Columbia Scholastic Press Association

CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.

CSPA Future Dates

CSPA Future Dates

 

FALL CONFERENCE

2017 Fall Conference
Monday, November 6, 2017

2018 Fall Conference
Monday, November 5, 2018

2019 Fall Conference
Monday, November 4, 2019

2020 Fall Conference
Monday, November 2, 2020

2021 Fall Conference
Monday, November 1, 2021

2022 Fall Conference
Monday, November 7, 2022

 

SPRING CONVENTION

2018 March Convention
Wednesday, March 14; Thursday, March 15; and Friday, March 16, 2018

2019 March Convention
Wednesday, March 20; Thursday, March 21; and Friday, March 22, 2019

2020 March Convention
Wednesday, March 18; Thursday, March 19; and Friday, March 20, 2020

2021 March Convention
Wednesday, March 17; Thursday, March 18; and Friday, March 19, 2021

2022 March Convention
Wednesday, March 16; Thursday, March 17; and Friday, March 18, 2022

 

SUMMER JOURNALISM WORKSHOP

2017 Summer Journalism Workshop
Sunday, June 18, through Friday June 23, 2017

2018 Summer Journalism Workshop
Sunday, June 24, through Friday June 29, 2018

2019 Summer Journalism Workshop
Sunday, June 23, through Friday June 28, 2019

 

MEMBERSHIP AND AWARD DEADLINES

Note: CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given so deadlines for entry may occur in a prior year. Crown Awards and Medalist Critiques judge entries from the prior academic year. Gold Circle Awards judge entries from the prior 12-months.

2017-18 Membership (for publications published during the 2016-17 academic year) includes submission to Medalist Critiques, Crown Awards and Gold Circles

Print news, print-online news combo, all magazines, spring delivery yearbooks:
JUNE 12, 2017

Online news only, fall delivery yearbooks (for gold circles):
OCTOBER 13, 2017