CTSPJ Excellence in Journalism Contest 

The Connecticut SPJ college contest is now open for entries. The contest deadline is April 21 at 11:59 p.m. 

The entry fees are:
  • $5 for SPJ members (membership ID number required)
  • $10 for non-members and news organizations
The contest is open for items published or broadcast in the 2016-17 academic year. (Because of a technical glitch, please enter all material using the year 2016.)
Please select College Contest as the main category. 
Please check our website for information about the annual dinner in May. If you are a judge looking for the judging overview page, click here

How the Awards Work

To enter the contest, first create an account by clicking "Sign Up Here" below. This is how you'll access your contest submission and keep track of your entries. Please note, you'll need to create a new user name each year. You won't be able to use last year's user name.

Once you have a user name, sign in and click on "Enter Our Awards Now" to begin.  

Entries are limited to three per person per category. Each story, editorial, photo, etc. is a separate entry. Each item can be entered no more than two times in the contest.

Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions. Click here to return to the Connecticut SPJ homepage. 

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