The Alabama Scholastic Press Association seeks to empower K-12 newspaper, yearbook, newsmagazine, literary magazine and broadcast staffs across Alabama.


ASPA membership extends August 1 through July 31. However, your publication or broadcast staff may join at any time by filling out an ASPA membership form.


Membership allows your staff to receive ASPA publications and services and to participate in ASPA's critique and judging service. ASPA membership also entitles your staff to receive discounted registration fees for the ASPA state convention and summer camp.


The membership fee is $25 per year, per staff.


ASPA also encourages members to becomes members of the Southern Interscholastic Press Association by filling out SIPA's membership form.


If you have a question about ASPA, please read our FAQ to see if your question is answered there. If you can't find the answer or just need to speak to someone directly, please contact:


Meredith Cummings, Director

E-mail: aspa@ua.edu

Phone: (205) 348-ASPA (2772)

Fax: (205) 348-2780

Facebook: ASPA Page

Twitter: @AlaSPA

Instagram: @AlabamaSPA

Snapchat: @AlabamaSPA


Delivery address

The University of Alabama 

Department of Journalism and Creative Media

490 Reese Phifer

University Blvd. & Colonial Drive

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Mailing address

Alabama Scholastic Press Association

Box 870172

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172

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