Do you go to school in British Columbia?

Are you a student in Grades K-12?

Do you like doing projects, creating things, and looking for solutions? Give a try to answer the question “How can we help more salmon come home?”

Create a video, presentation, play, or even a mind map, essay, story, etc. Use your creativity and innovation. Include your understanding of salmon and the different connections with ecosystems, watersheds, oceans, and human impacts.

Then submit your entry for a chance to win some great prizes. If your entry is submitted before September 28, 2018 you could have it on display at the Salute to the Sockeye Festival September 28th to October 21st. Final entries are November 16, 2018.


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Early Submission Deadline: September 28, 2018

The winning individual student entries will win prizes related to outdoor learning in the Shuswap area. The class entries will win prizes for the whole class. And not only do you get prizes, but you will learn more about Pacific Wild Salmon. This is thanks to our current sponsors Telus, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Freshbooks, and CSRD. As we receive more sponsors the prizes will get better.

Classes have a chance to win $500 towards a class field trip

Individual prizes have been sponsored so far by Kingfisher Interpretive Centre Society, Meikle Art Studios, Alan Brooks Nature Center, and more to come soon.

The Adams River Salmon Society is putting on this contest because we believe that youth have great ideas and care about Pacific Wild Salmon.

Submit your submission before November 16, 2018.

So, what do you need to know?

Fill out form under School Class Category K-7 or ages 6-18 Individual Category and upload a photo, video, document of project OR

Click on the link below for the entry form and send it together with your project to: or mail to PO Box 24034 Scotch Creek, BC  V0E 3L0.

Student Entry Form Class Entry Form

School Class Category K-8

Classes in this category can submit one project as a class. The entry must be an original and not copied from another.

Entries can be submitted by a teacher.

Entry Form for Classes

Ages 6-18 Individual Category

Students in this category can submit one entry per individual. Any videos must be submitted by the student involved and all aspects of the video – creation, filming, editing – must be the sole work of the student. The entry must be the author(s) of the submitted project in his/her/their name.

Entry Form for Students

Submission Requirements

  • Photo Essay: 3–10 images, Size: 5MB per image
  • Video Project: 1 video, Length: 5 minutes or less, Size: 500 MB max
  • File Type: avi, wmv, mov, mp4
  • Projects that include online elements, e.g. a website, may be hyperlinked in the summary text 

Email if you have any concerns or issues with the application process to


We are problem-solving creatures. We want to hear your ideas! Get creative.

Tell us, and better yet, show us how to help salmon.

  • Where do Pacific Wild Salmon travel?
  • What are the dangers that salmon encounter?
  • Why are salmon important for ecosystems?
  • How could we mitigate those dangers?

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  • Administering access and participation on Youth for Salmon Contest
  • Administering and awarding prizes for Youth for Salmon Contest
  • Sending your information about the Youth for Salmon Society and The Adams River Salmon Society

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