High School Video Contest

The High School Video Contest engages students in demonstrating their creativity while sharing important messages on water quality and conservation.

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2024 Contest - Now Open!

2024 marks the 12th Annual High School Video Contest competition in which high school students demonstrate their creativity while sharing important messages about water quality and conservation. The contest allows ninth, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students attending schools in Bartow, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale counties to participate.


The topic for the 2024 High School Video Contest can be found below in the Info Flyer in both English and in Spanish.

Info Flyer – English 

Info Flyer – Español


Ninth, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students in Bartow, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Forsyth, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Paulding and Rockdale counties are invited to participate in the video contest. Entries can be a team or individual.

Download guidelines and application.

En Español.

Submission Guidelines

  • Complete application
  • Team members must be from the same school.
  • The video must be between 30-60 seconds in length.
  • No professional assistance or use of copyright
    material is allowed, including background music.
  • Each student participating in the contest or
    appearing in the video must complete an entry/
    release form.
  • One video per team or individual.
  • Deadline is April 24, 2023

Questions regarding the contest should be sent to education@northgeorgiawater.org.


Submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Creation of a water quality protection campaign PSA-style video. Use the messaging fact sheet for background information.
  • Composition (length, technical construction, audio quality).
  • Entertainment value.
  • Accuracy of information.
  • Creativity.

Prizes and Awards Reception

1st Place — $1,000 | 2nd Place — $750

50% of the prize money will go to the individual or team who submits the video and 50% to the high school they attend. Entries that do not win 1st or 2nd place are eligible for our Social Media Superlatives and can be featured on our social media accounts. Winners will be notified directly and will be announced on northgeorgiawater.org/video by the end of May.

This year, the Metro Water District is introducing a special bonus category for a TikTok-style video. The individuals or teams that submit to this category can also submit to the main category above, but the main video ideas must be unique. Winners will not split the prize money with their schools.

TikTok Prizes
1st Place — $100 | 2nd Place — $50

Submission Deadline
May 6, 2024

Questions regarding the contest should be sent to education@northgeorgiawater.org.

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A Spanish-Language PSA

We are proud to offer the opportunity for students to create a Spanish-language PSA for our contest. Spanish is the second-most commonly spoken language in the 15-county region, and we are hopeful that our PSA messaging through this contest will reach more residents than ever before!

Presentar un PSA en Español

Estamos orgullosos de ofrecer la oportunidad para que los estudiantes creen un PSA en español para nuestro concurso. El español es el segundo idioma más hablado en la región de los 15 condados, y esperamos que nuestros mensajes de PSA a través de este concurso lleguen a mas residentes que nunca!

2023 High School Video Contest Winners

Participants in the 2023 contest did an amazing job producing entertaining and creative 30-60 second video PSA focused on the theme; “Rep Your Watershed,” which encouraged students to get to know their watersheds and what makes them important from a cultural, historical, geographical, or personal perspective. Thirty-three students worked individually or in teams to submit thirteen entries. Congratulations to our winners!

Check out the winning videos:

1st Place Winner – English

Brooke Linder
Sprayberry High School, Cobb County

2nd Place Winner – English

Pranav Potluri and Vedaant Mohta
Denmark High School, Forsyth County

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