Deadline: Feb. 17, 2017

Call for Entries: Contests for 2017 Yearbooks (a new call is released annually in late May)

Call for Entries: 2016-17 Student Media Contest (a new call is released annually in December)

MIPA annually recognizes individual students (and teams) for their outstanding work in a variety of categories. Award winners are announced at MIPA’s Spring Awards & On-Site Contests in April. All entries must have been published or broadcast by a Michigan-based, MIPA-member student media outlet.

Entries are judged by journalism educators and professional journalists at MIPA’s annual Judging Day. Sign up to be a judge!

A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Check out MIPA’s A Cut Above website to see first-place award winners in MIPA’s Individual Category Contest. The site is updated annually during the summer with that year’s first-place entries. Learn more

Judges work on MIPA's Judging Day

Contest Reports

Review contest reports for information about the number of entries in each category and divisions in past MIPA contests.