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Atid Day School Innovation Challenge: Official Rules

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1. Contest Description:
The “Atid Day School Innovation Challenge” (the “Contest”) is sponsored by “PresenTense Group, 115 East 23rd Street, Suite 301, New York, NY 10010” (“Sponsor”), “The Jewish Education Project, 520 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10018” (“Sponsor”), and the UJA Federation of New York, 130 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022 (“Sponsor”). The contest will begin on or before 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 19, 2014 and will close for entries at 11:59:59 PM ET on November 30, 2014 (8:59:59 PM PT) (the “Promotion Period”). Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law or school policy. By entering the Atid Day School Innovation Challenge, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official Contest rules (the “Official Rules”).

2. Eligibility:
To be eligible, an individual entrant or all individual entrants in a group must be at least eighteen (18) years old at time of entry and a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia. Contest entry is limited to one (1) individual entry and one (1) group entry per person. Additional entries from the same person outside the parameters of one (1) individual entry and one (1) group entry will be disqualified.

An “individual” entry is defined as an entry with one (1) “lead contact” and no “collaborators” listed on the entry form. A “group” video is defined as an entry with one (1) “lead contact” and one (1) to three (3) “collaborators.” Each group entry form requires one (1) “lead contact” and a list of the one (1) to three (3) “collaborators.” Group entries listing more than three (3) collaborators will be disqualified. The “lead contact” serves as the exclusive liaison between the Sponsor and the collaborators within a group.

Paid employees and immediate family members of Sponsors are not eligible to participate in this Contest. No purchase is necessary. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify ineligible entries; such entries will not be returned.

Each individual entrant and collaborator on a group entry must serve as a full or part-time K-12 classroom educator in a Jewish day school in the NYC metropolitan area, limited to the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

3. How To Enter:
Each contest entrant (each an “Entrant”) must complete the following to enter the Contest:

Register with Strutta by entering your name and creating a username (your e-mail address) and password
Accept the Strutta Terms of Use.
Enter information about your entry as requested on the entry form.
Submit a video clip that depicts or describes your classroom innovation. Video clips are limited to 30 seconds in length. Any fees incurred by the entrant in creating the video clip or PDF will be the sole responsibility of the entrant. The following video file formats are compatible with Strutta:
Video: MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, M4V, VOB, FLV, AVI, ASF, DIVX, WMV (For best results, 16 x 9 aspect ratio at 720p)

The maximum allowable file size is: 500MB

Completing the foregoing will earn Entrant an entry (“Entry”) into the Contest.

Important Tips:
o Limit one individual and one group Entry per Entrant throughout the Promotion Period.
o All Entries must be submitted by 11:59:59 PM ET on November 30, 2014/8:59:59 PM PT on November 30, 2014.
o Once Entry has been submitted, Entrant will receive an e-mail confirming submission. Sponsors shall not be responsible for garbled, corrupted, or otherwise lost or deleted Entries, whether as a result of human, technical, or other error.
o Make sure to check the e-mail account used in connection with the Entry, as any winning notification and subsequent communication will be sent via e-mails. Entrants who do not win will not receive notification.
o Read the Official Rules in full before submitting an Entry.
o Once submitted, entries will be live on the Internet, and will be viewable by any Internet user who visits the contest platform.
o Entries will not be returned. Upon submission, Entrants grant Sponsors a non-exclusive, irrevocable license to use and modify the Entry, in whole or in part, for commercial purposes, without any payment or other consideration, for use on any media now known or hereafter discovered, in perpetuity, to the extent legally permissible.

4. Winner Selection:
Winners will be selected by a combination of a public vote (weighted 50%) and a panel of judges (weighted 50%) using the following judging criteria:
o Creativity: How does this technique modify, challenge, or innovate on the status quo? How original is your solution?
o Impact: What unaddressed need does this innovation fill? What was its impact on your students (or what impact do you envision)?
o Replicability: How easily can this innovation be reproduced to magnify the impact in other classrooms?

Judges will not be permitted to enter the contest. Judges will be required to abstain from judging if a conflict of interest is or becomes present.

Potential Winners will be considered official Winners once Sponsors have ascertained a potential Winner’s eligibility and full compliance with these Official Rules.

5. Prizes:
Six (6) incentives of $250.00 each will be randomly distributed to entrants (via the lead contact) during the submission period.
Twelve (12) incentives of $50.00 each will be randomly distributed to voters during the voting period.
Eight (8) Winners will be selected by a public vote and judging round as described above. Winners will be awarded a prize of $1000.00, which will be paid in full to the “lead contact” listed on the entry form. Should a group entry be selected as a Winner, it is the lead contact’s sole responsibility to divide winnings among the collaborators. The eight winners will be honored with the Atid Award at a ceremony in 2015.

For questions regarding contest rules and regulations, please e-mail Emily Winograd at

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