CPA Ontario Showcase

Showcase is an annual video competition that provides members of our High School Ambassador Program (HAP) a chance to win the top prize of $1000, plus a $75 e-gift card for their teacher and class plaque. 

Theme for the 2022-2023 competition: Is artificial intelligence (AI) good or bad for society or business and why?

The contest will be open from October 3, 2022, to May 14, 2023. 

1st place $1000 plus class plaque and $75 teacher e-gift card

2nd place $800

3rd place $600

4th place $400

5th place $200

Prizes

Teacher Random Draw Prize: $100 e-gift card

Each time a student submits an entry, their teacher’s name is entered into the draw. The more students who participate, the higher the chance their teacher will win.

Submission guidelines

Steps to submit

In an email to our team, include the following:
  1. Place the YouTube link in the body of the email.
  2. Provide contact information in your email:
    • your name, HAP ID number and phone number
    • your teacher’s name and email
    • your school's name and address

For complete contest details, see Rules and Regulations.

Any questions, please contact our team.

Video format requirements

If you would like to use a CPA Ontario logo in your entry video, please contact our team for the current logo.

Evaluation criteria

  • original content
  • creativity
  • entertainment value
  • presentation quality/clarity
  • demonstration of and adherence to theme
The winners will be contacted directly by CPA Ontario and will be asked to fill out a Declaration and Assignment (or have their guardian do so if they are under 18) in order to claim their prize.

2021-2022 Winners

We asked HAP members to tell us "How are businesses doing good for the world?" View the top three entries below:

First place

Belinda Wang – Richmond Hill High School


Second place

Amena Ahmed – W. A. Porter Collegiate Institute


Third place

Ria Valsadia – Chinguacousy Secondary School