We are excited to announce this year’s Biological & Ecological Engineering media contest! This year we are changing things up a little bit by doing a video contest. We want to know what Biological & Ecological Engineering means to you through a short video (no longer than 30 seconds). Some of the questions you can answer are:

  • What influenced your decision to study Biological and/or Ecological Engineering?
  • Why are these disciplines so important for the world?
  • What research are you working on and why?
  • If you’re not studying BEE or EcoE, why do you think this research is important for the society?
  • Ecological Engineering means…?
  • Biological & Ecological Engineering means…?

The goal of this contest is to increase basic awareness of Biological & Ecological Engineering and what these amazing engineers are doing for human welfare and the needs of society. How you do this on video is entirely up to you!

This contest is open to EVERYONE, you do not need to be a part of BEE to enter.

Theme: BEE/EcoE Means…

Submission deadlines: May 22, 2016 @ 8 am

Open to everyone!

Email submission file or link to annie.ingersoll@oregonstate.edu.

Winners will be announced at the Annual Spring Banquet on May 25th

Every entry receives a bike/backpack/pet light!

Rules:

In order to enter the Contest, you must agree to these Official Rules. Therefore, please read these Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that submission of an entry in the Contest constitutes agreement to these Rules. You may not submit an entry to the Contest and are not eligible to receive the prizes described in these Rules unless you agree to these Rules.

VIDEO REQUIREMENTS

  • All videos MUST be related to Biological & Ecological Engineering somehow and taken within the past year.
  • Your video should preferably be 1080p so that it will look good in full screen mode.
  • Video should be no more than 30 seconds.
  • It must be an original work and not be subject to any third party agreement(s) which may require Sponsor to pay any sum of money to any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the Photographs or rights therein.
  • If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted. (http://communications.oregonstate.edu/brand/download/model-release-form)

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

As between you and Sponsor, each entrant shall retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in the entry (including moral rights) subject to these Official Rules. However, by entering the Competition, and to the extent allowed by law, entrant grants OSU’s Biological & Ecological Engineering a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to modify, rearrange, copy, reproduce and adapt the video only to fit the format required for web pages and marketing materials, and to publish and use the videos themselves and the content of and elements embodied in the videos, including any names, locations and likenesses, for the duration of the rights, in any and all media, including but not limited to digital and electronic media, computer, and audiovisual media (whether now existing or hereafter devised), in any language, throughout the world, and in any manner without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation. 

ELIGIBILITY AND JUDGING

To ensure eligibility for the contest, all entries must include a release form.

A panel of judges will choose the winners. 

Biological and Ecological Engineering has the right to change the contest rules at any time.

Prizes for 1st and 2nd place – because what’s the fun if there aren’t any prizes!

Grand Prize will receive their choice of:

Binoculars

 

 

Carson VP-842 Waterproof Binoculars

The VP Series from Carson are high quality binoculars for a great value! The VP Series binoculars are all phase coated, waterproof and fogproof and come available in compact and full-sized styles to meet whatever your needs may be. These sleek and stylish binoculars all feature BAK-4 prisms and fully multi-coated optics for crisp, sharp and crystal clear viewing. The VP Series Binoculars are the ideal choice for hunting, birding, hiking, camping, sporting events, concerts or any other outdoor adventure. Each of the VP Series binoculars comes included with a pouch, neck strap, lens covers and a lens cloth. At Carson, we manufacture only the highest quality binoculars. We're so confident in our products that we back them with a No Fault, No Hassle Warranty! In the event that your binoculars get damaged, regardless of cause, Carson will repair or replace them for a total cost of $15.00, which includes all return shipping and handling fees. NO HIDDEN CHARGES! If your binoculars are found to have manufacturing defects in materials or workmanship, Carson will repair or replace your binoculars and return them FREE OF CHARGE.

OR

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Solar Charge Internal Frame Backpack

This ultralight multiday pack is made for the backpacker who likes to go fast and light, yet demands a full complement of technical features. The front flap features a light-weight, flexible, integrated 7Watts removable solar panel. The solar panel has highest efficiency of 22%, produce more juice than other solar panel pack, with only 1pc monocrystalline silicon panels, but it captures more sunlight and converts light into energy more efficiently, with its 7W output, full charge your iPhone just need 3-4 hours! Made with a unique trampoline suspension system that allows fresh air to pass between the pack and your back keeping you cool and comfortable. Recurved shoulder straps and hip belt feature perforated EVA foam for comfort and increased ventilation. Adjustable shoulder straps automatically adjust the fit as you put the pack on. Side compression straps require just one adjustment to tighten down the entire load. Free-floating adjustable top lid with security and storage pockets. Hydration sleeve with hanging toggle and drinking tube port; 2L bladder bag included. Frame is made from strong Tisco manganese steel.Integrated water-resistant rainfly. Ideal for traveling, camping, climbing, backpacking, skiing and other activities.