C-SPAN’s StudentCam2020 is an annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think seriously about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Students in grades 6–12 are asked to create a five-to-seven minute video documentary on a topic related to the 2020 competition theme: “What’s Your Vision in 2020?” Explore the issue you most want presidential candidates to address during the campaign. Cash and prizes totaling $100,000 will be awarded to recognize 150 student documentaries and 50 teacher advisers. Eligibility: individuals or teams of two to three students in grades 6–8 and grades 9–12.
DEADLINE: Jan. 20; winners will be announced March 11.