Monday, May 21, 2012

Big Sweep Video Contest

2012 NC Big Sweep Statewide Video Contest

no later than June 15, 2012. The winner will receive
winning video may be broadcast statewide as a public service
announcement for North Carolina Big Sweep.

Videos should be in QuickTime movie file format and be 30 seconds
long. They will be judged on:
1) Creativity
2) Effectiveness in recruiting volunteers for the Big Sweep cleanups
3) Educational value to prevent litter
All entries become the property of N.C. Big Sweep and will not be

Key information to include in the video:
Statewide cleanup is the first Saturday in October.
Volunteers should call 1-800-27-sweep or go to the Big Sweep website

Deadline is
Contest Deadline is June 1, 2012. The winning entry will be announced$250, and theJune 1, 2012. Entries should be uploaded on YouTube.comsend the link and your contact info to --
You can mail your DVD
N.C. Big Sweep is a 501c3 nonprofit whose mission is a litter-free environment. Since it was
founded 25 years ago, Big Sweep volunteers have retrieved the equivalent of almost 26,000
football fields five feet deep in litter. This is important because litter can last a long time in
our environment. Litter hurts people and wildlife. As litter decomposes, it leaches harmful
chemicals into our groundwater. People are injured by accidentally stepping on litter. It hurts
our economy when tourists avoid areas where litter is an issue, resulting in loss of tourism
revenue. Litter is deadly to wildlife that eat or become entangled in it, and once entangled,
they often attract other wildlife to the same hazard.
to North Carolina Big Sweep, PO Box 126, Zebulon, NC 27597 but it
must be postmarked on or before June 1, 2012.


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