2018 EMA Play it FWD: "Trash 2 Treasure" Challenge!
WHAT IS THE 2018 "TRASH 2 TREASURE" CHALLENGE?
We, EMA, are calling upon our immensely creative community (including our industry behind it) to come up with beautiful solutions to our global waste crisis by creating inspiring pieces of art, fashion, film, policies, activations, campaigns, events, policy changes, or perhaps, all of the above. We'll call your creation "the work".

WHAT CAN "THE WORK" BE?
"The Work" can be a single Art or Trashion piece. It can be or include an event. It can be or include a community service project. The work does not need to be new or created within submission period. It can be or include a demonstration of change of lifestyle or business practices (i.e. implementing ecobricking practice at home or an eco-policy for your business or the organization you might represent). It can be or include a campaign that you share with the public or your own circle of influence/ following. Please read the guidelines document (link below) for material limitations and rules. Click on this link for submission guidelines and rules: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1edbCo0msIqcZ2E-HuX8rVgFUPr2MvSNz9-4lRCFSqZA/edit?usp=sharing

WHO CAN APPLY?
We have two applicant categories, individual and organizational (collectives and companies). All applicants must fill out the form below and review the Guidelines document link above.

RE: Nominations - we are accepting nominations for this challenge for people or organizations that may have a piece of work, portfolio of work, or a campaign they are running or have run in the past that you think would qualify. Fill out the form best you can on their behalf, and we will follow up with them.

APPLICATION + WORK COMPLETION DEADLINES
Submission / Application period starts Earth Day 2018, Sunday April 22nd and runs through September 30th 2018*
Final proofs of"The Work" must be completed by November 11th, 2018.

AWARDS AND PRIZES
Individuals who apply or are nominated are up for cash prizes, publicity, and an award from TechWears. $500 first place prize, $250 second place, and $100 for third place. Custom made achievement awards (from recycled material) will be given to selected top achievers of the challenge in the organizational category. Honorary Mentions will receive a digital badges and EMA social media exposure.

Confirmed Judges:
Art Editor LA Weekly: Shana Nys Dambrot
CEO Eco Divas: Taryn Hipwell
Designer: Lanni Lantto of Fashion (RE) Design
X Celebrity Stylist: Phu Styles Founder of Women in Blockchain Foundation, BlockchainPR, StartupVillas
Good Planet Media: Michael Kaliski
X Music Producer: Ken Jordan (previously of The Crystal Method now board member of Green Wave)
Prizes, media sponsors, and more judges TBA


EMA is the Electronic Music Alliance, founded in 2010. We use our innate and overflowing creativity combined with the love generated from the dance-floor to solve the problems that currently face our beautiful planet. We do this by bridging our talents to serve our respective local communities including the general health and wellness of the people, and parties that make our scene. www.electronicmusicalliance.org

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If you have a website, please share.
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If you are an individual, please share with us a little about your electronic music community or your interest in our culture.
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What is your intended "work"? *
Please describe the general concept behind "the work" you plan on submitting including timeframe for completion.
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Are you open to ideas of how to improve your submission? (Although submissions close September 30th, 2018 - we may contact you to improve your submission based on the entries we receive whereby you would have up until November 11th to make documented "improvements" to your entry).
Please list and designate your social media profile handles (this helps us acknowledge your submission, give you other potential shoutouts, and helps us track your sharing of "the work"). Use our hashtag #EMATrash2Treasure *
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Tell us something fun (i.e. your favorite electronic music artist, the best or most memorable event you've ever been to, what you have been listening to lately, or an event or music you want to promote alongside your application for your shoutout/ feature).
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