Master calendar


Jan. 14
DEADLINE: Innovation Pacemaker entries

Noon CT Feb. 7
Registration opens for the San Francisco convention

Feb. 22, 7 p.m. CT
“Agency in Student Literary Publications,” a Student Press Freedom Day webinar on how you can support the creation and sustaining of student publications
Sponsored by the National Council of Teachers in English,
Quill and Scroll and NSPA

Feb. 23
Student Press Freedom Day,
sponsored with the Student Press Law Center

Feb. 24, 1 p.m. CT
NSPA Live: Pacemaker finalists in Online, Literary Magazine and Innovation

March 3
Honor Roll, Honor Roll Scholarships and the Wikoff Scholarship for Editorial Leadership

April 20-22
JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention
Hilton Union Square, San Francisco

May 3, 2023
DEADLINE: Spring 2023 Clips & Clicks contest

June 1
DEADLINE: Individual Awards

June 9
Pacemaker entries in Broadcast, Newspaper/Newsmagazine and Specialty Magazine

June 26-29, with bonus classes June 25
Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria


Get the latest contest information and deadlines from the contests-at-a-glance graphic.

JEA/NSPA Spring National
High School Journalism Convention
April 20-22, 2023
San Francisco
Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop
June 26-29, 2023

NSPA events

NSPA contests
NSPA contests at a glance

NSPA Clips & Clicks contest

NSPA membership portal
to submit Pacemaker entries

NSPA Best of Show
Link to the convention sites below.