Pennsylvania Key Club

Club Video

The video should be promotional for Key Club as an organization and/or the Key Club within its respective school/community.

Note: This contest is due in the district contest room before the general session on Friday evening. There will be a first, second, third and honorable mention winners in the Pennsylvania District. The first and second place contest winners from the district will be eligible to compete in the International contest, if the entry meets the criteria.


Over the years, the Pennsylvania District has seen many clubs and individuals enter the contests and unfortunately has seen a number of clubs and individuals be disqualified because of various award criteria. The following entry tips/eligibility checklist is to be used to help highlight some of the important contest criteria that has changed or is sometimes overlooked. It is to be used to assist you in your completion of entries, but does not substitute for the official criteria set in the Key Club International Guidebook.

2017 CLUB VIDEO CONTEST

Entry Tips/Eligibility Checklist

  • Club members must produce the video. Be creative with an original idea that is effective in promoting Key Club with a clear message, good production, sound, and picture quality.
  • The itemized cost associated with the production must include a cost of the DVD even if donated. The cost of the video must not exceed $300.00. Calculations will be verified.
  • Have the appropriate certification signatures on the form, club ID# and our district Pennsylvania.
  • Use Quick Time format for the DVD. Be careful that the entry is not subject to copyright infringements like copyrighted music.
  • Submit your video in a manila envelope that is as least 8.5” x 11”. The current official entry form must be affixed to the front of the envelope. Also, label the video with the name of your Key Club, club ID#, and our district, Pennsylvania.

2017 International Guidebook Rules

A. The Key Club International Club video contest will be conducted according to the following rules.

B. The first place Club video contest winners from each of the organized Key Club districts will be eligible to compete in the contest. In the case a District does not hold a District contest using the prescribed rules of this contest, the District may select an entry by other means and so certify by signature of the District Administrator. Clubs existing within a nondistricted area shall submit their entries to Key Club International. (10/02)

C. The video must be produced by club members only at a cost not to exceed US$300. (10/12)

D. The video should be promotional for Key Club as an organization and/or the Key Club within its respective school/community.

E. The length of the completed video/DVD segment should be no more than 60 seconds.

F. The video must be submitted on a DVD in QuickTime format containing no copyrighted music.

G. The following information must be submitted with each entry:
1. Name of the Key Club and District.
2. Contact name and information for a Key Club member responsible for the submission.
3. Itemized listing of all costs associated with the video/DVD production, including cost of the DVD.

H. DVDs will be judged according to the following criteria:
Originality ......................................................................................................10 points
Promotion of Key Club ................................................................................20 points
Clarity of message .......................................................................................20 points

Quality of production
a. Sound quality ...........................................................................................10 points
c. Picture quality ..........................................................................................10 points
Overall impression ....................................................................................... 30 points
(10/12)

I. Suitable awards will be presented to first, second and third place at International Convention.

J. All entries will become the property of Key Club International, and will not be returned to clubs. Key Club International reserves the right to reproduce or broadcast any contest entries. Winners of the International club video contest shall be uploaded to the KeyTV YouTube channel following International convention
provided they are in QuickTime format and contain no copyright music or inappropriate content. (10/12)

K. All entries shall be in good taste and appropriate to the standards set by the Objects of Key Club International.

L. The decision of the judges is final and no changes, alterations, or regradings will take place after the results have been certified by the judges of this contest. (1/01)


2017 - Club Video Registration Form

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