Popcorn Pep Club Contest

Give me a P-O-P-C-O-R-N and what have you got? A chance to win cash prizes for your school! Every fall, we hold our annual Popcorn Pep Club Contest. Schools from all over the U.S. are invited to showcase their team spirit and love of popcorn for a chance to win!

Contest is open every year October 1 thru December 31. 

The 2023 submission period is closed. The 2024 submission period will open on October 1.


Popcorn Pieces

Submission Ideas

Throughout our website, you’ll find plenty of material that can be used to foster classroom learning. Your contest submissions might contain:

  • Creating works of art using popcorn as the basis
  • Writing stories about the history or folklore of popcorn
  • Making a popcorn recipe as part of an FCS class
  • Building a popcorn-themed science project
  • Selling popcorn during a school function or fundraiser
  • Producing a popcorn video

2023 Contest Winners

The 2023 Popcorn Pep Club challenge drew an impressive array of creative entries from schools across the nation, showcasing the heart and soul of teachers and students alike. It is an absolute pleasure to look through these entries every year and learn more about you and what makes you tick, so thank you for taking the time to make us smile. We are proud of you all! Your 2023 Popcorn Pep Club winners are:

Grand Prize Winners - $2,000

Armstrong High School
Big Spring Middle School


Secondary Prize - $1,500

Howells-Dodge Consolidated Schools


Honorable Mentions - $500 each

Berks Career & Technology Center
East McDowell Middle School
Frontier High School FCCLA
Gilliam C-4 School
James S. Wilson Middle School
Joshua High School
Lewisburg Area High School
New Haven High School
North Polk Middle School
Plum City High School
Prague High School
Shady Grove Middle School
Sierra Vista High School
South Side Area School District
W. T. Clarke Middle School
Wayne Valley High School


Please note: The winning schools do not need to do anything further to collect their prizes.
We will contact you by mail.