Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Teen Video Challenge

Calling All California Teens!

We need you to help decide the winner of the "Own The Night" 2012 Teen Video Challenge.

Visit the contest page of the Cateenvideo YouTube channel and cast a vote between February 29, 2012 and March 11, 2012.

You will need to open a YouTube account to vote if you don't already have one. The five videos with the most “likes” will go on to the final judging round.

California teens, aged 13-18, have created videos encouraging their peers to read and use libraries this summer as part of the California Library Association and the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s (CSLP) "Own the Night" 2012 Teen Video Challenge

Judges Stacey Aldrich, State Librarian of California, Dave Laden, Director, and Jerry Kramer, Managing Partner SK+G, will choose the winner. The winner will receive $275 from CSLP. The public library listed on the winner's entry form will receive $150 in prizes from CSLP. Teens across America will be able to view the winning video later this spring.Teens please consider the following when assessing the videos:

How creative is the video?
How clear is its message?
How relevant is the video to summer reading at the public library?
Will the video motivate and inspire other teens to take part in summer reading?
How strong is the video's overall impact?

To vote visit the contest page of the Cateenvideo YouTube channel. Voting ends March 11th, 2012.

For complete information on the Teen Video Challenge visit the 2012 CA Teen Video Challenge page on the CLA website.

Thank you!

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