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Earth Day Student Contest

Date: April 19, 2023
Hosted by: GRAS


Invest in our Planet

Highlighting the importance of dedicating our time, resources, and energy to solving climate change and other environmental issues. When we INVEST IN OUR PLANET together, we are supporting healthy, happy, and wealthy communities worldwide.

Contest Details

The Grand River Agricultural Society is hosting a virtual Earth Day Contest that is open to Elementary students at three different levels; Primary (Grade 1-2), Junior (Grade 3-5), Intermediate (Grade 6-8). Open to ONTARIO residents only.



#1-#3 Open to elementary students; three levels: Primary – Grades 1-2; Junior – Grades 3-5; Intermediate – Grades 6-8.  #4 Open to all Elementary Classes, grades 1-8.

  1. Create an art project using recycled materials. (Submit photo/video of student with their project.)
  2. Make a poster celebrating Earth Day using the “Invest in Our Planet” theme. (Submit photo/video of student with their project.)
  3. Write an Earth Day poem. (Submit typed/written poem.)
  4. Class Entry (Open to all Elementary school grades): Create a mural using the theme “Invest In Our Planet”. (Submit photo/video of mural, include class in the video/picture.)

Topic Suggestions:

  • Waste-free lunches
  • Prevent pollution
  • Alternative energy (such as wind, solar or a new invention!)
  • Clean water
  • Clean air
  • Reuse, reduce, recycle
  • Compost food waste

Win Cash & Prizes

2023 Contest Details:

Category 1-3

  • 1st Place: $25 + prizes
  • 2nd Place: $20 + prizes
  • 3rd Place: $15 + prizes

Category 4

  • Two winning classes will receive $100 + class prizes

How To Enter:

1. Online:

Enter the contest through our online form at the bottom of this page.

2. Email:

Send to Dorothy Key at

3. Mail:

Grand River Agricultural Society

7445 Wellington County Rd. 21

Elora, ON. N0B 1S0

Submission Deadline: April 19th, 2023

Winners Announced: April 21st, 2023

Free Earth Day Activities


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