Frequently Asked Questions
What counts as a goal?
Your goal is what you want to dedicate yourself to achieving. It could be anything from going to veterinary school to keep animals healthy and happy to becoming a Top 40 musician. No goal is too big or too small. Just keep your responses under 350 characters.
I’m not enrolled in college yet. Can I participate?
Absolutely. If you have your eyes set on any accredited two- or four-year school, we’ll just send your tuition money directly to them when you enroll. Good luck with applications!
Am I within the age requirements?
Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 24 on November 3, 2020.
What goes in my video?
Anything that helps explain your goal, why it’s important to you, and how you plan to achieve it. Get creative, show us what you’ve got, and have fun. Be you.
Videos will be judged on…
- How you want to make an impact with your degree/education
- How our tuition prize will impact your life, your community, or the world
- Inclusion of Dr Pepper (not mandatory, but recommended)
- Overall presentation quality
All videos must be…
- In one of the following formats: .avi, .mov, .mpg, .mp4, .mpeg, or .wmv
- No more than 60 seconds in length and 50 MB in size
- Your original creation
- Suitable for publication
- Submitted in English
Videos must not…
- Have won previous awards
- Have been previously published
- Infringe on any third-party rights
See Official Rules for details.
Once I submit my video, will it be posted publicly?
If you are selected as a finalist, your video will be uploaded to the homepage and possibly shared by Dr Pepper. All other videos will be seen only by employees who review the submissions.
When are the $125,000 winners awarded?
Selected finalists will travel to the Dude Perfect headquarters in Texas to compete in a pass competition to win up to $125,000 in tuition.
Three (3) $125,000 Tuition Prizes (one per Winner)
Three (3) $75,000 Runner-Up Prizes (one per Runner-Up)
What is the last day I can enter?
October 18, 2020, at 11:59 a.m. PT (Sunday).
See Official Rules for full guidelines and additional details.
Since 2008, Dr Pepper has awarded over $10,000,000 in tuition to help students reach their biggest goals.
Finalists get the chance to travel to the Dude Perfect headquarters and compete to win up to $125,000 in tuition.
Want to know how we’re handling COVID Safety?
See our COVID Safety Standards for more details on traveling to the Dude Perfect headquarters.