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1. Review and follow competition rules.
2. Produce a 60 second music video combining your musical talents and video producing skills with your knowledge of energy efficiency. We're looking for submissions that are entertaining, informative, and thought provoking. The video clip should educate the public about energy efficiency. Potential topics include compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), alternative energy sources, hybrid vehicles, biofuels, energy evaluations (audits), Kill-a-Watt energy meters, etc.
Be sure to include video credits including video title, project participants and which high school you are affiliated with.
3. Upload your video clip to our YouTube Channel (http://youtube.com/maineenergyidols).
I. First create an account on YouTube. 4. Ask your parent or guardian to read, fill in and mail the attached consent form (Attachment A) and entry form (Attachment B) to Joy Adamson at Efficiency Maine (address can be found on attachments).
II. Upload your video to your YouTube account.
III. Visit the "Maine Energy Idols" YouTube page and click the UPLOAD YOUR VIDEOS link in the About Me section.
IV. Click on the "Your Videos" drop down menu beneath the message box and select your video file.
V. Complete your message and send your entry to us.
Video clips are not officially entered into the contest until the consent form has been received by Efficiency Maine.
You can submit and register one entry only per person. You must submit your entry no later then May 26th, 2010 with consent and entry forms. Winners will be notified by June 4, 2010 and a check presentation ceremony will be held in June 2010.
Two winning contestants will be selected from two categories, a 9th-10th grade division and an 11th-12th grade division. Winners from each division will be awarded $1,000 and have their video become a public service announcement to air on local TV stations.