National #STOPDABBING 710 Day Youth THC Prevention Video Contest!

Tell other teens why they should #JustSayKNOW to marijuana!

Enter our #StopDabbing video contest and encourage teens to be THC free and discover a natural high in life! To counter 710 Dab Day (July 10), Johnny’s Ambassadors is continuing our #StopDabbing social movement, with a youth peer-to-peer educational campaign to prevent THC use.

Videos will be accepted from 4/20/24 to 7/10/24. Voting will commence on 7/11/24, and winners will be announced on 8/12/24. We want to inspire as many teens as possible to participate and encourage other teens to avoid marijuana use and become the best version of themselves.

Contest Rules:

  • This contest is open to anyone in middle school or high school (maximum age 18 years old). You must still be attending middle or high school.
  • Video entries will be accepted from April 20 to July 10, 2024.
  • Limit of one video entry per person.
  • You will submit your own User-Generated Content (UGC), meaning you personally created the video. You can have the help of a professional videographer or another person filming you/your group if you choose.
  • Your video should either be an educational Youth THC Prevention video on why young people shouldn’t use marijuana OR a personal story of how you have been impacted by marijuana use (yourself or a loved one). Sample prevention categories may be found here. For example, you could:
    * Educate about why teens shouldn’t use THC (vaping, dabbing, smoking, or eating)
    * Explain why THC impacts athletic performance on a team
    * Bust a commonly-held but incorrect myth about THC
    * Give a fact/research about the impact of youth THC use
    * Tell a personal story about how you’ve been negatively impacted by marijuana use
    * Share what the cost marijuana use has been for you
    * Do a skit or drama to educate other teens why using products with THC is bad for you
    * Teach a startling statistic, such as, “Did you know…?”
    * Be creative!
  • Videos should be no longer than 3 minutes.
  • No swearing is allowed.
  • If your video includes scientific facts, you should include the research citation in the description or email.
  • You must have the rights to use any music or images. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited.
  • Please remember any content which suggests, depicts, imitates, or promotes the possession or consumption of marijuana is prohibited. NO IMITATION OF THC/MARIJUANA USE OR PARAPHERNALIA OF ANY KIND IS ALLOWED IN THE VIDEO, EVEN AS A JOKE.
  • To enter, upload your video here, which will email it to Laura Stack. We upload it to the contest site and send you your video voting link! Email [email protected] to notify us your video has been uploaded.
  • Optionally, post it to your TikTok or Instagram account using hashtag #JustSayKNOW and tag @johnnysambassadors.
  • Judging will take place from July 11 to August 11. All decisions of the Johnny’s Ambassadors Executive Director are final.
  • The first place winner will receive a $500 US Amazon gift card. The second place winner will receive a $250 US gift card, and the third place winner will get a $100 US gift card as an influencer for Johnny’s Ambassadors.
  • Award recipients will have their prize delivered to a parent or guardian’s email address.
  • No purchase is required to win.
  • This giveaway isn’t sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with TikTok, Instagram, or any other 3rd party platform. This contest is not in any way endorsed or sponsored by ByteDance Ltd. (TikTok holding company).
  • By entering the contest, you are agreeing Johnny’s Ambassadors has the right to download, post, re-post, and/or use your video and likeness anywhere without limit. It may be posted/re-posted on social media by anyone.
  • Johnny’s Ambassadors reserves the right to reject a submission and declare a winner under the sole discretion of Laura Stack.

Thank you for helping us tell other teens why they should #JustSayKNOW to marijuana!! Please email Laura Stack with any questions at [email protected].