2017 M3 Challenge Video Contest – Win cool prizes!

2017 M3 Challenge Video Contest – Win cool prizes!

February 10, 2017

Round 2 Rules and Guidelines:

HOW TO ENTER

  • Register for the 2017 Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge – you must be registered to be considered for a prize. Register here.
  • Create a 2 minute video documenting your M3 Challenge experience.
  • Submit your video by March 6 at 11:59 pm ET by uploading it to YouTube and emailing the link to m3challenge@siam.org, subject line: GoPro Contest Submission.
  • From March 10-17, the top five videos will be posted to the M3 Challenge Facebook page and voting will be open to the public to choose their favorite! The two teams with the most votes on their video will win prizes!

ELIGIBILITY

  • In the video include your 2017 M3 Challenge team #.
  • ALL teams are eligible to submit a contest video as long as they submit a solution paper; even if you are not finished with a paper within your work time period, partial submissions will be accepted and are encouraged.
  • Some ideas of things to include in your video.
    1. How you prepared and practiced for Challenge Weekend.
    2. Resources you used to prepare or during Challenge Weekend.
    3. How you divided up the work and approached solving the problem.
    4. What you would have done differently.
    5. Advice for future participants.

PRIZES

  • The two teams with the most votes for their videos receive $120 VISA gift cards. Celebratory team dinner, anyone?
  • The three remaining teams will win fun M3 Challenge swag.

By participating, each entrant grants Moody’s Mega Math Challenge permission to use his/her name, likeness, comments and videos for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

CONTEST DATES

  • February 24-27: M3 Challenge Weekend
  • March 6 11:59pm EST: Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 10-March 17: Online voting period for top five videos
  • March 22: Winners announced

 

 

Round 1:

About the Contest:

WIN A FREE GOPRO: Tell us in 30 seconds or less what you would capture with your GoPro on Moody’s Mega Math Challenge Weekend. Submit your video in the comment section of the Facebook post by February 7th 11:59pm EST for your chance to win one of FIVE FREE GoPros (and yes – your team gets to keep it)! Then, record your Challenge Weekend on your new GoPro and send to us for a chance to win more cool prizes.

The “Go Pro Contest” is sponsored Moody’s Mega Math Challenge (“Sponsor”). This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules and Guidelines”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects.

HOW TO ENTER

  • Register for the 2017 Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge – you must be registered to be considered for a prize. Register here.
  • Create a 30 second or less video explaining how you would use a GoPro to document your M3 Challenge Weekend experience; submission videos can also include how you prepared for Challenge Weekend (or how you plan to prep).
  • In the video include your 2017 M3 Challenge team #.
  • Submit your 30 second (MAX) video in the comment section of the contest Facebook post
  • Each registered team can only submit one video submission.
  • Submission video length has to be 30 seconds or less; videos longer than 30 seconds will not be accepted.

Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge acknowledges that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

ELIGIBILITY

Entrants must be high school juniors or seniors in the U.S. and registered for the 2017 M3 Challenge.

WINNER SELECTION

  • The Sponsor will choose the top five videos as winners based on creativity, originality and use of M3 Challenge resources.
  • Winners of the five GoPros will be announced February 10.
  • We will then contact the winning teams and their teacher-coaches; GoPros and accessories will be mailed to the teacher-coach at the team’s school.
  • It is at the discretion and determination of the winning teams and teacher-coaches to decide who gets to keep the GoPro and accessories once the contest is over.
  • Decisions of the judges are final.

PRIZES

  • The top five videos will receive a free GoPro Hero Session, micro SD card, and a tripod mount, to be used to record their Challenge Weekend experience.
  • The recipients of the GoPro Hero Sessions must create a short video using the GoPro, highlighting their experience before and during Challenge Weekend (February 24-27).
  • The video should be 2-3 minutes in length – short and snappy! Consider light editing so you can include all the best parts! Videos must be sent to m3challenge@siam.org by March 6th.
  • Once we receive your final video submission, we will post it on our Facebook page to have the community vote on the best one.
  • The most “LIKED” video will receive a $100 VISA Gift Card.

CONTEST DATES

  • January 25: Contest Opens on Facebook (post your videos here)
  • February 7 11:59pm EST: Contest Ends
  • February 10: Top 5 Winners Announced
  • February 24-27: M3 Challenge Weekend
  • March 6 11:59pm EST: Challenge Weekend videos due
  • March 10-March 17: Online voting period for top five videos
  • March 22: Winner announced

PUBLICITY

By participating, each entrant grants Moody’s Mega Math Challenge permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

Please contact m3challenge@siam.org attention to Adrianne with any questions.

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