Hooked on Fish Iowa! Audio Visual Contest Entry Form
Hooked on Fish Iowa! Audio Visual Contest Adult Release Form
Hooked on Fish Iowa! Audio Visual Contest Minor Child Release Form
Feature your Fish Iowa! program in an audio-visual production (video, PowerPoint, etc.) that shows how your program improves student engagement, community connections, and overall quality of life for students, teachers, and your community.
Entry must have at least one member of the teaching staff trained in Fish Iowa!. Collaborative project between classes are encouraged. (I.e. PE teacher working with the technology coordinator to produce or edit video)
Entry must be from a public or accredited nonpublic Iowa K-12 school. Sponsoring schools may submit more than one entry.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Education Program will select one winning entry to receive funding for a fishing field experience for up to 100 students at a local water resource (up to 25 miles from school).
Fishing field trip will be scheduled for summer or fall 2012, based on the winning entry’s preference.
Entries may be, but not limited to, the following formats:
- Video (VHS,DVD, or Mini DVD only)
- Animated video
- Presentation programs (such as Power Point or Keynote).
- Web-based (wikis, blogs, podcasts, enhanced podcasts, etc.)
- File size may not exceed 100MB
If no audio included, must include detailed narrative.
Students can only be identified by first name.
All entries must be appropriate for audiences of all ages including school-aged children.
Students must be involved in the design and production of the contest entry. Community volunteers may help with technical aspects.
All entries must include completed entry and release forms.
Send a copy of the audio-visual production and completed entry and release forms to the Iowa DNR Aquatic Education Program, 2473 160th Road, Guthrie Center, IA 50115.
Entries will be accepted from March 1, 2012 to May 1, 2012. All entries must be postmarked within the Entry period. Late entries will not be considered.
To promote fair and impartial judging, do not put credits or names of participants or crew on the productions; these will be included on the entry form.
The following criteria will be used to review and select the winning entry:
• The content, ideas and concepts used throughout the entry are age appropriate.
• Overall appeal
A panel of independent jurors will judge entries. The judging panel has not yet been chosen. Judges will be selected by of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Education Program. All decisions of the panel are final.
Judging will be completed by May 15, 2012. Submitting teacher of the winning entry will be notified via email.
For more information, contact the Aquatic Education Program at 641-747-2200 or by email AquaticEd_Info@dnr.iowa.gov.