Deadline extended to Nov. 12 for Illinois Bicentennial video contest — win 2 tickets to Hamilton

College and high school students have roughly a week to submit their own original video for the “Something to Learn About Illinois History” Illinois Bicentennial contest, if they’re vying for a pair of tickets to the musical Hamilton on Dec. 3.

That’s according to Illinois200.com, the “Official Website of the Governor’s Office of Illinois Bicentennial.” Go here to enter.

Contestants must supply a 45-to-60-second video from a smartphone or video camera that highlights a fact, event, place, person or something to learn about Illinois history. A total of 100 winners will be chosen, and their videos may be aired or posted online as part of the Illinois Bicentennial countdown.

Each of the winners will receive a pair of tickets to the Sunday, Dec. 3 matinee showing of Hamilton in Chicago.

Students enrolled in an Illinois high school, community college, college, university or technical school are eligible to enter.

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