RULES AND GUIDELINES

  1. Qualifications for entry
  • Each group may submit no more than one (1) animation.
  • Groups should consist of two (2) to five (5) female students between the ages of 12-20.
  • There is no limit to the number groups registered by each school.
  • Each group is entitled to appoint a teacher/mentor to assist with the project. Mentors MUST be employed by the registering school.
  • Each group MUST register via https://ntrcdominica.typeform.com/to/YX8jl7
  • Deadline for registration is April 10th,2017.
  1. Submission of Entries
  • All animations will be uploaded to YouTube and submitted to the contest gallery via http://woobox.com/m8uuvs
  • All submissions will also be uploaded to https://scratch.mit.edu with all titles including "NTRCGirlsInICT" at the beginning.
  • All submissions will be reviewed by the public and voted on. The Most Popular Animation will be awarded based on number votes acquired.
  • Best animation will be selected by a panel of judges and announced on April 27th, 2017 on Girls in ICT Day.
  • Running time for each submission will be a minimum of 1 minute and maximum 1 minute 30 second animation, including credits.
  • All animations MUST be created using the Scratch Editor and exported and uploaded to YouTube.
  • Animations MUST be original. The use of premade animations is strictly prohibited.
  • Use of any copyrighted audio or video clips, or artwork MUST be credited.
  • Deadline for submissions is 8:00am on April 24th, 2017.
  • Any violation of the Rules and Guidelines is subject to disqualification.
    • How can ICT be used in Agriculture to make it more efficient?
    • How can you use ICT to improve supplemental education?
    • How can you use ICT in health care to improve the efficiency of healthcare systems?
    • What can the NTRC do to promote ICT?

THEME

Each animation should be based on one (1) of the following themes:

PRIZES

Two prizes will be awarded

    1. Best Animation (Grand Prize)
      1. Team receives $1,500
      2. School receives $1,500
    2. Viewer’s Choice
      1. Team Receives $1,000
      2. School Receives $1,000

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

The winning group will be determined by a judging panel based on the following criteria:

Technique

Selection and Application of Materials                                                 10 points

Complexity/level of tools used                                                              30 points

Creativity

Originality                                                                                             20 points

Concept                                                                                                20 points

Visual Appeal

Quality (neatness and craft)                                                                 10 points

Aesthetic quality (design, composition, color tones)                            10 points

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TOTAL                                                                                                 100 points

                                                                                                                                                     

 

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