#BeTheFirst Tobacco-Free Generation Video Contest

Breathe California is hosting the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest as part of the Breathe Youth Media Awards Ceremony. The contest is open to Middle High and High School students in California and the winners are selected by Breathe California’s own Youth Advisory Board. Winners will be announced at the Youth Media Awards and receive cash prizes. Check out samples of past winners below!

This Year's Theme

#BeTheFirst: What would it be like if your generation were the first to be tobacco-free?

How to Submit Your Video

1. Download and read the Rules and Instructions by clicking here.

2. Download and fill out the Photo/Image/Video Release and Permission Form by clicking here.

3. Submit your video and completed Release and Permission form by uploading them to our Facebook page or emailing them to Carol Maytum at cmaytum@sacbreathe.org.

Submissions are due by January 30, 2017, at 5 pm

Deadline extended to February 10, 2017 at 5 pm


Students will compete within a Middle School or High School category for first, second, and third place, for a total of six winners.

First place: $300

Second place: $200

Third place: $100

Download the Contest Flyer Here!


Contact Carol Maytum: Text 916-591-9988 or email cmaytum@sacbreathe.org

2016 Anti-Tobacco PSA Contest Winners

Middle School Comedy Category

High School Comedy Category

Middle School Drama Category

High School Drama Category

The 2017 Breathe Youth Media Awards event is proudly sponsored by the following businesses and organizations: