These are the rules to participate in the Moonwalkers Contest.

Participants can register as individuals or as teams.

A photograph, or photographs, of all team members must be included at the end of the video submission. Please consider the privacy of everyone involved with any information you share in your video and consult your school’s policy if appropriate. If you choose to upload your video publicly, please take extra care over data you intentionally or may inadvertently share.

Video submissions must be no longer in duration than five minutes. Any submissions longer than this limit will be handled at the judges’ discretion. Judges are aware that YouTube can slightly alter the duration of a video. Videos must be easily intelligible, with an audio.

Judges will evaluate submissions on their:

(i) Scientific accuracy

(ii) Imagination and creativity

All participants in the contest must be between the ages of 10 to 18.

Moonwalkers Contest - 2022 is organized in two categories:

- Project, up to 10 pages in pdf – text and photographs;

- Short videofilm – up to 5 min.

Submitted project or short film has to be created individually or by the team and submitted by his teacher.

The short film must be no longer than 5 minutes. It must be uploaded on YouTube and the link to the video must be provided in the registration form.

The participation form is filled in by the teacher and together with the student's work are sent to the e-mail of the competition (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by e-mail of the teacher. The participation form can be downloaded HERE.

Each team of student can submitted one project or short video film for the contest.

Contestants can submit the projects to 31 December 2022.

The winners will be selected by a jury of EAAE members.

The jury's decision will be made public on 31 January 2023.

Decision of the jury is final and has no appeal.

All participants will receive digital certificates on the teacher's e-mail.

The winners of 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in each category will receive diplomas and information on how to make remote observations with telescopes at big European observatories.

Teams should upload their video to YouTube (either publicly or as unlisted) and include the working link and a contact email address in the submission Google Form below before the deadline. The judges will only accept submissions entered in this format. We will seek to contact you before the deadline if your link does not work, however we can only do so for submissions before the deadline. For this reason, please double-check your contact email address is correct and is an account you check regularly.


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