Important Dates

The timeline for the 2016 Ocean 180 Video Challenge is provided below. Any changes to the dates listed will be updated here as soon as they are made available. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with questions regarding the timeline and deadlines for teachers and scientists.

September 30, 2015 Classroom Registration Opens
November 1, 2015  Ocean 180 Video Challenge Submission Portal Open
December 11, 2015 Video Abstract Deadline (11:59 p.m. PT)
December 15, 2015 Classroom Registration Closes (11:59 PT)
December 11-30, 2015 Judging Wave 1: Selection of Top 10 Videos by Panel of Judges
January 4, 2016 Videos of Finalists Available for Viewing
January 4-February 15, 2016 Judging Wave 2: Judging and Voting by Student Judges
February 15, 2016 Student Voting Ends (11:59 PT)
Late February Winners Announced

By the Numbers

37,795 students in 50 US states, the US Virgin Islands, and 21 countries participated as judges in the 2015 Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

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