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The contest opens on January 15th, 2024

We thank all the students and teacher who have participated in this years’ Student Contest.

If you need to submit supplemental information to make your before-the-deadline entry complete, please contact Pat Christie at info@albertachampions.,org for instructions.

Getting Ready to Submit Your Entry

Check these and further details before submitting your entry on the Contest Entry button below.

FOR THE STUDENT: Check the entry for the following:

(1) the FONT is Times Roman 12 point,
(2) th
e file FORMAT is Word (not PDF or Google doc), Google doc should be saved as a Word doc and have the file name end in “.doc”
(3) the LENGTH of the text section of the entry is up to 1000 words for Grades 4-6, the LENGTH is up to 1500 words for Grades 7-9,
(4) Other media: If your entry is a piece of art, include a photo of the art plus accompanying text. For videos (no longer than 5 minutes)  provide the link to the video on the entry form.
(5) the CONTENT not only discusses the champion but also how they influenced you to “be a champion”,
(6)
nowhere include your name (it should only be in the entry FORM) , and
(7) finally: run a SPELL-CHECK and grammar-check on your submission.

FOR THE TEACHER: When you complete the form (next page), please

(1) PRINT the Entry Form,
(2) Have the parent SIGN the printed forms  and
(3) take a PHOTO of the signed form using your phone or a digital camera, and
(4) either (A) ATTACH the image file to the form OR(B)  REPLY to the Entry Confirmation e-mail you will (or would have) received* and 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!

This form MAY ONLY BE USED TO AMEND PRE-DEADLINE ENTRIES!

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.

This form can only be used to updated/modify entries already submitted PRIOR TO APRIL 22nd, 2024 (like, for missing permission/consent forms). Any new entries submitted after the Entry Deadline using this form ARE VOID and will not be considered by the judges.




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)

Maximum file size: 15MB

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:

TO PRINT: Depending on the web browser, you can use Print from the File menu (Firefox), or right-click and select Print... from

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

of the student entering/signing form

PARENT / GUARDIAN PERMISSION:
I,______________________________________________________________
(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)

of the parent signing the permission form

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

Maximum file size: 268.44MB

Sending

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 info@albertachampions.org

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 info@albertachampions.org

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