Cash prizes available to be won!


Up to six cash prizes in each of the three categories will be awarded directly to the winning students or student groups. (Up to three prizes will be awarded in the 9 to 11 age group and up to three will be awarded in the 12 to 14 age group for each of the three categories.)

Category Best Overall Best Creative Best Research
Literary $250 $125 $125
Graphic Arts $250  $125  $125
Multimedia $250  $125  $125

Winning entrants and associated entries will be announced on the WHERE Challenge website by the week June 3, 2024.

Image of a children’s soccer team lifting a brass trophy. Copper and zinc are used to create brass trophies.
Image of a stack of Canadian coins. Nickel is used to mint nickel coins.

School Prizes (Schools)

There will be three school prizes, awarded to the school, of $500 each. School prizes are based on a combination of quality and quantity of entries from each school. (School entries are group entries from a school or classroom with an associated teacher.)

Early Bird Bonus Draw

One winner of the Early Bird Bonus Prize of $125 will be randomly selected from entries received before 11:59 pm ET December 31, 2023.

Teacher Incentive Prize Draw

Teachers who submit a minimum of ten entries from the same class before 11:59 pm ET December 31, 2023 will be eligible to enter a random draw to win a new tablet.