Attention Connecticut high school students!
Enter the DMV-Travelers Insurance annual video contest. Win Visa Gift Cards for yourself and money for your school!
This Year's Theme:
Driving Safe Habits
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CONTEST DEADLINE: Extended to February 14, 2023 (originally January 31, 2023)
DOWNLOAD THE RULES AND ENTRY FORMS: Download the rules
THIS YEAR’S THEME: "Driving Safe Habits"
BACKGROUND: The student director and the team must use the video to demonstrate participants sharing the things that “drive” them to be safe. For example: family, friends, or anything that is most important to the team. Show viewers the reasons you pledge to drive safely.
HOW TO ENTER: High school students produce a creative, unique and effective video public service announcement. Video can be up to 45 seconds in length. Your video can be less than 45 seconds, but it can not exceed 45 seconds.
WHO CAN ENTER: High school student ages 14 to 18 enrolled in a public or private high school located in Connecticut, or students ages 14 to 18 who are home-schooled in Connecticut.
Rules and Entry Forms
**Please read complete rules to avoid being disqualified
Summary of contest requirements:
PSA must be no longer than forty-five (:45) seconds in length.
It must demonstrate the theme: “Driving Safe Habits."
It must also address one specific Connecticut teen driving law. More info: Teen Driving Laws.
Teams of students are limited to a maximum of 5 members, including the student director.
Entries can be submitted electronically through the online program DropBox (See "Submit My Video" below)
Please read complete rules to avoid video being disqualified. Download the rules
To Submit by Mail:
A complete entry consists of 1) the completed entry form, 2) a signed release form by entrant and his/her parent or legal guardian, 3) appearance releases signed by anyone who appears or participates in the PSA and 4) the PSA.
Here is a summary of contest prizes:
Travelers provides the monetary awards to schools: First place will receive $6,000, second place will receive $5,000 and third place will receive $4,000.
Winning student teams will receive up to $1,250 in Visa Gift cards with amounts that vary depending on the award.
A $500 award will go to the school with the most submissions.
Awards will also be given to schools and its students for videos. The award categories 1) Use of Connecticut, 2) Use of Dialogue, 3) Call to Action.
The state Department of Transportation is offering an award to the show the first-place video in venues across the state.