2021 School Poster Contest Winners

Thank you to the amazing students, teachers and schools who participated this year, over 650 entries!

Vernon Teach and Learn provided the prizing to all the winners, plus a special ice cream treat for everyone who entered! Great job everyone!

Congratulation to the winner of our Teachers gift Basket - Sara Rangen - Grade 5/6 Teacher at Coldstream Elementary!


Paul Fanning - V Learn

Miss Quiring's Class - BX Elementary

Grade 1

Graceon - Coldstream Elementary

Cecilia Sanfilippoa - Coldstream Elementary

Oliver N. - Coldstream Elementary

Grade 2

Emmitt Graham - Harwood

Evan Nell - St James

Aria D. - Coldstream Elementary

Grade 3

Peyton White Koble - Harwood

Leo M. - St James

Harrison - Coldstream Elementary

Grade 4

Mia Olson - EX Elementary

Logan K - Okanagan Landing

Juliana - Kidston Elementary

Grade 5

Kody Kiel - Coldstream Elementary

Lynden Devries - Vernon Christian School

Bria Budalach - Beairsto

Grade 6

Viki Veres - Coldstream Elementary

Chloe Thompson - Vernon Christian School

Henrietta Smith - St James

Grade 7

Kaden Dranchuck - Coldstream Elementary

Noah Bandl - Coldstream Elementary

Rupinder Janda - Mission Hill

2021 Jopo Raffle Winners - BC Gaming license #127271

1st Prize:
Pamela Brown
Ticket No: 1998
1K Your Way – from Valley First – Put 1K towards an RESP, RRSP, your personal loan or your credit card

2nd Prize:
Lorrane Davidson
Ticket No: 3654
Round Trip Tickets for 2 People anywhere Flair Airlines Flys

3rd Prize:
Nicola Dent
Ticket No: 0151
$500 Gift Card – JC Bradley
(Value $500)

4th Prize:
Ticket No: 2636
Okanagan Wine Tour for 2 – Cheers Okanagan
(Value $500)

2021 Snowmobile Raffle

BC Gaming license #127327

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner!

Courtney Buckle

Ticket no. 2187

Courtney has won a 2019 Polaris Snowmobile and $1,000 in gear from BDM Morotorsports!

Thanks to everyone who entered!

Celebration of Talent

The votes are in and we have a winner! Over 1,200 people voted! Abegail with the Vernon Figure Skating Club, is the Winner with Celebration of Talent!

Abby is an 11-year-old who skates out of the Vernon Figure Skating Club. This talented young lady is a Senior level skater. Thanks to everyone who participated and voted! We look forward to celebrating your talent next year in person :)

Best Decorated Winners 2021


1st Place Tie: Home Building Center

1st Runner Up: The Hamlets

Interior Decorations

1st Place: Valley First

1st Runner Up: Mission Boutique

Window Painting- Professional

1st Place: DESC Services

1st Runner Up: Vernon Volkswagen

Window Painting- Non Professional

1st Place: Little Miracles Preschool

1st Runner Up: Delany Properties

Window Display

1st Place: Martin Estate & Injury Law

1st Runner up: Co-operators Bracken Insurance Group


1st - Valley First
Runner Up - Home Building Centre

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Chili Cook Off Winners 2021

Thank you all for participating in our Chili Cook Off. Congrats to Ratio Coffee & Pastry for winning Judges Choice. Congrats to Station BBQ who took home Peoples Choice & Spirit (carnival theme) award.

Carnival Award Winners 2021

New Event

Winner – Cotton's Chocolates - Chocolate Classes

Adult Event

Winner – Okanagan Spirits Outlaw Whiskey Experience

Family Event

Winner – Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch....Greater Vernon Museum & Archives

Junior Event

Winner – Frozen Tea Party - Okanagan Event Planners

Outdoor Event

Winner – DVA Gold Rush

Virtual Event

Winner – Our Home Town: A Virtual Theatrical Experience - Sherpa Events

Carnival Spirit Award – Tyler Welfing - Volunteer Ice Carver

Our 2022 Carnival Sponsors

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