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#GiveAHoot Day Video

Give A Hoot Day

Use your phone to win $100!

March 29th is our 4th annual #GiveAHoot Day of Giving at Westfield State University and we need you and your ideas to help us promote this event!  Last year, our 24 hour Day of Giving made over $40,000 to support scholarships and student success. This year, we hope to surpass that amount by involving YOU!

This contest is for STUDENTS ONLY and should focus on “Why give to Westfield State on #GiveAHoot Day of Giving?” Your videos should be short, engaging and focus on the reasons you think our alumni would want to know as they make a gift to support student success.


  • Videos must be 15-30 seconds in length.
  • There must be no profanity, drugs or alcohol in the video.
  • Westfield State University must appear in the video, either verbally or on clothing.  (ie. On clothing, hat, school logo or a sign somewhere)
  • All videos must follow all copyright laws and rules regarding music, photos, etc.
  • Only one video per student will be accepted. 
  • The majority of students in a video must attend Westfield State.
  • No other college or university should be named or visible in your video.
  • All videos must be made in “landscape” format.  Portrait format videos will not be accepted.
  • No videos should be posted by the contestant.  They must be uploaded to the Alumni Relations Dropbox here.
  • Videos will be reviewed and finalists posted on the Westfield State University website and Facebook page for voting by the campus community.


  • February 2, 2018, Video submission begins.
  • February 23, 2018 at 5:00pm.  Deadline to submit videos.
  • February 26-March 9, 2018, Voting for videos by the campus community.
  • March 22, Announcement of winning videos to the campus.


There will be three winners for this contest: 

  • $100 for first place
  • $50 for second place
  • $25 for third.

Prizes will be paid in Owl bucks

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