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Introduction

Are you a  Kindergarten, Primary School, Junior High School, or Senior Highschool student, and are interested in the prevention of road accidents?

Do you think we can and should ALL contribute to reducing the road accidents ?

Then

you yourself can help us reduce the number of road accidents in our country.

Together we can save lifes.

You too can participate as  a group as a class  or alone  at the 5th International Students Multimedia Competition organized by the Region of Cretethe Municipality of Chania , the Municipality of Platanias and Kissamos, the Municipality of Kandanos-Selinou, the Municipality of Sfakia and the Municipality of Apokoronas, the Business  Chamber of Chania, the Bus co. Of Chania- Rethymnon, the Chania Public Buses, the Association of Truck owners and Taxi owners of Chania, the E.O.V.E Chania and the National Association of Relief and Solidarity for the Victims of Traffic Accidents  in the Region of Crete “Saint Christophoros”.

The winners of 2017-2018, competition were the 3rd Midle School of Kissamos. They were awarded with their song “Do you hear  us“. The President of Democracy, Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos, accepted the organizers of the competition, the participating Students and the teachers of the school at the Presidential Palace, where he congratulated them for their effort, which had and was intended to raise public awareness of the consequences of a traffic accident .

Chapter 1 – General

You can enter a multimedia project in one of the following project categories:

  • Video clip in MP4 format, up to 240 seconds (up to 150MB).
  • MP3 audio, up to 240 seconds (up to 50MB).
  • Poster in electronic format JPG, PNG, size up to A2 (up to 20MB).

The material submitted for participation in any category of the competition has to present a subject related to the improvement of road safety.

Alternatively , it may highlight the problem of dangerous driving (eg driving under the influence of alcohol, dangerous maneuvers, priority violation, driving and using a mobile, use of safety belts and helmets, over speeding, etc.), or rewarding good behavior in driving (eg giving priority to pedestrians / children / adults / people with disabilities), focusing on children road safety education, in the loss of  the life of the driver, passengers and relatives after the accident, with the aim of reducing road accidents and refers to the social and economic consequences to the family of victims (road deaths, disabilities).

Chapter 2 – Participation Rights

All kindergarden, primary school, junior highschool, senior highschool and university students from Greece and abroad have the right to participate, either individually or in groups (up to 3 people).

In group participation, the team representative is considered to be the person that submits the participation form, which may be one of the following:

  1. the responsible teacher of the class of students
  2. adult parent or guardian of minors,
  3. adult student of the group

When submitting the project, it must be stated whether it is the work of an individual  or a group (up to 3 members) and full details of all members must be included.

Each participant has the right to participate  in every category but he cannot participate as part of more then one group in the same project category, and his individual participation in a project category excludes the team and vice versa.

The application for participation in the competition should be accompanied by signed statements of one of the parents or guardians or responsible teachers or responsible teachers of the minor participants either by individual or group work (for an example of the personal statement click here).

All participants from all categories will receive a “Participation Diploma”, and their papers will be posted on the website of the Region of Crete and the Association polentaspark.gr. The winners of each category will be awarded.

Chapter 3 – Participation Requirements

Entries are deemed to meet the necessary conditions if:

Submit an (1) electronic file for each category (video clip, audio message or poster) in digital format. The electronic files will be sent via the special website polentaspark.gr that has been created to meet the needs of the competition.

The submitted material is accompanied by the special form stating the category of participation posted on the website. And also a copy of the identity card or passport in electronic form of the responsible representative together with a personal statement stating the age of the participants and the school or institution. In the absence of  of one or more of these items, the participation is automatically canceled.

The technical characteristics of each category of multimedia that will be created in the competition will be:

  • Video clip in MP4 format, up to 240 seconds (up to 150MB).
  • MP3 audio, up to 240 seconds (up to 50MB).
  • Poster in electronic format JPG, PNG, size up to A2 (up to 20MB).

More information about the technical features of multimedia will be described on the polentaspark.gr website.

Submissions will begin on Monday, May 6, 2019 and 09:00 GMT, until 24:00 on Friday, January 31, 2020.

All candidates who register on the contest website either they participate in the competition or not, they can give up to 1 positive vote per project category.

Start electronic voting through the polentaspark.gr website from Saturday, February 1, 2020 and 09:00 GMT, until 24:00 on Friday, February 21, 2020. Announcement of winners on Friday 6 March at 16:00 and award winners on Friday 20 March.

The co-organizers do not take any responsibility or liability for any loss of creative material, if there is a lack of paternity or legitimacy or other legal defect in any participation.

Copyright: By submitting the material only, the participants and the final winners of the competition will give to the co-organizers of the contest, permanently and inexorably in the past and throughout the world, all expropriated intellectual property rights in their works, and in particular the rights to publish, public release, use, issue, non-commercial reproduction. The co-organizers are required to indicate clearly the names of the authors in any public view of the works.

Participation with works of third parties, copied or generally non-original and foreign to the participant is prohibited.

The co-organizers of the contest have the right to show, in and out of the organization, the projects they have uploaded, in the media and on the internet whenever this is considered necessary or useful for the purposes of promoting  the road safety message and for commercial purposes.

Chapter 4 – Evaluation Process

  1. The evaluation of work will be judged in the following categories of  Kindergarden, Primary school, Junior Highschool, Senior High school and University students. Each category will be evaluated separately and therefore the members of the teams participating in the competition should belong to the same category. The evaluation criteria will be artistic excellence and strong communication, such as rewarding good driving behavior (giving priority to pedestrians / children / adults / people with disabilities), focusing on children’s traffic education, life of the driver, passengers and relatives after the accident, with a goal to reducing road accidents and reporting on the social and economic impact on the family of victims (road deaths, disabilities)
  2. Up to fifteen (15) first prizes will be awarded, one for each category of multimedia material (video-clip, audio message, poster) for the categories of Kindergarden, Primary school, Junior Highschool, Senior Highschool and University students. For the second and third awards of all categories, special praises will be given.
  3. The evaluation of the work will be carried out both by the Scientific Committee and by the public, which will be able to participate in the voting of the best works of the competition electronically and will take place in two rounds:
    • Round 1: In the first round the audience will be able to vote electronically on the projects of their choice. The voting will take place from Saturday, February 1, 2020 and 09:00 GMT, until 24:00 on Friday, February 21, 2020. The ten best projects from each category will qualify for the second round.
    • Round 2: In the second and final round, the winners of the competition will be judged by the Scientific Assessment Committee which will vote in favor of the best works of each category. The vote of the Scientific Committee will be forty percent (40%) and the audience’s (as in the Round A) sixty percent (60%) to calculate the overall score and final ranking of the winners of the competition.
  4. The results of the contest and the winners will be posted on the website polentaspark.gr on Friday 6 March at 16:00.
  5. The organizing committee reserves the right to change the above terms, if necessary, without notice.
  6. The organizing committee reserves the right to cancel the competition for whatever reason it deems appropriate.
  7. The competition excludes strict relatives of the second grade of the members of the Scientific Evaluation Committee.

Chapter 5 – Discrimination

1. 1. The 15 projects selected by the judges will be presented at a special ceremony where the creators will be awarded. The presentation ceremony of the participants and the winning projects will take place on Friday 29 November 2019.

2. From the final selection, 15 winners,  3 winners for each category of participants in the competition (students of Senior High School, Junior High School, Primary school, Kindergarten and University students) will emerge from the final selection. Winners Prizes by category of participants:

3.

a) The winners of the University Students category will be:

  • 1st Video-Clip Award: A 3-day trip to Crete and hospitality in a hotel unit.
  • 1st Audio Message Award: 3 day trip to Crete and hospitality in a hotel unit.
  • 1st Poster Creation Award: 3 day trip to Crete and hospitality in a hotel unit.
  • The dates are determined by the donor.
  • The awards include “Special Praise” and free ferry tickets with return from Athens Chania or Heraklion and free accommodation without food at the hotel unit.
  • For the second and third prize of the above categories, “Special Praise” will be given.

b) The 1st prize for the winners of the Senior Highschool category will be “Special Praise” and a mobile phone for each class of work. For the second and third prize will be given “Special Praise”.
c) The 1st prize for the Junior Highschool category will be “Special Praise” and a moped helmet. The second and third prizes will be given “Special Praise”.
d) The 1st prize for the winners of the Primary school category will be “Special Praise” and a bicycle helmet. For the second and third prize will be given “Special Praise”
e) The 1st prize for the winners of the Kindergarten category will be “Special Praise” and a commemorative gift. For the second and third prize will be given “Special Praise”

Travel costs for the award ceremony Friday, March 20, 2020, will be charged to the participants.

4. For the results of the competition, in addition to the posted tables that will be presented on the competition website www.polentaspark.gr, the winners will be informed by telephone on the contact telephones and by email they have submitted with the competition entry form.
In the Kindergarten, Primary, Junior and Senior High School Teachers group students who will win 1st prize in any category will receive a “Special Prize”. The prizes are personal, are not transferable and are not exchanged, nor can they be requested to be replaced by another. The winners of all categories can be awarded with special prizes – in addition to those mentioned in the terms of the competition, players and organizations wishing to be included in the contest’s donors will be given the details and prizes to be mentioned on the contest website .

5. The work to be awarded will be part of the co-organizers’ communication policy to promote road safety.

6. The co-organizers of the competition have no liability, either criminal or civil, to any winner or third party for any accident and / or damage and / or physical or material damage caused to them in the use of the Prize  or for any other reason related to participation in the competition.

7. Participation in the contest means full and unconditional acceptance of all the above-mentioned terms.

Chapter 6 – Contact

Ask questions or questions in the committee, at polentaspark.weebly.com and www.polentaspark.gr. Responses will be posted on the contest website

For further information please contact:  +30 6939241906 the President of the Association, Mr. Stavros Polendas and the  Chairman of the Evaluation Committee Mr. Antonis Krasoudakis at +30 6972850902 or at akr@otenet.gr.

The Organizing Committee of the Contest, all co-organizers Project Evaluation Committee, President of HCG Antonis Krasoudakis

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