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Attention College Students


College students are invited to create a film or video (5 minutes or less in length) that best communicates the message and mission of The Christophers and its belief that one person can make a difference. Entries can express this theme in any genre or shooting style, but must be submitted online below. Entrants must be enrolled in and attending undergraduate or graduate college classes, full or part-time, between September 2023 and May 2024


Deadline February 16, 2024
• Entries must interpret some variation of the theme, “One Person Can Make a Difference.”
• Each entry must be accompanied by a completed online entry form. All forms must be signed. This form may be forwarded to classmates, friends, etc.
• Entries must be no longer than 5 minutes.
• Entrants who do not obtain and cannot provide written documentation of all necessary rights and permissions for music, images, video clips and any and all other non-original aspects of their entry will be disqualified.
• Entries must be submitted online below. Any questions, please email Youth Coordinator Sarah E. Holinski @ with the Subject Heading 36th Annual Video Contest.
• All entries become the property of The Christophers. Entries cannot be returned.
• Winning entrants who are U.S. citizens or residents will be required to provide their Social Security Number before cash prizes of any amount over $600 can be awarded.

• Winners will be announced April 25, 2024

*Judges’ decisions are final. All prizes need not be awarded.*


Click Here to Enter


Winners will receive the following cash awards:

First Prize - $2,000 
Second Prize - $1,000 
Third Prize - $500 
Up to five Honorable Mentions - $100 each

The Christophers are proud to share this touching testimonial from Brandon Gosselin, our first prize winner of the 2019 College Video Contest. Back in 2013, newly graduated from his Oklahoma high school and poised to attend the college of his dreams, Brandon discovered how one moment could truly change your life forever when he met with a terrible accident involving a four-wheeler and a wandering deer. Despite all the physical and mental health setbacks this accident brought him, Brandon, true to the name of his award-winning film, “never gave up,” and he credits the Christophers with helping him to achieve as much as he has in his college career, a career he is still faithfully pursuing, as he is currently finishing up his doctorate in strategic leadership.

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