SoCalCCCC Student Video Contest

Submission Deadline: 10/20/20 5:00PM Pacific Time

Student Video Contest


  • All video participants must be currently attending either Coastline College, Fullerton College, Cypress College, or Irvine Valley College
  • Individual or group submissions are allowed
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must submit signed consent form


  • Must be student’s own original work, not copied from other sources
  • Must be 30 seconds or less
  • May be about any Cybersecurity Awareness topic for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month #NCSAM
  • Must be Section 508 Compliant with closed captioning 
  • Must be suitable for public audiences
  • Videos will be used by SoCalCCCC for educational purposes and may be posted or shared publicly and in the classroom
  • Must submit before the deadline October 20, 2020 5:00PM Pacific Time


  • Upload your video to YouTube or other public social media site
  • Update closed captioning to ensure video is Section 508 Compliant
  • Have your student email address handy
  • Download and sign the consent form
  • By submitting your video to this contest, you agree that your video can be posted publicly and used for educational purposes by SoCalCCCC faculty and the colleges of SoCalCCCC
  • Copy your video’s URL
  • Complete one submission form per team member


  • Videos will be scored by cybersecurity professionals and may also be screened, scored, and/or ranked by SoCalCCCC faculty
  • Screening will be based on student eligibility,  length of video, and Section 508 Compliance
  • Scores and ranking will be based on overall creativity, technical quality, and content
  • Student should consider the following when creating their video: message delivery, design elements, lighting, sound, editing, positivity and persuasion, target audience, action steps for the viewer, and spelling, punctuation, grammar, and capitalization


  • Video contest winners will be announced on 10/30/20 6:00PM-7:30PM during the SoCalCCCC NCSAM Webinar
  • SoCalCCCC video contest judges will select videos from those submitted before the deadline that meet the criteria above
  • Prizes will be split equally between team participants for team submissions
  • Prizes will be issued in the form of gift cards, as follows
    • 1st Place = $500
    • 2nd Place = $300
    • 3rd Place = $200

Thank you to our prize sponsors!

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Presented by Professor Tobi West of Coastline College and
Professor Anna Carlin of Fullerton College.
Supported by CyberDEI and Techqueria.

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