how to enter



Use your imagination and develop your Escape the Vape masterpiece. Feel free to use any platform. Use one key fact, a call to action, and be sure that your video follows all of the contest rules. Videos can be funny or serious, but should focus on educating youth about the harmful effects of vaping.

Submissions that do not meet all of the official Escape the Vape contest rules may be disqualified.


Step 2: Make it official

Complete the online Contest Entry and Video Submission Form, upload your video to the form, and submit. Once you click “submit” you will receive confirmation that we received your submission. Make sure you access your submission “thank you gift ” from our sponsors from Change to Chill in the confirmation.

Entries will be accepted:

Starting February 1, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. CST

Ending February 28, 2022, by 6:00 pm CST

*The Contest Entry and Video Submission Form should be completed with a parent/guardian from your home network or another public network such as a library.



Videos will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Does the video meet all of the Offcial Escape the Vape Contest Rules?

  • Is the video creative and original?

  • Is the video technically sound?

  • Are vaping facts in the video accurate?

  • Does the video include content that conveys at least one key message about the dangers of vaping and one call to action?

  • Is video content presented in a creative way?

  • Is the video message persuasive and motivating to young people?

Each submission will be reviewed by a team of youth and adult judges who will choose the top 25 videos in each division. Youth judges will then select a group of 5 finalist videos in each division based on the criteria above. The top 5 finalist videos will then be posted on the Escape the Vape website for public voting to decide the winners.

If you’re a finalist, promote your video to friends, family, and classmates and ask them to cast a vote for your video at

  • Top 5 finalist videos posted on website: March 23, 2022

  • Public voting: March 23–April 6, 2022

  • Winning videos announced: April 7, 2022

BE smart! safety should be the highest priority.

Important Safety Notice

Do not put yourself or anyone else at risk of harm while making your video. Do not show or use vaping devices, accessories, or products, or any commercial tobacco products in your video. Videos that contain an actual device, or simulate vaping with an actual device may be disqualified, as will videos that depict smoking, chewing, or otherwise using commercial tobacco.

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