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Enter the Lights, Camera, Save! Video Contest

What do smart money habits mean to you? Create a 30-second video to teach your friends all about it, and you could win big!

Congratulations to the 2022 National Winners. We are looking forward to next year’s contest!

What is Lights, Camera, Save!, anyway?

ABA Foundation and bankers across the country want teens to educate themselves and their peers about the value of good money habits, so we created an annual contest that runs through your local bank.

Students between 13 and 18 years of age as of Feb. 21, 2022, when the contest kicks off, can send a 30-second self-made video to their host bank. Banks then choose a winner to move on the national contest for a chance to win one of four cash prizes.

Ideas for Video Topics

  • Automatic Savings
  • Budgeting
  • Credit Score
  • Debt
  • Direct Deposit
  • Emergency Fund
  • Paying for College
  • Protecting Your Identity
  • Retirement

Want to grow your bank account?

Put your creativity to the test and enter to win! Four prizes are up for grabs: $1,000, $3,000 and the grand prize of $5,000 to fund your savings goal!

Think you can create the next winning video?

  • Check out the contest rules and email [email protected] for a list of host banks in your state.
  • View previous winning contest videos. 
  • The contest runs February 21 through March 31, 2022, so be sure to make the March 31 deadline.
  • Don't see a participating bank in your state? Send us an email



2021 Lights, Camera, Save! Natl First Place Winner - "Rewind" - Ridgewood Savings Bank


Are you a bank looking to host a contest?

Learn more and register your participation by visiting aba.com/lightscamerasave

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