CAIG Video Contest 2017

Q and A

Contest Q and A

How do I Enter

  1. How To Enter
    1. Shoot a demonstration/testimonial video using one of the CAIG products below:
      Note: Video must be 7 minutes or under

      • DeoxIT® D-Series, any applicator HAND-E-GLOVE®, any applicator
      • DeoxIT® Greases, any L260/M260 Type, any application
      • DeoxIT® Fader F-Series, any applicator
      • DeoxIT® Shield S-Series, any applicator
      • DeoxIT® Gold G-Series, any applicator
    2. Upload the video on YouTube
      • Must include the product name in the video title (example: “Cleaning vintage potentiometer with DeoxIT”)
      • Must include our website in the video description
    3. Fill out the registration form (with Youtube URL)
    4. CAIG judges will pick 10 top videos for voting
    5. Share video to friends/family to get votes with hashtag #caigvideocontest

Video Time Limit

1 to 7 minutes


  • Video submission period: February 15th – May 31st, 2017, 11:59 pm PST
  • CAIG Judges vote for up to 10 finalist videos: June 1st, 2017
  • Public voting period for the top finalist videos: June 2nd – July 30th, 2017, 11:59 pm PST
  • The winners will be announced on July 31st, 2017

When is the public voting period for finalists?

Public voting period for the top finalist videos: June 2nd – July 30th, 2017, 11:59 pm PST

How many finalists will there be?


When will the grand prize winner be announced?

The winners will be announced on July 31st, 2017.

Can I hide my film from public view?


What is the recommended video format?

Formats: mp4

Codecs: h.264

Ratio: 16:9, 1920 × 1080p

Size: < 1024 MB

What video file types do you accept?

  • .mp4 (recommended)
  • .avi
  • .mpg
  • .wmv
  • .mpeg
  • .mov
  • .flv
  • .m4v

Can I barter, buy or use websites like to acquire votes?

Absolutely not. Using vote collecting websites like (but not limited to),,, etc. is not allowed.

Can I submit more than one film or file to a contest?


What are your community standards?

Treat others as you would like to be treated. Bullying & trolling prohibited here.

Can I use any music in my video?

No. You must have obtained and be able to prove that you have all the necessary rights to the music in your film. Creative commons licenses will not be accepted and do not prove that you have the rights to the music on your film.

Entry Fee

None, zero, zip, zilch.

Video Examples for Inspiration