Student Video Contest Entry Deadline Extended to December 1st

By November 5, 2008

The deadline to enter the "Freedom on Campus" video contest has been extended to December 1, 2008.

The contest offers college students the chance to document a free-speech controversy on a college campus and win a $5,000 scholarship. The winning submission will be featured on FIRE’s website, and the winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2009 CFN Conference in Philadelphia.

For examples of free-speech controversies, view FIRE’s own documentaries at thefire.org/multimedia.

To enter, you must be enrolled at an American college or university, and the video must not be longer than ten minutes. You can enter online or through the mail to 601 Walnut St., Suite 510, Philadelphia, PA 19106. View the complete rules and regulations here, and please direct all questions to contests@thefire.org.