High School Video Contest 2019!


West View Water Authority is conducting its 2nd annual video contest open to all high schools in our service area. Produce and enter a short, educational or informational video, from one of the three categories below for a chance to win a monetary prize. A possible Lip Dub or 360-Degree Video is an option.   Be creative!


  • The Environment


  • School Spirit ( Something unique about your school or club)


  • Service Area (Something interesting about your community)


The top 3 videos will receive a monetary prize and be featured on the West View Water Authority’s website and Facebook page.


  • 1st Place  – $1,000


  • 2nd Place – $500


  • 3rd Place  – $250 


Official Rules

West View Water Authority is challenging all high school students and amateur filmmakers within the service area to create videos educating and informing the public on different topics related to the environment, school spirit, or community service. All high school students’ grades 9-12 are eligible and can submit a video individually or as a team effort. Only 1 video per person or team accepted.  A primary contact must be designated per entry.  The prize will be given to the primary contact, to be divided up by the participants on their own terms. The winning video will be chosen by a panel from West View Water Authority. Winners will receive monetary prizes in addition to having their videos featured on the West View Water Authority’s website and Facebook page. This contest is an opportunity for high school students to publically showcase their creativity, communication and filmmaking skills–a great resume/college application builder!


 Video Details

  • 1 minute to 1 minute and 30 seconds – long in length
    • .mp4 or .m4v (MPEG-4)
    • .mov (QuickTime)
    • .wmv (Windows Media Video)
    • .mpg (MPEG video file)


  • The maximum upload size is 128MB


  • 1 video submission per person/team
    • Must designate a primary contact.
    • If a team wins, the prize will be given to the primary contact to be divided up by the participants on their own terms.


  • All videos must be educational, informative and appropriate or they will not be considered.



1st Place   – $1,000

2nd Place – $500

3rd Place   – $250


How to Enter

All videos can be submitted via email to Cathleen Nye at cnye@westviewwater.org. Please include all names, a primary contact, grades, the name of the High School you attend, and acknowledgement of the disclosures written below.


Submission Deadline

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 (5 pm EST) is the last day to submit videos. The winner will be notified via e-mail.



The contributor allows West View Water Authority, nonexclusive permission to use, copy, and distribute the submitted video. The contributor acknowledges that receipt of prize money constitutes payment in full for this permission, without further consent or compensation. The contributor acknowledges that no copyrighted material has been used and that the video was student-created.


*By entering a video, you agree to all of the rules, requirements, and disclosures listed above*


Download – 2019 WVWA HS Video Flyer and FAQ Sheet