* WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES FOR THIS CONTEST. THE ENTRY DEADLINE HAS EXPIRED.
Love Healthy Virtual Spoken Word Slam
Rules & Regulations
Thanks for your interest in this Reed For Hope Foundation Art For Change initiative. The current project in this series is an online spoken word contest focused on World AIDS Day 2016 under a partnership with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. The Reed For Hope Foundation is committed to investing in the voices of change within our community. In this program, we are inviting and challenging each of you to use your art to inspire our world to Love Healthier.
This contest is open to anyone over 16 years of age within the continental United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom and Carribean. We request that participants observe a decent measure of respect for humanity and decorum in the presentation of their work. Contest is free to enter.
This contest is sponsored by the Reed For Hope Foundation
401 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1200, Santa Monica, CA
3. Official Rules
Works must be original and free of any copyright or publishing infringement.
Works cannot contain vulgar content.
Participants are allowed to use props, costumes, musical instruments, or other reasonable means to help tell their story.
Participants are encouraged to use the spirit of one or more of the Love Healthy affirmations located on the Reed For Hope page, lovehealthy.org.
Works should not exceed four minutes.
You can be disqualified for using any unethical method to manipulate likes or views online.
4. Contest Period
The Reed For Hope/Love Healthy Online Spoken Slam submission process begins on November 25, 2016. Uploads can be done using the form below. The submissions process ends on November 30, 2016 @ 11:59PM EST.
The contest competition begins on December 1st at 12:00 AM. The goal is to share the unique Love Healthy link created with as many viewers as possible across multiple platforms. The sharing/competition ends on December 5th at 11:59 PM.
The Reed For Hope panel of experts with review the analytics for each submission to determine the amount of shares, likes, and views received for each submission. The top ten will be chosen, recognized, and will be judged by a panel of judges lead by acclaimed casting director, Robi Reed.
5. How to Enter
Submit a spoken word piece, song, essay, or hip-hop lyrics between now and November 30th using the form below or by emailing Submissions@lovehealthy.org
The top three videos will then be judged by the Reed for Hope National Poetry Committee and the winners will be announced on November December 10th, 2016.
Third place: $250 and Love Healthy Gift Pack
Second place: $500 and Love Healthy Gift Pack
First place: $1,000 and a consultation with Robi Reed and members of the National Contest Committee.
By submitting your work for this contest, you are agreeing to adhere to the terms and conditions listed above.
Share and use your art to inspire family, friends, classmates, community and everyone in your circle to love healthier!
*PLEASE SUBMIT ACTUAL VIDEO FILE NOT YOUTUBE OR VIMEO LINKS.
If you have any issues using this form, you can email your submission directly to firstname.lastname@example.org