VIDEO CONTEST RULES (for Middle and High School)
Students in grades 6-12 should produce a video that features kindness.
· Entries may be created by an individual student or a team of up to three students. Only one student can get a gift.
· Entries should be between 40 seconds and 1.5 minutes long.
· Any material shorter than 40 seconds or longer than 1.5 minutes will be disqualified.
· Live action is encouraged.
· Moving or still pictures may be used only if they are original material, which means taken or designed by the contestant.
· The video may be produced with or without music.
· All music must be original, either performed for or by the contestant or created on software products such as GarageBand.
· No copyrighted or trademarked material, audio or visual, will be accepted.
· Videos must be in good taste and must not contain any indecent and inappropriate content or physical violence.
· No fighting is allowed, even to show that it is wrong.
· Each entry should be titled with the name(s), school name and grade of the creator(s).
· By uploading a video for entry, permission is given for its use, publication, broadcast or display by characternc.org
· The entries will be reviewed by judges, using scoring guidelines that account for creativity, message and presentation quality.
· A first-, second- and third-place winner in each of the MS and HS categories will be selected. Each winning entry will receive a single prize award.
· Awards will be presented by the TMSA/QCSS Board of Trustees March, meeting.
Posters must be on 11” x 17” paper.
Lightweight paper, if used, should be mounted on tag board.
The student’s name, grade, and school must be on the back of the poster.
Crayons, felt tip pens, markers, paint, pen and ink, pencil, etc. may be used to create the poster.
Do not use photographs or Xerox copies.
Do not use wood, plastic, glass, metal, string, fabric, felt, collage materials, stencils, internet downloads, or computer art.
Posters cannot include copyrighted characters from comics, cartoons, television programs, movies, newspapers, magazines, etc.
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