Shorts Are you wishing for a brighter, greener future? I’m writing to introduce you to a cool new contest where NWF is asking kids, what is your green wish?

The National Wildlife Federation has teamed up with the movie SHORTS and FTL Solar to introduce a cool contest for kids and young adults in Grades 1-12. The contest revolves around the movie Shorts which opens in theaters August 21.

More information on the contest:
Name of Contest:Eco-Schools USA: Rock Your Green Wish with the Movie Shorts.

Who can enter? Students in Grades 1-12 – Go here to enter! *(you can enter once a day with your wishes! So wish often)

What can you win? The grand prize-winning school will receive a portable solar tent, the FTL Solar PowerMod, value $10,000, a freestanding 10X10 solar powered structure capable of producing 50 kilowatt hours per day. Runner-up schools will win mobile solar chargers, value $350 each, completely portable personal chargers that roll out to a 2X6 mat and roll up for easy transport & storage.

For details about the sweepstakes and the partnership, go to To watch a Warner Bros. trailer of the movie, visit To learn more about the Eco-Schools program and how you can get involved, see

Published: August 11, 2009