Rules



    Basic Rules and Guidelines
  • K-5 productions may be created with the help of a teacher. All 6-8 and 9-12 entries must be exclusively student written and produced.

  • Entries must be created in the current school year.

  • Entries may be produced by an individual, group, class, or club.

  • Presentations exceeding 7 minutes will be disqualified. Running time will be counted from first fade/visual/sound to last (including credits).

  • Copyright permission must be credited in writing for use of clip art, non-original music, and authoring programs. Copyrighted materials must also be credited at the end of each video. See below for important copyright information. Failure to comply with copyright laws/expectations will result in disqualification.

  • Submissions deemed inappropriate for all ages may still be submitted but will not be shown at the awards ceremony.


Legal and Copyright information

  1. By submitting entries to this competition submitting teacher confirms that each work submitted is the original work of the student and/or have written permission from the owners of any copyrighted material used. It is the responsibility of each submitting school to provide proper permission documentation, if copyright is in question.

  2. By submitting entries to this competition, submitting teacher grants the usage rights required by the Wentzville School District for promotional purposes for this contest and future contests or any other use the school system deems appropriate.

  3. By submitting entries to this competition, submitting individuals have confirmed that parents/guardians of the student(s) have not declined the opt-out consent which grants the usage rights required by the Wentzville School District necessary to display and use personally identifiable or directory information limited to student’s name, grade, school, and teacher’s name for judging, displaying, and promoting of this contest and future contests or any other use the school system deems appropriate.

  4. The Wentzville School District reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry, for any reason, without notice.