Contest Entry

Media Day Contest

Entry Deadline — Postmarked by Monday, February 13th or uploaded by Friday, Feb. 17.

Send all submissions to: cmumediaday2017@gmail.com

No entry materials will be returned. For ALL entries, please include the following information:

Specific category:

Name of High School:

Name of Publication:

Name of Writer/Producers(s):

Name of Adviser When It Was Published:

ATHLETIC TEAMS COMPETE IN WHAT CLASSES? (1A) (2A) (3A) (4A) (5A)


CONTESTS

BEST ALL-AROUND NEWSPAPER/NEWSMAGAZINE

Submit 3 different issues of your newspapers/news magazines published between Aug. 16, 2016, and Feb. 13, 2017. Based on school size, entrants will compete in two classes: Large Schools (4A, 5A, 6A) and Small Schools (1A, 2A, 3A).

BEST ALL-AROUND YEARBOOK

Entrants must submit their latest (2016) high school yearbook. Based on school size, entrants will compete in two classes: Large Schools (4A, 5A, 6A) and Small Schools (A, 2A,

BEST ALL-AROUND NEWS WEBSITE

The news website should be designed and produced by students.

Provide a specific web page address for judges to evaluate. Web page addresses not working after the judges have attempted to evaluate over a 24-hour period will be eliminated. All high schools will be judged together in this category.

BEST INDIVIDUAL WRITING ACROSS MEDIA

CATEGORIES: News, Sports, Editorials, Opinion Column, Features and Yearbook Copy/Writing. Based on school size, entrants will compete in two classes: Large Schools (4A, 5A, 6A) and Small Schools (1A, 2A, 3A). Each school publication may submit no more than three entries for each category, and work must have been published between Aug. 16, 2016, and Feb. 13, 2017.

BEST PHOTO, GRAPHIC, ART, PAGE DESIGN

CATEGORIES: News Photography, Feature Photography, Sports Photography, Graphic/Illustration Design, Cartooning, Newspaper/Newsmagazine Page Design, Yearbook Page Design. Based on school size, entrants will compete in two classes: Large Schools (4A, 5A, 6A) and Small Schools (1A, 2A, 3A). Each school publication may submit no more than three entries for each category. The full page design can be a one- or two-page layout, and all work must have been published between Aug. 16, 2016, and Feb. 13, 2017.

BEST ALL-AROUND MULTIMEDIA PIECE:

Submit an mp3 or link to the piece, which must have been published between Aug. 16, 2016, and Feb. 13, 2017. This category includes morning newscasts, podcasts, multimedia news/features/sports stories, narrated slideshows, or video yearbook supplements. Pieces should be no longer than 30 minutes. All high schools will be judged together in this special category.

Send all submissions to cmumediaday2017@gmail.com

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