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The WrestleMania Reading Challenge is On!

Dear Reader,
The 2014 WrestleMania Reading Challenge is on! You can now visit WWEReadingSuperstar.com to step into the ring, complete the challenge, and enter to win awesome prizes. Through March 7th 2014, you can take part by reading a book or writing an essay about your favorite book to earn a chance to win a trip to WrestleMania 30 and a chance to meet a WWE Superstar! There are also awesome prizes like book grants for schools and libraries. How does the WrestleMania Reading Challenge work?

Students age 4 to 12, along with an adult such as a teacher, parent, or caregiver, can take part in a few simple steps!
  1. Enter your birthdate to access the challenge.
  2. Select a WWE Superstar Reading Buddy.
  3. Start reading!
  4. Enter your parent's email address when you reach the end of the book. Your parent will receive an email from us and will need to confirm your official entry.
If you are a student age 13-18, the steps are similar.
  1. Enter your birthdate to access the challenge.
  2. Select a WWE Superstar Pen Pal.
  3. Read a book.
  4. Write an essay about your favorite book and convince your Pen Pal to read it too!
  5. Submit your final essay and enter your email address to complete your entry.
Visit www.wwereadingsuperstar.com to learn more and participate in the 2014 WrestleMania Reading Challenge today!

2014 Teen Video Challenge

Create a video promoting summer reading at the public library. Include your interpretation of Spark a Reaction!, and you could win $275 for yourself and a $125 award for your library.

One winning video created by a teen or group of teens will be selected as the Washington winner in the national Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) 2014 Teen Video Challenge. All state winning videos will be official 2014 CSLP promotional videos and will be viewed nationwide.

Any Washington teen or group of teens ages 13-18 may enter.

How to participate

  1. Download and complete the Washington Entry Form Adobe Reader - Click to Download. Read all instructions provided on the entry form.
  2. Download and complete the Model Release Form Adobe Reader - Click to Download. Anyone may appear in your video (it does not have to be teens only), but every person appearing in your video must have a completed release.
  3. Explore the CSLP Resources for Video Creation page for additional ideas and information.
  4. Create a 30-90 second video that encourages teens to read and use libraries this summer. Include your interpretation of the 2014 CSLP teen slogan "Spark a Reaction!"
  5. Entitle your video: "2014 TVC - WA - Unique Name." Please choose a unique name that does not include your real name (example: 2014 TVC - WA - J. Smith-Krpton123)
  6. Upload your video to YouTube.com or Vimeo.com.
  7. Mail, email, or fax completed forms by March 7, 2014 to:
    2014 Teen Video Challenge
    Washington State Library
    6880 Capital Blvd S
    PO Box 42460
    Olympia, WA 98504
    email: martha.shinners@sos.wa.gov
    fax: 360.586.7575

What’s at stake

CSLP will award $275 to one Washington Teen Video Challenge winning team. The library listed on the entry form will receive $100 from CSLP and a $25 gift certificate for Upstart products.  The winner will be notified in April 2014.

All the state winning videos will be posted on the 2014 Winners page of the CSLP website and will be available for libraries in Washington and all around the USA to use to promote the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

The Washington winner and all notable Washington videos will be available on the Washington Summer Reading Program page.

The fine print

Complete rules and eligibility requirements can be found on the CSLP 2014 Teen Video Challenge website.

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