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NATIONAL COMPETITION 2018

The WWF National Competition 2018 aims to reward and recognize outstanding journalistic and broadcasting abilities on a current environmental issue.

These issues MUST BE drawn from these recommended themes

  1. Sustainable Cities and Communities 

  2. Responsible Consumption and Production 

  3. Climate Action 

WWF National Competition is open to individuals or groups of young people from 11 to 21 years old. Participants are welcome to register directly below or through their school or youth group. All registrations and submissions must be done by 31 December 2018.

For INDIVIDUAL participants, the participant's age as of 31 December 2018 determines which age category he or she falls under.

For GROUP participants, the age category for the submission will be determined by the age of the oldest member of the group as of 31 December 2018.

Detailed terms and conditions of the competition can be found in this link. Below is a subset of them. 

1. Submission must be in one of the following media categories -  an article, a video or a photograph.
 

Article

  • The article must not exceed 1000 words in length and may include illustrations and photographs.

  • The article must be accompanied by a title of not more than 140 characters.

  • A maximum of 3 pictures/illustrations/infographics are allowed with captions, each not exceeding 20 words.

  • Articles must be sent in .PDF format and must not exceed 4 MB.

  • A summary of no more than 1000 characters to explain link to the theme.

  • Original photographs should be sent separately (Please refer to Photo category for submission specifications)

Photograph

  • A single photograph must be submitted. It must not be more than 10 MB in size.

  • The photograph must be accompanied by a title of not more than 140 characters.

  • The photograph must either tell a story, or if it’s a reflection piece, the caption for it must make sense of what the story is in relation to the photo.

  • A summary of no more than 150 words to explain link to the theme.

  • The photograph must be submitted digitally in .JPEG or .PNG format, with resolution no less than 150 - 300 dpi.

 

Video

  • The submission must not be longer than 1 minute.

  • The video must be accompanied by a title of not more than 140 characters.

  • Videos must be in:

    • Documentary style OR

    • Interview style OR

    • In the form of a public announcement. OR

    • A combination all of the above.

  • The video must be less than 500 MB in size and in .MP4, .MPEG or .WMP format.

  • A summary of no more than 150 words to explain link to the theme.

2. Submission must be in written English or spoken English, or have English subtitles and captions in the case of a video.

3. Submissions must:

  • Be focused on a real and current environmental issue that is of local or regional importance.

  • Present possible solutions by critically analysing the information gathered and presented based on direct investigation or credible sources

4. Students may submit more than one report but limited to only one submission per media category.

5. Submission must include a one-paragraph summary of how the submission addresses the topic.

6. Prizes for the 3 age groups across the 3 media categories

  • 11 to 14 - Article, Photo, Video - SGD 500 x 3

  • 15 to 18 - Article, Photo, Video - SGD 800 x 3

  • 19 to 21 - Article, Photo, Video - SGD 1000 x 3

Certificates may be awarded to notable submissions.

HOW TO SUBMIT

 

Deadline for submissions is 31 December 2018.

Please note that your submission is subject to our data policy and all individuals under the age of 21 have to submit their parent's consent form along with their entry. 

  • Consent form template for individual submissions can be found here.

  • Consent form template for group submissions can be found here.

 

Register and submit for National Competition