Trend Micro’s What’s Your Story? is a campaign that was first launched in 2010, and now runs in multiple countries around the world.
For the 2nd year, we are hosting a special version of What’s Your Story? to support the Cyberlaunch Academy’s mission to develop an appreciation of science and technology among students from an early age and help them build practical computer science skills gradually and systematically starting in elementary school and throughout the entire course of studies.
Students interested in participating in the Cyberlaunch Academy are asked to submit a video answering a specific question as their application to this special version of What’s Your Story? campaign.
You must be a resident of New Brunswick, Canada and age 7-17 to enter this contest. If you’re aged 13-17, you will need parental or guardian approval to participate. If you are aged 7-12, your parent will need to register for you.
Read the official rules for more details about who exactly can compete.
Your first step is to register yourself for this site. You will need this later on to submit your entry. Again if you’re aged 13-17, you can register, but will need parent or guardian permission. And if you’re aged 7-12, your parent will need to register you on the site.
Before you get started, make sure you know the rules. Your video must be:
Some other tips:
Log back into the site and follow the steps for uploading your entry. You’ll get an email that will either confirm your entry has been approved or will ask you to edit and re-submit it.
There will be 3 Grand Prizes and 3 runner-up prizes.
Grand prizes are available to all eligible Submissions, one (1) of which may be made available for CyberGirls (girls between the ages of 11 and 17). Grand Prizes are for an annual scholarship (valued at CAD$500) to enroll in 2 courses or workshops offered by CyberLaunch Academy.
Runner-Up Prizes are a one-time scholarship (valued at CAD$250) to enroll in one course or workshop offered by CyberLaunch Academy.
Additional scholarships may be awarded at the discretion of judges.
“If you had a chance to start over and build the Internet, what would you do differently?”
The Internet is great but it’s not perfect. So, if you could build it all over again, what would you change?
Have an answer? Then get a camera, and tell us your story! We want to know!
Be funny. Be dramatic. Be creative. Use live action, stop action, animation, music or none. Whatever you do, be real.
While you could possibly win one of our great prizes, we may also choose some of the most helpful and creative entries to include in a place online for the world to see.
Need more help? Check out our FAQs and these great resources.
We can’t stress it enough: PLEASE READ the official rules for a lot more details. Good luck!