Eligibility Checklist and Deadlines
Download a sheet of eligiblity details here.
► Are in 6th - 12th grade as of fall term 2021.
► Are enrolled in public, private, charter or home school in Clark County.
► May be either a school group (class, club, etc.) OR an independent individual or team.
► Everyday Actions Add Up videos must be exactly 55 or 25 seconds. Community Storytelling videos must be exactly 55 seconds.
► Must focus on one of the topics listed on the contest website.
► Must be factually accurate.
► Cannot contain any copyrighted material including images, video, sound effects, or music. Using copyrighted material will disqualify your entry.
► Video must be in .mp4 or .mov file formats and have a minimum resolution of 720p.
► Must be submitted via completed application form by April 24.
► One video entry per student. All finalists will also be eligible to win the People's Choice awards automatically. Students identifying as BIPOC will also be entered into the BIPOC Filmmaker award category automatically.
► If under 18, must have parent or guardian complete the release form by April 24.
► Video will become property of Stormwater Partners of SW Washington.
► Entries that meet the video criteria will be selected as finalists and uploaded to the Stormwater Partners YouTube channel.
► All finalists will be eligible for the People's Choice contest and the category they chose.
Winners and Prizes:
► One $500 prize and one $100 honorable mention prize will be awarded for each of the five prize categories: Everyday Actions Add Up short, Everyday Actions Add Up long, Community Storytelling, BIPOC Filmmaker, and People's Choice.
► Winning videos will be edited for branding and used by the Stormwater Partners for marketing. Use may include distribution via social media and other channels.
Dates and Deadlines:
- April 24, 2022: applications due
- May 9, 2022: finalists notified
- May 20-26, 2022: People’s Choice contest period
- June 1, 2022: winners notified and press release distributed