Sponsored by: National Coalition Against Perscription Drug Abuse
Open to Middle and High School students throughout the United States.
Video Contest Rules
- All entries become the property of the National Collation Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) and may be used in whole or in part by the NCAPDA at its discretion. Entries will not be returned.
- All entrants agree to participate in publicity activities affiliated with the video contest as requested by NCAPDA. Contest winners agree that their name/s can be publicized in connection to their winning video and they will participate in any award event that NCAPDA conducts.
- All entrants agree that NCAPDA has a universal, irrevocable and non-exclusive license to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit and/or broadcast the videos without payment or further consent from the entrant.
- The top 3 winners additionally grant the NCAPDA all rights, title and interest, including, without limitation, all copyrights and exploitation rights in any media of his/her video without payment or further consent.
- The video may not depict any trademarks or copyrighted materials, logos or brand names in the background or on costumes, equipment and props.
- By submitting the video, the entrant represents that: 1) the video and everything depicted in the video are wholly original and do not infringe upon or otherwise violate any copywrite or other rights of any person, firm or entity; 2) he/she has all rights, licenses, permissions and consents necessary to submit the video in the contest in accordance with these terms and conditions; and 3) no person/entity other than the entrant has any right, title or arrangement to the video, including, but not limited to, music publishing agreement, recording agreement, production agreement or any similar agreement.
- By entering the contest, the entrant agrees that the NCAPDA may post his/her video, or any part thereof, on the NCAPDA’s website, YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu or in any other media distribution site or environment including television broadcast media.
- The entrant agrees that the NCAPDA has the right to modify, edit and/or adapt the video as necessary as well as to reproduce it, in whole or in part, without compensation or further notice to the entrant.
- The opinions expressed in the video submissions are solely the opinions of the entrants and not those of the NCAPDA. The NCAPDA is not responsible for any videos provided by entrants that are deemed harmful or offensive to others.
- The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws.
- The contest and any elements of it are void where prohibited by law.
- The National Coalition Against Prescription Drug Abuse (NCAPDA) is not liable for any injuries on the participant’s part during filming, for broken equipment or material and services purchased to produce the submission. Participant assumes all responsibility for damages, injuries and cost associated with the production of their video/s.
- NCAPDA will accept up to 3 videos per person or group of students working together, but there will only be one prize allowed per student or group.
Video Contest Criteria
- Each participant must be currently enrolled in either a Middle School or High School in the United States at the time the video is submitted to NCAPDA.
- The videos must educate the public about the dangers of abusing/misusing prescription drugs.
- The script and video work must be original to this contest.
- Each participant appearing in the video must complete a separate Video Contest Entry Form (open the attachment below) including parental consent if under 18 years old. All of these required entry forms must be submitted along with the video.
- Films must be submitted to NCAPDA on a CD, DVD, video tape or flash drive. (File formats: mpg, avi, mov, mp4)
- Films must be developed in either 15, 30 or 60 second lengths.
- To find supportive facts and other information to include in your video, visit the following sites:
A panel of judges will be selected based on expertise in this area of prevention. Judging of films will be based on originality, educational content, creativity and quality of message. Winners will be announced by no later than March 31, 2015. The top 3 videos will be awarded the following prizes:
Video Contest Prizes
- 1st Place: $200.00
- 2nd Place: $150.00
- 3rd Place: $100.00
Video Submission Deadline: Postmarked by no later than March 6, 2015, and mailed to:
P.O. Box 87
San Ramon, CA 94583
Questions can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org