YouTube Video Contest & Award

Watch all the AIB videos on our YouTube Video Channel.

Everyone loves to share their AIB experiences and you can watch their videos on YouTube. 

Be Part of the YouTube Video Contest
Post a video of your community's involvement with America in Bloom for a chance to win $1500! Any past or present AIB participant is eligible. The length should be between 2 to 3 minutes, and the video must be uploaded to YouTube ( The submission deadline is August 26.

Thank you to Neal Mast Greenhouses for sponsoring this award!

Suggested Video Contents

  • Benefits of AIB involvement
  • Before and after photos/videos
  • Perceived economic benefits of AIB to the community
  • Elements that can be used for grants, promotion, or marketing

Judges will Evaluate Each Video on These Elements

  • Effectiveness of summarizing the benefits of AIB
  • Effectiveness in achieving the goal(s) of the video
  • Use of the video in promoting the community
  • Number of views
  • Video quality

Let Us Know About Your YouTube Video
To be eligible for the award, send an e-mail to America in Bloom Please submit the following information:

  • Web link to your YouTube video
  • Contact person’s name
  • Contact person’s community and state
  • Contact person’s e-mail
  • Contact person’s phone number

Finalists will be featured and the winner announced at the Symposium & Awards. You do not have to be present to win.

2016 Winner and Entries

2016 WINNER: Castle Rock, Washington

Calabasas, CA 2016
 Fairhope, AL 2016
 Holland, MI 2016

Kimberly, WI 2016

 Lewes, DE 2016

 Saratoga, CA 2016

 St. Charles, IL 2016


2015 Winner and Entries

2015 Winner: Castle Rock, Washington

 Gallipolis, Ohio 2015
Holland, Michigan 2015
 Holliston, Massachusetts 2015
 Santa Paula, California 2015

 Saratoga, California 2015
 St Charles, Illinois 2015

2014 Winner and Entries

2014 Winner: Holland, MI

Catskill, NY 2014

Madisonville, KY 2014 

Ottawa, IL 2014

Racine, WI 2014

Slippery Rock, PA 2014

University of Findlay 2014

2013 Winner and Entries

2013 WINNER: Huntington, West Virginia

Catskill, NY 2013
Holliston, MA 2013
Winter Garden, FL 2013

2012 Winner and Entries

WINNER: Arroyo Grande, California 2012

 Artesia, CA 2012

 Madisonville, KY 2012
 Springfield, OH 2012

 Winter Garden, FL 2012

2011 Winner and Entries
WINNER: Coshocton, Ohio 2011

 Akron, OH 2011

 Escondido, CA 2011

 Fayetteville, AR 2011