$2,500 in total prizes!
First Prize — $1,200
Second Prize — $800
2 Honorable Mentions — $250 + The Power of Choice (DVD)
$250 bonus prize for any professor who has a winning student entry.
Winners will be announced on July 31, 2012 — Milton Friedman's 100th birthday
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2012
Winning Criteria — Finalists will do well on the following dimensions:
  • Creativity — Can you do something that sets your video apart?
  • Friedman's Ideas — Does your entry connect with Friedman's ideas?
  • Personal Connection — Does your entry show what Friedman means to you?
  • Presentation Quality — Does your entry look clear and have good sound?
Our judges' evaluation of the above criteria will represent half of the score to win; the other half will come from the total number of views to your video.
You are encouraged to get your video in as soon as possible and spread your video far and wide through social networks, etc.
Submit Your Video
  • Film and edit your video.
  • Upload to YouTube, Vimeo, or via some other embeddable video format.
  • Put "MFC - VIDEO CONTEST ENTRY" in the subject line of the email.
  • Send your entry to (Remember, that’s DOT NET).
  • Include your name, address, contact number and the link to your video. Where applicable, don't forget your teacher/professor's name.
Decorum — We don't mind edgy videos—in fact, we encourage it! But please be respectful and show decorum. Criteria for exclusion include:
  • Affronts to Milton Friedman's legacy.
  • Personal attacks or slurs.
  • Generally inappropriate content.
Eligibility and Timing — The Milton Friedman's Century "What Milton Means to Me" Contest ("Contest") is open to all people of all ages. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. The contest will run from 12:01am ET on February 1, 2012 through 11:59pm ET on June 30, 2012.
Teachers and Students
Everyone is eligible to enter, but teachers and professors are encouraged to share the contest with students, too. If this is the Friedman Century, we want to involve all ages.
If your student wins First Prize, you get a $250 prize, too.
Free To Choose Network reserves the right to reject an entry for any reason.
By submitting a video contest entry to Free To Choose Network (FTCN), you guarantee that all material and ideas contained in your video are your original works and that you hold all rights to the material. You also agree that FTCN can distribute, display, excerpt, or use your video for any reason, at anytime, anywhere.
Limitations of Liability: Free To Choose Network is not responsible for (a) late, lost, stolen damaged, altered, incomplete entries which will be disqualified (b) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of the web site, service provider hardware or software, (c) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any web site or service (d) electronic or human errors which may result in mistakes made in the administering of the Contest or the awarding of any prize (e) any injury or damages incurred by an entrant, including but not limited to an entrant’s computer, which may be caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly from entrant’s participation in the Contest.
Sponsor — The sponsor of the Contest is Free To Choose Network, 2002 Filmore Avenue, Erie, PA 16506 — a 501c3 non-partisan, non-profit organization.
Publicity — Each winning entrant consents to the posting of his/her name, Contest entry, content and comments regarding Contest at and and for other advertising or promotional purposes without payment, consideration or consent.
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