Students who attend elementary school, secondary school, or who are homeschooled (in person or virtually) in the City of Barrie. To enter, tell us why you love Barrie! Contest runs Dec 10, 2021 – Feb 28, 2022.


    Kindergarten to Grade 6 students can submit a piece of artwork. Grade 7 and 8 students can submit a short story (up to 300 words). Grade 9 to 12 students can submit a photo (must be high-resolution .jpg file). A class (elementary or secondary school) can submit an entry collaboratively (one work of art, one photo or one short story done by students in a class). Entries will be judged on originality, positivity and expressiveness. 

    Pour nos étudiants francophones, vous pouvez soumettre vos oeuvres en Francais. 


    The three individual student winners will each receive the following: 

    An I Love Barrie prize pack

     Winners’ names and work shared on barrie.ca and in The Barrie Advance

    The opportunity to share their winning piece at a Barrie City Council meeting in March 2022

    A feature on the City’s flags in spring 2022

    The winning class will receive the following:

    City of Barrie stickers and pens for each student in the class

     A pizza lunch delivered to the winning class (on a 2022 school day to be determined)

    Winning class name/school shared on barrie.ca and in The Barrie Advance 

    A feature on the City’s flags in spring 2022

    The approximate total prize value is $300. All prizes above are subject to change and/or cancellation. Prizes will be awarded by Dec. 31, 2022. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. 


  • Any questions? Please email socialmedia@barrie.ca.