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ENTRY FORM

 

AMERICAN SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION CONTEST & REVIEW

 

 

Note: Each publication type requires a separate Entry Form and fee. 

 

 

Please print or type

 

PUBLICATION NAME  ____________________________

 

SCHOOL____________________________

 

STREET ADDRESS____________________________

 

CITY______________    STATE (PROVINCE) _________ ZIP___________

 

 

JUDGING CLASSIFICATION

 

1.  Type of Institution

            O         College/University

            O         Junior/Community College

            O         Senior High School (9-12) or (10-12)

            O         Junior-Senior High School (7-12)

            O         Junior High School (7,8,9)

            O         Intermediate School (6,7,8)

            O         Elementary

            O         Private/Parochial

 

2.  Enrollment

            O         2500 plus

            O         1701-2500

            O         1001-1700

            O         500-1000

            O         500 and under

 

3.  Frequency of Publication

            O         9-12 issues/year

            O         5-8 issues/year

            O         2-4 issues/year

            O         1 issue/year

            O         Other                           

 

4.  Method of Printing

            O         Letterpress

            O         Offset

            O         Computer printer

            O         Other                           

 

5.  Printing Facility

            O         In-school

            O         Commercial

            O         Other                           

 

6.  Publication Type

            O         General Magazine

            O         Literary-Art Magazine

            O         Literary Magazine

            O         Departmental Magazine

            O         Yearbook

            O         Newspaper

            O         Other                           

 

7.  Does your school have a yearbook?        O Yes          O No        

                        If yes, please give name   _____________________

                                                             

 

8.  Does your school have any magazines?   O Yes        O No        

                        If yes, please give name(s)   _____________________

                                                             

 

9.         Does your school have a newspaper?  O Yes      O No        

                        If yes, please give name   _____________________

                                                             

 

 

PUBLICATION ANALYSIS

 

Staff Organization

 

1.  Total number on staff:

                        News staff__________

                        Writing_____________                                 

                        Editing_____________                                   

                        Sports______________                                    

                        Business____________                                

                        Other_______________                                      

 

 

2.  Change of Editors (not staff)

                        Complete each year__________                

                        Complete each semester______        

                        Complete each issue_________               

                        Other ____________________                                       

 

3.  Who selects the staff?

                        Advisor_________                                 

                        Editor__________                                     

                        Election ________                                  

                        Volunteer _______                              

                        Other __________                                     

 

4.  Is there a journalism class in the school?     O Yes     O No

            If yes, must the staff be in that class?  O Yes      O No

 

5.  What year did this publication begin? __________                

 

6.  Number of copies printed ___________

                        a) Student circulation _________          

                        b) Distribution to others _______     

 

 

BUDGET ANALYSIS (Optional)

 

SOURCE OF ANNUAL INCOME                                       TOTAL EXPENDITURES

 

Advertising $ _______ Rate $ _______  per_______            Printer's Fee    $ _______

 

Single copy sales $ _______price $_______                         Supplies          $ _______

 

Fund raisers $_______ type_______                                     Other               $ _______

 

Administration $_______                                           TOTAL EXPENSES   $_______                

 

Other sources $_______ specify ______________________

 

TOTAL ABOVE $___________                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOLASTIC PUBLICATION ENTRY INFORMATION

 

YEARBOOK (SUGGESTED DEADLINE JULY 1)

MAGAZINE (SUGGESTED DEADLINE JULY 1)

NEWSPAPER  (SUGGESTED DEADLINE DECEMBER 20)  

 

         O   PUBLICATION ENTRY FEE. иииии..$60

 

O    AND YEARBOOK RETURN......$11

 

O  AND EARLY REVIEW FOR YEARBOOK or MAGAZINE....$14

 

(Early review returned by 9/15 if publication and fee is sent by 7/1)

 

PUBLICATION:     O Enclosed O Arriving    date____________

ENTRY FEE:           O Enclosed O Arriving    date____________

 

O Return yearbook  (see fee).

O Early Review yearbook or magazine  (see fee).

 

Make check payable to and mail publication and check together to:

ASPA CONTEST/REVIEW

PO BOX  564400

COLLEGE POINT, NY 11356-4400

 

Email: plassr@asan.com or plassr@netzero.com

 

IMPORTANT

 

SCHOOL NEWSPAPERS

Send ONE copy of each of your TWO best publications this academic year or current staff.  If the current staff is similar to last semester, issues from last Spring may be sent.

 

SCHOOL MAGAZINES

Send ONE copy of each issue you published this academic year.

 

SCHOOL YEARBOOKS

Send ONE copy of your publication.  Send by ordinary mail from your local Post Office.  Do not use a private carrier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Adviser's Name  ___________________________________

 

Editor's Name ___________________________________

 

Publication's Phone Number  (_____)_________________

 

Home or Summer Information (in case there is any problem with the entry application)

 

Summer or school EMAIL address ______________@_____                           ___

 

Contact Person ___________________________________ Good until _________

                                  name                                                                              date

 

Street Address___________________________________

            City__________________________ State___________       Zip________

 

Contact Person's EMAIL address ______________@_____                           ___

 

 

STAFF/ADVISER'S STATEMENT

 

State briefly below any specific or general problems you faced in producing your publication.  This may include how you changed format since last year's judging, any limitations put on you by the school, or anything that would help the judges understand the reasons why certain things were done in this year's publication:

 

_______________________________________________________________

 

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PRE-PRESS PREPARATION

 

Estimate by percentages the approximate amount of work done in these areas by staff, adviser and outside professionals.

 

                                    STAFF                        ADVISER                   PROFESSIONAL

 

Copy Editing     _________________      _________________       _________________

Editing              _________________      _________________       _________________

Photography     _________________      _________________       _________________

Typesetting       _________________      _________________       _________________

Plate-making     _________________      _________________       _________________

Paste-ups          _________________      _________________       _________________

Design/Layout  _________________      _________________       _________________

Proofreading     _________________      _________________       _________________

Copy Editing     _________________      _________________       _________________

Actual Printing  _________________      _________________       _________________

 

 

 

SPECIAL CATEGORY AWARDS

 

Newspapers and Magazines - Please check all areas in which you would like to enter your publication.  You must attach a copy of the article, CLEARLY MARKED, as the article to be considered.  Include student names on material.

 

Yearbooks - Please indicate on a separate sheet of paper attached to your entry form, the page(s) you are entering for special category judging.

 

O         Best poem (one entry)

O         Best story (one entry) (non-school related)

O         Best investigative reporting (one entry) (school related)

O         Best cover or first page

O         Best sports coverage

O         Best editorial (one entry)

O         Best cartoon (one entry) (include name of cartoonist)

O         Best news photograph (may be sports)

O         Best photography (overall, not single photo)

O         Best service to community submit short essay with explanation)

O         Best theme (Yearbook)

O         Best use of color (Yearbook or Magazine)

O         Best division pages (Yearbook)

O         Best Art (one entry) (individual drawing)

O         Best overall art