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

News Contest

Our annual News Contest recognizes excellence in journalism. The deadline to enter the 2024 News Contest is Dec. 6, 2024. Rules will go live in early October 2024. Awards will be presented at the SCPA Annual Meeting April 4, 2025, 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 2024 PALMY contest is live and accepting entries through May 31, 2024. Awards will be presented in July 2024.

College Contest

Our Collegiate Contest recognizes excellence in student journalism. The deadline to enter the 2024 Collegiate Contest is Dec. 6, 2024. Rules will go live in early October 2024. Collegiate awards will be presented at the Collegiate Meeting in March 2025.