Shoot for the Skies PSA Video Contest

2014 Contest has ended.


On November 15, 2013 Illinois Partners for Clean Air launched the Shoot for the Skies PSA Video Contest 2014 for Chicago area high school and college/university students in the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will. Students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 (public, private or home school) and full-time college/university students are invited to write, direct and produce their own Public Service Announcement (PSA) Video utilizing their talent, creativity and inspiration to educate the general public about Chicago area air quality and voluntary actions to improve air quality. 

Two schools, one high school and one college/university, of eligible winning entries, will receive a monetary prize to be used for a "green project" at the school.  

High School Winner:  $3,000 monetary prize.  

College/University Winner:  $3,000 monetary prize.

The winning entries may be used in future Illinois Partners for Clean Air media campaigns.

Deadline for submission is March 14, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Enter the Contest

Required documentation forms and other helpful materials can be accessed through the links below.

Official Contest Rules   

Fact Sheet and Guidelines 

Appendix A

Entry Form

Talent Release and Waiver Form

Printable Contest Poster

Illinois Partners for Clean Air Logo (Right click to save image)


ShootForTheSkiesPSA YouTube Channel  

PSA video submissions are not complete until required documentation, Official Entry Form(s) and Talent Release and Waiver Form(s), are completed, signed, and received by Illinois Partners for Clean Air. Required documentation may be mailed to:

Shoot for the Skies PSA Video Contest

c/o Illinois EPA, 1021 North Grand Avenue East, M/C #17

Springfield, IL 62702

or submitted by email to: