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Advertising Dept.

Share Your Shorts 2018- Contest Rules and Instructions

Contest Overview

Contestants are asked to create short, engaging commercials for Iowa State University Book Store. Be as creative as possible but keep in mind, these videos are representing an actual business, so please consider what language, images and overall themes are appropriate for the bookstore.

Entries should be between 5 and 15 seconds long and must contain the official logo of Iowa State University Book Store.

How do I enter?

  1. Send us an email at [email protected], with subject line: Share Your Shorts.

  2. We will reply with images that may be useful in completing your video, including guidelines and limitations for getting footage inside the store and instructions for submitting your finished videos.

  3. All videos must be received no later than midnight, April 19, 2018, to be eligible for prizes.

How do I win?

Iowa State University Bookstore will ultimately decide which video submissions will be shared with the public.  Those selections will then compete in an online competition, in which, the public will vote for their favorite videos.

What will I win? 

Top vote-getters in the following categories will win:

Iowa State Gear $150 ISU Book Store Gift Card

Tech Cyte (Technology Department) $50 + 1 pair Apple® Air Pods

Art & Supply department $100 ISU Book Store Gift Card

Course Materials $100 ISU Book Store Gift Card

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Please Note: By entering this contest, you hereby grant Iowa State University Bookstore full media rights to your submitted work.