Viral Video Contest


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The 2024 Viral Video Contest is open for submissions!
Contest deadline is March 8, 2024

About the Contest

Make a Difference

Did you know that half of all new STI cases are among young people aged 15 to 24? Want to help make a difference? Unleash your creativity with a video promoting healthy relationships, STI testing, and tackling the stigma around sexual health. If your video wins, it will be featured during STI Awareness Week in April.

Eligibility: Open to high school-aged youth residing in or enrolled in high schools within Santa Clara County.


Capture a 30 to 90 second video of a vlog, acted scene, performance art, song or other original creation.


Upload your video on YouTube and share it on social media tagging #GoViralSCC.

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Advisor completes an online entry form and provides a link to the video. Submissions are accepted through March 8, 2024.

Win a Prize

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How to Apply

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Each student team member, and ALL participants (minors and adults) recorded in the video must submit a signed consent form to the team advisor.

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Each student and advisor must read the official rules, terms, and conditions for complete contest details.

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Advisor completes one online entry form per team and one signed parent or guardian consent form per student by March 8, 2024. 

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2023 Viral Video Contest Awards Ceremony

Viral Video Awards: Celebrate Talent, Honor Creativity, Award Participants

Congratulations to the 2023 Winners!

First Place

Produced by:  Landon Qizilbash
Advisor: Tom Chang
School: Mountain View High School

Second Place

Produced by: Quang Tang
Advisor: Jonathan Furtado
School: Silicon Valley Career Technical Education Center

Third Place

Produced by: Sasha Fujisaka, Mika Chen, Nova Sheridan and Jack Concordia
Advisor: Vince Andreas Nelson
School: Summit Tahoma


Examples to Share

Here’s a few of our favorite Viral Video submissions from years past. Enjoy!

2020 1st Place Winner: Alison, Anjolique, Matthew and Sienna - Summit Tahoma High School

2019 1st Place Winner: Gavin Vallez and Connor Dietz - Live Oak High School

2018 1st Place Winner: Gabriela Wilde - Freestyle Academy

2016 Submission: Mt. Pleasant High School

2020 2nd Place Winner: Alexander, Christian, Gael and Troy - Summit Tahoma High School

2019 2nd Place Winner: Dana Truong - Santa Teresa High School

2018 2nd Place Winner: Caroline Keos - Freestyle Academy

2016 Submission: Presentation High School

2020 3rd Place Winner: Amelia, Janelle, Jordan, Michael and Sohrob - Summit Tahoma High School

2019 3rd Place Winner: Ben Peterson, Reay Colin, Kenneth Sasamori, Marisa Novotarski, - Freestyle Academy

2016 Submission: Evergreen Valley High School

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The Santa Clara County Public Health Department, along with the Viral Video Contest and its accompanying materials, are not affiliated or sponsored by any school district.

Student participants and advisors must follow the official rules, terms, and conditions of the 2024 Viral Video Contest. Submit a complete application, including signed consent forms from parents or guardians, by March 8, 2024. Ineligible entries will be disqualified from prize consideration.

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