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Welcome to C-SPAN's 2017 StudentCam Competition!

C-SPAN's 2017 StudentCam Competition

Upload Your StudentCam Entry Form and Documentary

Click here, or on the "Submit" button above, to complete the Entry Form for yourself, any teammates, and your teacher advisor (if applicable). For groups of two or three participants, please note that the first person listed on Entry Form will become the default team leader and will be the primary point of contact that we reach out to should your documentary win a prize.


You will be prompted to create a Username and Password when you fill out your Entry Form. Choose a unique username (we suggest that use your email address), and choose a password that you will remember. You can log-in with this information at any time to view your uploaded documentary.


If you have questions about the competition or your submission, please email us at educate@c-span.org.


2017 Theme

“YOUR MESSAGE TO WASHINGTON”
What is the most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017?



Accepted Video Formats and Codecs

Video formats officially supported.
MP4, M4V (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC)
AVI (Video codecs:Xvid, DivX - Audio Codec:MP3)
FLV (Video codecs:H.264,VP6 - Audio Codec:AAC,ADPCM)
MOV (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC, MP3)
WMV, WMV9 (Video codecs:VC-1, WMV9 - Audio Codec:WMA**)
MPG, MPEG, M2V (Video codecs:MPEG-1, MPEG-2 - Audio Codec:MP2, MP3)
MKV (Video codecs: H.264 - Audio Codec:WAV-PCM, MP3, AAC)

We do not support most extensions to the QuickTime MOV format, such as multiple video streams, image streams, or other interactive content.
**We currently do not support the WMA Professional or Lossless formats.


Requirements


Upload your StudentCam documentary using the form below. Use the "Choose File" button to select your completed documentary video file located on your computer. Your documentary will begin to upload once you have selected it, agreed to the terms, and clicked “Submit”.


Please do not use special characters (like :?!@#$%^&*) in your title as they can cause issues when you upload your documentary


Please be patient as your documentary will likely take some time to complete the uploading process (times will vary depending on the size of your file and your internet connection speed, but please allow up to 10 minutes per 100mb). A confirmation screen will appear when your documentary has successfully uploaded and you will receive an email with a link to view your video.


All eligible entries must be submitted by midnight Pacific Standard Time at the end of the day on Friday, January 20th, 2017.


Accepted Video Formats and Codecs

Files as large as 2GB will successfully upload but the larger the file is, the longer the upload time will be.

Video formats officially supported.

  • MP4, M4V (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC)
  • AVI (Video codecs:Xvid, DivX - Audio Codec:MP3)
  • FLV (Video codecs:H.264,VP6 - Audio Codec:AAC,ADPCM)
  • MOV* (Video codecs:H.264 - Audio Codec:AAC, MP3)
  • WMV, WMV9 (Video codecs:VC-1, WMV9 - Audio Codec:WMA**)
  • MPG, MPEG, M2V (Video codecs:MPEG-1, MPEG-2 - Audio Codec:MP2, MP3)
  • MKV (Video codecs: H.264 - Audio Codec:WAV-PCM, MP3, AAC)


*We do not support most extensions to the QuickTime MOV format, such as multiple video streams, image streams, or other interactive content.

**We currently do not support the WMA Professional or Lossless formats.


Please do not use special characters (like :?!@#$%^&*) in your title as they can cause issues when you upload your documentary.If you are unable to upload your documentary or having difficulty with the submission process, please email us at:
educate@c-span.org

Submission Period

Entry submission starts at 12:00 PM Nov 01, 2016 and ends at 07:30 PM Jan 30, 2017.

Voting Period

Voting starts at 05:00 AM Jan 20, 2017 and ends at 05:01 AM Jan 20, 2017.


Submitted Videos

  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should the Voting Age be Lowered?
  • School name: Mountain View High School
  • School state: ID
  • Documentary title: CSPAN STUDENTCAM ENTRY
  • School name: Al-Huda School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Minimum Wage
  • School name: Kirkwood High School
  • School state: MO
  • Documentary title: FDA Fast Track: Rushing into Trouble
  • School name: Long Reach High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Should They Stay or Should They Go?
  • School name: SAS Kendall
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Satandardized Tests: Do They Really Work?
  • School name: Eastern Middle School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: Spilling the Tea on Brexit
  • School name: A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Raise the Minimum Wage
  • School name: A. D. Johnston
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: Later school start times
  • School name: Chasco Middle School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Water Pollution
  • School name: Mullen High School
  • School state: CO
  • Documentary title: America, Get Your Guns
  • School name: Bronx Center For Science And Mathematics
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Early Responsibility
  • School name: Horseheads High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: Draining the Swamp
  • School name: Corbett Preparatory School of IDS
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Should national parks be preserved and protected by the federal government?
  • School name: Milan High School
  • School state: MI
  • Documentary title: The American Healthcare System
  • School name: Richmond School
  • School state: WI
  • Documentary title: Illegal Immigration
  • School name: Francis Bradley Middle School
  • School state: NC
  • Documentary title: C-Span (Immigration)
  • School name: Bayside High School
  • School state: NY
  • Documentary title: College Affordability
  • School name: TERRA Environmental Research Institute
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: The True Costs of Healthcare
  • School name: Montgomery Blair High School
  • School state: MD
  • Documentary title: CondomNation
  • School name: Morrison Academy Taichung
  • School state: Taiwan
  • Documentary title: The Toll of Childhood Obesity
  • School name: Long Beach Polytechnic High School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: Underwater Noise Pollution
  • School name: Cahokia High School
  • School state: IL
  • Documentary title: Not For Sale
  • School name: Farmwell Station Middle School
  • School state: VA
  • Documentary title: Overcoming The Opioid Addiction
  • School name: Riverfield Country Day School
  • School state: OK
  • Documentary title: The Slippery Slope of US China Relations
  • School name: Issaquah High School
  • School state: WA
  • Documentary title: Together on the Rainbow
  • School name: John Adams Middle School
  • School state: NJ
  • Documentary title: NATO, What is it and Why is it Important?
  • School name: Coral Reef Senior High School
  • School state: FL
  • Documentary title: Dear Washington
  • School name: Correia Middle School
  • School state: CA
  • Documentary title: United for All to See
  • School name: Norwell high school
  • School state: IN
  • Documentary title: Gun Control