About the awards
What's it all about?
The Drugs.ie National Youth Media Awards competition encourages the public discussion of drug-related issues by inviting young people to create a feature about drugs. You can choose from one of the categories: (a) News article; (b) Video/animation; (c) Audio recording; (d) Poster design.
How to enter
Pick one of the themes below and create a piece of original content, based on your chosen theme, in one of the following formats:
- News article
- Audio recording
- Poster design
News articles will be accepted by e-mail only (in Microsoft Word or Google Docs). Short videos and audio entries will be accepted by e-mail (for videos: .flv, .mp4, .mov formats AND for audio: .wav or .mp3) or as a hardcopy entry on CD-R, DVD Video or DVD-R (for videos: in .flv, .mp4, .mov, .avi formats AND for audio: .wav or .mp3). The email address for attachments is firstname.lastname@example.org. The maximum file size accepted via email is 25MB. All entries submitted by e-mail will receive a correspondence as confirmation of receipt.
Posters will be accepted by e-mail or as a hard copy by post. The postal address for hard copy entries is Ana Liffey Drug Project, 48 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1.
Read the Tips on Entering and Terms and Conditions, and then download and return the entry form to be in with a chance to win €2,000 and have your work published on the Drugs.ie website or broadcast! All category winners receive an iPad Mini and a certificate. The age categories are 12-14, 15-17, 18-21, 22-25. No entry fees.
Deadline & prizes
Get your entry to us by the deadline for entries on Monday the 16th of February 2015 and be in with a chance to win €2000!
Themes for 2015
- Theme 1:The effects of alcohol on the family.
- Theme 2: The effects of drugs on mental health