“It’s Your Cause” Video Challenge



From depression to dating to green living, spread the word about any Teen Health & Wellness topic you feel passionate about by creating a video PSA (public service announcement). Videos that meet submission requirements will be published on Teen Health & Wellness.

Check out this example created by students at Springfield High School:

 

Springfield High School: David F., Brianna L., Khaysi S.

Browse other examples of student-created videos in the video gallery.

View the It’s Your Voice PSA lesson plan created by Ruth Thoreson, Information Literacy Specialist/Teacher Librarian at Johnston High School; Johnston, Iowa.

How to Enter:

  1. Shoot a short video (two minutes or less). Design it like a PSA (public service announcement) you might see on your favorite TV channel.
  2. Submit your video to Teen Health & Wellness.
  3. All participants must submit a signed Video Release Form. This includes team members, narrators, and students who appear on camera. If you are under 18, the form must be signed by a parent or guardian. You can return your release form by e-mail or fax. Videos with missing or incomplete release forms cannot be accepted for publication on Teen Health & Wellness.
    PDFDownload the Video Release Form (PDF)
  4. You will receive an email confirmation that Teen Health & Wellness has received your submission. All students who participate will receive a digital certificate of achievement from Rosen Publishing.

Official rules and guidelines:

  • Participants must be between 13 and 19 years old.
  • You may work individually or in a team.
  • Each participant must sign and return a video release form. Submissions with missing or incomplete release forms cannot be accepted for publication. If you are under 18, the form must be signed by a parent or guardian.
  • All video content must be original.
  • Videos cannot include profanity or other inappropriate material.
  • Videos containing copyrighted music will not be accepted. You can download a royalty free music track for your PSA from the Soundzabound Music Library.
  • You may enter as many videos as you like, but they must each be submitted as separate entries.
  • If your video includes credits, please list participants as first name, last initial.