Design Challenge

Towards Real Sustainability

Enter your grade 7-11 Vancouver Island team to compete to win a $10,000 scholarship to the university of your choice by using design thinking to tackle sustainability. Registration closes Nov. 15, 2021. Limited space. Sign up today!

Everybody Wins

Westmont Prize 2021: The Prizes

We’re going to give you the tools to tackle any big challenge in your life. This is without a doubt, the most valuable ‘prize’ of this event.

Lifetime Prize

Tools for tackling any big challenge in life

Grand Prize

$10,000 scholarship to university or college of your choice

Silver Prize

Wild Play annual passes for my team

Bronze Prize



We are grateful!

Westmont Prize 2021: Toward Real Sustainability

How it Works

Step 1 – Sign up a team of 4 Vancouver Island students in grades 7-11.  Deadline Nov. 15, 2021.  Limited Space. Sign up today! $100 per team entry fee.

Step 2 – Your team picks 1 of 5 local sustainability topics to tackle.

Old growth logging

Climate change

Toxic opioid crisis

Affordable housing

Living wage

Step 3 – Tune in to virtual talks by experts on each topic Nov. 15-18. Public welcome!

Step 4 – Attend a powerful, in-person, all day workshop on Friday Nov. 19

Step 5 – Upload your team’s video pitch by Nov. 23

Step 6 – Judges review all contest videos

Step 7 – Award gala! All contestants and their families come to University of Victoria Farquhar theatre Saturday Nov. 27 to go on stage, receive caring feedback on their video pitch, celebrate each other’s efforts, and of course, find out who wins!

Step 8 – hint: how do you turn your ideas into actionable steps? stay tuned in 2022…

Sign up my team!