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Last Updated 8/28/2020

MSG 2 TEENS: CREATE A DRIVING SAFETY COMMERCIAL

The Wisconsin DOT, the UW Madison Police Department, Bergstrom Chevrolet, AAA Wisconsin and Fox 47 want you to enter the MSG 2 TEENS 2020 -2021 contest!

Submit your idea for a Driving Safety Commercial for a chance to win CASH PRIZES and SCHOOL GRANTS!!

WHO CAN ENTER:

  • Teens age 14-18 who attend a public or private high school.
  • You can enter as an INDIVIDUAL or a TEAM (4 members per team).
  • You do not need to enter as part of a class. You can enter on your own.

HOW TO ENTER:

Step 1: Read the Official Rules.

Step 2: Seriously, read the rules.

Step 3: Print out storyboards, entry forms and talent appearance releases. Have each team member and their parents sign all forms.

You can also do this all electronically too. We just need to make sure it's signed!

Step 4: Dream up an idea for a Driving Safety Commercail. That’s it! You can write your idea on a storyboard or shoot a whole commercial on your cell phone! Don’t worry if it doesn’t look perfect, the Fox production crew will help you get your spot ready for TV.

Topics to choose from:

  • Speeding
  • Driving under the Influence
  • Seat belt safety
  • Distracted Driving
  • Texting and Driving

Step 5: Submit your storyboard or video and all signed paperwork to Fox 47 by November 6, 2020. Be sure all of your paperwork is signed – or your entry will be disqualified! Electronic signatures work too!

Video entries must be no longer than :25 seconds in length and be in the form of electronic video file (i.e., .mov, .mpeg, .wma, .avi, .mxf, mp4)

Shareable YouTube link, Dropbox link, Vimeo link, WeTransfer link (any video share website) entries are accepted and can be emailed to contests-fox47@sbgtv.com. DVD, broadcast tape, Video CD, flash drive can be submitted via mail directly to our studios: Fox47 - 7847 Big Sky Drive, Madison, WI 53719.


Remember: you or your team CAN enter MORE THAN ONE entry.

PRIZES FOR THE TOP 5 TEAMS:

First Place: Each team member (up to 4 teammates) wins $500 Cash and their school wins a $1500 Grant

Second Place: Each team member (up to 4 teammates) wins $400 Cash and their school wins a $1500 Grant

Third Place: Each team member (up to 4 teammates) wins $300 Cash and their school wins a $1500 Grant

Fourth Place: Each team member (up to 4 teammates) wins $200 Cash

Fifth Place: Each team member (up to 4 teammates) wins $100 Cash

Plus: every team member in the top 5 wins a prize pack that includes:

$100 Gift Card to The University Book Store

$25 Gift Card to Culver’s

$25 Gift Card to The Nitty Gritty

$25 Prize Pack from Pizza Hut

AAA Roadside Emergency Kit

CONTEST TIMELINE:

DEADLINE: November 6, 2020

JUDGING: November 11, 2020

VOTING: December 21, 2020 - January 20, 2021

WINNING COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCED: January 25, 2021

DOWNLOAD FORMS

Remember, you can either print this on real paper & mail it to us OR fill this out all electronically & email it to us!

Click here for the official: ENTRY FORM (click to open a new window for download)

Click here to download the TALENT APPEARANCE RELEASE (click to open a new window for download)

Click here to download a STORYBOARD (click to open a new window for download)

OFFICIAL RULES

TIPS FOR ENTERING AND WINNING:

DRIVING STATS FROM WISCONSIN DOT

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