Financial Literacy Video Contest

Calling all Future Movie Directors!!!

Kenosha's Financial Education Network, led by United Way of Kenosha County, is seeking video submissions for the 2019 Financial Literacy Video Contest from registered Kenosha County students in grades 6-12 (during the contest period) to educate and promote financial literacy.

$1,000 in prizes will be awarded so don't delay! 

The deadline to enter is May 10, 2019.

PLEASE NOTE: Winners will be announced in late may 2019.  AWARDS RECEIVED OVER $600 WILL RECIEVE A 1099 TAX FORM TO BE KEPT WITH INCOME TAX RECORDS. 
PURPOSE

The goal of the Financial Literacy Video Contest is to identify, inspire, nurture, and educate through digital media and learning.  Registered Kenosha County students grades 6-12 are eligible to submit video media to educate and promote financial literacy.  

Eligibility

The contest is open to active full-time or part-time students (must be able to present proof) currently enrolled in a Kenosha COunty school in grades 6-12 during the contest period.  Students may participate individually or as a team.  Students and teams meeting these qualifications are defined as Eligible Students. 

Examples of topics/themes students can focus their videos on include:
  • Financial Responsibility

  • Saving for College

  • Money Management

  • Planning for your Future

  • Using Money Wisely

  • Personal Finance

How To Enter

Each submission should contain 1 video.  Each video submitted must be:

  • In English

  • No more than 90 seconds in length

  • The student's original work

Please note: Videos must not infringe upon any rights of any third party including copyright, trademark, or privacy.  Entrants must not copy, incorporate, or include music or video unless he/she is the lawful copyright owner of such material.  Videos must not contain any content that is or may be perceived as violent, immoral, offensive, or similarly inappropriate. Any inappropriate videos are strictly prohibited and shall be deemed void. 

Videos can be submitted online through YouTube videos or in a DVD format. 

DVD videos should be submitted to:

United Way of Kenosha County

5500 6th Ave, Suite 210

Kenosha, WI 53140

Online video submissions should be submitted to:

unitedway@kenoshaunitedway.org  

Please give your video a name and provide contact information. Be sure to provide access/share your videos with United Way of Kenosha County so it can be judged by the Financial Education members.  

JUDGING CRITERIA

Videos submitted will be judged by representatives from the Kenosha Financial Education Network.  Prizes will be awarded at the judges' discretion. 

The criteria categories that videos are judged on are:

  • Clarity and Production Value

  • Creativity

  • Overall Message

For more information, contact Laurie McDonald, Director of Community Impact at United Way of Kenosha County, 262-671-2209 or lmcdonald@kenoshaunitedway.org.  

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS:

                     

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FINANCIAL LITERACY VIDEO CONTEST 2018 WINNERS

First Place Winners of $500 are:

Deziray Moore and Elesette Barrera from Bradford High School for "Bodak Financial (Buying A Car)"

 

 

Second PLACE WINNER OF $300 is:

Collin Fowler from Mahone Middle School for "Don't Blow Your Dough"

 

Third PLACE WINNER OF $200 IS:

Lindsey Peck from Bradford High School for "Buying A Car"