Friday, March 28, 2008

StoryTubes 2008 National Contest

From the website:


StoryTubes is here! From New York to California, kids in Grades 1-6 are talking up their favorite books. You can too! Along with your parent or guardian, follow these simple steps: Make a 2-minute video about your favorite book; Upload the video to YouTube; and Come to this StoryTubes website and send in the link to your uploaded YouTube video using the online Contest Entry Form. Beginning April 1, your video becomes part of a national contest!

Voting mania will then begin and happen each week in May! At the end of each week, one lucky contestant will win $500 in books. Their sponsoring organization (school, library or designated organization for home-schooled youth) will receive $1,000 in books.

Four Video Categories:
Hair-Raising TalesFrom or For the HeartOf Heroes and HeroinesFacts, Fads and Phenoms Tell the story about your favorite book today. When entering, please don’t use your last name in the video. Entries will be evaluated on creativity, content and performance. Everybody wins when kids get excited about stories. Help get the word out! Posters and flyers are downloadable here.

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