Master calendar

2021

Nov. 1, 2021, to Jan. 15, 2022
JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, presented virtually on demand

Nov. 11-13
Philadelphia Storytelling Workshop

Dec. 17
DEADLINE: Fall Clips & Clicks

2022

Jan. 22
NEW / DEADLINE: Pacemaker entries in Innovation (awarded in the spring)

Feb. 1
Spring convention registration opens.

Feb. 8, noon CT
Spring convention hotel block opens.

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

March 1
Early-bird convention registration deadline

March 2, 11 a.m. CT
NSPA Facebook Live announcement: Pacemaker finalists in online, literary magazine and innovation. Register to watch.

March 4
DEADLINES: NSPA Journalism Honor Roll,
NSPA Honor Roll Scholarships and
Wikoff Scholarship for Editorial Leadership

March 15-June 17
Register for the Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop.

March 16
Spring convention hotel block closes.

March 28
Spring convention registration closes.

April 7-9
JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention
Westin Bonaventure Los Angeles

May 27
DEADLINE: Spring 2022 Clips & Clicks

June 24
DEADLINES:
2022 Broadcast Pacemaker entries
2022 Newspaper/Newsmagazine entries
2022 Specialty Magazine entries
2022 Individual Award entries

June 26-30
Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria

Nov. 3
DEADLINES:
2022 Yearbook Pacemaker entries
2022 Literary Arts Magazine Pacemaker entries

Nov. 10-13
JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention
Marriott St. Louis Grand

2023

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

KEY LINKS

NSPA events

NSPA contests
NSPA contests at a glance

NSPA Clips & Clicks contest

BetterBNC Contest portal
to submit individual awards

NSPA membership portal
to submit Pacemaker entries

NSPA Best of Show
Link below to the convention sites.

Gloria Shields NSPA Media Workshop
Dallas
JEA/NSPA Fall National
High School Journalism Convention
Nov. 10-13
St. Louis