Cadet Badge Competition

Waimakariri Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) is in the process of establishing a CDEM Cadet program in the District.

We invite youth to participate in a competition to help us design the badge that will be worn on the cadet uniform and used in cadet correspondence.

The rules for the competition are listed below.

The competition will run from Monday 19 August to Friday 27 September 2019.

Conditions of entry:

  1. Must contain CDEM logo (as per bottom of page)
  2. Must reflect Waimakariri
  3. Must reference Waimakariri youth in some way
  4. Design to be incorporated into a shield – width 80mm height 100mm (shield pictured is not to scale)
  5. Open to school-aged children between 12 – 17 years
  6. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  7. CDEM Waimakariri reserves the right to modify the winning design to meet its needs
  8. CDEM Waimakariri will own all rights to the winning badge and any modifications therein
  9. All entries must be received by 12pm noon Friday 27 September 2019. Any entries received after this time will not be accepted
  10. Designs may be emailed to or mailed to

CDEM Cadet Competition,
Private Bag 1005
Rangiora 7440

or dropped into Kaiapoi, Rangiora or Oxford Service Centres in an envelope clearly labelled CDEM Cadet Competition.

  1. All entries must have the designers full name, contact telephone number and age
  2. Prize – Family pass (2 Adults 3 Children) to Hanmer Springs hot pools

For more information or questions, please email