The GSSPA holds two annual contests, the Newspaper Contest and Yearbook Contest. Both are judged over the summer, with winners announced at our Fall Conference at Rutgers University, October 30, 2017.

. The contests are judged by professional journalists, professors and experienced advisers and include a critique. For each contest, Information Sheets for the upcoming publication year are below. For more information, contact the GSSPA.

GSSPA Newspaper Contest


Newspaper Contest Information

Newspaper Packet Cover Sheet

Individual Entry Form

Overall Excellence Entry Form


GSSPA Yearbook Contest


Yearbook Contest Information

Yearbook Contest Entry Form

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