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Take your channel to the next level

YouTube NextUp has helped hundreds of creators, including a few who have become some of YouTube's brightest stars, including Marcus Butler, MegwinTV, AsapSCIENCE, Laura Vitale and more.

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NextUp prizes

Win prizes that'll give you the boost you've always wanted.

5-day creator camp

The Creator Camp is a 5-day crash course where you'll learn about video production with creators. You'll get to know the ins-and-outs of building a rockstar channel with fun video assignments, learn how to use high-quality equipment, and more. Plus you can network with other creators the whole time.

Equipment voucher

Once you've finished learning, it's time to start creating! Graduates of Creator Camp leave with a voucher for new production equipment worth $2,000 (or local equivalent) at a YouTube selected retailer.

1:1 channel advice

YouTube NextUp winners also get access to benefits normally available only to Silver & Up creators! That includes one-on one-advice from a dedicated channel coach, invites to exclusive events and parties, and the chance to work with YouTube Partners and NextUp grads.

How to enter

Entering is super easy. If you think you're eligible, all you need to do is answer a few short questions to let us know what your channel's all about. That's it! Not sure if you qualify? Our checklist will let you know if you do.

That's a wrap for YouTube NextUp in 2018! Check back soon for updates on NextUp contest applications in 2019.

November 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
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November 2018
Dubai, UAE
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November 2018
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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November 2018
St. Petersburg, Russia
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December 2018
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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September 2018
London, UK
September 2018
Los Angeles, USA
September 2018
Mexico City, Mexico
September 2018
Manila, Philippines
October 2018
New York, USA
October 2018
Delhi, India