MCCS 29 Palms

Life in 29 Video Contest

We think Life in 29 sometimes gets a bad rap. There are plenty of things that make this duty station awesome. If you agree, we want to hear from you...

From great weather and events, to even better friends and community: record a short video and tell us what you love about Life in 29 and you could win a $500 MCX gift card.


The year-long Life in 29 Video Contest will feature videos made by MCCS 29 Palms authorized patrons (excluding MCCS employees) highlighting why they enjoy life in 29 Palms and at MCAGCC. The Contest will be broken into four quarterly entry/voting periods. Videos will be uploaded via social media accounts and voted on through Woobox, a third party application software. Entries will be shared by MCCS 29 Palms social media sites; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Fourth Quarter Instructions

This is your final chance to enter! Your video can be filmed anywhere at MCAGCC or in these neighboring communities: 29 Palms, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree or Morongo Valley.

Entry Period: July 1 – 31, 2017

Voting Begins: August 1, 2017

For this quarter, the winner will be chosen by an MCCS panel of judges who will be looking for the video that best depicts Life in 29.

How To Enter

Post a video to YOUR Twitter or Instagram account or OUR Facebook page with the hashtag #Lifein29 and you will be automatically entered.  Or, post a video to YouTube and enter the url on the entry form here:

Videos must be between 10 seconds and 1:30 minute in length and share why you love Life in 29. Entries may contain a slide show of still images, but they also MUST contain a video that is a minimum of 10 seconds in length. No profanity, promotion of alcohol or videos that paint the community, MCAGCC or MCCS facilities in a negative light will be approved for entry/voting. 

Rules, Regulations and Video Rights

You may only submit each entry once per year and winners are not eligible to win more than one time. By submitting a video to the contest you confirm that you have explicit permission or are the sole copyright owner of the video. For a video in which a person is recognizable, you are responsible for obtaining any necessary releases from the individuals depicted, or in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian and provide it upon request. By entering the contest you grant MCCS a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display and distribute the entry, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any MCCS purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of MCCS 29 Palms. MCCS will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses. The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. MCCS reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. MCCS reserves the right to disqualify any entrant whose entry or conduct appears in any way to: inhibit the enjoyment of others; tamper with the competition; violate these rules; infringe on the rights of third parties; or act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Decisions of MCCS are final.