Billion Baby Turtles School Fundraiser Contest

Billion Baby Turtles is holding our third annual School Fundraiser Contest. To date, 1,200 students at 30 schools across the US have raised roughly $15,000, helping to save more than 15,000 baby turtles around Latin America. School classes and student groups from around the US will compete to win eco-prize packs with great products like Endangered Species Chocolate and Nature's Path cereal bars. Participating teachers will have the opportunity to win a free trip to Costa Rica to work with sea turtles! *

Key Dates:

  • Registration is open now and the contest runs until November 11th, when funds need to be sent in (received or postmarked). 
  • Contest winners will be announced by Dec 1st and prizes will be sent by Dec 15th.

How it Works:

  • US School classes from kindergarten to high school compete to raise the most money for turtle conservation based on the categories below.
  • Prizes are given for different categories (below) and every class that raises at least $100 will receive prizes for the class and each student.
  • Classes determine how to raise their money but every class will have the option to sell hatchling postcards for $1 donations each (provided with a deposit but no extra cost). 
  • Every participating class will receive a free online sea turtle educational presentation by SEE Turtles director Brad Nahill (via Skype).

Prize Categories:

 Total Money Raised: The class that has raises the most money raised of all participating and eligible classes or clubs
• Money Raised Per Student: The class with the highest average raised per student.
 Elementary School Money Raised: The class from Kindergarten to 4th grade that raises the most money. 
• Classes that raise at least $100 will receive prizes including an adoption certificate, a turtle flag for the classroom, and hatchling postcards for each student.

Prize Notes:

* Teachers whose classes raise at least $100 are eligible to win the Costa Rica trip. Winner will be chosen randomly and former winners are not eligible. Prize does not include airfare to Costa Rica.


Registration Instructions:

1. Fill out the form to the right to enter. We will follow up with resources and information to get started.

2. Download our contest guide above to get the full rules plus ideas and details on contest prizes and more.

3. Contact us to schedule an online sea turtle presentation for your class to get them motivated. And check out our classroom resources for lesson plans, videos, and more.

4. Get started raising money! Contact us if you would like to sell baby turtle postcards or if you have any questions.

5. Be sure to send in your money by Nov. 11th to be eligible for prizes.


Register Here

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  • 1 teacher will win a free sea turtle trip to Costa Rica *
  • Winning classes receive:
    • Endangered Species Chocolate bar
    • EnviroKidz rice bars
    • Turtle activity books
    • Hatchling postcards
    • Eco-gift pack from Eartheasy (1 pack per class)
    • Turtle stickers and cinch bags from Hart Mind Soul
  • Classes who raise at least $100 receive:
    • Hatchling postcards for each student
    • Personalized certificate for the class
    • Turtle flag for the class

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