Through Adobe Youth Voices, youth ages 13 to 18 create compelling videos, animations, photo essays, presentations, music, and other pieces that contribute the essential perspectives of youth to critical topics and inspire new solutions to long-standing problems. It’s all about “creating with purpose.”

If you are an educator who is not a participating Adobe Youth Voices educator, you may register with Adobe Youth Voices Essentials at:  Here you can find downloadable curricula and resources to create breakthrough, media-based learning experiences for young people.  Educators who have registered with Adobe Youth Voices Essentials may submit eligible youth work for Contest consideration.

OFFICIAL RULESELIGIBILITY:  The Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards (“Contest”) is open to youth worldwide who are between the ages of 13 and 18 years who are full-time students at a U.S. middle school or high school, or the foreign equivalent, as of January (“Contestants”).  Proof of student status may be required.  Contest is void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, all other U.S. territories and possessions, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law.  Contest is not open to any resident of the following countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. U.S. export regulations prohibit the export of goods and services to Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Therefore residents of these countries/regions are not eligible to participate.

Contest is sponsored by Adobe Foundation, 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, California  95110 (“Sponsor”).  Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives of Sponsor, the legal, promotion and advertising agencies of any aforementioned entity, and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, grandparents and in-laws, regardless of where they live) and those living in their household (whether or not related), and each person or entity connected with the production or administration of the Contest, and each parent company, affiliate, subsidiary, agent and representative of any aforementioned entity are not eligible. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

The Contest Submission Period begins in January and ends in April (the “Contest Submission Period”).

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING THE CONTEST SUBMISSION PERIOD. By participating, Contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest.