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Drive Safe Los Angeles 2018 Contest

An exciting video contest for teens to help prevent drunk driving. 

Send us your idea for a 30-second TV ad about the dangers of drunk driving.

You can win $2,000

PLUS

Work with an Emmy Award-winning director to make your idea into a Public Service Announcement to be featured at the Los Angeles Auto Show and also on National TV. You can help prevent crashes that kill and injure thousands every year. For teens, crashes are the #1 killer. Your PSA idea can help make a difference. 

Contest opens September 3rd, 2018 and ends November 2nd, 2018. All entries must be received by November 2nd, 2018. 

Click here to download the entry form.

Click here for all the official rules.

Click here for a flyer to share with your friends.

Individual Entries. Entries will be accepted for students ages 13-19 living in California. All entrants will receive a ticket to the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Written By: RickBirt
Rick Birt
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Richard “Rick” Birt joined the SADD National staff in June 2014 as the Development Officer and, in 2015, became the Director of Strategic Partnerships. In 2016, he was promoted to serve as Executive Vice President. Now as the Acting CEO, Rick leads national operations and development efforts, playing a critical role in managing all national programs and field relations while fostering relationships between the organization and external partners. Rick also manages the SADD National Youth Leadership Councils – the Student Leadership Council (SLC) and College Advisory Council (CAC), and oversees the planning and execution of the annual SADD National Conference on Youth Health & Safety. Rick has years of experience working in the prevention field. Previously, he worked with Impact Teen Drivers to support peer-to-peer-based traffic safety education and training as the Midwest Director of Operations. Rick also has significant experience as a grant writer and has worked with many state agencies on youth health and safety and leadership development. Rick has been deeply involved with SADD, from his selection as the 2009-2010 SADD National Student of the Year to his service as the Ohio SADD State Contact. Rick loves to give back to the community. As such, he was elected to his local Board of Education at Northwestern Schools in Springfield, Ohio leading numerous community and state-wide advocacy efforts with the Ohio School Board Association and the National School Board Association. Rick holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio and is currently in the process of obtaining his MBA in Non-Profit Administration from the University of Notre Dame.