Instagram Video Contest “Wish the U.S. a Happy Independence Day”

Event PosterCelebrating U.S. Independence Day? Record a video greeting and win tickets to the Annual American Independence Day Picnic 2016 organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine as well as prizes from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine and America House Kyiv!

How to Enter

  1. Record a video greeting for the U.S. Independence Day. The video must be no longer than 30 seconds.
  2. Upload the video under your own username on Instagram, captioning with the hashtag #HappyJuly4UA.
  3. Tag @USEmbKyiv, @Chamber_ua, @AmHouseKyiv.

Authors of the most interesting and creative video greetings will be awarded prizes!

Eligibility

Contestants must be at least 13 years old on the date of entry into the contest.  Parental or legal guardian consent is required for individuals under the age of 18.  Contestants must be residents of Ukraine and may not be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.

A submission must be an original video, taken by the contestant.

Participation in this Contest is deemed as acceptance of these Official Contest Rules. (PDF 100 KB – Get Adobe Reader)

Contestants are reminded that by participating in the Contest and uploading content to Instagram, they are bound by Instagram’s Terms of Service and any agreements with Instagram contained therein.

The contest commences at 12:00 AM on June 23, 2016 (Kyiv time). Entries may be submitted between 12:00 AM on June 23, 2016 (Kyiv time) and 11:59 PM on July 5, 2016 (Kyiv time). Judging begins on July 6, 2016 and ends on July 7, 2016.

Prizes

The top three winners will be announced on the Embassy’s Instagram @usembkyiv on Thursday, July 7, 2016. There will be three prizes awarded.

1st place – two tickets to the Annual American Independence Day Picnic (July 9), a T-shirt with the picnic print, an Embassy mug, an America House Kyiv powerbank.

2nd place – two tickets to the Annual American Independence Day Picnic, a T-shirt with the picnic print, an Embassy notebook, an America House Kyiv pen, and an America House Kyiv flash drive.

3rd place – two tickets to the Annual American Independence Day Picnic, a T-shirt with the picnic print, an America House Kyiv Stainless steel water bottle.