Bike Reels: Student Video Contest

 

The deadline to submit to the Bike Reels student video contest has now passed. Check back soon to find out who the prize winners are!

 

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

 

Video Categories

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

  • Grand Prize Winner: Wacom tablet and a personalized day with Vancouver Film Studios
  • Runner up - K-7 category: $75 gift card to Park Royal, a bike bell and light, and TransLink socks
  • Runner up - Grade 8-12 category: $75 gift card to Park Royal, Schwinn biking gloves, and TransLink socks
  • Best Tiktok: $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks
  • Best Animation: $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks
  • Best Safety tips: $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks
  • Best inclusion of bonus points (get creative and see how many you can include): $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks

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
  • Showing how to fix a flat tire

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

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.

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:

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!

Contest Judges

Bike Reels submissions will be evaluated by our expert panel of judges, including Arun Fryer, film production instructor at Vancouver Film School, and Shezana Hassko, Acting Director of Infrastructure Programs at Translink. HUB Cycling staff will also be a part of the judging panel.

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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