2018 Nebraska Severe Weather/Preparedness PSA Contest

LINCOLN – The winter severe weather season is right around the corner for Nebraskans. That means it is time for a new Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness/Preparedness Public Service Announcement Contest.

The contest is open to all sixth, seventh, and eighth grade media classes in public and private schools and combined home school students. There are multiple categories in which classes may enter. The winning class infogram will receive $100. The winning class PSA, which will be 30 seconds up to a minute, will receive $250. The winning short video which is three-five minutes will receive $500 in prize money. Prizes will be awarded to the teacher for use in the classroom.

All entries must be related to the theme of sever weather safety and or preparedness. Entries will be judged on originality, effort, and accuracy.

The Nebraska Association of Emergency Management along with the National Weather Service and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency put on the contest. All entries must be submitted electronically to knoxema@gpcom.net by November 19, 2018.

Any questions regarding the 2018 Severe Weather PSA should be directed to the local Emergency Management Director/Coordinator or to Laura Hintz at 402-288-5613 or email at knoxema@gpcom.net

Contest rules and other information can be found at the Nebraska Association of Emergency Management website at www.naem.us.