Registration deadline is August 22nd. The submission deadline is 15th September,2016. If you submit after 15th September,2016, your story will be considered for next year’s School Challenge. To register for the Challenge, please visit:http://challenge.dfcworld.com/
Yes, you have to register again by filling in the basic information about the story. on the first page i.e. Story title etc. Although, you can use the same account this year also, if you have forgotten the password. You can click on the forgot password link and a new password will be sent to your email id.
Don't worry if you've not already started working on the project and don't have all the details asked on the registration page. You could fill in anything for the time being. You can come back and make changes in the information columns anytime later, before submitting.
We recommend a core team of 5 students represent the school. However they can involve the entire class or school in their story of change.
The recommended age of participants is 8 to 13 years (Classes 3 to 8). However, we welcome participation from older students who are interested. If students older than the recommended age group are participating, kindly mention that in your submission.
Submissions are done using the Challenge portal. Once you have registered,you can use your account to submit a story.
You can either submit a photo story, or a video story. In case of a photo story, you will have to upload 4 pictures for each step of Feel, Imagine and Do. For a video story, you will have to upload your video on YouTube and paste the link to your video on our Challenge portal. The video should not be more than 3 minutes long. Please make your video public, when you upload it on YouTube.
Sign into YouTube.
Click the Upload button at the top of the page.
Before you start uploading the video, you can choose the video privacy settings. Make sure you choose to make your video public, so that it is visible to everyone.
Click Publish to finish uploading your video.
Copy the link of your video and paste it onto the given space, on the DFC Challenge Portal.
Yes, you are required to submit four photos for each of the four steps - Feel, Imagine, Do, And Share. For a video story, your video cannot be more than 3 minutes long.
You do not have to complete the story submission process in one sitting. At any time during the submission process, you can log out. However, it is important you click on the Save button at the bottom of the page, before logging out.
Yes, you can. There is no limit on the number of stories a school/organization can submit. You can also submit all your stories of change using one account.
Once you have started a story submission, you will see an option to Start a New Story on the top left corner of your account home page. Using that button, you can start and submit as many new stories as you like.
To move forward with/ complete a story submission, click on the hyperlink under Story Type on your account home page.
To edit the basic information about your story, click on Update on your account home page.
To edit the basic information about your school/organization, click on Update Profile on your account home page.
At the bottom of every page, there will be an option to save or go to the Next step. Please click on Save to save your submission, before you log out.