GSBA Student Video Contest for High School Students

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GSBA Student Video Contest for High School Students

GSBA, in partnership with Georgia’s Vision for Public Education, is sponsoring and supporting a student video contest open to all public high school students all across the state. GSBA organizes this contest annually to invite high school students and show their talent to win many exciting awards. Last year, GSBA had 51 verified entries for the same game, and this year, they are looking forward to much more and active participation from the students. Access to the following student video contest is only open to GSBA member district high schools. To participate in the game, the entrants are required to create a short video on the following theme: “How do we transform education now for the future?”

The entries must be submitted as per the procedure explained later in the article. The candidates are advised to study all the guidelines and tips for video creation carefully in order to prevent any kind of rejection of your video. The submissions will be revised by the GSBA awards committee. They will select the top three videos and three honorable mentions and declare them as the winners of the contest. The First place winner will receive $1,000, the second place will receive $500, and the third place will receive $250. The following prize money will go directly to the school’s fine arts or video production program. The video and documents submission must be made no later than October 13, 2021.

The mission of the Georgia School Boards Association is to guarantee excellence in the administration of local area educational systems by giving authority, advocacy, and services and by addressing the aggregate determination of Georgia’s elected boards of education. They believe that public education in Georgia will provide all kids with evenhanded and brilliant training that sets them up for school, vocation, and life.

Brief Description

OrganizationGeorgia School Boards Association
Education LevelHigh School
SubjectsAll
AmountVaries
Access ModeOnline
Number of AwardsVaries
CityAny
NationalityDomestic
CountryUSA
Contest DeadlineOctober 22, 2021
Application FeesNot required
RequirementsVideo, other documents

Who is Eligible?

Entry to the student video contest is only open to GSBA member district high schools.

How to Apply?

To participate, the candidates are required to first fill out the online entry form provided on the site and then create a short video on the following contest theme:

“How do we transform education now for the future?”

The participants must keep in mind the following guidelines when creating a video:

  • The video must be between 30 seconds to 1 minute long. 
  • The format of the video depends onthe student’s choice (commercial, news broadcast, music video, etc.)
  • Only one video per school campus may be entered.
  • The video can be submitted by following any of the below-given methods:
  1. E-mail

Upload your video file to an e-mail and submit it to  communications@gsba.com. The file must not be larger than 20 MB. You can also include a YouTube or Vimeo link to download the video in your email.

OR

  1. Google Drive
  • You will require a Google account to make use of Google Drive, so make sure you have one.
  • Create a folder on your Google Drive.
  • Copy your video andother materials into the folder.
  • Right-click on the folder you have created and select “Share” from the menu
  • Enter ga.schoolboards@gmail.comunder “People” who “Can edit” and click “Done”
  • GSBA will send a confirmation e-mail when they will download your file(s)

Supporting Documents

The documents that need to be attached with your application form is as follows:

  • Online Contest Entry Form – submit before sending the video
  • Student video contest rules – signed by School Principal
  • Production talent release form – one for each student

The documents must be scanned and emailed to communications@gsba.com. Please add a paragraph with the following information: school district, high school name, sponsoring faculty member, and video title. 

Benefits

The GSBA awards committee will select the top three videos and declare them as the winners of the contest. The First place winner will receive $1,000, the second place will receive $500, and the third place will receive $250.The following prize money will go directly to the school’s fine arts or video production program.

Application Deadline

The video and documents submission must be made no later than October 13, 2021. No request will be considered after this date. 

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