Enter the Spring General Excellence Contest

GSPA is accepting General Excellence contest entries for broadcasts, newspaper, newsmagazine and news websites published between Feb. 1, 2018 and March 4, 2019. All entries must be be submitted by March 4, 2019.

Please note GSPA membership is required to enter all GSPA competitions. 


1. The contest/critique entry form is available online here. 

2. Submit:

  • Newspaper & Newsmagazine- Mail TWO COPIES EACH of your best two issues published between Feb. 1, 2018 and March 4, 2019.

  • News Websites & Broadcasts- Provide links to publications on the entry form.

3. An entry form is required for each publication being critiqued/entered in the contest. 

4. The contest fee is $35 per entry. Or, the critique-only fee is $30 (rating will not be announced or published for this option). Payments may be mailed to GSPA 120 Hooper Street, Athens, Georgia 30602. Or, payments can be made online.

5. If an invoice is required, please email gspa@uga.edu. 

6. Please mail materials to GSPA, 120 Hooper St. Journalism 211A, Athens, GA 30602.

All winners will be announced and celebrated at the Spring Awards and Workshop Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the University of Georgia’s Georgia Center for Continuing Education.