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Paramedic for a Day Contest 2023

​​County of Simcoe Paramedic Services are once again hosting a Paramedic for a Day Contest!

​How does your student participate?
  • Interested students must prepare a short video (maximum two minutes) demonstrating "What to do when the first responder is you". The winner will be chosen based on their video entry.
  • Deadline for video submission​ is May 16, 2023 at 8​ p.m. 
  • All entries become property of the County of Simcoe Paramedic Services and may be used, re-used, published and republished in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with other individuals’ images for purposes of promotion, advertising or journalism in any medium, including, but not limited to, printed materials, staff brochures/communications, photographic displays, video footage, media reports, published on the County of Simcoe’s corporate website, intranet and digital panels. 
      
Who is eligible to enter for a chance to win? 
Submissions are open to Grade 5 and 6 students who reside in the County of Simcoe or the cities of Barrie and Orillia. 
      
Where do I send the video entry?
Please transfer your video files to paramedic4aday@simcoe.ca using the free WeTransfer​ platform at www.wetransfer.com. Be sure to include your name, your parent(s)/guardian’s name, home phone number, and what school you attend. 

What does the winner receive?
The deadline to enter is May 16, 2023 at 8 p.m. Then on May 23, the winning entrant will be picked up at their school and transported to the County Administration Centre in Midhurst where they will be sworn in for duty at County of Simcoe Council. They will then be treated to a mock scenario, presented with a First-Aid Kit and take part in a photo opportunity.

​To see the poster, click here.​​​​