competition rules 
(secondary level)

  • PacificLight’s 2023 Crea8 Sustainability Secondary-Level Competition (“the Competition”) is open to all secondary level students studying in Singapore at MOE-registered secondary schools, and/or international educational institutions and homeschoolers.
  • All submissions must be registered online at by 11:59 pm on Friday, 7 April 2023.
  • Participants can enter individually or in teams of up to three members.
  • Submissions will only be considered successful once all of the required details have been provided and the participant/ group’s video has been uploaded, together with a completed parent consent form for each participant.
  • Submission requirements:
    • A short video, within 30 seconds to 1 minute long in portrait mode (inclusive of opening and closing credits, equivalent to a TikTok/Instagram Reel) addressing ONE of the following themes: 
      • Sustainable Living
      • Energy Consciousness
      • Climate Action
    • Participants may refer to the table below for a detailed description of each theme.
    • #SustainabilityinAction must be showcased at any or all points of the video.
    • The video submission must be accompanied by a short caption via the registration portal. The judges shall assess each submission based on both the video and the caption.
    • Participants must ensure that the intended audio voiceovers can be heard clearly. Subtitles/closed captions should be included in situations where the audio is unclear. 
    • The video submission must be in English.
  • Submission must be an original creation. Original creation means it has been created directly and personally by the participant/ group. Direct copying or imitating another person’s work is not considered an original submission.
  • If PacificLight has reason to believe that a submission is not original, it may request for evidence. Any submission that is not considered original will be rejected and disqualified from the Competition.
  • It is the legal responsibility of the participant/Group, not PacificLight to ensure compliance with all ownership and copyright requirements to reproduce the video submitted for this Competition. By submitting an entry to the Competition, the participant hereby represents and warrants that the submission does not and shall not knowingly infringe any copyright or any other relevant rights of any party or third party.
  • The submission must not contain royalty-free music, footage, images and/or materials.  If copyrighted music, footage, images and/or materials are used in the submission, the participants/group must ensure that a copyright license or permissions of use from the original owner is obtained before including them in the video. 
  • Video must be submitted via the registration portal in the following format:
    • File type: MP4 
    • File size: Not exceeding 100MB
    • Editing platforms such as in-built TikTok or Instagram Reel editor, CapCut or Vilo or any other video editing app may be used. 
  • Each participant/group may only submit one entry to the Competition. Multiple entries from the same participant/group will be disqualified.
  • Individual participant already in a group is not allowed to participate in different groups.
  • It is the submitter’s responsibility to ensure that the participant details are entered correctly.
  • Individuals or each participant in a group must submit a completed and signed Parent Consent Form in the following format below. Submission without a completed parent/guardian consent form shall be disqualified.
    • PDF
    • File size: up to 10MB
  • The video submission must not:
    • contain content that is inappropriate, misleading, injurious, and/or contrary to the public interest of Singapore.
    • include content that is intended to, or may, provoke or incite, hatred or discord.
    • infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights or interest of any third party or may result in any liability
    • contain any political agendas, sex or nudity, racial discrimination, defamation of religion, vulgarities, or violence that would deem it unsuitable for family-friendly viewing, and young audiences below the age of 12.
  • The video submission must be able to be posted on Instagram or TikTok as a reel without infringing both social media’s copyright guidelines. Videos not adhering to either Instagram’s or TikTok’s requirements will not be disqualified.
  • By submitting an entry to the Competition, the participant/s hereby grants PacificLight an unlimited worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, display, prepare derivative works of any and all submitted works in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world in connection with PacificLight’s purposes including its advocacy of sustainable energy use.
  • All uses of the submission will be for non-commercial and participants credited alongside their video.
  • The participant retains all copyright to his or her original submission.
  • By submitting an entry, a participant provides consent to PacificLight to make reference to their name, and school for the purpose of identifying them as the creator of the submission.
  • Any false representation, erroneous information, or violation of these rules and regulations or general objectives of the competition (such as receiving help to create the submission), will result in immediate disqualification of the participant from the Competition.
  • Entries will be judged based on the participant’s originality, creativity, and relevance to the selected theme.
  • Decisions on the winning submission for each category will be made by a judging panel comprising of PacificLight staff and third parties that PacificLight might choose to engage. The judges’ decision is final.
  •  Prizes for the competition are as follows:
    • 1st prize   – $300 book vouchers + trophy + Certificate of Award
    • 2nd prize – $250 book vouchers + trophy + Certificate of Award
    • 3rd prize –  $150 book vouchers + trophy + Certificate of Award
    • Audience Choice – $100 book vouchers + Certificates of Awards x 1 winner
  • At their discretion, the judges may award up to 3 Honorable Mentions. No prizes will be awarded for any Honorable Mention.
  • Winners will be notified via email to the contact provided in the entry submission by June 2023.
  • Details on the date, location, and time of the prize presentation ceremony will be provided to the winners at a later date.
  • For any queries, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). For any additional questions please email
  • The Competition is not open to the children/wards of PacificLight Power Pte Ltd or PacificLight Energy Pte Ltd employees or supporting partners.
  • By submitting an entry to the Competition, participants agree to be bounded by the competition rules, including consent to the collection of his/her personal data in order to conduct the competition and agree that PacificLight may, for this purpose, collect, use and/or disclose the personal data in accordance with the competition rules. All rules and regulations, and instructions issued by PacificLight from time to time will be deemed incorporated in these competition rules. PacificLight reserves the right to amend the competition rules, at any time, without prior notice.
  • These Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore.
Competition Themes
Sustainable Living is about understanding how our lifestyle choices impact the world around us and finding ways for everyone to live better and lighterEnergy Consciousness is about being energy efficient and using, developing, and adopting cleaner energy to lower our carbon footprint.Climate Action is about our efforts against climate change and our responsibility toward preserving the natural environment and its resources.

SDG 2 (Zero hunger) 
SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production)

SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy)
SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production)

SDG 13 (Climate Action)
SDG 14 (Life Below Water)
SDG 15 (Life on Land)