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  • Who is eligible to enter? The competition is open to any primary or secondary schools in Aberdeen city or shire.  
  • How to enter: submit your details and video link HERE
  • What is the cut-off date and time? All videos must be sent by close of business 5PM on Wednesday, 25th October.
  • Do entrants need to be above or below a certain age? Entrants must be in primary or secondary school. 
  • How many videos can you submit? 1 video per person/team.
  • Can videos be submitted any way other than by uploading to the contest? No thank you.
  • How long should the videos be? The video should be 1 minute long, no longer. 
  • How many people can be in the video? Any amount of people can be included in the video application.
  • What happens after they submit the video? Elevator and DYW will review all video applications and pick 5 finalists. The 5 finalists will be invited to do a 2-minute LIVE pitch at the Discovering Leaders, Elevator Conference on Friday, 3rd November in front of the audience and a panel of judges. 
  • How are the 5 Finalists chosen? Elevator and DYW will judge all video applications based on the 1-minute video.
  • When will the 5 Finalists be announced? The Finalists will be contacted and announced on Friday, 20th October.
  • Are there any specific requirements for the video content? No- We are all about creativity and innovation! Our top tip is to make sure your idea is described as clearly as possible in the 1-minute time frame. 
  • What is the prize? The winner of the best pitch at the Elevator Conference 2017 will be given a £1000 cash prize sponsored by our partners DYW to use within their school to prepare young people for the world of work. Evidence will be submitted to DYW to prove that funds are being used for the purpose indicated in the pitch.
  • Do you also pitch live on the day if you win? The 5 finalists will pitch at the Discovering Leaders Elevator Conference in front of the audience and a panel. If the person/team is in primary or S1-S3 the students will only be invited into the pitching part of the conference. 
  • Who is the main point of contact for the competition? Lucia Giuntoli, 07787 402 302, Lucia@elevatoruk.com