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Watch Some Of Our Favorite Videos From The IHSA Holiday TikTok Challenge presented by Double Good

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Entries in the first-ever IHSA Holiday TikTok Challenge presented by Double Good have poured in from around the state, as high school teams from Chicago to Vienna and over 100 other communities in between submitted holiday themed videos.

With nearly 150 total video entries to review, the IHSA office is currently buzzing like the North Pole as we try to narrow down these amazing videos to determine who will make the cut. The top videos will be revealed on December 10, at which point online voting will be opened to determine the winner of $500 from Double Good to be split between the team and a charity of their choice.

All of the videos we received in the contest belong on the nice list, but a few were twice as nice (or Double Good), and although they didn’t make the cut for the top prize, we felt that they deserved special recognition on Santa’s list.

First Team To Submit
Byron High School Madrigal Singers

Smallest School To Submit

Best Appearance By A Coach
St. Anthony High School Volleyball Coach Cathy Wenthe

Best Christmas Wish
South Elgin High School Dance Team

Best Trick Shot
Buffalo Grove High School Girls Basketball

Best Guest Appearance
Lockport Township High School Girls Basketball Team

The Write Stuff (& Best Cat Appearance)
Downers Grove South Blueprint Newspaper

Best Teamwork
Belleville East Cheerleading & Girls Basketball

Best Use Of Sign Language
Fieldcrest Dance Team

Best Use of Sports Accessories
Alton Marquette Girls Golf
Danville Tennis

Best Home Alone Reference
Frankfort Girls Basketball
Joliet Catholic Academy Dance
Marian Catholic Cheer

Best Take On The 12 Days of Christmas
Galesburg Cheerleading

Best Appearance By A Percussionist Prinicpal
Maine South Girls Basketball

Best Gift From Santa Under The Tree
Belleville West Girls Volleyball

Best Casting
Providence St. Mel

Stop The Grinch!
Lockport Girls Bowling

Grand Slam Performance
Washington Softball

Best Costumes
Mercer County Girls Basketball

Search the hashtags #IHSA #DoubleGood on social media to find even more videos!

Located in Chicagoland and popping 15,000 pounds of handmade, ultra-premium popcorn every day, Double Good is a community of like-minded dreamers, doers, believers, and thinkers committed to helping kids do what they love. A prominent partner in fundraising efforts for youth and high school sports in Illinois and around the country, Double Good’s commitment to helping kids took on additional meaning with the launch of the Double Good Kids Foundation, which provides equipment, education, and experience for kids with special needs. See more on Double Good’s success working with IHSA teams and schools here:

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