Water Conservation Video Contest for High School Students
2018 Theme: California Water: Never Enough to Waste
Tell the story of water as it journeys from its source to you, how waste can occur along that journey, and why it’s important to conserve once it reaches you.
Water Conservation Programs of City of Calistoga, City of Napa, Town of Yountville, City of St. Helena, City of American Canyon, Napa County and Napa County Resource Conservation District are sponsoring a video contest for high school students of Napa County. The winning video will be used as a public service announcement (PSA) at Cameo Cinemas and Century Napa County.
Videos should focus on communicating the message: California Water: Never Enough to Waste. Contest sponsors are looking for creative videos that motivate people to conserve water by emphasizing the various ways water can be wasted when traveling from its initial source to when it reaches the user. Students can create a newscast, skit, animation, commercial, reality television show, or even a music video. Let your imagination go wild. Carefully review the complete Contest Guidelines before starting the project.
Video submission deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018
For more information about the contest, contact Jemma Williams: 707-252-4189x3117 or email@example.com
All 9th - 12th grade students enrolled in high school in Napa County. Entries can be an individual or team. Limit one entry per person.
- Download Complete Guidelines at this link
- The video must be exactly 30 seconds in length. Videos over 30 seconds in length will be disqualified. No professional assistance or use of copyright material is allowed. Such use will result in an automatic disqualification.
- Videos (.mov files) AND Entry Forms must be submitted to Dropbox by 5 pm on Friday, March 10, 2017.
- Students must submit a signed entry form (one form for EACH student involved in video) along with the video. Submit form to Dropbox account. Students may submit photo or scan of entry form (.jpg files are acceptable).
- Students must name the video file and entry form file with their full name (e.g. JemmaWilliams.mov and JemmaWilliams.jpg).
- Video follows the contest theme
- Video is accurate
- Video empowers the audience to take action to conserve water
- Video is exactly 30 seconds and is submitted as a .mov file
- Audio and technical construction is clear and of high quality
- Video is entertaining, creative and original
- Contest entry form is filled out properly and includes a creative title
Learn More about Water Conservation
Water is in short supply. Visit the WICC Water Conservation webpage to find out about conservation programs where you live.
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 WINNERS!
Contest theme: Reimagine your yard - conserving water outdoors
1st Place - Sarah Lippmann, Andrew Raymond, Elena Ingram (Napa High School) View here
2nd Place - Eliana Matteo, Mary Manuta, Matthew Rico (American Canyon High School) View here
3rd Place - Madison Edmeyer, Mo Gottfried, Hannah Sigourney (Napa High School) View here
2015-2016 Contest Winners
Contest theme: Every Drop Counts – Water Conservation as the new normal for California
1st Place - Joshua Padilla, Jackie Salinas, Yarra Bolla, Edna Santos (American Canyon HS) View here
2nd Place - Luis Buenaventura (American Canyon HS) View here
3rd Place - Julionna Robinson, Ernesto Garcia, Chezlaine Barrero, John Dizon (American Canyon HS) View here
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