Master calendar

2022

WATCH
the Town Hall introducing the new Multiplatform Pacemaker from Feb. 2.

Feb. 16
Early-bird registration pricing ends for the Long Beach conference.

Feb. 21
DEADLINE:
2022 Online Pacemaker entries
Registration closes for the Long Beach conference.

Feb. 24
Student Press Freedom Day, in partnership with the Student Press Law Center

March 1
DEADLINES:
2022 Online Pacemaker entries and
2022 Multiplatform Pacemaker entries (first deadline)

March 3-5
ACP Spring College Media Conference, Long Beach, California,
with California College Media Association
and the Journalism Association of Community Colleges

April 15
Registration opens for the ACP College Media Mega Workshop

May 27
DEADLINE:
Spring 2022 Clips & Clicks

June 1
DEADLINE: Applications for the Digital DC workshop

June 15
DEADLINES:
2022 Magazine Pacemakers entries
2022 Multiplatform Pacemaker entries (deadline 2)
2022 Newspaper Pacemaker entries
2022 ACP Individual Award entries

June 30
DEADLINES:
2022 Broadcast Pacemaker entries
2022 Innovation Pacemaker entries

July 8
Registration closes for the ACP College Media Mega Workshop

July 14-16
ACP College Media Mega Workshop

July 24-28
Digital DC:
ACP’s Bootcamp with the Pros for Data-Driven Storytelling

Aug. 1
Registration opens for MediaFest22: Fall National College Journalism Convention

Oct. 4
Early-bird registration ends and convention hotel block closes for MediaFest22: Fall National College Journalism Convention.

Oct. 17
Registration closes for MediaFest22: Fall National College Journalism Convention.

Oct. 27-30
MediaFest22: Fall National College Journalism Convention,
with ACP, College Media Association and the Society of Professional Journalists

Nov. 1
DEADLINE:
2022 Yearbook Pacemaker entries

2023

March 9-11
ACP Spring National College Media Conference,
with California College Media Association
and the Journalism Association of Community Colleges
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

June 16, 2023
DEADLINE:
2023 Business Pacemaker entries

KEY LINKS

ACP events

ACP contests
ACP contests at a glance

ACP Clips & Clicks contest

BetterBNC Contest portal
to submit individual awards

ACP membership portal
to submit Pacemaker entries

ACP Best of Show
Link below to the convention sites.

Our summer workshop
returns to Minneapolis
Apply for our first-ever workshop
specifically on digital journalism,
July 24-28
MediaFest22:
Fall National
College Media Convention,
with ACP, CMA & SPJ,
Washington, D.C.,
Oct. 27-30
ACP Spring National
College Media Conference
San Francisco,
March 9-11, 2023