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2023 Elementary School Electrical Safety Poster Contest

Exciting news for local students - Enova Power Corp.'s (Enova) Elementary School Safety Poster Contest is here!

Enova is calling all aspiring artists in Grades 1-8 to sharpen their pencils and start working on their safety posters. You could win a great prize; all you have to do is enter!

Enter now by visiting to submit your artwork.

Submitting by email or mail: find the PDF entry form here.

Tell me more about The Poster Contest

What is the Elementary School Electrical Safety Poster Contest?

Enova needs your help to design our newest safety education material.

We want students in Grades 1-8 to draw a poster explaining why you should “look up, look out, and avoid overhead powerlines.

If you’re selected as a winner, your artwork could be used on social media, in presentations, and on bill inserts as we share important messages about electrical safety.


Winners will be selected in the following age groups

  1. Grades 1-3
  2. Grades 4-6
  3. Grades 7-8


Enter today, the contest closes on April 21.

What is this year's theme?

This year’s theme is “look up, look out, and avoid overhead powerlines.” 

Learn how to stay safe around overhead powerlines by keeping your distance and learn how to identify electrical hazards by watching this video.

Remember to follow these rules at all times:


  • Locate powerlines and electrical hazards where you are working or playing
  • Keep yourself and objects at least three metres (10 feet) away from overhead powerlines
  • Stay away from dangerous areas, including powerlines and utility poles.

Need more information about overhead powerlines, visit to learn more.


How do I enter?

Entering is easy! Create your poster, and with your parents’ help submit it in one of three ways


  1. Complete the online entry form at
  2. Email your poster and a copy of the PDF entry form to
  3. Drop the poster and the completed entry form off at our Victoria Street or Country Squire office

What can I win?

There will be three winners selected in each of the following age groups:

  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 4-6
  • Grades 7-8

Winners receive a $50 Indigo Gift Card. Each winner also receives a special gift pack from Enova.

You’ll also be named an Enova Safety Champion and presented with your prize during a special ceremony.

Who can enter?

This year’s contest is open to every student in Grade 1-8 that attends an elementary school (Public or Catholic) in Enova’s service territory. (Kitchener, Waterloo, and the townships of Wilmot, Woolwich, and Wellesley)

Are you homeschooled, or not in a classroom? You can still win – just start drawing!


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