Winners of the Close Before You Doze video contest will be announced on Oct. 1

Video Contest-voting-closed

We appreciate everyone who participated and shared their creative interpretations of this life-saving message, and everyone who voted to select the top eight winners!

All winners will be announced on Oct. 1 after a panel of UL representatives ranks the finalists to receive a donation in their name to a fire department of their choosing. The grand prize donation is $25,000, the runner-up and second runner-up will receive $15,000 and $10,000, respectively, and five additional winners will be recognized with a $5,000 donation and honorable mention.

FAQs Voting Closed

All qualifying submissions will be published on, and the public vote will determine the top eight. Entrants will receive information about how the public voting process works, links to assets you can use to help promote your video (e.g. social copy, graphics, etc.), and a unique link to your video so you can share and solicit votes. A panel of UL representatives will select the winners from among the top eight.
Winners will receive a donation in their name to their favorite fire department or fire department of their choosing.
  • Winner – $25,000
  • Runner-up – $15,000
  • 2nd runner-up – $10,000
Plus five additional entrants will be recognized with an honorable mention and a $5,000 donation to their favorite fire department.