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Video Uploading Tips

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How to upload your presentation to YouTube for SCDC 2021.

STEP 1: Sign in to www.youtube.com

  • In the top right corner, select "Sign In"

  • If you already have a Google/Gmail account, you can use that to sign in.

  • If not, you must follow the steps to create one for free.

STEP 2: Access Upload Dashboard

  • Once you are signed in, in the top right corner, hover over the "Create" icon and then select the option to "Upload Video."

  • If this is not your first time uploading a video, skip to Step 3.

  • If this is your first time uploading to YouTube, follow the prompted steps:​​

    • Get Started​

    • Choose Your Name (either your own name or a custom name)

    • You can add information if you would like, or scroll down and select "Set Up Later."

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STEP 3: Upload Your Video

  • Select your presentation file (or Drag and Drag and Drop to Upload Window).

  • Details Tab

    • Title your video

      • Please Title Your Upload "Kansas SCDC Submission - Event Acronym - Competitor ID"​

      • EXAMPLE: Kansas SCDC Submission - ADC - 10982

    • Include participant name(s) and school in the description. 

      • EXAMPLE: Bryan Smith, Angela Jones | Goodland High School

    • Scroll down to "Audience" and select, "No, it's not made for kids."

      • This is if content is designed for children 13 or under.​

    • Click next.

  • Video Elements Tab

    • No elements are required.

    • Click next.

  • Visibility Tab

    • Change to Unlisted

      • This protects your video and only allows those with a link to watch it.​

    • Click save.

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STEP 4: Review & Submit

  • Watch your presentation one final time to ensure everything looks correct, follows the guidelines, and to confirm that it uploaded correctly. 

  • When ready, submit the sharable link to the competitive event submission platform.

Video Walkthrough: Uploading to YouTube