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Facer The Challenge Crossword Competition

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2015
"Face The Challenge" Crossword Competition

Thanks especially to schools and organisations who assisted Save The Bilby Fund
in our fundraising efforts to help save the Bilby and other endangered Australian species.

WE HOPE YOU ALL ENJOY SCHOOL'S BILBY DAY
AND NATIONAL BILBY DAY 2015
!


The Winners of "Face The Challenge" Crossword Competition 2015 were drawn as follows:

Congratulations if your name is listed below, you are a very special Australian!
Your prize will be sent to the Principal of your school soon, so that it can be presented at an assembly.

 

Dreamworld

State Winners - QUEENSLAND DRAW
1st Prize:

FAMILY 1 DAY DREAMWORLD PASS
The winning entrant for this prize will receive 1 x Family Pass to Australia's Biggest Theme Park, Dreamworld and WhiteWater World on the Gold Coast for 2 Adults & 2 Children. Tickets valid until 13th September 2016.

With more than 50 rides and attractions, including the tallest and fastest thrill rides in Australia, plus ABC KIDS WORLD, DreamWorks Experience, Tiger Island, daily live shows and a chance to interact with Indigenous culture and native Australian wildlife in the new 'world' Dreamworld Corroboree - get up close and personal with more than 500 Australian native animals including the bilbies in their beautiful Nocturnal Bilby Exhibit, the fun never ends at Dreamworld.

And right next door, visit WhiteWater World which boasts the warmest water of any water park in Winter. Dive right into the balmy water and experience a beach paradise jam packed with thrilling waterslides and the ultimate water playgrounds for littlies in Wiggle Bay and The Pipeline Plunge.

1st   Wilton Lo - 13 - Varsity College - QLD

State Winners -
QUEENSLAND DRAW
2nd Prize:

ANIMAL INTERACTION SCHOOL VISIT
The winning entrant for this prize must attend a school in the Townsville Region (Townsville to Ingham, to Ayr to Charter's Towers area). The prize is a one hour animal interaction classroom visit to the winning entrant's school accommodating up to 50 students (valued at $350). Valid until 11th December 2015. Hands on Wildlife is a completely mobile interactive animal experience offering custom school educational programs covering wildlife, conservation and the environment.

2nd   Demi Cassar - 11 - Currajong State School - QLD

Australia Zoo

State Winners -
QUEENSLAND DRAW
3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th Prize:

FAMILY PASS TO AUSTRALIA ZOO
The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of four family passes to Australia Zoo. This prize includes entry tickets to Australia Zoo for 2 Adults and 2 Children. Passes are valid until 13th September 2016.

3rd   Jessica Dinh - 9 - MacGregor State School - QLD
4th   Cobra Welch - 6 - Home School, Bauple - QLD
5th   Kade - 7 - Algester Primary School - QLD
6th   Joshua Shervey - 10 - Southern Cross Catholic College - QLD

 

Australian Bush Buddies

State Winners -
QUEENSLAND DRAW
7th Prize:

ANIMAL INTERACTION SCHOOL INCURSION
The winning entrant for this prize must attend a school in south-east Queensland. The prize is a one hour animal interaction classroom visit to the winning entrant's school accommodating up to 50 students (valued at $350). Valid until 11th December 2015. Australian Bush Buddies offers close-up, see and touch wildlife education programs that travel to you.

7th   Dylan Mafi - 9 - Caningeraba, Burleigh Waters - QLD

 

Animals of Oz

State Winners -
VICTORIA DRAW
1st Prize:

ANIMAL INTERACTION SCHOOL VISIT
The winning entrant for this prize must attend a school in metro Melbourne. The prize is a one hour animal incursion visit to the winning entrant's school class (up to 35 children). Valid until 18th December 2015.

1st   Bronte Silins - 7 - Junior FNCV, Blackburn - VIC

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Prize:

FAMILY PASS
TO FEATHERDALE WILDLIFE PARK

The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of five family passes to Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney, NSW. This prize includes entry tickets to Featherdale Wildlife Park for 2 Adults and 2 Children. Passes are valid until 31st March 2016.

1st   Edward Nguyn-Do - 14 - Sefton High School - NSW
2nd   Lilian Scotland - 10 - Blackheath Public School - NSW
3rd   Maddison Hogley Ferris - 10 - Zig Zag Public School - NSW
4th   Fin - 7 - Blackheath Public School - NSW
5th   Alaqua Taylor - 10 - Zig Zag Public School - NSW

 

Australian Wildlife Displays

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
6th Prize:

ANIMAL INTERACTION SCHOOL VISIT
The winning entrant for this prize must attend a school in Sydney or the Central Coast. The prize is a one hour animal incursion visit to the winning entrant's school class (up to 35 children). Valid until 15th December 2015.

6th   Lewis Truong - 13 - Sefton High School - NSW

 

Symbio

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
7th Prize:

BEHIND THE SCENES ENCOUNTER
TO SYMBIO WILDLIFE PARK

The winning entrant for this prize will win a behind the scenes encounter with their choice of either Red Panda or Meerkats at Symbio Wildlife Park, Wollongong, NSW. You will be welcomed into the park at 9.30am. You will spend up to 20 minutes with one of our trained Zookeepers as they tell you all about the animals while you interact with them.

Encounter is valued at $112 and includes your Park entry. This prize includes entry ticket to Symbio Wildlife Park for 1 accompanying Adult. Prize is valid until 31st December 2016.

7th   Dean Tran - 14 - Sefton High School - NSW

Symbio

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th Prize:

FAMILY PASS
TO SYMBIO WILDLIFE PARK

The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of five family passes to Symbio Wildlife Park, Wollongong, NSW. This prize includes entry tickets to Symbio Wildlife Park for 2 Adults and 2 Children. Family passes are valued at $85 and valid until 31st December 2016.

8th   Bella H - 7 - Terara Primary School - NSW
9th   Phoebe - 7 - Terara Primary School - NSW
10th   Gordon Wang - 14 - Sefton High School - NSW
11th   Mia Stevens - 7 - Terara Primary School - NSW
12th   Vicki Huynh - 13 - Sefton High School - NSW

 

Feathered Friends

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
13th Prize:

HAWKERS BLACK KITE EXPERIENCE
The winning entrant for this prize must be aged over 11 years and attend a school in the greater Sydney region. The prize is a daytime individual black kite hawkers experience. Valued at $350. Valid until 15th December 2015.

13th   Jessica Do - 13 - Sefton High School - NSW

 

Feathered Friends

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
14th Prize:

HAWKERS BARN OWL EXPERIENCE
The winning entrant for this prize must be aged over 7 years and attend a school in the greater Sydney region. The prize is a daytime individual barn owl hawkers experience. Valued at $200. Valid until 15th December 2015.

14th   Brielle - 7 - Terara Primary School - NSW

 

IRUKANDJI

State Winners -
NEW SOUTH WALES DRAW
15th Prize:

FAMILY PASS
TO IRUKANDJI SHARK & RAY ENCOUNTERS

The winning entrants for this prizs will win a family pass to Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, Port Stephens, NSW. This prize includes general entry tickets for 2 Adults and 2 Children. Pass is valid until 2nd June 2016.

15th   Jason He - 13 - Sefton High School - NSW

 

Rockingham Wild Encounters

State Winners -
WESTERN AUSTRALIA DRAW
1st Prize:

SCHOOL CLASS
PENGUIN ISLAND EXPERIENCE AND GLASS BOTTOM BOAT CRUISE

The winning entrant for this prize will win an excursion for their whole school class (up to 30 students). The prize includes a day out at Penguin Island on the shores of the spectacular Shoalwater Islands Marine Park, including ferry transfers, 45 minute glass bottom boat cruise to see rare Australian sea lions and entry to the Discovery Centre for Penguin Feeding and educational presentation. Prize is valid until 31st May 2016.

1st   Lucy - 11 - Clifton Hills Primary School - WA

Perth Zoo

State Winners -
WESTERN AUSTRALIA DRAW
2nd Prize:

FAMILY PASS
TO PERTH ZOO

The winning entrant for this prize will win a family pass to Perth Zoo, Western Australia. This prize includes entry tickets to Perth Zoo for 2 Adults and 2 Children. Passes are valid until 10th June 2016.

2nd   Joshua Ho - 12 - Hamilton Senior High School - WA

Lindy Dingo
Lindy Dingo
Papalia

State Winners -
WESTERN AUSTRALIA DRAW
3rd Prize:

SCHOOL INCURSION VISIT BY A LIVE DINGO
The winning entrant for this prize must attend a school in metro Perth. The prize is a one hour animal incursion visit to the winning entrant's school as well as a Dingo photograph keepsake for the winner. Valid until 17th December 2015.

3rd Chelsea Clegg - 8 - Aubin Grove Primary School - WA

Critters Up Close

State Winners -
WESTERN AUSTRALIA DRAW
4th Prize:

CRITTER CRAZY CLASSROOM VISIT
The winning entrant for this prize must attend a school in Perth region. The prize is a one hour Australian native animal incursion visit to the winning entrant's school class (up to 30 children). Valued at $300. Valid until 17th December 2015.

4th   Jasmine Reynolds - 12 - Hamilton Senior High School - WA




Save The Bilby Fund


Dreamworld

Combined Draw
1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize:

Major Prize

WIN A VISIT FROM A BILBY FOR YOUR SCHOOL
PLUS $100 SPENDING MONEY AND BILBY BROTHERS DVD

A representative of Save The Bilby Fund will travel to YOUR SCHOOL and bring a beautiful, live Bilby to visit!

This prize is a fantastic once in a lifetime opportunity for Australian school children to see an extremely rare endangered animal and to learn about the ways that they can help to save our many threatened species for future generations to enjoy.

A live Bilby will visit 3 Australian schools. The first 3 correct "FACE THE CHALLENGE" entries in the Combined Draw will win this prize. This fabulous prize is proudly sponsored by DREAMWORLD who are providing funding for accommodation and transport for our representative and the Bilby to your school.

The winner will be the hero of their school, and have an opportunity to have their photo taken with the Bilby too!

1st   Damien Clerte - age 8 - Bunker Hill State School - QLD
2nd   Akira Hashiba - age 9 - Willoughby Public School - NSW
3rd   Jak Morrish- age 8 - Tweed Primary School - NSW

Combined Draw
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th,
9th & 10th Prize:

BILBY BROTHERS DVD
The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of seven Bilby Brothers DVDs.

4th   Callum McNee - 10 - Taroom State School - QLD
5th   Taj Waller - 12 - Bourke High School - NSW
6th   Clementine Barker- 8 - Home School - QLD
7th   Cody Marshall - 8 - Bowen State School - QLD
8th   Kiriley Mehrton - 14 - Peel High School - NSW
9th   Kayla Webb - 14 - Goulburn High School - NSW
10th   Seth Allen - 10 - Upper Lansdowne Primary School - NSW

Combined Draw
11th, 12th, 13th, 14th & 15th Prize:

SAVE THE BILBY FUND LARGE TOY BILBY
The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of five Save The Bilby Fund Large Plush Bilby Toys (valued at $15)

11th   Stella Kent - 7 - Casteron Primary School - VIC
12th   Samantha - 10 - Buscia State School - QLD
13th   Monika Bruggermann - 10 - Taroom State School - QLD
14th   Lottie Adrians - 11 - Camberwell Primary School - VIC
15th   Japji Sidhu - 7 - Woolgoolga Primary School - NSW

Combined Draw
16th & 17th Prize:

ENVIROPRINT AUSTRALIA
BILBY ONESIE COSTUME

The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of two Bilby Onesie Costumes (valued at $66). Great for fancy dress, sleepovers, pyjama parties or for just lounging around.

16th   Karli Tipou - 9 - Kalinda Primary School - VIC
17th   Tarrant Pidoto - 10 - Bluewater State School - QLD

Combined Draw
18th Prize:

ENVIROPRINT AUSTRALIA
BACK TO SCHOOL CONSERVATION CLASS KIT


30 person classroom set for ages 3+, 274 piece pack. Valued at $30

Ideal activity for children 3 years and above. Recyclable at the end of its usable life. All EnviroPrint Australia School Activity items have been printed on reclaimed potential waste paper to save trees and support some of Australia's most worthy non-profit conservation organisations to help save Australia's threatened species.

18th   Mila Gabardi - 7 - Katoomba Public School - NSW

Kaye Kessing

Combined Draw
19th Prize:

"BILBY'S RING" TRILOGY BOOK SET
The winning entrant for this prize will win a "Bilby's Ring Trilogy Book Set" (valued at $45). Science-based, with ten years of research and writing, these first Ten Tales for 8 to 12 years will entertain and inform. Australia and the environmental problems that plague it are investigated through light-hearted narrative, maps, apps, songs and illustrations. Newly released by Kaye Kessing.

19th   Madison Cook- 14 - Deception Bay State School - QLD

 

Echidna Walkabout Tours

Combined Draw
20th & 21st Prize:

"KOALA CLANCY OF THE YOU YANGS" BOOK
The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of two "Koala Clancy of th You Yangs" children's books (valued at $20. )This book is ideal for children 6 - 11 years old [or even some big kids, parents and grandparents up to 99]. It is a story about a special wild koala - Koala Clancy. It was written by Echidna Walkabout's Koala Research Co-ordinator Melinda King and designed and illustrationed by Cat Gibbs.

20th   Ariana - 8 - Redland Bay State School - QLD
21st   William Vincin Walker - 8 - Nailsworth Primary School - SA

 

Smart FunRaisers

Combined Draw
22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th Prize:

SMART FUNRAISERS GIFT PACK
The winning entrants for these prizes will win one of five Smart Funraisers Gift Packs comprising: Backpack, Cooler Bag, Magnetic Message Board, Compendium (with calculator & notepad) and a Fridge Magnet Note Pad.

22nd   Samantha Horsley - 6 - Mandurah Primary School - WA
23rd   Ben Elliott - 11 - Ormiston College, QLD
24th   Hannah Farmer - 6 - Nailsworth Primary School - SA
25th   Ethan Jallard - 8 - Berry Public School - NSW
26th   Pamela Polar - 12 - Hamilton Senior High School - WA