Get Out The Native Vote Media Contest!

Do you vote? Do you think it’s important for your voice to be heard?

Tanana Chiefs Conference wants to know why you take the time to fill out a ballot, whether it be at the local, state or federal level.

We want to get our beneficiaries excited about participating in the democratic process, so we are hosting a contest to help us generate promotional materials that are inspiring to our community members.


· Contest Description:

· Create a poster or a video (less than 5 minutes in length) describing why voting is important to you and why others should get to the ballot box!

· Eligibility:

o All Tanana Chiefs Conference beneficiaries not currently employed by TCC.

· Contestants younger than 18 will need to submit a parental consent form, found here: link on web page.

· How to Enter:

o Email attachment to marna.sanford before March 4th, 2016.

o Mail thumb drive with electronic file, DVD, CD or hardcopy to 122 1st Ave., Ste. 600, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

· Winners will be announced at our annual Convention, March 14-17, 2016 and featured at our Get Out The Native Vote Convention presentation.

· Prizes:

o 1st place poster and 1st place video will win an iPad

o 2nd place poster and 2nd place video will win $50 iTunes card

· 3rd place poster and 3rd place video will win $20 iTunes card

· Judging Criteria:

o Clear and convincing message

o Visual appeal

· Design originality

· Copyright/Original Work/Intellectual Property Rights:

o Each contestant represents that he or she is the sole author and owner of their submission and that the poster does not infringe any copyright of a third party; by entering contest, each contestant grants perpetual license to use and distribute submission.