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Clean Up & Green Up Contest

This year, we invite all elementary, middle and high school students to help promote environmental stewardship by designing a poster and/or video that illustrates this year's theme: Ocean to Everglades (O2E)

Huddle up, Miami-Dade County! Neat Streets Miami is teaming up with the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee to support its Ocean to Everglades (O2E) environmental initiative and we need YOUR help! We're challenging students in grades 1 through 12 to create a poster or 2-minute video that highlights the important issues facing the health of the ocean and the Everglades such as debris and plastics, coastal erosion and impacts on habitat.

Exciting prizes for winning students and their teachers, plus a grand prize of a Super Bowl LIV football for one student MVP!

All entries will be accepted Oct. 7, 2019 and must be submitted no later than Jan. 10, 2019.

Poster Guidelines

  • The poster contest is open to all students in grades 1-12 in any school within Miami-Dade County
  • Contest Entry Form must be submitted with poster (attached to the back) to be eligible to win
  • All artwork must be original, not derivative and not generated by computer (except students in grades 9-12)
    • Only students in grades 9-12 may submit digital artwork. Poster must be printed out and submitted to be eligible.
  • Posters cannot be larger than 20" X 30"
  • One poster per student. One artist per poster
  • Posters must be original designs created by the student
  • The poster will be evaluated on the following three criteria:
    • creativity
    • informative
    • relevance to theme

Video Guidelines

  • The video contest is open to all students in grades 1-12 in any school within Miami-Dade County
  • Each video must be submitted by students who belong to the same school
  • Video must be uploaded to YouTube. Contest submittal form must be submitted with video link. Each student's name must be included in the submittal form along with the link.
  • Video should be able to be viewed by the public until judging concludes
  • Video must be original and created by students
  • Video cannot exceed two minutes in length
  • Videos must be submitted by groups of no more than five students. Each school may be represented by multiple groups of students (i.e., each school may submit more than one entry). Only one video per student group will be accepted.

Great prizes are available for the winning students and their teachers. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded to three students and their teachers in each grade level: elementary, middle and high school for the poster contest. Prizes will be awarded to up to five high school students and their teachers for the video contest.

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