The deadline has been extended for the 2016 Engage Toms River Lemonade Day Video Business Plan Challenge.  The deadline for submitting videos is now Monday, July 11th at midnight.

THE $10,000 LEMONADE DAY CHALLENGE

Once registered, you can then be eligible to participate in the $10,000 Engage Toms River Lemonade Day Video Challenge.

  • You will make a 3 to 5 minute video with the child/ren explaining the following:
    • Start the video with their name(s), grade(s) and school(s).
    • Their thought process in developing their business plan.
    • What is their unique selling point?
    • What is the idea behind their lemonade day stand design? (the stand does not have to be complete, but sketches etc will be helpful).
    • Why did they choose their location and business partner?
    • How will they spend, save and share their profits?
    • End the video with #WeAreTR
      • Please note: any video over five minutes will be disqualified.
    • Submit the uncompressed file on a DVD, a memory stick or upload it to engagetomsriver@gmail.com or mail to Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, 1027 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ, 08753.

INFORMATION TO INCLUDE WHEN SUBMITTING

  • The file should be named FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME.GRADE example: tara.cunningham.6thgrade
  • Do NOT compress your file!
  • Submit your file by June 20, 2016, midnight.
  • CD’s or flash drives will not be returned and should be mailed to Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, 1027 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ
  • Please include the following information in the email, or in the letter accompanying the CD, or flash drive
    • Child/children name/s,
    • School,
    • Grade,
    • Age/s,
    • Home address,
    • Lemonade Stand Address, including business name
    • Guardian’s name,
    • Phone and
    • email address clearly written.
  • Please note that if you are a team, one student will act as the lead. Please identify the student leader and then the members of the team.
    • If you are part of a group, what is the financial breakdown if you win? For example, if you are three-member team, will you split the money with 33 1/3% to each one, or will the leader get 50% and the remaining two receive 25% each?  It is your responsibility to have that worked out.

PRIZE

The selected winner/or team will be awarded $10,000 on Lemonade Day!

TIMELINE

  • Get the Squeeze out of Lemonade Day, April 9, 2016.
  • The deadline to submit your video is July 11, 2016, midnight.
  • Judges announce the top three contestants on July 18th, on WOBM’s Shawn and Sue’s Morning Show.
  • Public votes for who they want to win the $10,000 from July 18th to July 31th.
  • The winner will be announced on August 1st with the presentation of the winning $10,000 check!

JUDGES CRITERIA

Judges will review your video and will be looking for:

  • Under five minutes, file named correctly with all contact information.
  • Design concept and your thought process. The purpose behind the design.
  • Unique selling point.
  • Business plan. It should show a clear vision.
  • Why the student chose your mentor.
  • How the student plans to spend, save and share their profits.
  • Has #WeAreTR at the end.

The top three entries will then be announced on WOBM Shawn and Sue’s Morning Show on July 18th.

SUBMISSION CHECK LIST:

  • The video is under five minutes.
  • Started the video with their name(s), grade(s) and school(s).
  • They have explained their thought process in developing their business plan.
  • They have explained their unique selling point?
  • They have explained the idea behind their lemonade day stand design? (the stand does not have to be complete, but sketches, photoshops etc will be helpful).
  • They have explained why did they chose their location and business partner?
  • They have explained how will they spend, save and share their profits?
  • They have ended the video with #WeAreTR
    • Please note: any video over five minutes will be disqualified.
  • You are agreeing to submit an uncompressed file on a CD, DVD, a memory stick or will upload it to engagetomsriver@gmail.com or mail to Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, 1027 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ, 08753.
  • The file is named FIRSTNAME.LASTNAME.GRADE example: tara.cunningham.6thgrade
  • Submit your file by June 20, 2016, midnight.
  • I agree that CD’s, DVD’s or flash drives will not be returned and should be mailed to Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, 1027 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ
  • I have included the following information in the email, or in the letter accompanying the CD, DVD or flash drive
    • Schild/children name/s,
    • School,
    • Grade,
    • Age/s,
    • Home address,
    • Lemonade Stand Address, including business name
    • Guardian’s name,
    • phone and
    • email address clearly written.
  • If you are a team you have identified and included an explanation of the student leader and then the members of the team, and the agreed financial breakdown if you win.

*Toms River Regional School District- List of Eligible Schools:

  • Ambassador Christian Academy
  • Bayville Elementary
  • Beachwood Elementary
  • Berkeley Township Elementary
  • Cedar Grove Elementary
  • Citta Elementary
  • Clara B. Worth Elementary
  • East Dover Elementary
  • H & M Potter Elementary
  • Hooper Avenue Elementary
  • North Dover Elementary
  • Pine Beach Elementary
  • St. Joseph Grade School
  • Silver Bay Elementary
  • South Toms River Elementary
  • Walnut Street Elementary
  • Washington Street Elementary
  • West Dover Elementary