Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011
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1. CONTEST OVERVIEW:
1.1 Each entry to the Contest must consist of a video containing your child’s or legal ward’s (“the Child”) idea for a science experiment to be conducted by British Columbia scientists (the “Entry”). The Entry must not (a) contain more than one Child and (b) be longer than 90 seconds in length.
1.2 The Contest consists of the following two phases:
(a) The first phase begins at 1:00 p.m. PST, November 1, 2010 and closes at 11:59 p.m. PST April
15, 2011 (the “Submission Period”). During the Submission Period, individuals may submit one
or more online Entries. Each individual for which at least one Entry has been submitted during
the Submission Period will be eligible to win prizes, as further described below.
(b) The second phase begins at 6:00 p.m. PST, November 15, 2010 and closes at 11:59 p.m. PST
May 31, 2011 (the “Panel Judging Period”). During the Panel Judging Period, a panel made up
of three members of British Columbia’s science community (the “Judging Panel”) will view the
Entries submitted during the Submission Period and will choose:
i. one winner each month for the months of November 2010 to May 2011 inclusive,
excluding December 2010 (the “Monthly Prize Winners”); and
from the Monthly Prize Winners, one grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize
Winner”) on or before June 30, 2011.
ii. Only those Entries received during the Submission Period will be considered by the Judging Panel. The Monthly Prize Winners and Grand Prize Winners will be awarded prizes as further described in sections 6 below. The Submission Period and the Panel Judging Period are collectively referred to as the “Contest Period”.