GoPro Challenge Registration & Trip Proposal

To enter the inaugural Congressional Award GoPro Expedition/Exploration Challenge, you must submit this registration form and trip proposal to the National Office by December 15, 2016. Doing so indicates that you agree to the Official Rules of the Contest. Do not plan a trip before February 1, 2017 or after August 1, 2017.

A designated committee will review your proposal. Following review, approximately two finalists will be selected to represent each state. In order to represent a specific state, medalists must reside in or travel to that state for their Expedition/Exploration. A number of cameras have also been set aside for participants living/traveling abroad, on military bases, and within U.S. territories. Finalists will be announced via email by January 13, 2017 and mailed their GoPro and accessories.

Those are selected will record their trip on their GoPro Camera, edit the footage, and upload to the respective YouTube channels of the Congressional Award and GoPro. One winner will be chosen and will attend the Youth & Technology Dinner in Washington, D.C. in Fall 2017, where their video will be showcased.

GoPro Challenge Registration & Trip Proposal

  • By signing below, I agree that I have read the Contest Rules available at www.congressionalaward.org/GoPro and agree to the terms thereof. I acknowledge that the rules include the waivers of my legal rights.
  • Required for participants under the age of 18. I am the parent or legal guardian of the Congressional Award participant listed above. I have read the Contest Rules available at www.congressionalaward.org/GoPro and agree on behalf of myself and the participant to the terms thereof. I acknowledge that the rules include the waivers of my legal rights.
  • Please be as specific as possible. In addition to city, state, and country, please provide other locators where application (i.e. Appalachian Trail, Chinatown neighborhood of NYC, etc.).
  • Will you be traveling with anyone else? A friend, mentor, or group?
  • Include a detailed itinerary of your trip. Provide a hour by hour, day by day account of what you plan to do. Be sure to list specific stops on your trip and highlight the immersive experiences you plan to organize.
  • Is there a theme or reason for your selection? What is the cultural, educational, historical significance of this location?
  • If you're provided with a GoPro Camera, what will be your general plan to document your trip? Will you interact with or interview people, capture sweeping landscapes, provide live-action footage of high adventure activities? Be sure to reference editing plans or any other artistic approach to your trip.