Detroit, (PRWEB) September 8, 2006
Today Chevrolet kicks off a unique contest for America’s college students – giving students a huge opportunity to compete to have their commercial idea produced and televised during Super Bowl XLI on February 4, 2007. These college kids are America’s future and together with America’s cars, America’s brand and America’s largest television audience (90.7 million people watched last year’s game) we can expect amazing things.
The winning team will participate in the production process as their concept is developed and made into a 30 second television commercial. The spot will then air during Super Bowl XLI.
The Chevy Super Bowl College Ad Challenge is a big contest. Chevrolet contacted advertising, marketing, and film programs at some 340 colleges and universities across the country. We’ve also reached out to hundreds of other schools, including community colleges, to give as many students as possible the chance to enter the challenge. This contest is open to all full-time U.S. college students, who will compete in teams of up to three people each.
“Chevrolet is America’s brand,” said Ed Peper, Chevrolet General Manager. “These college students are America’s future. And the Super Bowl is an American Institution, not just for the football, but also for the commercials. Who else but Chevy would bring them all together?”
“We can’t wait to see how the students respond to this real-world advertising challenge,” Peper (pronounced peeper) said. “We’re proud of Chevrolet’s new innovative designs in our cars and crossovers and we want to get the word out. This is a unique way to give students a platform to tell us what they think will make a great ad and to participate in the production process. It’s a fantastic opportunity for students.”
Chevrolet is America’s No. 1 selling automotive brand. With the largest dealer network in the United States, Chevy is the leader in full-size trucks and the leader in sales of vehicles priced $35,000 and above. In addition, Chevrolet delivers more-than-expected value in every vehicle category, offering cars, crossovers and trucks priced from $9,995 to $72,235. Chevy delivers expressive design, spirited performance and great value with standard features usually found only on more expensive vehicles.
Chevrolet’s global headquarters is in the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit. For more information, go to http://www.chevy.com.
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