• Nationwide High School Talent Contests

    Awarding scholarships and prizes to winning students, and

    funding to their schools for ARTS + STEM (STEAM!) education programs!

  • Dozens of awards to celebrate ALL teen passions!


  • Rallying schools and entire communities to support their creative and innovative students, just as they do their athletes!


    Like Friday Night High School Football – but for singers and dancers, artists, video game designers, garage bands, spoken word artists, comedy acts and more!


  • Life changing experiences and prizes!

    The Verge Awards® partners are committed to helping teens with tremendous potential achieve their dreams

    Students win awesome prizes and even scholarships

    From voice lessons to full college scholarships, video gear and summer film camps, money-can't-buy mentorship and experiences with idols and celebrities - we can't wait to see what else our partners are able to offer our winners!

    Schools Win Funding for STEAM programs!

    STEAM programs can be costly, but the business sector is jumping in to help schools in their communities offer these highly effective and rewarding programs to all students, regardless of family income or geography.


    Through grants or products contributed by sponsors, winning schools can purchase musical instruments, video production equipment, computers and software, robotics and other science kits, art supplies and more! They can hire more teachers or part time teaching artists! Cover entrance fees, uniforms and travel costs for competitions or theater license fees and production costs; and even make auditorium repairs and more!



  • Here's How The Verge Awards® Work

    This will be the process in every state!

    Contests start with FREE local, online preliminaries

    All teens, regardless of income or geography, can participate. Students simply upload their entries to their local online preliminaries.

    Schools and entire communities rally and vote

    Judges and the voting public determine who win prizes and advance to live state championships.

    Social media explodes with viral sharing!

    Every entry receives its own unique URL that can easily be shared via social media.

    Finalists perform/present at the LIVE statewide championships!

    Every state in the nation has its own live state championship and day-long celebration, crowning the state champs who will advance to regional and national championships!

  • Our first stop: CONNECTICUT!

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