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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!

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 $15,000 in prizes with multiple honors in each artistic category. In addition, through a partnership with MasterClass, all participants receive one-year subscriptions to its online education platform.


  • Submission Deadline – Dec. 8, 2020
  • Review Process – January 2021
  • Launch of Online Creative Gallery
  • Virtual Awards Celebration – Live Broadcast – March 31, 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.