Fall Contest

AIPA Fall Contest Information

Check it Out!  Here are the

2021 Contest Winners!


Do your best work and collect it throughout the school year! 

SEE PAST WINNERS HERE: AIPA 2020 State Award Winners

Entries accepted May 1 – July 31

This page describes the process for entering the AIPA Fall scholastic journalism contests. Winners will be announced at the AIPA Fall Convention.


1. JOIN AIPA USING THIS LINK  if you are not already a member for this year. Note: you must be a member for the CURRENT year to enter the contest.

Do you need a PDF of the membership form for your records/invoicing? Use this: Membership form PDF

2. Register for the contest using the GOOGLE FORM linked here. This form includes payment information.

3. Prepare your entries as images, pdfs, audio, video, or url links. (Label your entry according to the title of your entry and category (i.e. N2_SunriseMountain_KristyRoschke_Homecoming), collect all of your entries into one folder on your desktop and then fill out the form once for each entry.)

4. Access the link(s) below for the correct contest category form(s) which will assist you in entering and uploading your entries. You will fill out a form for each individual entry.

5. Mail payments, hard copy general excellence entries, and other correspondence to:
AIPA – Contest Coordinator, 3241 E Shea Blvd. Suite 174, Phoenix AZ 85028-3365

NOTE: Even if you mail in the pdf of your membership, you still must submit the online GOOGLE FORMS mentioned above in order to join AIPA and register for the contest.


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