2019 JACC State Publication Contest

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO START! Many colleges integrate their contest entry selection process into their final projects for media production classes and enter in December. The annual 2019 JACC State Publication Contest is now live so submit your entries through the Better BNC contest website The contest entry deadline is Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. […]

NorCal 2018 On-the-spot Contest Winners

Congratulations to those who were recognized for their efforts in the contests held at the 2018 NorCal Conference on Saturday, November 3 at San Joaquin Delta College.  This list is also available as a printable PDF document. News Writing:  In order to maintain the integrity of the contest the judges decided not to award first […]

NorCal 2018: Write-in Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s awards. To sort the table, select the column containing the data you’d like to use for your sort category. You can read the judges general comments here (PDF).

List of Contests

These contests/competitions and awards are traditionally given at JACC state convention. Regional conferences also include many of these contests. It also includes a smaller list of approved on-the-spot contests that convention and conference coordinators may choose from in planning events from year to year. See individual guidelines pages for rules for each contest. The Pacesetter Award […]

2018 NorCal & SoCal Publications Contest

We would like each school to go to Wild Apricot payment website first and pay fees online now  – or – create an invoice for payment by check.  Click the button to the right to complete this step. Entry Fee Deadline: Payment is due July 9, 2018. You must generate an invoice on Wild Apricot […]

2017 NorCal On-The-Spot Contest Winners

First place: Seth Casey, Fresno City College Second Place: Brian Howey, Laney College Third Place: Brandon McCapes, Santa Rosa Junior College Fourth Place: Ashleigh Panoo, Fresno City College Honorable Mention: Michael Barnes, Santa Rosa Junior College Luis Gael-Jimenez, American River College Shannon Rusche, Cosumnes River College Brienna Edwards, American River College First place: Michael Barnes, […]

2017 SoCal On-the-Spot Contest Winners

SoCal 17 On-the-Spot Award Winners News Writing First Place: Dorany Pineda, East Los Angeles College Second Place: Roy Garza, Santa Monica College Third Place: Ramon Alvarado, Rio Hondo College Fourth Place: Emily Cristler-Hermosillo, Citrus College Honorable Mention: Rocio Arenas, Pierce College Honorable Mention: Katy Stegall, Southwestern College Honorable Mention: Margherita Beale, Orange Coast College Honorable […]

Enter your publications in the 2014 Regional Publications Contest

NorCal entries are accepted in the publication, writing, graphic design, multimedia/online and photo categories. SoCal entries also include Magazine categories. Entries for the 2014 Publications Contest are due by July 11, 2014 @ 9 p.m. PST. Read more about the NorCal Publications Contest. Read more about the SoCal Publications Contest.

2014 State Publication Contest Winners

FRONT PAGE LAYOUT – BROADSHEET 1 Lindsey Maeda and Danny Vasquez, East Los Angeles College (entry – b – c ) 2 Jessica Martinez, El Camino College (entry – b – c ) 3 Calvin Alagot, Pierce College (entry – b ) 4 Jaime Pronoble, Southwestern College (entry) EDITORIAL CARTOON 1 Anthony Mata, City College […]