High School students in the state of Pennsylvania are invited to prepare a 30-second video submission inviting participation in the democratic process and exploring the importance of voting as a way of expressing personal values and convictions.
THEME: Your Voice – Your Vote – Be Heard!
PRIZE: $1000 for top entry; $500 second prize; $250 third prize.
WHO: Any high school student or group of students (grades 9-12) in the state of Pennsylvania. Participants are ineligible if directly related to the panel of judges for the contest. (Click here to see the list of judges.)
LENGTH: 30-seconds (points subtracted for seconds under or over)
FORMAT: Any format supported by YouTube upload.
WHEN: Contest submissions must be uploaded to YouTube and entry and release forms received by email before midnight, March 1, 2016. Winners will be announced by April 15, 2016.
HOW TO GET STARTED: Read and review FAQs and the Submission Process, Rules and Disclosures page, discuss your plans with parents or guardians, then create a video. Upload your video to YouTube, then complete, scan, and email your entry form and one participant release form for each participant. Detailed instructions are on the Submission Process page.