• The Verge Awards are nationwide public high school contests that award prizes and scholarships to winning students, and funding to their schools for STEAM education!

    First stop:

    The CT State Championships November 22, 2019

    in partnership with Live Nation CT!

  • And since public voting helps determine who advances to state, regional and nationwide championships, schools will help rally entire communities around their creative and technical teens, just as they do their athletes!

  • So picture the excitement of Friday Night High School Football – but for singers, dancers, fashion designers, filmmakers, video game designers, comedy acts and more!

    And our partners (and your employees!) can play a visible role in the excitement in communities everywhere!

  • Essentially, we're riding the cultural phenomena and proven commercial success of televised talent shows, music festivals and award shows

  • To attract passionate audiences that our partners are trying to reach...

    Teens, parents, siblings, grandparents, extended familiy members, educators, entire communities

  • And investing your sponsorship dollars to help schools fund...

    Teaching artist positions

    Filmmaking gear

    Travel for robotics teams

    Computer labs, software, instructors

    Theater licensing fees

    Musical instruments, uniforms

    Art supplies and graphic design software

    Fashion design supplies

    and much more!


    Click here to read why STEAM programs are so important!



  • We'll host dozens of contests at full scale:

  • Starting November 22, 2019 in partnership with Live Nation and iHeartMedia!

    Here's how all of our contests will work:

    Contests start with FREE local, online preliminaries

    All teens, regardless of income or geography, can participate. Students simply upload their entries to their local online preliminaries.

    Schools and entire communities rally and vote

    Judges and the voting public determine who win prizes and advance to live state championships.

    Social media explodes with viral sharing!

    Every entry receives its own unique URL that can easily be shared via social media.

    Finalists perform/present at the LIVE statewide championships!

    Every state in the nation has its own live state championship and day-long celebration, crowning the state champs who will advance to regional and national championships!

  • Corporations, small businesses, colleges, entertainment and media companies can all be part of the excitement!

  • Give Linda Neaton a call at 203.449.5044 or complete the form below to get the conversation started!