April 20, 2009

Singing Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners in Reef Check’s Singing Contest! Using the “Year of the Reef” song, nine groups of kids from around the world expressed their culture and passion for reef conservation through music. Thanks to the generous support of Body Glove, along with ReefLab, each group will receive a cash prize! “We want them all to be winners, as they all went to a lot of trouble to make those videos,” said Body Glove President Russ Lesser.

$1000 1st Place:

Trinidad and Tobago


$600  2nd Place:

Netherlands Antilles


$400  3rd Place:

Dominican Republic


$400 Honorable Mention:

American Samoa


Congratulations are also in order for the five lucky raffle winners, who will each receive a $50 gift certificate to GetWetStore.com and a Reef Check hat and t-shirt.

You can check out all the videos online at the contest website. Be sure to leave comments for your favorites on the Reef Check YouTube page. Thank you to those who sent in videos and those who voted online for their participation in this contest, and to Body Glove, ReefLab and GetWetStore.com for their committed support to raising awareness among the world’s youth.