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NATIONAL FOREST WEEK CONTEST

We host an annual youth art, photography and video contest celebrating the importance of forests in our daily lives, from parks to homes to Indigenous cultural values. $150 cash prizes are awarded to winners. Click details below for contest entry requirements and view current and past winners below.

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CONTEST DETAILS

National Forest Week

ENTRY CRITERIA

Open to all Canadian youths aged 5-18. Winners will be from BC with additional winner(s) from across Canada.

  • Participants must include:

    • Their name

    • Home mailing address (for prize cheque)

    • Phone & email address (or parent contact)

    • Grade, teacher and school name

  • All student submissions must be their original photography, artwork or video.

    • Photos & videos should note the date and locations.

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DETAILS

2023 Theme: Canada’s Forests - Supporting Biological Diversity

Submissions should depict how our forests support diverse living things in an ecosystem.
 

Some examples are: homes for animals; plants supporting other plants (ex. nurse stumps); relationships between bacteria, plants & animals. Forests also support humans through: recreation, products, pharmaceuticals like cancer drugs, jobs, and Indigenous culture & uses.

  • By participating in this contest, entrants agree that their names and submissions can be published in local media and on FORED social media channels.

  • All entrants qualify for complimentary, honourary youth membership at FORED BC.

  • All artistic mediums accepted: i.e. pencil, crayon, paint, mural, collage, photos, videos... 

  • Only winners will be notified.

  • Mailed submissions cannot be returned.

  • Videos must be less than 3 min.

  • For large video files, you can use the free emailer WeTransfer (no sign-in required).

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DEADLINE:
Nov. 3, 2023

Submission info:

All entries may be submitted electronically (.jpg, .png, .pdf, .mp4 OR .MOV all acceptable) to education(at)foredbc.org. Minimum 2 MB HIGH Resolution (no blurry photos please). Or by mail: #213 4481 W 10th Ave. Vancouver, BC V6R 4R8.

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