2020-21 calendar

September 2020
Registration open — 
Fall National College Media Convention,
with College Media Association.

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
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

Dec. 1, 2020
Town Hall: ACP Clips & Clicks contest

Dec. 16, 2020
Town Hall: Exhale!
Sharing fall-semester semester survival stories.

Dec. 21, 2020
Deadline: 2020 Yearbook Pacemaker entries

Dec. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. CT
Deadline: Fall Clips & Clicks contest

January 2021
Registration opens for the Spring National College Media Convention, presented virtually by ACP and College Media Association, March 18-20, 2021

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

Feb. 10-March 10, 2021
Think Tank
A five-part discussion series by ACP, CMA and College Media Business and Advertising Managers.

Feb. 21, 2021
Deadline: 2021 Online Pacemaker entries

March 18-20, 2021
Spring National College Media Convention,
with ACP, College Media Association and College Media Business and Advertising Managers, in partnership with California College Media Association and the Journalism Association of Community Colleges

May 28, 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