Submissions can be done individually or in teams to come up with a bold new idea or use for the immediate and surrounding site. It is strongly encouraged that the final submission address one of the seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter) and accessibility to the river. Using the downloadable submission board, draw, paint, collage, render, write, use any medium you’d like to clearly interpret your idea.
If you’re submitting online, include a pdf or word document with your individual/team information as outlined below. If you’re submitting in person, simply write your name, contact email & phone number and 150 word maximum description of the idea all on the back of the page. Multiple submissions are welcome, but only one 11x17 per idea.
Rules + Conditions
FREE TO ENTER! One complete submission per concept. Each submission is to use the downloadable board and add to it. Organizers reserve the right to not include fully completed submissions as outlined below. All submissions will be displayed in a manner that the organizers see fit.
Those involved with the competition and or organization are permitted to participate but will not be eligible for prizes. Otherwise, everyone and anyone is eligible to participate.
1. Image & short description
2. Clarity of Description
3. Community & Neighborhood Impact
1. Quality of drawing
2. Feasibility of idea
Accessibility to River, Memorial, Seasonal Adaptability & Site Limitations
downloads - Competition now closed -
Download Site Autocad Drawing
Email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org along with an 8.5x11" team description. Refer to competition brief for complete instructions.
Competition Launch March 6.2018
Questions Deadline April 15.2018
Submission Deadline April 24.2018
Event + Exhibition May 25.2018
Exhibition at the Manitoba Centennial Centre May 26 - June 9
Exhibition at the Forks June 9 - 23
1st Place, CentreVenture Prize $1,000 cash prize
2nd Place, HTFC Prize $350 Exchange District Gift Package, including 1 night stay at the Mere Hotel
3rd Place, Exchange District Biz Prize $170 Exchange District Food Voucher
Peoples Choice, MAA Prize $170 Exchange District Food Voucher
An opening event and exhibition will be held on May 25th at the Mere Hotel and Cibo Waterfront Cafe to celebrate and display all the submissions. Look forward to details closer to the date.
Participants retain all rights to competition concepts. By condition of participation, the competition organizer reserves the right to selectively publish these concepts as they see fit.