STATE BAR UNVEILS YOUTUBE VIDEO CONTEST
~Awarding Cash Prizes for Law in Your Daily Life Videos~
To enhance the public’s understanding of the law, the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) is unveiling a unique YouTube Video Competition – “Law in Your Daily Life,” and is inviting all Marylanders to enter a short video for a chance to win a cash prize. Through this competition, MSBA wants to reach out to the public and help people better understand the justice system and their role in it. So, MSBA’s Public Awareness Committee is launching the YouTube Video Competition, complete with cash prizes and wants imaginative videos depicting how the law affects people’s lives.
Videos should be three minutes or less and creatively capture the essence of the law in the individual’s or group’s daily life. Submissions will be judged in three video categories:
- under 18 individual or group
- 18 and older individual or group
- People’s Choice - all entries eligible
The deadline for entries is
March 15, 2009 March 31,2009, and the contest criteria,
rules and submission details may be found at www.msba.org/?dailylife.htm.
A “jury” of MSBA volunteer leaders will select the following First, Second and Third-place winners:
- First Place: $500
- Second Place: $300
- Third Place: $200
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Please Note: For other media resources, visit the MSBA Newsroom at www.msba.org/departments/commpubl/press_ctr/index.htm.