This contest is open to all Alberta Students between grades 4 and 9 (in two divisions: Grades 4-6 and Grades 7-9).
The entry deadline is April 22, 2024.
Complete this form, and upload the student’s story, essay, poem, or accompaniment to artwork ONLY in a Word format (not PDF or Google Doc!). Submit videos by uploading to YouTube and include a link to the video in the form below. If you are submitting artwork, save it in either JPG (JPEG) or PDF (Adobe Acrobat) formats.
Print this form and have the student's parent sign it. Take a photo of the signed document and upload with this form or email it to Alberta Champions (by replying to an entry confirmation email and attaching the image file).
Items marked * are mandatory fields, and items marked ** are collected for aggregate statistical purposes only.
The Contest Entry
This entry can be an essay, story, poem, video or artwork with accompanying script.
upload your Google Doc or Microsoft Word processor document. The file is checked for valid file extension (Mac Word users, add .doc to end of file name)
Upload only a Google Doc or a Word document
The Teacher and 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:
: Depending on the web browser, you can use Print
from the File
menu (Firefox), or right-click
and select Print...
the context sensitive pop-up menu (Chrome, Edge). Some browsers also a have a 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, you may submit the form without their signature, and then follow the instructions in the confirmation email to submit the parent/guardian signature
The Student & Parent/Guardian
PARENT / GUARDIAN PERMISSION:
(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)
Submit Contest Entries (Snail Mail)
If you cannot use electronic means to send us the essay and/or signed Permission,
just print, add signatures, and mail the document(s) postmarked any time up to APRIL 22nd, 2024 to:
Alberta Champions Contest Entry
Suite 600-5920 Macleod Trail South
Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2
If you require further information regarding your entry, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org