HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO SPEAK UP FOR THE OCEANS! 

Using the Form below, submit a 90 second selfie video explaining your personal opinion about the current state of the oceans and your own innovative ideas about how young people can help improve the health of our blue planet. One online winner will be selected and announced on May 16th.

Video Submissions Due May 13, 2016


BENEFITS:

  • MEET AND WORK WITH OTHER YOUNG, like-minded OCEAN LEADERS

  • SHARE YOUR PASSION FOR OCEAN CONSERVATION WITH A GLOBAL AUDIENCE

  • OPPORTUNITY TO TRAVEL TO New york city AND WASHINGTON DC TO MEET WITH WORLD LEADERS & other influential people working to find solutions for our oceans

  • OPPORTUNITY TO HELP DEVELOP FUTURE WORLD OCEANS DAY CAMPAIGNS

  • Be a featured SPEAKer DURING LIVE youtube BROADCAST via Google+ Hangouts on air. Streaming live from New York City on june 8th and June 9th in Washington DC

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BETWEEN 16-21 YEARS OLD (IF UNDER 18 NEED PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNED LETTER OF CONSENT)

  • Available TO TRAVEL solo TO NYC AND WASHINGTON D.C. BETWEEN JUNE 7TH-10TH, 2016 (TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS provided for participants)

  • WILLING TO SPEAK DURING SEVERAL PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS AND ONLINE LIVE BROADCAST ON WORLD OCEANS DAY

  • COMFORTABLE WITH SPEAKING IN FRONT OF CAMERAS AND LARGE GROUPS OF PEOPLE 

  • CAN COMMIT TO WRITING BLOG POSTs for the campaign website AND RECORDING YOURSELF TALKING ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL EXPERIENCE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER WORLD OCEANS DAY

  • EXTREMELY PASSIONATE ABOUT OCEAN CONSERVATION AND THE HEALTH OF THE PLANET

OTHER VIDEO ENTRY DETAILS & SUGGESTIONS 

  • Keep it simple! Record your own selfie video with a smartphone (or use another type of camera if you have access to one) and upload to your 90 sec video to youtube

  • Record in a quiet location (minimal wind or other loud sounds) so we can hear what you are saying clearly.

  • Fancy video editing skills are not required. We want to see your passion for our blue planet thru your words and personality.

  • Talk about whatever ocean issue(s) you're particularly interested in and describe real, tangible solutions that you and other young people can do to take action. 

  • Be yourself! Authenticity and enthusiasm will stand out the most. 


YOUTH VIDEO SUBMISSION FORM

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