TikTok Video Challenge

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Submit your TikTok video for a chance to win cash scholarships up to $1,500.

To kick off our 2030 carbon-free goal, we're launching a TikTok video challenge. Middle school (grades 6-8) or high school (grades 9-12) can create and submit a TikTok video about why you want to a live in a Clean PowerCitySM.

All students who enter will also receive a free Join the Charge shirt and stickers.

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Contest details

Entering our TikTok contest is as simple as 1-2-3.

  1. Read the contest rules (especially that one about no copyrighted images and music).
  2. Create an original video on TikTok that promotes a carbon-free future and why you want to live in a Clean PowerCity.
  3. Submit your video using the form below and wait for your free swag to arrive.

But really, make sure to read through the the contest rules. If you don't follow the rules, your video may be disqualified.


Below are highlights from the contest rules

  • The video competition is open to middle school and high school students
  • Students must live or go to school in SMUD territory
  • Students can enter as an individual or in a team of up to 3 students
  • Entries may not use copyrighted images or music

Read official contest rules


Scholarships will be awarded for both middle and high school categories. If your enter as a team, you'll split your award between your teammates.

Middle school awards

First Place - $1,500
Second Place - $1,000
Third Place - $800

High school awards

First Place - $1,500
Second Place - $1,000
Third Place - $800

Submit your video

Fill out the form below to enter your video into our competition.