SCPA Contests
Honoring the best in S.C. journalism and advertising

News Contest

Our annual News Contest recognizes excellence in journalism. The 2023 News Contest is open an accepting entries through Dec. 1, 2023. Awards will be presented at the SCPA Annual Meeting March 14-15, 2024, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Ad Contest

The PALMY Ad Contest recognizes our state's brightest ad professionals and advertisers, and the impact they have made in their communities! The 2023 awards were presented in July 2023. The 2024 contest will accept entries from May through June 2024.

College Contest

Our Collegiate Contest recognizes excellence in student journalism. The 2023 Collegiate Contest will open Oct. 6, 2023, and the deadline to enter is Dec. 1, 2023. Collegiate awards will be presented at the Collegiate Meeting in April 2024.