HQMC SEMPER FIT SEEKS SUBMISSIONS FOR HQMC SEMPER FIT DEVIL DOGS OF COMEDY VIDEO CONTEST

Date Signed: 5/15/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 239/14

 

R 151453Z MAY 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 239/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2007/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MF(UC)/F002//
SUBJ/HQMC SEMPER FIT SEEKS SUBMISSIONS FOR HQMC SEMPER FIT DEVIL DOGS OF COMEDY VIDEO CONTEST//
POC/SCOTT PAST/CIV /UNIT:MFS/-/TEL:703-784-0728//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. HQMC SEMPER FIT (MFS) SEEKS SUBMISSIONS FROM ACTIVE DUTY MARINES AND SAILORS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DEVIL DOGS OF COMEDY VIDEO CONTEST. THE PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE A SUCCESSFUL AND SUSTAINABLE COMEDIC VIDEO CONTEST TO SHOWCASE THE TALENT OF MARINES AND SAILORS AND TO FOSTER UNIT COHESION THROUGH COMPETITION THAT BUILDS TEAMWORK, CAMARADERIE AND UNIT PRIDE. EACH SUBMISSION MAY INCLUDE UP TO SIX MARINES AND/OR SAILORS PERFORMING A TEN TO THIRTY SECOND SKIT USING CREATIVITY, ORIGINALITY, TEAMWORK AND COMEDY. ALL MATERIALS PERFORMED MUST BE APPROPRIATE AND CONFORM TO ACCEPTABLE STANDARDS OF DECENCY, DECORUM AND GOOD TASTE BASED ON MARINE CORPS VALUES AND MORALS. A COMPLETE LIST OF RULES AND ENTRY SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.LEATHERNECK.COM. TO ASK FURTHER QUESTIONS EMAIL DEVILDOGSCOMEDY(AT)USMC-MCCS.ORG.
2. TO ENTER THE CONTEST, INTERESTED MARINES AND SAILORS MUST SUBMIT ENTRY BY UPLOADING THEIR RECORDED SKIT TO YOUTUBE TO CREATE A URL. COPY THE URL INTO THE DEVIL DOGS OF COMEDY VIDEO CONTEST TEXT FIELD AT THE WWW.LEATHERNECK.COM WEBSITE.
3. CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD BEGINS 19 MAY AND ENDS 27 JUN 2014.
4. THE TOP TWENTY-FIVE VIDEOS CHOSEN BY THE SELECTION COMMITTEE WILL BE POSTED TO WWW.LEATHERNECK.COM FOR PUBLIC VIEWING AND ONLINE VOTING FROM 28 JUL THROUGH 8 AUG 2014. THE TWO VIDEOS RECEIVING THE MOST VOTES WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE FINAL FOR THE LEATHERNECKS III EVENT AT MCB CAMP LEJEUNE ON 22 AUG 2014.
5. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNERS WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING:
A. FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS TOWARD THEIR UNIT FUNDS TO SUPPORT EVENTS FOR SINGLE MARINES.
B. A DELL ALIENWARE LAPTOP COMPUTER FOR EACH VIDEO PARTICIPANT.
6. THE SECOND PLACE WINNERS WILL RECEIVE A $100 MCX GIFT CARD FOR EACH VIDEO PARTICIPANT.
7. RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY BGEN R. A. C. SANBORN, DIRECTOR, MARINE AND FAMILY PROGRAMS DIVISION.//