Video Contest Official Guidelines and Contest Rules

Safe Jobs for Youth Month, 2016
Video Contest
Official Guidelines and Contest Rules
This year we are looking for youth to create fun videos that cover THE BASICS: 6 Things California Teen
Should Know to Keep Safe at Work. We need your youth voice, to help us share his important
Go check out the existing 6 videos (slide show/voiceover version) on our website here:
Decide which one you want to develop. You can only choose one!
Review other information on the website, to make sure you understand
your rights on the job and how to stay safe.
Think about how you can share this information with other teens in a way that will capture their
attention. As long as you cover the basic content, you do not have to do it in the same order that
we have, or with the same words. Your video can be animated, documentary-style, acted out –
whatever you think will be compelling for other teens and young workers - check out past video
PSA winners for style ideas at
The video should be short – no more than 5 minutes long.
To be eligible, your video must address the information in one of the 6 videos, and must not run for more
than 5 minutes. All entries must be received by 5pm, Friday January 8th, 2016. Each entry will require a
separate entry form and should be submitted with a separate email. The video contest is open to youth
between the ages of 14-18 who live in California.
All participants, including producers, actors, musicians, and anyone else whose image or sound is on your
submission, must turn in a signed entry form along with the video. Your permission allows us to promote
the contest and spread the word on youth safety through the use of your message. Please have everyone
who appears on the screen fill out the appropriate form. These forms must be completed for you to
receive your prize money should you be one of our contest winners. The School/Teacher/etc.
information on the entry form is requested – if applicable – so that we can give credit when teachers
assign, encourage, and/or enable participation in the contest. If you are producing your video on your
own, please disregard that part of the entry form.
1st Prize: $300 to participating filmmaker. In addition the first prizewinner’s school will receive a
prize of $100.
2nd Prize: $200 to participating filmmaker.
3rd Prize: $100 to participating filmmaker.
Winners List
All winners will be notified no later than May 1, 2016. A complete list of winners along with a video clip of
the winning submissions will be posted on the Safe Jobs for Youth website: www.youngworker.og and
distributed to partner organizations.
All footage, including music, must be originally created material or you must obtain proper legal
permission to use someone else’s copyrighted material. Entries will be void if they are incomplete, late
lost, damaged, or are not able to be viewed due to technical error. No entries will be returned. All
entrants give the Young Workers Project at the Labor Occupational Health Program, University of
California at Berkeley permission to use the videos, including the right to use their names, photographs,
and video submissions for advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, and to edit or make changes to
the announcement. By entering this contest, entrants agree to abide by these contest rules and
To Submit Your Entry
Upload your video to YouTube. Be sure the privacy settings for the video are public or unlisted
(but not private).
o You will need to follow the Community Guidelines and make sure you are wholly compliant
and consistent with the YouTube Terms of Service. Any entries that don’t comply will be
o Please note: YouTube is NOT a sponsor of this contest.
Send an email with 1) your video link; 2) your Video Contest Entry form; and 3) Video Participant
Permission forms for anyone who appears in the video, or contributed to the video, to:
Joselyn Delgado at [email protected]
If you wish to submit by mail: send video DVDs and all entry forms to:
Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley
University Hall, Suite 451
2199 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
All videos due by January 8th, 2016 at 5pm
Who Sponsors the Contest?
The Safe Jobs for Youth Month Video Contest is conducted by the California Partnership for Young
Worker Health and Safety, a statewide collaboration sponsored by the California Commission on Health
and Safety an Workers’ Compensation and coordinated by the Labor Occupational Health Program at the
University of California, Berkeley
Contact Joselyn Delgado at 510-643-8483 or [email protected]
Check out our website for ideas / concerns of young workers at