Level Up, Calgary! Minecraft Design Challenge Winners Announced

Mar. 03, 2022

​​The winners of the first-ever CBE Minecraft Design Challenge, Level Up, Calgary! were announced by the City of Calgary on March 2, 2022. The Awards Ceremony is available to view on the City of Calgary’s website​

A panel of judges included leaders from the Indigenous community, the arts, post-secondary education, the City of Calgary, CBE and Microsoft. The judging panel provided feedback on the 13 finalist submissions before selecting four winners. Congratulations to our four winning submissions!

Division 1 (K-3)
Dr. E.W. Coffin School
Franco A., Kaylee C., Sammy G., Marek G., Yuna J., Rane M., Helia T., Max P., Morgan R., Taylor T., Finn V., Landon W., Joel W., Porter W., Alex Z., Graham C., Candice C., Kipling H., Rory H., Abigail K., Pierce L., Ansif R., and Max W.

Division 2 (Grades 4-6)
Captain John Palliser School
Poppy P.

Division 3 (Grades 7-9)
Dr. Gordon Higgins School​
Areeb K., Nihchal (Nick) P., Ender S., and Jashanjot S.

Division 4 (Grades 10-12)
Centennial High School
Tyson L., Ethan M., Andy X.

About 12,000 CBE students and their teachers participated during the months of October, November and December. For more information on the challenge, including educator, student and parent resources and the downloadable Downtown Calgary Minecraft World File, visit www.cbe.ab.ca/minecraft​ 

All of the submissions showed great creativity, problem-solving and collaboration, and we are incredibly proud of all participants.

CBE is grateful to Microsoft Canada, the City of Calgary and Calgary Public Library for their support.