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SkillsUSA Video Competition

SkilledUSA members, you know you’re educated and skilled, now it’s time to show America that you’re ready to lead! “Educated and Skilled to Lead America” is SkillsUSA’s theme this year. Your challenge is to create a video that showcases how you’re becoming educated and skilled and how you’re prepared and ready to lead. This is your opportunity to tell your story.

Who: Secondary and postsecondary students currently enrolled and registered as members of SkillsUSA.
What: Educated and Skilled to Lead America video competition.
Where: Upload entry to YouTube.
When: Submit entries no later than Friday, November 15, 2013.
How: Email your video entry link to khorton@skillsusa.org.

Entry requirements:
> The work can be done by an individual, a team, or an entire class. There is no limit on the number of students who can work on a video. However, the video must be entered under one chapter name. (There will only be one prize awarded for the winning video.)

> Entries must contain only original material (including music, images, etc.) unless written permission has been obtained. No trademarked, copyrighted, or otherwise branded materials—logos or products—may be used, except for the SkillsUSA logo.

> Participants may submit up to two entries.

> Entries should be between 2-3 minutes in length. Upload your entry to YouTube.

> Email your video entry link to khorton@skillsusa.org. Allow up to a 24-hour registration process.

> Entries will be disqualified if they contain vulgar or inappropriate content, are uploaded later than Friday, November 15, 2013, or use copyrighted material.

Judging:
A panel of SkillsUSA partners will judge the entries. The top five entries will then be voted on by the public. Winners will be notified directly by SkillsUSA.

Winning video teams and/or their schools will receive prizes and recognition provided by SkillsUSA. The winning videos will be aired on the SkilledUSA website. The winning school will receive a $300 award. Up to two honorable mention awards of $100 each may also be awarded.

Questions? Email Kelly Horton khorton@skillsusa.org

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