The Eco-Hero contest selects a middle school student (ages 11-14) enrolled in Miami-Dade or Broward County schools who have a proven record of volunteerism in environmental causes.
The trips are escorted by Zoo Miami’s Ron Magill and will be documented by Local 10 anchor Kristi Krueger. The resulting documentary will be broadcast at a later date as a Local 10 special program!
How to enter Local 10′s Eco-Hero: Wild Florida contest
OFFICIAL RULES FOR CONTEST
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING: THIS CONTEST IS NOT INTENDED TO BE USED FOR GAMBLING PURPOSES. IF IT IS DETERMINED THAT A PARTICIPANT IS USING THE CONTEST FOR GAMBLING PURPOSES, HE/SHE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
The Eco-Hero contest is open only to Florida residents within the Miami-Dade and Broward County viewing area. Employees of WPLG, Inc. and its affiliates, which are owned by Berkshire Hathaway (“Sponsor”), and members of their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) are not eligible. Void where prohibited.
HOW TO ENTER: Adults, ages 18 and older, can nominate middle school students, ages 11 to14, enrolled in Miami-Dade and Broward County schools. The nominated middle school students . In an essay of 500 words or less, nominators may describe the work the nominated student has performed to address environmental issues and provide a path to solutions. The essay must include the nominee’s name, school name, school address and grade level, along with nominee phone number and email. The nominator must also include their name, phone number and email address. All nominations may be scanned and submitted via email to Ron Magill (email@example.com) at Zoo Miami from September 6, 2022 until 11:59 p.m. September 23, 2022. A select panel of five judges from Zoo Miami and the Zoo Miami Foundation will evaluate each submission and select the top five finalists. Those top five finalists will be interviewed by WPLG Local 10 and their interviews will be broadcast during WPLG Local 10 newscasts.
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