Choose Your Challenge Contest

Choose Your Challenge: Photo and Video contest

Enter the Choose Your Challenge contest for a chance to put some summertime cash in your pocket!

Just choose from the three contest categories below, be super creative, enter the contest by May 20, and three lucky winners will be paid for their Mustang pride!

Any current Mount Mercy University student may select from three contest categories:

Video: “A day in my life as an MMU student”

Summarize a typical day in your life as a Mount Mercy student. No matter if you live on campus or off, show us how you balance school and life and come out winning!

Prize: $500 CASH

Photo: “What I love about MMU”

Whether you love a quiet moment in the grotto or meeting your classmates at Graduate Grounds, show us your favorite thing about Mount Mercy!

Prize: $250 CASH

Photo: “My best graduation day photo”

Snap a picture on Commencement day that shows us what it’s like to transition from a student to alum! This category is NOT limited to graduating students.

Prize: $100 CASH


Choose Your Challenge: Contest Rules

  • Videos should be no longer than three minutes in length
  • All Choose Your Challenge entries must be submitted via a Dropbox link emailed to:
  • All Choose Your Challenge entries should include:
    • “Choose Your Challenge” in the subject line
    • Your name, major, email address, current telephone number, and home address (If you’re graduating in May or going home for the summer, be sure to provide contact information that will still be active after you leave campus)
    • A short summary of why you chose that particular challenge and introduce us to what/who we’ll see in your entry
  • Entries must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014



Winners will be announced on Thursday, May 22, 2014. Your entry may be featured on Mount Mercy’s social media and web site! Contest open to current MMU undergraduates and graduate students only. A student submit multiple entries in multiple categories, but will only be eligible to win once.

By entering the Choose Your Challenge contest, the entrant acknowledges and understands the following:

The subjects featured in the entry have granted permission to use their likeness or the likeness of minor children in this contest and for the purposes of the university.

The video or photograph may be used by Mount Mercy for promotional purposes at the discretion of the university.


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