Viral Video Contest

 

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2023 Viral Video Contest is Open for Submissions

The 2023 Viral Video Contest is accepting video submissions from Santa Clara County high school-aged applicants! Learn more about the contest, prizes, video examples and how to apply on this page.
Contest deadline is March 12, 2023.

About the Contest

Make a Difference

1 in 2 sexually active youth will get an STD by age 25. Do you want to be part of the solution?
Unleash your creativity by recording a video or performance that encourages safer sexual behavior, healthy relationships, or addresses the stigma around STDs. Winning videos will be highlighted in recognition of STD Awareness Month in April.

Record

Capture 30 to 90 seconds video of a vlog, acted scene, performance art, song etc.

Post

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

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Advisor completes a two step application with YouTube video link. Submissions accepted through March 12, 2023.

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 submits one online entry form per team and one signed parent/guardian consent form per student by March 12, 2023.
 

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2020 Viral Video Contest Awards Ceremony

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

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners!

First Place

Produced by:
Alison, Anjolique, Matthew and Sienna
Advisor: Vincent Nelson
Summit Tahoma

Second Place

Produced by:
Alexander, Christian, Gael and Troy
Advisor: Vincent Nelson
Summit Tahoma

Third Place

Produced by:
Amelia, Janelle, Jordan, Michael and Sohrob
Advisor: Vincent Nelson

Summit Tahoma

Runners-Up

Examples to Share

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

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

2018 1st Place Winner: Gabriela Wilde - Freestyle Academy

2016 Submission

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

2018 2nd Place Winner: Caroline Keos - Freestyle Academy

2016 Submission: Presentation High School

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

2018 3rd Place Winner: Leanne Loo - Fremont High School

2016 Submission: Evergreen Valley High School

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Contest Sponsor and Administrator

Visit GetTestedSCC.org to learn more about the Crane Center, STD/HIV Awareness, Low to No Cost Testing Services, Safer Sex Supplies, and so much more!

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The Santa Clara County Public Health Department and the Viral Video Contest, including the materials distributed for the event, are not endorsed or sponsored by any school district.

All student participants and advisors must read and comply with the official rules, terms, and conditions of the 2020 Viral Video Contest. A complete application, including the submission of a student’s parent or guardian signed permission slip for each entry is due on or before March 12, 2023. Entries not compliant will not be considered for prizes.

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