Harry Hays
Harley Hotchkiss
William Roper Hull
Alice Jamieson
Sydney Kahanoff
Father Albert Lacombe
Sam Livingston
Senator Sir James Lougheed
Peter Lougheed
Grant MacEwan
James Macleod

Ernest Manning
Frederick C. Mannix
Bud McCaig
Nellie McClung
Dr. Clara Christie Might
Betty Mitchell
W.O. Mitchell
Maude Riley
Arthur Smith
Ron Southern
Chief Walking Buffalo
Henry Wise Wood