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We’re Looking for Savings Stars!

Montecito Bank & Trust is proud to participate in the American Bankers Association's Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. Students must be 13—18 years old as of October 1, 2019. The contest encourage youth to use video to communicate the value of saving and inspire others to become smart money managers. So get those video cameras out and get creative! We want to hear your creative and unique messages about the importance of being responsible with money. Entering is easy!

Download our flyer for more information (PDF)

Download the entry form (PDF)

Tips for entering!

  1. Make sure your topic is relevant. This year’s themes are:

    a. Saving

    b. Using Money Wisely

    c. Saving to Pay for College

  2. Create a video that shows the value of sound money management in a way that will appeal to other teens. Have fun and be creative!

  3. Check out MB&T’s local winner from 2016 and the National ABA Finalists from 2019.

  4. All videos must be 90 seconds or less, use NO copyrighted material and do not include brand advertisement.
    Official Rules - local contest

    ABA rules

  5. Submit your video via YouTube link (no DVDs or flash drives accepted) and completed entry form to Montecito Bank & Trust by December 3, 2019.

    Submit via email to: [email protected], drop off to your local Montecito Bank & Trust Branch or by mail to:

    Montecito Bank & Trust
    Attn: Brianna Aguilar, AVP/Events & Community Programs Officer
    PO Box 2460
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Montecito Bank & Trust will select local 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners and will forward our 1st place winner to the National ABA Competition.

Local Prizes:

1st: $300 VISA® Gift Card
2nd: $200 VISA® Gift Card
3rd: $100 VISA® Gift Card

National Individual Prizes:

1st: $5,000
2nd: $2,500
3rd: $1,000