This skit contest with the theme “What Has Peers Taught Me” is open to all PEERS PROJECT Peer Leaders with a limit of one skit entry per student or group. The skit can be created by an individual student or as a group project. Prizes will be awarded winning individual or group.
Create a short skit using the theme of “What Has Peers Taught Me” . The skit’s purpose is to show how the lessons taught by Peers can carry over into everyday life. This can include but is not limited to how teens can say no to risky behaviors, how they can avoid peer pressure, or acting out cognitive dissonance.
Skits should be 2-5 minutes in length. The skits cannot match any of the skits in the PEERS curriculum.
NOTE: The skit must be an original work. No copyrighted material (music, images, etc.) or trademarks (company names, logos, brands, etc.) may be used unless you own or have a license to use the material for this contest. Written permission must be obtained and provided upon request for all copyrighted or trademarked materials.
- No entry fees!
- A written release is required from each person. This authorization assures that those involved know that the skit may be shown publicly without further consent required. The release(s) must accompany the submission form. It must be signed by the participant(s), and if the participant/student is a minor it must be signed by the student’s parent/guardian.
- Skit content must not promote illegal behavior; discriminate against or support invidious prejudice toward others along ethnic, racial, religious, or sexual grounds; invade the privacy of any person; support or oppose a candidate for elective office or advocate for the passage or defeat of legislation or a ballot measure; or otherwise be inappropriate as determined by The PEERS PROJECT.
- Judging will be by professionals in media, public relations, and education.
Prizes will be awarded at the 2016-2017 Year End Celebration:
The winning skit (whether individual student or group) will be posted on The PEERS PROJECT website +$100 cash prize. The grand prize will be awarded based on overall message, use of creativity.
The winning individual or group will receive PEERS swag (hoodies, t-shirt, etc).
By entrant(s) submitting the skit, it is agreed that THE PEERS PROJECT, a nonprofit organization, has the right to use, reproduce, reprint, distribute, and display the skit for any organizational purpose, without notification, consent or compensation to the entrant(s). THE PEERS PROJECT organizational purpose includes, but is not limited to, displaying the skit on peersproject.org website, social media sites, at conferences, events, or other venues. Entrant also agrees that the releases required from participants (see “Compete” section above) have been submitted with the skit entry.
Contact Joe Pickard at THE PEERS PROJECT of Indiana. firstname.lastname@example.org