DERlightbulb.jpg   Dorm Energy Race Video Competition
October 15-November 12th
 
The Dorm Energy Race is a month long competition between dorms to reduce energy consumption. Make a video on how you plan to save energy and win prizes!
Rules:
·         Include a strategy/idea about how your dorm will save energy during the Dorm Energy Race (Oct. 15th-Nov.12th)
·         Your video can be no longer than 2 minutes
·         It must include at least one first year
·         Keep it classy, but be as creative as you want
·         Humor is always appreciated
·         More than one video can be submitted from each dorm (make as many videos as your dorm wants, the more ideas the better!)

How videos will be judged:
·         Your video must receive the most likes on Facebook, so get all  of your dormmates  and RAs to like your video on the U.Va. Sustainability Facebook page
·         Extra points will be awarded to the dorm that comes up with the most creative way to save energy

How to submit:
·         Please post your videos onto YouTube and then email the video link to dcm3ez@virginia.edu.
If your video meets all of the requirements for the competition, it will be posted onto the U.Va. Sustainability Facebook page where people can then like it

Who can participate?:
·         All first year dorms and their RAs and any other U.Va. students that want to help a first year dorm

Deadline:
·         All video entries must be submitted by November 12th by 11:59pm.

Prizes:
·         Prizes will be awarded to the top three videos submitted
·         Winners of the video competition will be invited to the Dorm Energy Race Winner’s party to receive their recognition and prizes along with lots of free food and dessert!
·         All videos from the competition will be shown at the DER Winner’s Party

 
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Did you know that buildings account for 39% of all the energy consumption in the US?
If all of us cut our energy use, we can have a direct impact on cutting our carbon emissions.