Calling all creative high school students! 

We’re looking for original videos addressing the risks of marijuana-impaired driving.    

Our contest is a great way for students to showcase their talents and help communicate a powerful message to drivers of all ages.
The winning videos will be shared on AAA Northeast’s social channels and on our website starting in June.

We’re giving away more than $11,000 in prize money! Enter by May 15, 2020, for your chance to win.

The contest is open to students in grades 9- 12 from cities and towns in the AAA Northeast territory.*


If you have an Instagram account, follow @AAANortheast! We’ll be announcing the finalists on this platform.  And, if you have Facebook or Twitter, follow us there, too! 


Please read the following carefully before starting and entering your video!

PSA entries must be submitted by 11:59 pm on May 15th. +

·      Videos will be made visible and open for voting starting May 16th.
·       The five contest finalists will be determined by the number of “likes” the PSA entry receives via AAA’s website (May 20th - 26th)
·       The top 5 videos will be posted to Instagram @AAANortheast on May 27th
·       The grand prize winner will be determined by the number of “likes” their PSA receives on Instagram! (voting closes on May 30th at noon)


The PSA should: +

·       Demonstrate clarity of the message not to drive impaired
·       Focus on educating a specific audience, for example, new (teen) drivers, middle-aged drivers, men, college students, etc. on the danger of marijuana-impaired and driving
·       Originality and creativity of concept
·       Creativity and execution
·       Visual impact, video, and audio quality
·       Have a video length of 30-seconds or less


Videos that do not meet the requirements listed in the general rules will not be published. 



Looking for more information on marijuana-impaired driving before creating your video?

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*By submitting your PSA, you grant permission for AAA Northeast to share your video through social channels. Contest is open to students with AAA Northeast’s territory in Rhode Island; the following counties in Connecticut: New Haven, Fairfield and Litchfield, and in Massachusetts: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk and Worcester; in New Hampshire: Salem; in New Jersey: Essex, Morris, Union, Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic, and in New York: Long Island, in the five boroughs of New York City, and in Westchester, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie and Herkimer counties, and parts of Lewis, Madison and Oneida counties.

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