2018 National Video Commercial Competition

Submissions Period: 2/26/2018 – 3/16/2018
Judging Period: 3/17/2018 – 4/8/2018
Results Announced: Week of 4/16/2018

For the 2018 National Video Commercial Competition, students will produce a 30- to 60-second video commercial that effectively promotes their VE business, product(s), and/or service(s). Videos will be judged based on content, how compelling the commercial is, and production quality. Submissions must be appropriate for a school-related event, must be original student work, and must not violate copyright laws or plagiarize existing work.

Consult the Video Commercial Rubric available at Portal / Competitions & Rubrics / Rubrics to review submission criteria, judging criteria, Career Readiness Framework alignment, and the scoring key. Remember to review previous video commercial submissions (available below) and effective video commercials made in the real world. When you’re ready, use the Competitions Manager linked below to register and submit.

Link: Go to Competitions Manager to Submit

Submissions open on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM ET

Prepare By Reviewing Past Submissions

You can view previous top submissions by going to Competition Results. We’ve selected the following previous submissions to help demonstrate what a successful video commercial looks like according to the different submission elements.

Top 10% Submissions Playlist – 2017 National Video Commercial Competition

Top 25% Submissions Playlist – 2017 National Video Commercial Competition

Honorable Mentions Playlist – 2017 National Video Commercial Competition

Competitions Manager

National Online Competitions Main Page

Competition Results