OTTAWA, Sept. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - Change the Conversation has assembled a
versatile panel of judges from the areas of enforcement, driver
training, research, and entertainment for the SPEAK YOUR MIND! youth
PSA video contest. Judges for the video contest include:
Cory Lee - Juno nominated actress, star on Degrassi (Ms. Oh)
Constable Sandra Glendinning - Vancouver Police Department officer and
author of VPD's widely-read official blog Behind the Blue Line, Policing in Vancouver
Richard Russell - Auto journalist for The Globe and Mail
Suzanne Vukosavljevic - Director of Public Relations for Young Drivers
Robyn Robertson - President & CEO of the Traffic Injury Research
The SPEAK YOUR MIND! youth PSA video contest looks to empower youth to
learn the real facts about impaired driving and provide a platform for
their stories and reasons for choosing not to drink and drive. Grand
prize winners will have their impaired driving message distributed to
television and radio stations across Canada as part of the Change the
Canadian youth aged 15-25 are asked to submit a short PSA video (15- or
30-seconds) based on Change the Conversation's PSA/posters and web
content. The deadline for entries has been extended and entries will be
accepted until September 30th, 2011.
Entrants' videos will be posted for voting on Change the Conversation's
YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/Changetheconvo). Viewers can vote for their favourite submissions for the Viewers'
Videos will be judged on accuracy of information, use of positive
messaging, and artistic merit. Grand prize winners in each category
will also receive a Young Drivers of Canada novice driver training
program. Additional prizes are provided by Canadian Tire and Huawei
Visit www.videocontest.changetheconversation.ca for full contest details.
Winners will be announced on the National Day of Remembrance for Road
Crash Victims on November 23rd, 2011.
SOURCE Young Drivers of Canada
For further information:
Change the Conversation
(613) 238-5235 ext. 304 (office)