2021 Contest Info

Contest Submissions:

Registration for individual contests is done through Better Newspaper Contests. The process for setting up a new account and uploading entries is described here.

Make sure that you check your file size before you submit your entry. 

The Better Newspaper Contest site has a file size limit of is 20MB per file. For files larger than 20MB the contestants can upload the file to a third-party site such as Dropbox or Google Drive, then copy and paste a URL into the entry form.

Advisers: After entering contest categories at the Better BNC site, please send payment with your completed copy of the 2021 Spring Awards Registration Form. Fees are non-refundable. Membership in Arkansas College Media ($20) is required.

Registration Deadline:

Registration MUST be postmarked by Mar. 8, 2021.   REGISTRATION FORM>

Online submissions for the contest MUST be uploaded no later than 11:59 p.m. CST on Monday, March. 1, 2021.

Event Location:

The Arkansas College Media Contest 2021 will not hold an in-person conference or awards ceremony.  Advisers from your college or university will provide you with your award after the announcement is made on Friday, April 9, 2021.

At this time the 2022 conference will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Jonesboro—Red Wolf Convention Center. The hotel is located on the campus of Arkansas State University.