2016 Superpower your School Contest Entry Guide

Does your school save the planet with its eco programs? Your eco initiatives could help you win 1 of 10 prizes of $25,000 (inclusive of taxes) worth of technology, so you can superpower your school. Before completing the entry form, read this helpful step-by-step guide.

STEP 1: Read the contest Eligibility and Entry Criteria to make sure your school qualifies to enter.

STEP 2: Read the contest Rules and Regulations to learn about the contest details.

STEP 3: Contact Earth Day Canada at [email protected] to discuss your entry in advance (optional).

STEP 4: Complete the entry form and submit online at www.staples.ca/powereco from December 3, 2015 – January 29, 2016.


Here are some tips to consider when completing your entry form:

1. Plan ahead and allow lots of time to complete the entry form. Read all three questions in advance and plan your answers.

2. When completing the entry form always keep the Eligibility and Entry Criteria in mind. These key criteria will be used to evaluate your entry.

3. Focus on the unique work that your school does. What makes you most proud? Be sure to stand out!

4. Tell us how your school involved and educated the school and local community in your environmental projects and programs.

5. Include data and results wherever possible that show a) the positive environmental impact your school has made and b) school and community involvement.

6. Be sure to review last year’s winners’ stories to see what it takes to have a winning submission. Click here for some inspiration.

7. For general questions, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions or need help with your entry, contact [email protected].

Good Luck!

By Samantha Ferguson

November 30, 2015