about 5 years ago

Announcement of Contest Winners

Dear Tobacco- I’m Not Buying it Followers, The final judging for the Surgeon General’s Video Contest: Tobacco- I’m Not Buying It is complete and the winners have been selected based on the results of judging by an expert panel. Join us this Wednesday 5/30 at 4:15 PM EST for the Surgeon General’s live announcement via Twitter to congratulate and recognize the contest winners. Follow @CDCTobaccoFree, @SGRegina and the #SGReport hashtag to join the conversation. For more details regarding the announcement, check out the FB event & share with others: http://www.facebook.com/events/227640074019381/

over 5 years ago

Finalists Advance to Judging

Dear Tobacco – I’m Not Buying it Followers,

The finalists for the Surgeon General’s video contest have been selected based on the results of public voting, and have advanced to the final phase of judging. The finalist’s videos are currently being judged by an expert panel in order to determine the contest winners. To see which submissions have made it to the final round, check out the public gallery on the challenge site. The winners will be announced by the Surgeon General the last week in May, so be on the lookout for an update with more information regarding the announcement.…

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over 5 years ago

Subject: Public Voting Period

Dear Tobacco- I’m Not Buying It followers,

As a reminder, the public voting phase of the Tobacco- I’m Not Buying It video contest will begin tonight, April 25th at 7pm EST. This phase of the contest will take place on YouTube and will run until May 7 at 12 noon. For those who have received a confirmation message that your video will be included in public voting, now is the perfect time to start spreading the word through your social networks and encourage others to vote for their three favorite videos. To all our challenge followers, please participate by showing…

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over 5 years ago

Public Voting Delayed to 4/25

Dear Tobacco - I’m Not Buying It Followers,

We would like to share with you the news that the public voting period will be delayed by 48 hours due to the overwhelming number of submissions received in the last four days. We are currently reviewing those submissions to determine whether or not they meet the eligibility requirements.

If you have entered a submission and have confirmation from us that it was uploaded correctly, you will receive a follow-up message in the next 48 hours confirming your eligibility for the public voting phase.

When public voting begins, we will be sending…

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over 5 years ago

Two Day Extension of Submission Period

Dear Tobacco- I’m Not Buying It followers,

The submission period for the Surgeon General's Video Contest: Tobacco- I'm Not Buying It has been extended and will now close April 22, 2012. We have decided to allow 2 extra days for contestants to submit their videos and/or parental consent forms (Required for aged 13- 17 category). Please enter your submissions by 11 p.m. EST on Sunday, April 22nd. You will be notified as soon as your submission is reviewed and determined to have met the criteria for public voting.

If you’ve already entered a submission, get ready to spread the word…

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over 5 years ago

Required Consent Form for Minor Participants, aged 13 - 17

Surgeon General’s Video Contest: Tobacco- I’m Not Buying It

 PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN CONSENT FORM

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Office on Smoking & Health

 

Instructions: For participants in the aged 13 – 17 category, your video submission cannot be final until a completed consent form is received by CDC’s Office on Smoking & Health (as defined in the Contest’s Official Rules).

Minor Contestant’s Information

Parent/Legal Guardian’s Information

Name:

Name:

Address:

Address:

City:

City:

State:

State:

Zip Code:

Zip Code:

E-mail Address or

Telephone Number:

E-mail Address or

Telephone Number:

 (Contact information to be used for consent verification…

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over 5 years ago

Submission period is open

The submission period for Surgeon General's Video Contest: Tobacco- I'm Not Buying It is open and will close April 20, 2012.  Enter your submissions by 11 p.m. EST on the 20th. You will be notified as soon as your submission is reviewed and determined to have met the criteria for public voting.

If you’ve already entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks!