remix contest

‘420 Remix’ Celebrates 11th Year Promoting Drug-Free Life Choices

WHAT:  Youth-produced anti-pot PSA videos will compete for cash prizes on the unofficial marijuana holiday of 420, or National Weed Day. The North Coastal Prevention Coalition’s (NCPC) 11th Annual 420 Remix invites students from middle and high schools throughout San Diego County to produce 29-second or 59-second videos with positive drug-free messages. Entry deadline is April 11, 2014. For contest rules, visit the website page: 420 Remix PSA Contest .

Prizes:                 Grand Prize, $1,000 | Second Prize, $500 | Third Place, Boomers Tickets

WHO:                   North Coastal Prevention Coalition

WHEN:                3:30 p.m., Sunday, April 20, 2013

WHERE:             Boomers, 1525 W. Vista Way, Vista, CA 92083

WHY: Youth marijuana use has been on the rise since 2009. Fewer youth believe that frequent marijuana use is harmful as more youth report using marijuana in the past month, according to the California Healthy Kids Survey.

The contest is co-sponsored by San Diego County Friday Night Live, Oceanside Unified School District, the Boys and Girls Club of Oceanside, and Natural High as a way to involve youth in thinking critically about what messages would influence their peers against marijuana use, and to tap into their creativity.

About North Coastal Prevention Coalition (NCPC)

The North Coastal Prevention Coalition aims to reduce the harm of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other drugs in the cities of Carlsbad, Oceanside and Vista through community action, education, support and collaboration. Funded in part by the County of San Diego, HHSA, Behavior Health Services; by SAMHSA though the STOP Act; and by the Tri-City Hospital Foundation and Walmart Foundation with grants to Vista Community Clinic.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Erica Holloway
Media Consultant, Galvanized Strategies
erica@galvanizedstrategies.com
(619) 796-1651
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