Community Appreciation

Lights, Camera, Save! Video Contest

Ridgewood Savings Bank is once again sponsoring the American Banker Association's annual Lights, Camera, Save! video contest to engage teens in educating themselves and their peers about saving and using money wisely.

We're looking for creative, innovative concepts - the entrants' imaginations are the only limit to coming up with unique savings scenarios! Winning videos will be posted on YouTube and viewed by people across the globe. They'll also be used in a national campaign to educate others about the value of saving and using money wisely.

The contest is free and open to all students age 13-18, with the videos of our winners moving onto the national competition. The entry period is October 1, 2017 - December 1, 2017.

Ridgewood Savings Bank Prizes (Preliminary Prizes*):

  • GRAND PRIZE: iPhone 7 
  • SECOND PRIZE: iPad Air
  • THIRD PRIZE: $150 Ridgewood Gift Card

Ridgewood Savings Bank School Prizes*:

  • Winning school will receive a $1,000 grant
  • The school with the most submissions will receive a $500 grant

American Banker Association National Contest Prizes:

  • 1st PLACE:$5,000
  • 2nd PLACE: $2,500
  • 3rd PLACE:$1,000
  • The students recognized educator will also receive a $500 scholarship from the ABA to attend the 2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference. See official rules for details.

Questions about the Lights, Camera, Save! contest?

Contact Nancy Adzemovic at (718) 261-2021 or email at

Completed entry forms can be mailed to:

Ridgewood Savings Bank
Attn: Nancy Adzemovic
107-55 Queens Blvd.
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Lights, Camera, Save! Resources:


Submission Requirements for Ridgewood Savings Bank prizes:

*Ridgewood Savings Bank (“Bank”) is a participating financial institution (“PFI”) under the Official Rules to the Lights, Camera, Save! Video Contest (“ABA Contest”) sponsored by the American Bankers Association.  Please see the Official Rules for complete details.

By entering a video for the ABA Contest through the Bank, in addition to the ABA Contest prizes, you will be eligible for the following ‘Ridgewood Saving Bank Prizes’:  For individuals: Grand Prize: WiFi iPad Air: First Place:  Kindle Fire: Second Place: $100 Ridgewood Gift Card.  In addition, the Bank will award the following "Ridgewood Savings Bank School Prizes”: (1) a $1,000 grant the school attended by the winner of the Grand Prize; and (2) a $500 grant to the school whose students submit the highest number of video entries.  No purchase necessary.  Eligibility for entries to the Ridgewood prizes (the “Ridgewood contest”) is the same as for the ABA Contest. 

By submitting a video to the Bank, you agree that to the maximum extent possible, the Official Rules for the ABA Contest, including but not limited to the ‘Entry Period’ and ‘Judging Criteria’ shall be applicable to the award of the Ridgewood prizes by the Bank.  The winner of the preliminary round of the ABA Contest to be chosen on or about December 17, 2016 by the Bank (as a PFI) will also earn the Grand Prize for the Ridgewood contest.  The Bank will also choose the First Place and Second Place winners for the Ridgewood contest at the same time and notify the various winners using the telephone number provided by each winner in his/her entry packet.

The winners of the preliminary round of the ABA Contest and winners of the Ridgewood contest will be selected by a Ridgewood Savings Bank panel of judges.  All selections are based upon the ABA Contest Judging Criteria, which is contained in the Official Rules available at

© 2017 American Bankers Association. All Rights Reserved. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Contest open to legal U.S. and D.C. residents who live in the U.S. or D.C. and are between ages 13 and 18 as of October 1, 2017. Contest begins October 1, 2017 and ends December 1, 2017. For entry forms or more information about this contest, including the Official Rules, which govern this contest, contact our bank or another participating financial institution, or visit