The poster contest is open to students in kindergarten to grade 7. Complete contest details, entry form links and examples of past winners can be found by visiting http://ow.ly/XCbNh.
Two winners will be awarded an iPad each. The video contest is open to students in grades 8 to 12. The winner will receive a $1,000 bursary. Prizes are sponsored by the Insurance Bureau of Canada.
Winning submissions will be used by ShakeOutBC to promote the importance of earthquake preparedness and how the simple steps of “Drop, Cover and Hold” can save lives. They’ll also be featured on the ShakeOutBC website, Twitter feed, YouTube channel and Facebook page.
The submission deadline is April 25, 2016. The winners will be announced May 4 during Emergency Preparedness Week (May 1 to 7).