Contest Rules


The #IreadCanadian Contest (the “Contest”) is open to individual legal adult residents of the province of Manitoba. Limit of one entry per person or school or library. Entries received from any person, school or library in excess of stated limitation will be void. No purchase required to enter.


The Contest is sponsored by the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Awards Inc. located at 281 Eugenie St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2H 0Y3 (the “Sponsor”).

Agreement to Official Rules:

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules and the decision of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent on being compliant with these official rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

Contest period:

Contest opens on January  1st, 2020 at 12:00pm (CST) and runs until January 31st , 2020 at 12:00am (CST) (The “Contest Period”).  All entries received after January 31st, 2020 at 12:00am (CST) will be void.

How to Enter:

Enter by posting a photo of a MYRCA book that you are reading with your students or children. Add the #IreadCanadian hashtag and @myrcaward on Twitter or Instagram during the contest period.

Prize Draw:

Winners will be chosen by random draw on February 4th, 2020. Winners will be notified on or about February 5th, 2020 by direct message via Instagram or Twitter. The Sponsor reserves the right to publish the winner’s first and last name and, where applicable, the name of the school or library. Winners may pick up their prize at any branch of the Winnipeg Public Library if the winner is within Winnipeg city limits. Rural schools or families will have their prize mailed to them. If the prize is not picked up by February 29th, 2020, then the prize is forfeit and returned to the Sponsor.

No prize substitutes, assignments or transfers. No cash equivalent. The odds of being selected will depend on the number of submissions received.

Grand Prize:

One copy of Crush, one copy of Miles to Go, one copy of Wicked Nix and 30 bookmarks.

Approximate value is $65.


One copy of Surviving the City, one copy of No Fixed Address and 30 bookmarks.

One copy of Fake Blood, one copy of The Strange and Deadly Portrait of Briony Gray and 30 bookmarks.

One copy of Ebb and Flow, one copy of Don’t Tell the Enemy and 30 bookmarks.

Approximate value is $45 per prize pack.