2020 Student Video Contest for River Health

The Regional Coalition of Clean Rivers and Streams (RCCRS), a partnership of local public agencies, invites 6th- through 12th-grade students to enter our first-ever Portland metro area middle and high school video contest.

We teach people about how stormwater pollution impacts our rivers and streams and steps we can all take to protect our water. We hope you want to join in, too!


Contest details

Contest entries will consist of 25- or 55-second videos about water pollution. All Portland-Metro area middle and high school students are invited to participate. Public, private, charter, and home school students are eligible.

A $500 first prize will be awarded in each of these categories:

๐ŸŽฅ Best Long Video (55 seconds)
๐ŸŽฌ Best Short Video (25 seconds)
๐Ÿฅ‡ Peopleโ€™s Choice (overall favorite, short or long)

Video entries must focus on one of the following stormwater pollution prevention topics:

๐Ÿƒ A. Leave no trace: protect rivers while enjoying the outdoors
๐ŸŸ B. We all live downstream: what connects you to Oregonโ€™s water?
๐Ÿ’Š C. Everyday pollution prevention: how daily routines at home can pollute stormwater
๐Ÿš— D. Cars: minimize water pollution from driving and maintaining vehicles
๐Ÿค E. Watershed councils: make a commercial promoting your local council


Let’s get started!

Applications are due March 31, 2020!

โœ”๏ธ Application form – Due March 31, 2020

โœ”๏ธ Eligibility Checklist and Deadlines

โœ”๏ธ Fact Sheets