Countryside Fire Protection District is  sponsoring a Close Before You Doze Video Contest–a Fire Safety & Burn Prevention Video Contest.  The contest is open to all Vernon Hills High School students and entries must be submitted no later than Friday, August 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. with registration form(s) to:

Tony Rodkey – Public Education Coordinator
Countryside Fire Protection District
600 Deerpath Drive, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061

Video must not exceed 3 minutes long emphasizing the Underwriters Laboratories Fire Safety Research Institute Close Before You Doze initiative (recommended to make a 30 – 60 second video).

Grand Prize

The Grand Prize will be $1000.00 in American Express gift cards based on video voted as a finalist in the voting period at the UL FSRI.

To earn the $1000 in American Express Cards, the winning video selected from the pool of videos submitted to Countryside Fire District for this contest will then be entered in the Close Before You Doze Initiative sponsored by the UL Fire Safety Research Institute.  If the video that was submitted from this contest is a finalist, which is the top eight (8) videos in the UL Fire Safety Research contest, the $1000 in American Express Cards will be awarded to the Countryside Fire District winning video individual/team at the awards ceremony at Countryside Fire Station One, 801 S. Midlothian Road, Mundelein, IL.

Rules & Details

2019 Close Before You Doze Video Rules
2019 VHHS Rubric Judging Categories
2019 Waiver Form
2019 Registration Form
2019 Close Before You Doze Video Poster