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My Canadian Hero 2017 Poster & Poem Contest

Launch Date: May 1, 2017 
Contest Closes: June 26, 2017

Entry Form

We thank you for your interest in our “My Canadian Hero” poster and poem contest launch. This contest allows Carleton Place Residents to show their patriotic pride by presenting their Canadian hero. Students may enter one or both categories, but only one entry for each category. Winners will be announced at the Carleton Place Canada Day Festivities at Riverside Park at the Opening Ceremonies.

Poem Contest: 
Who is your Canadian hero? Why does this individual mean so much to you? This contest allows participants the freedom of expression through words to showcase who their Canadian hero is and their significance in the participant’s life. Entries should be no less than 100 words and no more than 2000 words. Entries may be submitted in English or French.

Poster Contest: 
Who is your Canadian hero? Why does this individual mean so much to you? This contest allows participants the freedom of expression through pictures and words to showcase who their Canadian hero is and their significance in the participant’s life. Entries can be colour or black and white and should be no larger than a standard size Bristol Board (22” x 28”.) Entries may be submitted in English or French.

Age Categories:
Category 1: Primary (Grades 1, 2, 3) 
Category 2: Junior (Grades 4, 5, 6) 
Category 3: Intermediate (Grades 7, 8, 9) 
Category 4: Senior (Grades 10, 11, 12)

Prizes: All submissions that meet the criteria listed will be considered for prizes. All entries must be submitted to the Carambeck Community Centre- 351 Bridge Street by 4:00pm on June 26, 2017. Judging will be done by the Canada 150th Committee. All entries will be displayed at the Canada Day Festivities and all winners will be announced on July 1st, 2017. 1st Place Winners Receive: 1st place Plaque and photo in the newspaper. 

2nd and 3rd Place Winners Receive: 2nd or 3rd place Ribbons and photo in the newspaper