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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

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 NextUp in 2017! Check back soon for updates on NextUp contest applications in 2018.

November 13 - November 17
Berlin, Germany
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November 8 - November 12
Moscow, Russia
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Dubai, UAE
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November 27 - December 1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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October 19 - October 24
Manila, Philippines
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October 9 - October 13
Mexico City, Mexico
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September 20 - September 24
Jakarta, Indonesia
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July 7 - 9, 15 - 16
Tokyo, Japan
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July 10 - July 14
Mumbai, India
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July 3 - July 7
Paris, France
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May 22 - May 26
New York, USA
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May 22 - May 26
London, UK
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