Bike Reels: Student Video Contest

 

Calling all Metro Vancouver students! HUB Cycling invites you to film a short video about biking, walking, or rolling in your community. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, June 6th, 2021.

 

Register for the Bike Reels Student Video Contest here!

 

To enter the contest, you must register here. Once you have registered, you will receive submission instructions, prize updates, and more.

 

Contest Guidelines

Students must be 18 years old and under to enter the contest.

Videos should encourage safe, active transportation and follow current public health guidelines for safe physical distancing.

Video Categories

Students will be eligible to win prizes in the following video categories:

  • Grand Prize 
  • Runner up - K-7 category
  • Runner up - Grade 8-12 category
  • Best Tiktok
  • Best Animation
  • Best Safety tips
  • Best inclusion of bonus points

Students can earn bonus points for their videos if they include any of the following elements:

  • Safety tips
  • Taking your bike on public transit
  • Wearing masks
  • Streamers on your bike
  • Stickers on your bike or helmet
  • Biking up a hill, in a protected bike lane, or around a traffic circle
  • Using hand signals
  • Biking with others

Get creative and see how many bonus points you can include in your video!

Technical Requirements:

  • Length: 60-90 seconds 
  • File type: .mp4 or .mov
  • If using a phone to film, please film in landscape mode (with your phone turned sideways), unless you are submitting under the Tiktok category, in which case you may film in portrait mode.
  • Record in 1080p (high quality)

Submitting Your Film:

  • Register here and we will send you instructions for submitting your video. 
  • Questions? Contact us.

Possible Video Ideas:

  • Benefits of biking, walking, or rolling
  • Ideas for making biking and active travel safer and/or more fun
  • Your favourite routes around your neighbourhood
  • A digital or stop-motion animation video
  • A Tiktok about biking with your friends

Need help finding music for your video? You must have the rights to the music used in your film - check out these Royalty-free music sources below!

 

Students outside of Metro Vancouver can also participate through HUB's partner GoByBikeBC.

 

Prizing

  • Grand Prize Winner: Wacom tablet, bike accessories & more to come!
  • Runner up - K-7 category: Gift card to Park Royal, bike accessories & more to come!
  • Runner up - Grade 8-12 category: Gift card to Park Royal, bike accessories & more to come!
  • Best Tiktok: General admission to Science World & more to come!
  • Best Animation: General admission to Science World & more to come!
  • Best Safety tips: General admission to Science World & more to come!
  • Best inclusion of bonus points (get creative and see how many you can include): General admission to Science World & more to come!

Need some inspiration? Check out last year's winning submissions below!

2020 GRAND PRIZE WINNER

Biking to Success by Shana Ip
(Gr 11, Moscrop Secondary School, Burnaby)

 

Honourable Mention K- Gr 5 Category

The Amazing Bicycle By Oles Delegan
(Grade 2, Southlands Elementary School, Vancouver)

 

Honourable Mention K- Gr 5 Category

Bryan's Bike Adventures During Home Isolation by Bryan Wilson
(Gr 3, McKechnie Elementary School, Vancouver)

 

Honourable Mention Gr 6-12  Category

Bike Safety 101 by Sachin Virk
(Gr 6, Boundary Park Elementary School, Surrey)

 

Honourable Mention Gr 6-12  Category

Bike Safety 101 by Evan Stubbings
(Gr 7, Adams Road Elementary School, Surrey)

 

The 2020 Bike Reels winning video, Biking to Success! received our $300 Grand Prize sponsored by BCAA and a $50 gift card and ukulele from Long & McQuade.
We also awarded 4 x $100 Honorable Mention Prizes (gift cards from BestBuy and Sport Chek) to each of the above winners. 

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