2020-21 calendar

September 2020
Registration open — 
Fall National College Media Convention,
with College Media Association.
Go to collegemediaconvention.org for the latest information.

Oct. 7, 2020 (extended from Oct. 3, 2020)
Early-bird registration ends for fall convention.

Midnight Oct. 19, 2020
Deadline to register for the Fall National College Media Convention

Oct. 22-24, 2020
the Fall National College Media Convention, presented virtually

Oct. 22, 2020
Pacemaker Awards presented
at 6 p.m. ET during the Fall National College Media Convention

Oct. 24, 2020
Best of Show Awards presented
at 5 p.m. ET during the Fall National College Media Convention

December 2020
Registration opens for spring 2021 conventions —
ACP Best of the Midwest Journalism Convention (to be determined)
ACP/CCMA/JACC Journalism Convention, Feb. 25-27, 2020,
La Jolla, California
ACP/CMBAM College Journalism Convention, March 18-20, 2021, Chicago
Go to acp.studentpress.org starting in December 2020 for the latest information, including the status of the on-site conventions.

Dec. 10, 2020
Deadline: Fall Clips & Clicks contest

Dec. 21, 2020
Deadline:
2020 Yearbook Pacemaker entries

Jan. 31, 2021
Fall Clips & Clicks contest winners announced

Feb. 21, 2021

Deadline:
2021 Online Pacemaker entries

Feb. 25-27, 2021
ACP/CCMA/JACC Journalism Convention, La Jolla, California,
with the California College Media Association and the Journalism Association of Community Colleges

March 18-20, 2021
ACP/CMBAM College Journalism Convention, Chicago,
with College Media Business and Advertising Managers

May 15, 2021
Deadline:
Spring Clips & Clicks contest

June 14, 2021
Deadlines: 2021 Newspaper and Magazine Pacemaker entries
Deadline: ACP Individual Awards

June 30, 2021
Deadlines: 2021 Broadcast, Business and Innovation Pacemaker entries
Spring Clips & Clicks contest winners announced

July 2021
Mega Workshop, with CMA and CMBAM