PAC PCLA Competition Registration

YOUR CANADIAN COMPETITION ENTRY FORM




CREATE A NEW ENTRY (Select from categories below).

NOTE: The first 3 categories requires that a physical sample of your entry be delivered for judging, as well as completion of this online registration form. (delivery instructions on form and on PAC website). The other 3 categories are judged online only and will not require a physical sample sent.

Please HOVER over the category name to see more information and samples of submissions in that category.


Physical Sample Required
Brand Marketing:
New Brand
Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

· Alcoholic or Non-alcoholic beverages
· Bakery
· Cannabis
· Coffee
· Confectionary
· Dairy
· Dry goods
· Frozen
· NOT Pet Food
Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

· Automotive & hardware
· Cannabis
· Electronics / Software
· Household
· Lawn & garden
· OTC Pharmaceutical
· Personal care
· Pet Food
· Toys & video games
Brand Marketing:
Rebrand
Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

· Alcoholic or Non-alcoholic beverages
· Bakery
· Cannabis
· Coffee
· Confectionary
· Dairy
· Dry goods
· Frozen
· NOT Pet Food
Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

· Automotive & hardware
· Cannabis
· Electronics / Software
· Household
· Lawn & garden
· OTC Pharmaceutical
· Personal care
· Pet Food
· Toys & video games
 Package Innovation
Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

This category includes:

Folding Cartons ( paperboard alone or paperboard that includes materials or components that are an integral part of the package).

Corrugated Containers (single corrugated fibreboard container, which may be combined with other materials (rigid or flexible), utilized to promote, contain, protect, handle, transport and store goods from one point of manufacture to point of final sale.

Paper Labels ( This entry must be produced using paper only, affixed to the primary package. Sample of the label alone may be submitted as well separately).

Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

This category includes glass, metal, plastic or a combination of these materials.

Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

Flexible Packages: FILMS, PAPER or FOIL: single or unlaminated / multiple plies / or combinations of each and other materials. Single unsupported packaging films, metalized materials, flexible laminations and all others, including extrusion coating or co-extrusions.

OR

Film Labels: A packaging component wrapping the primary package. The entry must be produced using (delete paper), foil/paper, metallized paper and/or film.

 
No Physical Sample Required
In-Store
Marketing
Online Judging Only
No Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

This category includes:
· Shelf Ready Packaging
· Display Ready Packaging
· Floor Display Merchandiser
· Counter Top Display Merchandiser

Sustainable
Packaging
Online Judging Only
No Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

This category includes Raw Material Product or Ancillary Services (products supplied to the packaging converting process including film, metals, paper, resins, coatings, inks, adhesives and other raw materials)

AND\OR

Branded Packages (any package manufactured by packaging converters.
Online Judging Only
No Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

Entry must be based on a retail, a manufacturing facility or a process. Entries can include any retailer’s or manufacturer’s facility or process for retailing, manufacturing raw materials, packaging equipment or ancillary services used in sustainable packaging conversion process or in the production of consumer packaged goods products.
Food Waste
Packaging
Online Judging Only
No Physical Sample Required

Examples of Submissions

This category includes Raw Material Product or Ancillary Services (products supplied to the packaging converting process including film, metals, paper, resins, coatings, inks, adhesives and other raw materials) and active intelligent initiatives.
Examples:

· Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP)
· Scavenger technologies
· Vacuum packaging
·Anti-microbial
· Aseptic

AND\OR

Branded Packages (any package manufactured by packaging converters). Consumer packaging technologies help prevent food waste by facilitating change in consumer behaviour by designing products that provide convenience and allow consumer to improve food storage practices.
Examples:

· Portion packaging
· Resealable packaging
· Designs for easy product removal
· Production information on preparation
· Closing & storage· Best before, Use by, Sell by dates
· More robust packaging materials