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Competition rules:
The competition encourages individuals or teams of 3 to 5 students aged between 11 and 14 years of age to submit entries in the form of research projects about the importance of e-waste and battery recycling.  Each student and/or student team must be coordinated by a representative teacher from each school.

Competition Theme and Entry Form
Competition entries should result from individual or teamwork and must consist of at least one of the following school projects:

Visual Awareness Material

Awareness materials are presented in a creative and interesting way. They must aim at raising awareness on environmental and/or health risks associated with the hazardous disposal of e-waste and batteries in nature.

  • Different forms of printed projects can be submitted including informative posters, comics, painting, and collages.
  • All materials should be presented on A1 Format (i.e. 594 x841 mm)
  • The name of the school, the names of the participating students, as well as the name of the supervising teacher should be printed clearly in front of the poster.

Monitoring Reporting

The students are requested to report on monitoring the collection of e-waste in their community. The reports can also describe the status of E-waste involving students’ visits to municipalities and/or other public figures in their community to raise awareness on the importance of e-cycling, as well as advocating for an action.

  • Written reports should be presented in an A4 format; 4 pages.
  • Audiovisual report such as a video clips, filmed sketch, or short documentary movies should not exceed 5 minutes and should be presented on a CD. The name of the school, the names of the participating students, as well as the name of the supervising teacher should be printed clearly on the CD.  Two copies of the CD should be submitted to Beeatoona.

IMPORTANT: Schools are requested to send only new works, i.e. projects that are prepared during the period between December 2009 and March 2010.

Working Languages for the Competition
Arabic, English, and French.

Eligibility All participating schools are invited to take part in the competition. The targeted grade levels are grades 6, 7, 8, and 9. Contestants must be between 11 and 14 years old. There is a limit to the number of entries that may be sent by a school:

  • Each school can present one final project per grade level.
  • Each school can participate in at least one project and a maximum number of 5 projects.

Competition Deadline The deadline to submit the projects is March 1, 2010.

Legal Issues and Disqualification of Entries
  • All entries are property of Beeatoona.
  • Beeatoona reserves the right to adapt the rules and awards at any time.
  • Any notifications on possible changes will be published on the competition website and will apply from the publication date.
  • Entries may not contain statements, facts, information or quotation that may denigrate or harm any person or group of people.
  • Beeatoona may decide to disqualify an entry if it has not been submitted in time, partly or as a whole.
  • Entrants must provide the following details when presenting their final project: name, school, mail and email address of the school.
  • Entrants must supply full details as required above, and comply with all rules to be eligible for the prizes. No responsibility is accepted for ineligible entries or entries made fraudulently.
  • Beeatoona reserves the right to cancel the quiz at any stage, if deemed necessary in their opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of their control to make modification.
  • Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and agree to abide by them when entering the competition.
  • Beeatoona will not pass on your personal details to any other organization without your permission except for the purpose of running the competition which you have entered.
  • No violent content
  • No plagiarism
  • Questions about the competition can be addressed to following email address: info@beeatoona.org or 01 249653.