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U.S. Treasury: “Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest

Save Out Loud

“Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest

Do you know a student with a savings story to share? The U.S. Department of the Treasury wants to hear about it!

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To enter a submission to this challenge, visit the contest Facebook page: www.facebook.com/readysavegrow

Help our nation’s youth get on the path toward saving by entering photo and video essays in the Ready.Save.Grow. “Save Out Loud” Contest celebrating kids’ savings goals.

Students in grades K – 12 have the chance to WIN a virtual visit with Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios!

WHAT: The Treasury Department is looking for inspiring stories about what students are saving for today. Whether it’s for a baseball glove, a first car or a college education, students of all ages have a reason to save. Students in grades K – 12 are encouraged to share their savings story, including what they’re saving for, what they wish their family would save for, why saving is important to them and more.

Winners will be selected from both the photo and video submissions to win a live conversation with the Treasurer of the United States for their classroom!

WHO: The Ready.Save.Grow. “Save Out Loud” Contest is open to students in grades K – 12.  In addition,  the contest is open to school classrooms, if a teacher would like to submit on behalf of teams of up to six students.  Prizes will be awarded for best photo and video in each of the following grade categories: Grades K-6 and grades 7-12.

HOW: Students have two ways to enter the “Save Out Loud” Contest:

  • Photo: Submit an aspirational savings snapshot along with a description of up to 250 words. (JPEG, JPG and GIF formats are supported.)
  • Video: Submit a 90 seconds or less personal video sharing a savings story. (WMV, FLV, MP4, MOV, MPEG, 3GP, 3G2 and AVI formats are supported.)

Photos and videos will be uploaded via Facebook at www.facebook.com/readysavegrow . Grand Prize Winners will be selected by a panel of judges. In addition, Popular Vote Winners will be selected by public votes and will win commemorative Treasury Department prizes. Entries should be original, creative and support the concept of saving.

*Note: Parents must enter on behalf of children under 13, and give consent for children 13 and above. 

Teachers may also submit an entry on behalf of students or a group (up to six members) with parental permission.

For more information about Ready.Save.Grow. and the “Save Out Loud” Contest, visit: www.facebook.com/readysavegrow.

Alana Golden, Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications, Census 2020

Alana Golden, Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications, Census 2020

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