Participate

Guidelines for contest participation

  1. Eligibility. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Everybody from within and from outside the controls community is invited to participate. High school students undergraduate and graduate students of all majors, as well as industry and academic researchers and engineers from all over the world are eligible to participate.
  2. Video. Prepare a video clip on a subject related to control theory or automatic control. The video can focus on a particular topic or on the field in general, and are expected to have the potential to promote the field. Videos must have good enough quality (720p or more) and last no longer than five minutes length. Participants must have the right to use the video and must incorporate non-copyrighted material only. All relevant dialogues should be in English or subtitled in English.
  3. Legal. The participants must make sure that they have the right to use the video and that non-copyrighted material only is incorporated. For details, see the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest legal information.
  4. Submit. Register the video on the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest submission website by September 9, 2022.
  5. Jury. The video clip will be judged by a renowned IEEE CSS jury, which will determine the finalists. The final word will be given to the IEEE CSS Day participants who will be invited to vote on-line for the winning video clip. All videos are treated equal and are judged by quality, creativity, and potential to promote the field. For details, see the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest jury information.
  6. Prizes. The best videos will be awarded $1000 for 1st place, $500 for 2nd place, and $250 for 3rd place. For details, see the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest prizes.
  7. After completion of the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest, the winners and the finalists will be presented on the IEEE CSS website.