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MSG 2 TEENS: CREATE A DRIVING SAFETY COMMERCIAL

The Wisconsin DOT, the UW Madison Police Department, U.S. Cellular Agent Cell Plus, AAA Wisconsin, Z104 and Fox 47 want you to enter the MSG 2 TEENS 2022 -2023 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 Commercial. That’s it! You can write your idea on a storyboard or shoot a whole commercial on your cell phone!
Please Note! You can submit a video entry OR you can sketch your idea on a storyboard. NO TECHINCAL GEAR NEEDED, YOU JUST NEED TO COMMUNICATE YOUR IDEA! The production team at Fox 47 will help make your ideas broadcast ready if they are chosen to be in the Top 5. This includes shooting & editing the spot if need be. So get creative express your ideas and let us help you make your idea a reality!

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 4, 2022. 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@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. Also, a video is NOT required. Submit your awesome idea and Fox47 will help produce it!

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

$50 Gift Card to Kelley's Market

$50 Gift Card to Dave & Buster's

$50 Gift Card to Milio's Sandwiches

$25 Prize Pack to Culver’s

$25 Prize Pack from Pizza Hut

$25 Gift Card to Nitty Gritty

AAA Roadside Emergency Kit

CONTEST TIMELINE:

DEADLINE: November 4, 2022

JUDGING: November 10, 2022

VOTING: December 19, 2022 - January 18, 2023

WINNING COMMERCIAL ANNOUNCED: January 23, 2023

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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