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Okanagan WaterWise Challenge

Okanagan Waterwise Challenge

2017 Okanagan WaterWise Challenge

Poster (Click to download PDF)As part of Canada Water Week, Okanagan WaterWise invited school classes and individuals throughout the Okanagan, from Kindergarten to Grade 12, to complete a line on our H20 Bingo board and submit it back to us!

ALL participants received a prize, AND were entered to win a Grand Prize!

Contest begins:         
March 20, 2017 as part of Canada Water Week (March 20-27).

Entry deadline:           
April 28, 2017

Follow this link to find 2017 winning entries!

CATEGORIES:

1. Classroom: Kindergarten to Grade 6
2. Classroom: Grades 7 – 12
3. Individual: 5 - 11 years old
4. Individual: 12-17 years old

H2O BINGO BOARDS:

Classroom
Download PDF for Classroom
Ages 5-11
Download PDF for Ages 5-11
Ages 12-17
Download PDF for Ages 12-17

CONTEST RULES: *Please read carefully!

1. Entries may be classroom or individual submissions.

2. Class submissions must show team-work.

3. The contest is open to classes and individuals in the North Okanagan, Central Okanagan and South Okanagan.

4. All entries must include a) the H20 Bingo Card with marks indicating which challenges have been completed (i.e. – an “X” over each box) and b) the items requested in the challenge (photos, drawings, etc.)

5. In order to be considered complete, a line must be completed on the bingo board. It can be diagonal, vertical, or horizontal and may include the Free Space.

6. Extra points for entries should reference “Okanagan WaterWise”, or “OkWaterWise”, or being “WaterWise”.

7. Entries should incorporate information about Okanagan water issues where appropriate.  Information can be found on the Okanagan WaterWisewebsite.

8. Video and audio entries must be limited to 2 minutes.

9. Entries should complete each challenge fully and be as unique, inspiring, and detailed as possible.

10. Contestants can submit their entry to the Okanagan Basin Water Board office at 1450 KLO Rd., Kelowna, B.C., V1W 3Z4, or by e-mail to [email protected].  Large files can be submitted to a file-sharing website. Contact 250-469-6271 for details.

11. Submissions must include contact information.  Please include:

  • the contact name of an adult (teacher or principal, or similar),
  • phone number,
  • e-mail address,
  • name of school  AND the grade represented (if it’s a class entry),
  • the name AND age of the individual (if it’s an individual submission).

12. All entries become the property of the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) and Okanagan WaterWise.   By submitting an entry in the contest, the Contestant agrees that OBWB has the right to use the submission for promotional purposes including publication, exhibition, on the Internet and for presentations.

13. Individual prizes must be picked up from the Regional District office closest to you. Classroom prizes will be delivered to the school.

GRAND PRIZES:

Classroom:  Kindergarten – Grade 6*
Pizza for the classroom, plus pool passes to your local pool, and your winning entry featured on the Okanagan WaterWise website!  

*OPTION for winning class: a 2-hour boat charter on Okanagan Lake for an on-the-water classroom experience, instead of pizza and pool passes.  Includes a private class lesson on Okanagan water! 

Classroom:  Grade 7 – 12*
Pizza for the classroom, plus pool passes to your local pool, and your winning entry featured on the Okanagan WaterWise website!

*OPTION for winning class: a 2-hour boat charter on Okanagan Lake for an on-the-water classroom experience, instead of pizza and pool passes.  Includes a private class lesson on Okanagan water! 

Individual:    5 – 11 years old
Pizza and pool passes for you and four friends to your local pool, and your winning entry featured on the Okanagan WaterWise website!

Individual:    12 – 17 years old
Pizza and pool passes for you and four friends to your local pool, and your winning entry featured on the Okanagan WaterWise website!


Special thanks to 2017 challenge partners, including:

City of Vernon
Kelowna Cruises  

 

Okanagan WaterWise Challenge Archives:
Check out these fabulous entries from previous years:

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