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Viral Video STD Awareness Contest


April is STD Awareness Month and Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s STD/HIV Prevention and Control is looking for youth to produce unique videos to inform teens about STDs and to encourage testing.

Who can enter:
  • The Contest is open to 13-19 year olds attending high school in Santa Clara County.
  • Entries will be accepted from teams of students (up to 5 per team) that have a faculty advisor.
Contest period:
  • Post video on YouTube and submit all forms and a DVD by Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 5 PM. 
What you can win: 
  • iPad Mini for each student team member (up to 5)
  • $2000 for Faculty Advisor (reinvesting into school) 

How to Enter:

  • Get a faculty advisor (each team requires one)
  • Read and comply with the contest’s Official Rules (see below) 
  • Sign all Consent Forms and return them to your faculty advisor
  • Create an original Get Yourself Tested (GYT) themed video (no more than 3 minutes long) targeted towards teens
  • Post the video on YouTube using your own YouTube channel
  • Submit the packet containing the team’s Entry Form, Consent Forms, and a DVD copy of the video submission by the deadline




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For more information, faculty advisors may contact: STD & HIV Prevention and Control at with the subject: The Viral Video Contest




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