Registration deadline for the 9th I CAN School Challenge is August 15th, 2017. The submission deadline is October 2nd, 2017. If you submit after 2nd October, your story will be considered for next year’s School Challenge. To register for the Challenge, please visit:http://challenge.dfcworld.com/
Yes, you need to register again. Although, you can use the same account this year also. If you have forgotten the password, you may click on the 'Forgot password' link and a new password will be sent to your email id. Please complete the registration process by logging in to your account using your username and password from the previous year, after which you will be asked to fill in the basic information about the story on the first page i.e. Story title etc.
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 that a core team of 5 students work on one story of change. However, this team of 5 can involve the entire class or school in their story of change.
The recommended age for participation is between 8 and 13 years (Classes 3 and 8). However, we also 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 be required to upload 4 pictures for each of the four steps - Feel, Imagine, Do and Share. For a video story, you will need 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 remember to 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, the duration of the video cannot be more than 3 minutes.
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 that 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, '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 'Sav'e to save your submission, before you log out.