UCLA Impact 2012 Official Rules
CHIPTS will accept submissions as a video, a written document, or a URL link to an originally designed webpage. The guidelines of presentation are purposely open ended to promote creativity, imagination, and inventiveness.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
A panel of leaders in the HIV/AIDS field will vote on the top presentations, as determined by criteria establish by CHIPTS. Judges include David Gere (Professor, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures) and Neil Giuliano (CEO, San Francisco AIDS Foundation), among others. Prior to the final judging, the public will vote on their favorite presentation and these votes will be tallied. The top vote-getters will move on to a finalist round.
One grand and one first-place winner will be selected. The grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 USD cash prize. The first-place winner will receive a $1,000 USD cash prize.
The Contest prize-winner is solely responsible for determining and paying all federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes). Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.