Video Contest Rules


The "What Lone Star Leadership Academy Means To Me" Video Contest is open to all 2017 Lone Star Leadership Academy participants and Youth Facilitators.

  • Video entries must be between 30-60 seconds long. Videos longer than 60 seconds will not be considered.
  • “Lone Star Leadership Academy” must be displayed or spoken in the video.
  • Each eligible entry will be scored based on the following criteria with 100 total points available for each entry.

    40 points - Did student communicate what the Lone Star Leadership Academy meant to them?

    20 points - Were they creative?

    20 points - Was the video entertaining?

    20 points - Quality of the video. Was it easy to hear and understand? Good lighting? Clear images?

  • Entrants must provide a completed Video Contest Waiver for each person speaking in the video.
  • Video contest entries and waivers must be RECEIVED no later than August 31, 2017. Videos or links to videos uploaded to YouTube may be submitted online. Please make sure YouTube video submissions are set to public, not private, so we are able to view your entry. Videos and Video Contest Entry and Waiver/Release Forms may also be mailed to Education in Action, Attn: LSLA Video Contest, P.O. Box 2285, Keller, TX 76244.
  • Only videos that meet the listed requirements will be eligible to win a prize. All prizes may not be awarded if eligible entries are not received.
  • By submitting your video entry, you are giving Education in Action permission to use the video for promotional purposes.
  • Winners will be announced via e-mail and on
  • Winners must submit completed Lone Star Leadership Academy camp applications no later than the final application deadline. Winners must meet all program requirements stated on the Lone Star Leadership Academy camp application in order to use the scholarship. Winners may transfer their scholarship to another student that meets the program requirements. Should a winner meet the requirements to serve as a Youth Facilitator, they may apply the scholarship to their Lone Star Leadership Academy Youth Facilitator application fee.