This is a regional contest (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas).
High school graduating students from rice-growing states.
Rice, Camera, Action! Help us promote U.S.-grown rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to your state — and earn scholarship money in the process!
Create a video or animation that in three minutes or less, shines a light on this versatile, tasty, home-grown grain. Educate, entertain, and tell us why you think rice is special – to you, to your state, or to the world!
JUDGING CRITERIA – Contest entries will be judged on creativity, quality, and effectiveness in telling a story about U.S.- grown rice.
Grand-Prize – $5,000.00 scholarship
2nd Place – $3,000.00 scholarship
3rd Place – $2,000.00 scholarship