International Year of Statistics Video Contest – $1,000 – Open to all – Due February 28, 2013

Posted on 6:58 am in February 2013, Open To All, Over $1000 by Lynnie

The steering committee of the International Year of Statistics announces a video contest to help launch this worldwide celebration of the positive impact of statistical science. We invite videos of four minutes in length or less that illustrate
• how statistics impacts individual lives, improves society, or in general makes the world more a better place
• how statistical thinking can be brought to bear on important issues of our day
• interesting careers in statistics (tell the world why your job in statistics is a great job, or why it is interesting and fun to be a statistician)

Requirements

four minutes in length or less that illustrate
• how statistics impacts individual lives, improves society, or in general makes the world more a better place
• how statistical thinking can be brought to bear on important issues of our day
• interesting careers in statistics (tell the world why your job in statistics is a great job, or why it is interesting and fun to be a statistician)
Submissions must be posted on YouTube with a link sent to Tom Short, chair of the Statistics2013 Video Contest review committee, tshort@jcu.edu, by February 28 , 2013.

Eligibility

Open to all

Judging Criteria

Entries will be judged on their statistical content and their entertainment value.

Prize

cash prizes of $250-$1000 will be offered for the best videos, with special prizes for the best videos by a person or persons 18 years of age or less and the best non-English language videos. (Providing us with a written translation or providing English subtitles would be especially helpful.)

Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions in the comments below.