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Poster & Video Contest Rules

TO ENTER:

All entries must be dated by no later than October 13th, 2018.

Posters to be mailed to: The BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund 3891 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V5V 3P1.  Video links to be emailed to: video@burnfund.org

Poster and Video Contest Rules 2018

 POSTER CONTEST RULES:

  • Posters must be drawn on an 8 ½ by 11 inch letter-sized paper
  • Posters must include the child’s name, grade, school & address on the back of the poster.
  • One (1) entry per student.
  • Poster artwork may be drawn on any Burn Awareness Week program fire safety subject.

The contest is open to any student residing in British Columbia — from Kindergarten through
to Grade 7.  Students can participate on their own without the participation of their
school.

 VIDEO CONTEST RULES:

  • Students grades 4 – 7 are invited to create a mazimum 3 minute video that contains a strong Burn Awareness Week message as it relates to the current year’s theme.
  • Participants can create a video to share their burn prevention and fire safety ideas. All submissionas must be posted on YouTube by October 13th, 2018.
  • Think of creative ways to get your message across in your video. All styles of video will be accepted: drama, comedy, documentary, music video, stop-motion, claymation or animation.
  • The contest is open to any student residing in British Columbia — from Kindergarten through
    to Grade 7.  Students can participate on their own without the participation of their
    school.

 

JUDGING:

Winning posters and videos are based on age-appropriate skill, and will be judged on message and content.  Judges decisions are final. Judges include Directors of the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund; Health  Care Professionals from the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn, Plastic & Trauma Unit at Vancouver General Hospital; BC Children’s Hospital; Burn Awareness Week sponsors; and selected media outlets.

POSTER PRIZES:

Prizes are awarded to fifty students in five areas throughout the province of British Columbia. The areas include: Lower Mainland (three prizes), Vancouver Island, Kootenay, Northern BC and the Okanagan. One of the seven Regional Prize Winners will be chosen as the Grand Prize Winner. All posters will be displayed on the Burn Fund’s website, www.burnfund.org, for one year.

Grand Prize Winner will receive $1,000 for their elementary school or BC Ministry of Education sanctioned distance education facility, a pizza party for their class and a Dalmatian toy for themselves. The winner’s poster will be used in promotional material where appropriate.

Regional Prize Winners will receive $500 for their elementary school or BC Ministry of Education sanctioned distance education facility, a pizza party for their class, a Dalmatian toy, and a framed  certificate.

Honorable Mention Winners will receive $50 for their elementary school or BC Ministry of Education  sanctioned distance education facility, and a Dalmatian toy for themselves.

All Entrants will receive a participation prize which will be sent to their school and handed-out by  teachers of participating classes.

VIDEO PRIZES:

One winner will receive either $500 cash / a Drone for their school and will also receive a class pizza party.