Here is a list of JACC state convention contests. Regional conferences also include many of these contests. Typically, the NorCal Conference does not include magazine contests. It also includes a smaller list of on-the-spot contests. The Pacesetter contest applies only at the state convention.
See individual guidelines pages for rules for each contest.
General Excellence, Magazine General Excellence*, Online Journalism General Excellence.
News Story, Enterprise News Story/Series, Feature Story, Profile Feature Story, Editorial, Critical Review, Opinion Story, Column Writing, Sports Game Story, Magazine Feature (non-profile)*, Magazine Opinion*, and Magazine Profile Feature*
News Photo, Sports Action Photo, Feature Photo, Sports Feature Photo, Photo Story/Essay, Photo Illustration, Online Photo, Magazine Photo*, Magazine Photo Essay*
Editorial Cartoon, Inside Page Layout, Newspaper Front Page Layout (Broadsheet or Tabloid), Informational Graphic, Line Illustration, Photo Illustration, Student Designed Advertisement, Magazine Design/Layout*, Magazine Cover Design*, and Magazine Illustration*
Broadcast News Journalism, Video Journalism, and Online Photo Story-Essay.
Copy Editing, News Story, Critical Review, Opinion Writing, Feature Story, Sports Story, Team Feature (writing)
Editorial Cartoon, News Judgment/Layout (Broadsheet or Tabloid)
Feature Photo, News Photo, Sports Photo, Team Feature (photo)
Broadcast News Writing
Dr. Tom Pasqua Memorial Bring-In Essay
Bring-In Ad, Bring-In Infographic
Online Photo Essay
* Awards won in these categories do not apply to the Pacesetter award given at the state convention.