Viral Video Contest


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The 2023 Viral Video Contest winners have been announced!

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


About the Contest

Make a Difference

1 in 2 sexually active youth will get an STI 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 STIs. Winning videos will be highlighted in recognition of STI Awareness Week in April.


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


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. Submissions are now closed.

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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

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 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 2023 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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