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Shakin it for the Dugong

Due to overwhelming response Dugong clip entries have been extended to 24th June!

South-East Queensland Catchments and the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee are working together with the International WaterCentre to protect our waterways. Get your dance shoes out and win $500 or other great prizes. (click here to see prizes)

  • Have you got the moves for the Dugong and his dudes?
  • How well can you dance for the Dugongs?

Dugong Rock is a blues/rock song about the life of the Dugong. We want you to get out your dance shoes, whip out the stereo and get your camera ready. A competition to protect our precious waterways and wildlife has arrived. South-East Queensland Catchments and the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee are working together with the International WaterCentre to protect our waterways. Get ready to Shake it for the Dugongs.

Listen to Dugong Rock, a funky, hip blues number about the life of the Dugong. Check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYcDzOHMZko to watch International WaterCentre staff dance to Dugong Rock. Are you ready to dance to this on film? For your chance to win $500 and lots of other great prizes post your clip on YouTube and send us the link. Check out the Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee website http://mrccc.org.au/ and the South-East Queensland Catchment website http://www.seqcatchments.com.au/ to find out other great prizes.

You have three minutes to display your talent! Win $500 or other great prizes. Be as crazy and wild with your moves as possible, especially in the verses. As you will see in the clip, the chorus contains funky dance moves that you can shake to. Everyone can be a star by Shakin’ it for the Dugongs.

  • Download the music to Dugong Rock, dance to the words and shake it for the dugongs! Download the music from http://www.watercentre.org/news/news-attachments/Dugong Rock.mp3. You don’t to need to sing to the words in the clip, but if you listen closely to the lyrics you will find some dance moves you can boogie to. Download the song lyrics here.
  • Record your dance using the best quality video camera you can find. The higher the quality, the better to see you and more chances of YouTube hits. You can have as many people in the clip as you like. There are no limits. Have you got your camera ready yet? It’s time to get famous!
  • Upload your video on YouTube. Then email Rachel Kenny at r.kenny@watercentre.org with the following information. Your name/organisation YouTube name, contact telephone and email address as well as the link to your YouTube clip. Any enquiries can also be sent to this email address.

Due to overwhelming response we have extended all Dugong clip entries to June 20 2011.

Dates for South-East Queensland Catchments

  • 9th May 2011 - Competition opens...Begin the journey
  • 24th June 2011 - 5pm, Competition closes for South-East Queensland Catchments
  • 27th June 2011 - Winners announced

Dates for Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee

  • 9th May 2011 - Competition opens...Begin the journey
  • 24th June 2011 - 5pm, Competition closes for Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee
  • 27th June 2011 - Winners announced

For more in-depth information on the competition check out Shakin it for the Dugongs competition information.

Find out more at these websites

MRCCC logoMary River Catchment Coordinating Committee http://mrccc.org.au/
SEQ catchments logoSouth-East Queensland Catchments http://www.seqcatchments.com.au/
IWC logoInternational WaterCentre http://www.watercentre.org/news/news-attachments/shakin-it-for-the-dugongs-competition-information

 

 

 

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