Better Together 2013: Entries close on Friday, 8 November.

You now have a few days left to enter the Better Together Video Competition for community and voluntary groups clubs and associations. Don't miss this unique opportunity to make your organisation famous, fundraise and win one of three €1,000 cash prizes!

Any community and voluntary group, club or association on the Island of Ireland can enter a short video at It can be a new or existing video, but it must be two minutes or shorter. Entries close on Friday, 8 November at 5pm sharp!

Take one of these THREE steps over the next seven days to ensure that you don’t miss out

  1. Find out if tour group already have a video on Youtube or your website. If you do, and it is two minutes or shorter, you can simply enter the link here. If it is longer than two minutes, you can use the Youtube editor to shorten it, or download your video, and edit it using a video editor that is already installed on your computer (download our free video production guide for editing tips).
  2. Use this opportunity to create a promotional video for you group. Anyone with a digital camera or smartphone can make their own video – no experience required. Check out our free video production guide to get you started.  
  3. Create a short photo montage or animation, using online tools like Animato, Powtoon or Goanimate.  

It really is that simple! Check out some of this year's entries for inspiration.

A whopping 210,000 people watched last year’s entries: that's a lot of potential supporters, volunteers and donors!

The public will vote for their favourite videos until 22 November and the top 30 videos will be shortlisted in three categories (big, medium and small/volunteer only organisations). The winners in each category will receive a €1,000 cash prize. Entries close on 8 November at 5pm, but the sooner you enter, the better your chances. Don’t miss the boat!