FSPA District 7  General Contest Information

District 7 Important Contest Information

Registration for contests are now open 

There are two types of competitions this year – On-the-Spot Contests (registration deadline October 24), which are done at the workshop, and Carry-In, which must be submitted online by October 31. There are special contests available for Middle School Publications. Directions are available in the description for each contest. NEW REGISTRATION LINK

Advisers, as always we need your help to proctor, judge or assist the judges. When registering, select the competitions you are most comfortable helping with.

On-The-Spot Contest Descriptions (print and broadcast)

Carry-In Contest Descriptions

Middle School Contest Descriptions


General Rules

  • Only one camera, microphone, tripod, and computer is allowed per category.
  • No teacher assistance for any reason, even equipment failure.
  • Late submissions will be disqualified from placing for an award.
  • There is to be NO COPYRIGHTED material used.
  • All documents must be labeled with the contest number that is on the contest envelope.
  • NOT permitted in the contest environment:
  • Cell phones
 (Writing Competitions)
  • Use of the Internet (Writing Competitions)
  • Anything that will provide an unfair advantage for one team over another. (In other words, no prepared layouts or copies of current publications from your school.)
  • Drones
  • Selfie Sticks