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Thank you for your interest in the Greenovation Challenge,  the challenge is now closed. All submissions are being reviewed between August 1, 2023 - August 18th, 2023 and the selected winners will be contacted after that time.


Send Us Your Submissions

Select from the links below to submit to the CMSA Greenovation Challenge on or before July 31, 2023 to be entered to win!

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Calling all Greeniuses!

Are you ready to become an environmental superhero and make a real difference?


Join the CMSA Greenovation Challenge; 

a thrilling STEAM competition designed to challenge and inspire young minds to create innovative solutions and take climate action.


With exciting prizes up for grabs, you'll have the chance to showcase your creativity and problem-solving skills while learning about the latest technology and science in environmental conservation.

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Youth across Canada will compete by creating inventive solutions to real-word climate challenges. Prepare for your planet-saving invention creation journey!

The Garbage Sheek Challenge
The Fortune Teller Challenge

Future Innovators (Gr 1-3)

Entrants must take materials considered garbage and transform them into something new again.


Submission will be photos of a blueprint or plan and of the physical design.


Future Leaders (Gr 6-8)

Entrants in this division are challenged to learn about a way climate change

impacts their community. The entrant will then work to create a PSA for their problem in scratch or physical format before discovering a solution to their problem.

Submission will be a script or video of the Public Service Announcement.


Future Protectors (Gr 4-5)

Entrants must think about what the planet Earth might look like in 200 years and what invention might help reduce the impact of climate change.


Submission will be a physical design that shows what future earth looks like.

The PSA Challenge

Here's How It Works...

Focusing on sustainability and technology,

CMSA's Greenovation Challenge is the perfect way to make a positive impact and inspire others to take environmental action! 

Are you ready to take on the ultimate challenge to save the planet? 

To enter the challenge, follow the steps below.
Still have questions? Send  us a message!

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Take the challenge solo or assemble your
fellow "Greeniuses" 

Apply your STEAM knowledge

Upload your submission by July 31

Take the challenge solo or you can form a group of up to 5 members with a coach (teacher, parent or support person).  Select your division and review the requirements for submission

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Our judges will review the entries

This is our favourite part - we can't wait to see all of your creative, Earth-saving ideas!

You will design innovative solutions to tackle real-world climate challenges.


Prizes awarded to winning teams

You & anyone in your team could WIN a Samsung  Galaxy Tab A7 & a prize package from CMSA!

Review the judging criteria and submission process of your division and submit your imaginative ideas to us!

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Keep the creativity going

There's many small changes we can all do everyday to nurture our planet. Keep going, you Greenious, you!

Challenge FAQs

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Accepted File Types

The upload file field on the submission page supports these four file types:

  • Videos

  • Images

  • Audio

  • Documents 



What is the Judging Criteria?

Our judges will evaluate each submission against a developed rubric that can be viewed here. 


Do I need a coach?

Yes! Any parent, teacher, guardian or friend can help you organize your entry, help with ideation, and upload your submission.


About Canadian Minor STEAM Association

Curious. Connected. Creative.

We believe that STEAM programs should be as fun and engaging as hockey, dance, gymnastics or soccer. Science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) learning should surround children with a supportive community of coaches and cheering parents.

Canadian Minor STEAM Leagues have it all – teams, coaches, a bit of competition and all things STEAM with a healthy dose of fun.

Explore our programs and find out how we are creating STEAM-powered programs with a minor sport model.

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