The National Corn Growers Association is composed of more than 37,000 members from 48 affiliated state corn organizations who work together to create and increase opportunities for corn growers. Embracing a grassroots focus, NCGA works with growers to develop and implement programs and projects that will provide long term benefits for corn growers and U.S. agriculture. As such, NCGA is conducting a nationwide competition to promote the advantages of ethanol in motor vehicles. Corn ethanol replaces millions of gallons of imported foreign oil, burns more cleanly than traditional gasoline and has created tens of thousands of jobs across rural America. The NCGA “Ethanol Rocks” Video Contest invites high school and college students to produce a promotional video that highlights the benefits of this fuel. NCGA acknowledges the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association for sharing its success with the “Fuel the Future” video competition.
Videos should be 2 minutes or less in length and may not contain copyrighted material, e.g., music from known artists or copyrighted graphics. Videos must contain at least four facts about ethanol and be acceptable for viewing by all ages. The following categories are encouraged to be considered, although are not a requisite: environmental attributes, renewable resource, decreased reliance on foreign oil, and enhancement of local economies. Information on these topics and others may be found at the web sites of these organizations: The American Coalition for Ethanol, American Ethanol Racing, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Growth Energy, NCGA, Renewable Fuels Association, and the United States Department of Agriculture. Winning videos become the sole property of NCGA. Judging will be based on multiple criteria including but not limited to: creativity, im
Active high school (grades 9-12) and college students, individually or collectively, are eligible to submit entries
Highest number of votes.