Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Awareness - Education - Inspiration

2017 Student Video Contest

The THGC is excited to announce our 2017 student video contest!  If you are a 6th-12th grade Texas student, we want to hear from you.  This year's theme is "Standing up for Others," and all entries are due by February 15, 2017.  Please click on the link to the flyer (below) to see the complete prompt, details, and guidelines.  All submissions must be accompanied by completed applications, parental permission forms, and honesty clause forms.  Students are welcome to work indivudually or in groups, and winners will receive scholarship awards.  Teachers of Gold Key winners will receive $100 for class supplies.  The contest results will be announced in April 2017, to commemorate Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month.

All submissions must be submitted electronically or by mail at one of the addresses below:


Mailing Address
Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission
Attn: 2017 Video Contest
P.O. Box 12276
Austin, TX 78711-2276

Contact Cheyanne Perkins, Program Specialist, with any questions you may have.  She may be reached at (512) 463-5674 or cheyanne.perkins@thgc.texas.gov.

Visit the THGC’s Video Contest Playlist to view past winning videos.

Contest Materials