Musquodoboit Rural High

Mining Rocks Video Contest

https://notyourgrandfathersmining.ca/contest

The Mining Association of Nova Scotia is pleased to announce that the Mining ROCKS! Video Contest is back for a fifth year!

The contest, which is open to all junior high and high school students in Nova Scotia, will award $8000 in prizes again this year.  Students can produce either a 1-3 minute video, or a 30 second commercial, about mining and quarrying.  The videos can explore a range of aspects about the industry, including economic importance, employment opportunities, environment and reclamation, historical facts and beneficial end-uses of mining products.  Essentially, students can focus on any subject about mining and quarrying found on our educational website: www.NotYourGrandfathersMining.ca.

PRIZES
The winner of each category wins $750, the 1st runner-up wins $500, and the 2nd runner-up wins $250.  Here’s a breakdown of the prizes:

•             Best Junior High School Video wins $750 – 1st Runner-up wins $500 – 2nd Runner-up wins $250
•             Best High School Video wins $750 – 1st Runner-up wins $500 – 2nd Runner-up wins $250
•             Best Comedy Video wins $750 – 1st Runner-up wins $500 – 2nd Runner-up wins $250
•             Best 30 Second Commercial wins $750 – 1st Runner-up wins $500 – 2nd Runner-up wins $250
•             The People’s Choice Award wins $750 – 1st Runner-up wins $500 – 2nd Runner-up wins $250

Plus, if students get their videos in by January 11, 2019 they will be entered into a draw to win TWO $250 “early bird” prizes.

JUDGING PANEL
Each year we have a very diverse group of people who agree to serve as judges, including Membertou Chief Terry Paul, Minister of Energy and Mines Derek Mombourquette, and a range of film and media experts.