Who: The Salvation Army, in partnership with the Dallas Cowboys and Kenny Chesney, is sponsoring the 2012 "Boys of Fall" youth football video contest to help launch the annual Red Kettle Christmas Campaign.
What: The contest gives fans a chance to have their youth football (pre-collegiate) highlights videos featured during the nationally televised Dallas Cowboys halftime show performance by Kenny Chesney on Thanksgiving Day. One lucky Grand Prize winner will also win a trip for four to Dallas to see the game, including on-field passes for the halftime show performance and a meet-and-greet with Kenny Chesney.
When: Entries must be received by Sunday, November 11th at 6:00 pm (ET) to qualify for the contest Grand Prize.
Voting: Beginning on Monday, November 12th, finalist videos will be posted to an official voting page. The video with the highest number of votes by Friday, November 16, 2012 at 4:00 pm (ET) will be eligible for the Grand Prize. Winners will be contacted through the information provided upon video submission.
- Videos must be no longer than 60 seconds in length, no larger than 300 MB and can be uploaded in .MOV, .WMV, .MPEG4, .AVI or .FLV formats .
- Videos should feature a highlighted play or moment from a youth (pre-collegiate) football game.
- The video submission form must be completed to include contact information, the name of the highlighted player(s), city/state and team.
Grand Prize Package: The prize package includes four game tickets to the November 22, 2012, Thanksgiving Day game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX; four field-level passes to the Kenny Chesney half-time performance; a meet and greet opportunity with Kenny Chesney; one-night hotel stay for up to four persons in a single room with two queen-sized beds; four round-trip coach-class airline tickets (excluding U.S. territories and outlying areas) on a major commercial carrier, subject to seat availability.
Contest Eligibility: The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Children and minors must have a parent or legal guardian approve the use of their video and accompany them on the trip to Dallas should they win the Grand Prize. Click here for official rules.
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