Demo Slam Contest Details

Video Demo Slam


  • You must be a current NC State student, faculty or staff to participate.
  • Individuals and groups are encouraged to enter.
  • Maximum of three (3) people are allowed per group.


  1. You can submit more than one video, but only one video per person or group can be a finalist.
  2. Maximum length of video is 90 seconds.
  3. Google functionality featured must be available at NC State and used for university purposes.
  4. Primary contact and group members must be current NC State students, faculty or staff.

Entry Deadline

  • Submit your video by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18.
  • Finalists will be notified via email the week of Nov. 21.

Recording a Video Demo Slam

  • You can use any recording device available to you.
  • Mobile video recordings, screencasts, and online recording software are all acceptable.
  • To reserve campus recording devices via the NCSU Libraries, see Digital Cameras and Recorders.

How to Enter

Step 1: Upload Video

Upload YouTube video to your NC State G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps) YouTube account and share the link with us through the entry form.

  • Make sure the video is set to public.
  • Provide descriptive title and description that includes featured Google tool or technology.
  • Videos will be available for public viewing at the 5 Years of Google at NC State website during the contest period.

Step 2: Complete Entry Form

Complete the entry form by 11:59pm on Nov. 18th

Entries must include the following:

    1. Primary contact name
    2. Unity ID
    3. Email address
    4. Phone number
    5. Affiliation
    6. YouTube video url
    7. Featured Google technology
    8. Group member names and email addresses (if applicable)
    9. Entry confirms you and/or all group members agree to the Official Rules of this contest.



  • The top five (5) finalists will be determined by a committee based on the following criteria:
    • Effective message
    • Quality of video
    • Use of technology
    • Creativity
  • The top five videos will be shown during the “5 Years of Google” opening session on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
  • Attendees will vote for their favorites during the event.
  • First, second and third place winners will be announced during the keynote session (3 p.m. to 4 p.m.). If winners are not able to attend the event, the primary contact will be notified via email and will be responsible for retrieving prizes at a later date.

Official Contest Rules

  • Entry confirms you and/or all group members agree to the Official Rules of this contest.