BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm® today announced the 10 finalists of the Friday Night Feats national high school football video contest. The contest highlights the biggest moments from this year's high school football season – as voted by the fans. A panel of judges selected the finalists from the 52 videos fans voted as Zone winners. Viewers will choose the first place winner by voting for their favorite video on FridayNightFeats.com between Dec. 2 and Dec. 10.
"The Friday Night Feats contest has captured some of the biggest moments in high school football – from early season match-ups all the way through the playoffs," said Heisman winner Doug Flutie. "State Farm is excited to be there for the all of the schools who have participated this year. Now it is the fans' turn to be there for their schools as they compete for the grand prize of $15,000."
2010 Friday Night Feats Finalists:
"STATE RECORD-109 Yard Interception Return for TD!!!" – Wando High School, Mt. Pleasant, SC
"Acrobatic Touchdown...by an INCH!!!" – Austin High School, Sugar Land, TX
"Tripoli Panthers GWTD" – Tripoli High School, Tripoli, IA
"The Catch" – Redwood High School, Larkspur, CA
"Mount Carmel Stuns Joliet Catholic With Late TD!" – Mt. Carmel High School, Chicago, IL
"White County RB leaps defensive player" – White County High School, Cleveland, GA
"MV vs Aurora Hook and Ladder" - Mt Vernon High School, Mt. Vernon, MO
"Angel on the Field - Cottonwood Colts" – Cottonwood High School, Murray, UT
"Malone's 2nd KOR assisted by Alexander" - Yucaipa High School, Yucaipa, CA
"Play To The Whistle" – Winter Springs High School, Winter Springs, FL
The Friday Night Feats judging panel included Scout.com Recruiting Experts Allen Trieu, Bill Greene and Brandon Huffman, as well as Kid Reporter Sarah Rodriguez from SIKids.com. The panel determined the national finalists based on the "wow" factor, athleticism, impact of the play, and creativity of the video, which included the title and brief description of the play.
Now, these schools need your votes. The first prize is $15,000, with $10,000 for second place and $5,000 for third place. Winners will be announced on Dec. 13. State Farm will have awarded $160,000 to schools during the Friday Night Feats contest this year.
To view contest information and contest rules, and vote for your favorite videos visit FridayNightFeats.com.
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SOURCE State Farm