SpongeBob SquareShort Film Competition was a short film competition launched by Nickelodeon on May 6, 2013. All films had to be submitted by June 28, 2013. The winners for "Under 18" and "Over 18" were revealed on August 9, 2013.
The short video must be under 10 minutes and there are two groups to win in, 18 and under and 18 and over. It must have something to do with SpongeBob or one of his friends. Video allowed are live-action, animation, stop-motion, etc. The winning entry will be chosen based 40% on the creativity and originality, 30% best incorporation of SpongeBob's attributes, and 30% overall appeal by a panel of judges. The winner for each category will receive $2,500 cash plus a trip for four and a special screening of their short in Hollywood, CA.
- The logo for this event uses the same style and font as the SpongeBob Fan Shellabration logo and The Next 100 Episodes DVD logo.
- In the promo, SpongeBob's socks have three stripes instead of two.
- Under 18 - David (United States)
- Over 18 - Nicole (South Africa)