2022 Competition List
Entry fee: $20.00 for the first competition and $10.00 for each additional competition.
Please Note: Only winning entries will be notified.
For more information please contact us below
HERITAGE HOME COMPETITION
This competition is open to any established residence that was built in 1945 or earlier. Property owners will be recognized for their outstanding efforts in maintaining their dwelling, property and surroundings.
HERITAGE COMMUNITY BUILDING COMPETITION
Any community building such as but not limited to: Women’s Institute, Lions Clubs, 4-H Clubs, Churches, Community Theatres, Royal Canadian Legions, Municipal/Town offices etc.). Community Building must be in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown and Summerside).
HERITAGE COMMERCIAL BUILDING COMPETITION
Any commercial building such as but not limited to: retail stores, offices, apartment buildings, restaurants, golf courses, tourist accommodations, privately owned nursing homes etc. Building must be in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown and Summerside)
FARM HOME IMPROVEMENT COMPETITION
Sponsored by the PEI Mutual Insurance Company
Open to all farm home properties that have recently completed renovations. A list of renovations you intend to make and/or have completed, must accompany the entry form. Photographs of the property prior to renovations commencing must accompany the entry form.
HOME IMPROVEMENT COMPETITION
Sponsored by Veseys Seeds, Monaghan Farms & Century 21 Northumberland Realty
An established residence, (domestic, modular or mini home) located on no more than 10 acres of land, with or without additional buildings. Renovations must be completed by September 1, 2022. A list of renovations you intend to compete must accompany the entry form as well as photographs of the property prior to renovations commencing.
NEW HOME COMPLETION COMPETITION
Sponsored by Castle Spring Valley Building Centre & Mid Isle Electric
Any residence (domestic, modular or mini-home) which has been recently constructed at its present location. Only the exterior of the home is evaluated. The addition of landscaping, gardens, fences, lawns and other criteria noted below, that increases the visual appearance and overall curb appeal of the home will be scored accordingly.
RURAL CEMETARY COMPETITION
Sponsored by Belvedere Funeral Home
This Competition is open to all non-profit Cemetery organizations or any other group interested in the care of and improvement of non-profit cemeteries. Entries should be forwarded by the organization responsible for the cemetery.
COMMUNITY BUILDING IMPROVEMENT COMPETITION
Sponsored by PEI Credit Unions
Any building in a Community excluding a single-family residence and auxiliary buildings, such as, but not limited to: Post Office, Schools, Churches, Church Halls, Community Buildings, etc. A list of improvements you plan to make must accompany the entry form.
COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT COMPETITION
Sponsored by the Town of Kensington
The Community Improvement Competition involves any exterior improvement to either community, businesses or privately-owned properties which enhance the beauty of the community.
COMMERCIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT COMPETITION
Sponsored by Bennett Carr Insurance
Any commercial building in a Community such as, but not limited to: Stores, Office Buildings, Service Stations, Apartment Buildings, Restaurants, Privately owned Nursing Homes, etc. A list of improvements you plan to make must accompany the entry form.
Sponsored by Family of Nina Crozier & Sterling Women’s Institute
HOME OWNER FLOWER GARDEN COMPETITION
This Competition is open to properties of a home owner living in rural areas, (excluding Charlottetown & Summerside).
YOUTH GARDEN COMPETITION
Sponsored by Judy Profitt
Open to all youth who are 16 years of age or younger, as of December 31, 2020. Entries can be Flower and/or Vegetable Gardens. Entries may receive assistance, support and guidance from adult gardeners.
WINDOW BOX/CONTAINER COMPETITION
Sponsored by L&C Enterprises Professional Landscaping
Properties must be located in Rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown & Summerside). Artificial flowers are not acceptable.
COMMUNITY FLOWER GARDEN COMPETITION
Open to all Community Gardens located in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown & Summerside). All new and existing community gardens are eligible with the intent to enhance the natural beauty and overall appearance of the town/community.
COMMEMORATIVE GARDEN COMPETITION
Open to all Commemorative Gardens located in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown & Summerside). Commemoration can be in honour of war veteran(s), community volunteer groups, well known Islander(s) or any person recognized for their outstanding commitment and contribution to the betterment of their town or community.
COMMERCIAL FLOWER GARDEN COMPETITION
Sponsored by Twin Shores Camping Area
Commercial properties, such as but not limited to: office buildings, tourist operations, golf courses etc. must be in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown & Summerside).
FAMILY VEGETABLE GARDEN COMPETITION
Sponsored by Centennial Carstar Collison Centre & Red Sands Golf Course
This competition is open to family gardeners who grow a non-commercial vegetable garden. The vegetable garden must be planted in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown and Summerside).
MAILBOX/HOME IDENTIFICATION COMPETITION
Sponsored by Carr’s Oyster Bar & Gift Shop
A mailbox and/or signage with the purpose of identifying a property/ residence which is located in rural PEI (excluding Charlottetown & Summerside).
TOURIST ACCOMMODATION COMPETITION
Sponsored by Tourism Association of Prince Edward Island
The Tourist Accommodation Competition is open to any tourist accommodation such as, but not limited to: Hotels, Motels, Cottages and B&B’s.
Sponsored by Island Waste Management Corporation
REUSE - RECYCLE - REPURPOSE COMPETITION
Tell us about the special projects you’re working on that help sustain or give back to our environment. Repurposing materials otherwise destined for disposal to build gardens, décor, backyard composter, fencing, etc. Salvaging old building material, cleaning and/or restoring it, then utilizing for exterior renovations or outbuildings, etc.
NATURAL BEAUTY AND PRESERVATION AWARD
In memory of G. Keith & Jean Pickard, F.R.A.I.C., for their outstanding leadership in the
protection and enhancement of the rural landscape of Prince Edward Island.
Prize Donated by The Family of Keith & Jean Pickard.
A special Recognition Award may be made for Natural Beauty and Preservation where an entry in the various competitions has been considered to place a strong emphasis in careful blending of the home and/or buildings in order to preserve the natural aesthetic value of the area. This could mean little disruption of the natural landscape, utilizing or creating natural features such as ponds, streams, swamps/bogs, wooded areas, sand dunes, rocks and/or the use of natural materials such as Island stone, wood, bark, native plant material, etc.
All entries in the various classes of the competition will be considered for this award. If a property entered in a competition(s) listed on page 1, even though a non-winner, strongly emphasizes the preservation of Natural Beauty, the judges may grant a special award to be known as the “Natural Beauty and Preservation Award”.