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Are you a creative high school student, motivated and passionate about your chosen art?

The 2020 Creative Youth Celebration is offering an amazing opportunity for teenagers to bring well-deserved attention to their artistic achievements with an additional chance to earn prize money!

Young artists – Get Your Creative Juices Flowing – Enter Today!

Teen holding film clapper on blue background

Short Films / Screenplays / Treatments

Teen photographer


teen boy painting on easel

Physical Art

Teen composing music with computer and board

Music Composition

Teen band performing

Music Performance

take your shots
play your tunes
Show your colors
Tell your story
Teen drummer
Teen painter
teen singer
Teen painter
teen guitar player
teen singer

program details

  • The Bay Area Creative Foundation (BACF) is partnering with Marin County high schools to identify, encourage and celebrate individuals and/or groups of students interested in displaying their creative talents.
  • Participating students will retain the copyright of the artistic compositions; BACF will only use the artwork to promote the Creative Youth Celebration program.
  • The BACF will award more than $10,000 in prizes with multiple honors in each artistic category.*


  • Submission are now accepted – through Dec. 8, 2020
  • Prize winners notified – January 2021
  • Awards ceremony celebration – February 2021

submission details

  • The 2020 Creative Youth Celebration is open to Marin County high school students, ages 14-19 years.
  • Students are asked to submit original photos, videos, recordings, or other electronic files that represent their unique expression of creativity.
  • Students may enter in more than one category with a maximum of two entries per student per category.
  • Submissions may be done by individuals or small groups (up to three students) with the exception of the Music Performance and Short-Film categories where there is no limit to the number of participants. (Note, each participant must be 14-19 years of age.)
  • Each submission must be uploaded individually. File size for upload will be restricted to 250 MB for practical reasons.
  • Total submissions will be limited to 100 entries per discipline.

*The total prize money is based on the total number of entries received.