Submissions open for civics video competition for students


The Sandra Day O’Connor Institute for American Democracy is welcoming submissions for its second annual O’Connor Civics Challenge. The civics video competition is open now through July 15.

The competition is open to all students entering 6th through 9th grade in fall 2021. Students should create an informative video no longer than 3 minutes about one of the following topics: Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, checks and balances, legislative branch, executive branch, judicial branch and citizenship.

First, second, third place and honorable mention winners in each grade level have the chance to win an Apple MacBook Pro 13”, Apple iPad Pro 11”, Apple iPad 128GB or Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noises-Canceling Headphones.

Tutorial videos and instructions on how to submit your video entry are available online.