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2021 WaterWise High School Video Contest 

2021 marks the 22nd Annual WaterWise High School Video Contest where high school filmmakers throughout Santa Barbara County are challenged to produce creative and high-quality 30 second videos on the importance of water conservation and water efficiency in Santa Barbara County. The winning videos are aired on local TV, digital, and movie theater ads as a Public Service Announcement on water conservation. Students also win prizes for themselves and their schools. This year up to six video entries, three Spanish and three English, are allowed per school. 

This year's contest theme was "Do it Yourself the Water Wise Way"

Winning Videos and Sponsors!


Award for School  

Award for Students  


1st Place:

"DIY and Stay Water Wise"

Tara Woodard, Kya Williams

Dos Pueblos High School




 1st Place (Spanish):

"Hazlo Tú Mismo"

Diego Sanchez, Robert Rodriguez, Luis Anaya

Pioneer Valley High School

 $1000 $500 Univisionlogo

2nd Place:

"5 Easy Ways to Save Water"

Jeremy Aiken, Kalei Burkitt, Ashley Figueroa

Santa Ynez Union High School




3rd Place:

"Easy Water Saving"

Conor Dolan, Gabriel Casselman

Dos Pueblos High School



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People's Choice Award: 

"DIY and Stay Water Wise"

Tara Woodard, Kya Williams

Dos Pueblos High School





North County Honorable Mention:

"Ayuda Ahorrar Agua"

Genesis Jimenez, Elena Mota, Jennifer Uribe

Santa Ynez Union High School

$100  Car Wash Vouchers   splashndash

South County Honorable Mention:

"Water Saving Tips with Gabe and Ben"

Gabe Runyen, Ben King

Dos Pueblos High School

$100  2021 Film Festival Tickets   SBIFF

   See the videos of previous students winners since 2005 here. View all video submissions since 2005 on the WaterWiseSB YouTube Channel


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California State Content Standards The following standards are met through participation in this contest. Science 9-12: 9c, Performing Arts 9-12: Visual & Performing 5.2, English/Language Arts 9-10: Listening & Speaking 1.1, 1.7, 1.9, 2.2d-f, 2.5b-d, 2.6a-c and 11-12 - 1.4, 1.6, 2.1b, 2.4a, c, d.