Video Contest Guidelines

All world language teachers are invited to get their students involved in celebrating and communicating the value of learning languages in our lives. In a one-minute video, student contestants will have the opportunity to demonstrate the impact that studying a language has had on their lives.

Students enrolled in a world language class (a maximum of two students per video) can perform any target language activity in a video with a maximum of ONE minute in length. The use of combination of target language and English will be preferred.

 

Entry Categories
□ Category 1: Elementary School—Students enrolled in K through grade 5
□ Category 2: Middle School—Students enrolled in grades 6-8
□ Category 3: High School—Students enrolled in grades 9-12


Contest Theme:  Unity in Diversity
Learning and using more than one language, whether at home, within the community or at school, is an essential skill for life in the 21st Century.

 

Contest Deadline

The deadline for video uploading and submission is March 27, 2020.

 

Prizes

One winner will be chosen for each category. The prize will be $100 to the student creator of the video (to be split if there are two students). The videos of the winners and up to two runners-up from each category will be showcased at our April 11th event and the event website that is open to the public.

 

Submission Guidelines

Submissions that do not meet these guidelines will not be considered

1. Participation is limited to students attending the school in Oklahoma who are enrolled in a K—12 world language class at the time of submission.

2. A maximum of two students can perform on one video entry.

3.Be sure to download the Contest Entry Form from our website. Mail your form to: Kursat Zafer, 9212 N Kelley Ave, Suite:100 Oklahoma City , OK 73131 or email signed form to kzafer@doveschools.org. Entries must be postmarked by March 27, 2020

4. For students under 18 years old, Release Form signed by the student’s parent or guardian.

5. The total video length is maximum one minute, not including the required recitation of the contestant’s name and school information at the beginning of the video.

Any video that is longer than one minute  will not be considered.

6. The content of video should be appropriate for all ages (a "G" rating).

7. At the beginning of the video (prior to the 1 minute presentation), students should recite the following text—in English:

 

My name is _________________. I am _____ years old. I have been

                   First Name Only

 

studying _______________ for _____ years. I am in the _____ grade at

              target language

 

________________________________________________(School Name)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that file upload times will vary depending on your file size and the speed of your internet connection. 

Your upload is not complete unless you get "Submission was successful" page. 

 

You also have an option to upload your video to Youtube and share the link with us (if you have difficulty with uploading your file. Click here to send us the link for your Youtube video.

Winners of 2016 Contest

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