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The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Presents...

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association is awarding a $1000 Grand Prize to the student(s) who create the best video urging Iowans to choose clean-burning, American-made E15 and biodiesel at the pump in 2014 and beyond. There will also be a $600 award for 2nd place and a $400 award for 3rd place. 

Submit your video today!

Fuel the Future Video Contest Toolkit

Entry Form

Official Rules


Tips for Submitting a Great Video

Contest Flyer


Official Contest Rules

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) is hosting a renewable fuels video contest for Iowa high school students for the purpose of educating students and the general public on the benefits of renewable fuels - specifically, E15 and biodiesel. The top three video entries, as selected by a panel of judges, will receive the following prizes:

First Place: $1,000     Second place: $600     Third Place: $400


In addition, each of the top three entries will be featured at the 2014 Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 28, 2014 and will be posted on IRFA’s YouTube channel.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, each video participant must complete the official “Fuel the Future Entry Form” and submit it along with either a DVD, Flash Drive, or a secure web link containing your original video (only one copy per team) to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association at one of the following:

Iowa Renewable Fuels Association

ATTN: Fuel the Future

5505 NW 88th Street

Johnston, IA, 50131





5:00 PM on JANUARY 20, 2014.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest eligibility is limited to students currently attending high school (grades 9-12 in a public, private or home school) in Iowa. Immediate families of sponsors are not eligible to win.


  • Video submissions may not exceed 2 minutes in length.
  • There is no limit on the number of participants in a video, however, only one award will be given per video, not per person.
  • Video submissions must be original works and may not contain copyrighted material or any material that is proprietary to a third party.
  • All video submissions will become the sole property of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association.

For any questions related to IRFA’s "Fuel the Future" Contest, contact T.J. Page at 515-252-6249 or

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Check Out Last Year's Videos

1st Place Winner

2nd Place Winner

3rd Place Winner


Informative Links on Ethanol, E15, and/or Biodiesel

Ethanol Resources
Biodiesel Resources

E15 Facts

RFA: 40 Facts About Ethanol (video)

Growth Energy: Intro. to Ethanol

Choose Ethanol: E15 Facts

Ethanol & National Security

American Ethanol Racing

Renewable Fuels Association

American Coalition for Ethanol

Biodiesel Facts

Biodiesel: Frequently Asked Questions

NBB: Biodiesel Basics

NBB Biodiesel Fact Sheets

America's Advanced Biofuel: Biodiesel

NBB: Biodiesel FAQ





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