Rules

For YRE Canada National Competition, in order for your article, photo or video to be eligible, there are a few criteria you should adhere to.

Your piece should investigate a local environmental issue/problem, propose possible solutions, based on this year’s themes, and then report through writing, photos, or video.

  • Articles should be no more than 1,000 words and can include illustrations and photos. All sources used must be referenced. Any photos and illustrations that are not original work must be credited and have permission for usage.
  • Photos can be submitted alone or as part of a series. Photos must be original work and should have a title and description of no more than 150 words to explain the link with environmental sustainability and/or a solution to the problem/issue.
  • Videos should be no more than 3 minutes long and should be in documentary, reporter/interview style or PSA format. Videos should have a title and description and should be compatible with YouTube or Vimeo. Any photos and music which are not original must be credited and have permission for usage.

Students may submit more than one piece and can work individually or in groups of no more than three people.

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