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The contest is open to students from all schools in the Calgary area, from Graders 4 -5 and Grades 7-9. Get involved!


We have a separate  entry form for the Indigenous Essay Contest

If your entry has elements missing (like signed permission slips) please contact Pat Christie at 403-771-5093 or email the documents to [email protected], with the name of the student and the name of their school
(Or REPLY to the confirmation email sent to any of the emails entered into the form below).

Contest Entry Form

The Student

The Essay or Story Contest Entry

(entries will only be accepted about these individuals)

upload your word processor document (or PDF) file is checked for valid file extension (if Mac user, you must add it -- ie .doc for Word)
Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB

The School

Contest Submission with Parent / Guardian Signature

We Require a Parent's or Legal Guardian's Signature (2 options):

Please print this form, have a parent/guardian sign below, take a digital photo or scan it (JPG/GIF/PNG/PDF) and attach it to the form here:

TO PRINT: Depending on the web browser, you can use Print from the File menu (Mozilla, IE), or right-click and select Print... from the context sensitive pop-up menu (Chrome, Edge). Some browsers also a have a Menu menu on the far-right end of your toolbar, designated by or by which would have a Print option.

OR if the parent or legal guardian can't sign now, submit the form below and then follow the instructions in the confirmation email to submit the parent/guardian signature

Signature of Student

(name of parent/legal guardian)
For good and valuable consideration, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, authorize Alberta Champions Society (and its committees and affiliates) to publish, display and showcase the contest entry and the name and school of the above named student in any manner in print, voice or visual media, including as an insert in the Calgary Herald. Alberta Champions Society, its committees, affiliates, administrators and volunteers and their respective families are hereby released of any and all claims for damages of any kind whatsoever or any other claim based on the above use.

(Signature of parent/legal guardian)

*Maximum size for images is 1.5 MB, other files 7.5 MB
(Please be patient, click only once)

Drop a file here or click to upload Choose File
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB