Overall Contest and Critique and Individual Awards

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL MEDIA:
Fill out then entry form for your type of media (below). Then email a Google Drive folder (or other storage folder) with all entries from one school to aspa@ua.edu. In the email indicate name of adviser and name of entrant’s school. 
 
Individual categories are listed under each media type below. For individual awards, within the folder divide individual entries by category. On each file be sure to include the student's name and school. (For example: News story, Spartan News Network, Lynda Carter, Townsville High School.) The deadline is Dec. 13, 2019.

ASPA Members: $75 
Non-Members: $100 ($75 critique fee; $25 membership fee)
Individual entries ($10 each)

Make checks payable to: ASPA
Mail to:

Meredith Cummings, ASPA Director

Box 870172, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172

We cannot accept credit cards at this time

BROADCAST

Overall broadcast contest and critique entry link

Broadcast individual categories (submit up to three show clips for each category):

News anchor

Sports anchor

Spot news coverage

Videography

Editing

Sports story/reporting

Feature story/reporting

News story/reporting

Directing

Creative video (can be non-fiction

LITERARY MAGAZINE

Overall literary magazine contest and critique entry link

Literary magazine individual categories:

Cover design

Landscape photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple photos)

Portrait photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple photos)

Photography portfolio (submit up to eight)

Art portfolio (submit up to eight)

Student art (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple pieces of art)

Poetry (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple poems)

Fiction, long (over eight pages – submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Fiction, short (Eight pages or under – submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Essay (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple essays)

Drama (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple dramas)

Humor (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Creative nonfiction writing (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Poetry spread design (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

NEWSPAPER/NEWSMAGAZINE

Overall newspaper/newsmagazine contest and critique entry link

Newspaper/newsmagazine individual categories:

News story (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Review (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Ads (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Page 1 Design (for broadsheets – submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Feature story (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Sports story (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Art/graphic (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Spread/package (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Editorial (staff, non-bylined) (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Cartoon or strip (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Column (personal) (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

News photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Sports photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Feature Photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Newspaper/Newsmagazine cover (for tabloid sized papers or glossy newsmagazines)

Newspaper/Newsmagazine spread design (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

WEBSITE

Website contest and critique entry link

 

Website individual categories:

News story (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Feature story (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Sports story (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Review (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Art/graphic (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Multimedia cartoon (video, not print) (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Column (personal) (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Editorial (staff, non-bylined) (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

News photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Sports photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Feature Photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Design and navigation (submit URL of website only)

Hard or breaking news video (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Non-news/feature video. (Must be factual and objective. Submit creative work in the next category. Submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Creative video (can be non-fiction)

YEARBOOK

Yearbook contest and critique entry link
Yearbook individual categories:

Cover design

Academic spread (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Sports photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Advertising section (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Organization spread (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Feature photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Portrait photo (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Class section spread (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Division pages (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Theme development (will be judged based on overall book submitted)

Copywriting (portfolio of up to five items)

Sports spread (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

Caption writing (portfolio of up to three items)

Student life spread (submit one per entry – students can submit multiple entries)

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