Teen Video Challenge
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Create a video promoting summer reading at the public library. Include your interpretation of Spark a Reaction!, and you could win $275 for yourself and a $125 award for your library.
One winning video created by a teen or group of teens will be selected as the Washington winner in the national Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) 2014 Teen Video Challenge. All state winning videos will be official 2014 CSLP promotional videos and will be viewed nationwide.
Any Washington teen or group of teens ages 13-18 may enter.
How to participate
- Download and complete the Washington Entry Form . Read all instructions provided on the entry form.
- Download and complete the Model Release Form . Anyone may appear in your video (it does not have to be teens only), but every person appearing in your video must have a completed release.
- Explore the CSLP Resources for Video Creation page for additional ideas and information.
- Create a 30-90 second video that encourages teens to read and use libraries this summer. Include your interpretation of the 2014 CSLP teen slogan "Spark a Reaction!"
- Entitle your video: "2014 TVC - WA - Unique Name." Please choose a unique name that does not include your real name (example: 2014 TVC - WA - J. Smith-Krpton123)
- Upload your video to YouTube.com or Vimeo.com.
- Mail, email, or fax completed forms by March 7, 2014 to:
2014 Teen Video Challenge
Washington State Library
6880 Capital Blvd S
PO Box 42460
Olympia, WA 98504
What’s at stake
CSLP will award $275 to one Washington Teen Video Challenge winning team. The library listed on the entry form will receive $100 from CSLP and a $25 gift certificate for Upstart products. The winner will be notified in April 2014.
All the state winning videos will be posted on the 2014 Winners page of the CSLP website and will be available for libraries in Washington and all around the USA to use to promote the 2014 Summer Reading Program.
The Washington winner and all notable Washington videos will be available on the Washington Summer Reading Program page.
The fine print
Complete rules and eligibility requirements can be found on the CSLP 2014 Teen Video Challenge website.
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