Monday, November 29, 2010

Win a Trip To World Youth Day

Some info on how you can enter a film-making contest, to win a trip to World Youth Day, fromGoodness Reigns, which "is an outreach effort to help young adults express their faith with the art of film-making":
Goodness Reigns: Share the Story fuses the imagination of youth and young adults with the art of filmmaking to produce short films about the Catholic faith.... and did we mention that it's COMPLETELY FREE TO ENTER?!?

How it Works:
Nov. 19, 2009 Registration & Submission Begin
Dec. 1, 2010 Last day for registration in the 2011 contest
Jan. 10, 2011 Films due by 12:00 midnight EST; Judging begins
April 1, 2011 Winners announced; all entries posted online
April 1, 2011 Voting begins for the “People’s Choice Award”
May 1, 2011 Voting ends at 12:00 midnight EST
May 6, 2011 “People’s Choice Award” winner announced
Aug 14-23, 2011 Winners travel to Madrid for WDY

Categories and Awards:
Participants must choose to produce and submit films relating to one of these four contest categories:
Church History (including Bible stories and lives of the saints)
Sacraments of the Church
Church Teachings
Present-day Missionary Spirit of the Church
One winning entry will be selected from each category with the winner and one parent/guest receiving free travel packages to World Youth Day 2011.

Also, one high school youth group (up to 10 people) and one young adult group (up to four people) will be chosen from all entries to travel to World Youth Day for free. For more details on the awards, visit

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