The 2017 winners of the Bert Friesen Award for the Best Prepared Delegation represented Egypt. The delegation came from Minnedosa Collegiate and comprised students Ryan McLenehan and Michael Kreshewski and counsellor Donna Alexander.
Two delegations received honourable mentions:
Prior Lake High School, Prior Lake (near Minneapolis) MN: Bangladesh represented by Christina Laridaen and Kyle Wong; counsellors Ryan Wagner and Erin Hester.
Sacred Heart High School, East Grand Forks MN: Canada represented by Abby Anderson and Hannah Hollcraft; counsellor Jen Koller. (Note: Canada is always represented by a US team and vice versa.)