The Contest Scoop

 

We have reached our goal of 220 teams! Thank you for participating! Remember, stipends and toolkits will be shipped the week of March 17, 2014.  If you participated in the two design projects and submitted your rally plan, you will receive $1,000 to help with your rally.

From October 16, 2013 - March 1, 2014 you and your team are invited to enter Act Out Loud 2014 and raise your voices in your school and community for safe teen driving.  This year, teams will plan an Act Out Loud rally to take place in honor of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month!  Check out the video below from last year’s grand prize winner, Cookeville High School in Tennessee!  In addition to the rally, there are two fun projects along the way to help your team earn more money for your rally - a SAFE-Tee Shirt design and an Act Out Loud Poster design.

 

How to Enter

Click on the Register Now button above and complete the registration form.  Here's what you’ll need to complete your registration:

1.  Name of high school or youth-focused organization

2.  Address and contact information for school or organization

3.  Number of teens/students enrolled in your School or organizatio

4.  Name of team advisor

5.  Names of at least three youth team participants that are in high school and between the ages of 13-18

There are five steps this year:

Step

Due
Date

Reward

Payment
Timing

Step
1:
Submit rally date, location and final plans for rally

3/1/14

Toolkit and $300

Week of March 17

Step
2:
Submit a design for an original poster for the toolkit (optional)

12/16/13

$200

Week of March 17

 

Step
3:
Submit a design for an original t-shirt design (optional)

01/13/14

$200

Week of March 17

Step
4:
Host a teen safe driving rally on their school grounds or in the local community

April/May 2014

N/A

N/A

Step
5:
Submit a final rally report in video or picture slideshow format

05/23/14

$300

May

Teams must complete steps 1, 4 and 5 in order to be eligible for the $10,000 grand prize.

The two design projects and safe teen driving rally must focus on at least one of the three primary causes of teen crash fatalities: speeding, lack of seatbelt usage or distractions caused by teen passengers.

What are the prizes this year?

Each team can earn up to $1,000 JUST FOR PARTICIPATING and completing Steps 1 through 5.  Teams that simply complete steps 1, 4 and 5 will be eligible for the grand prize of $10,000.  Five (5) runner-up teams will win $2,000 each.