Louisiana Scholastic Press Association

An organization dedicated to Louisiana's high school journalism teachers, advisers and students.

Fall LSPA Conference

Register for the LSPA 2018 Fall Conference — Thursday, Nov. 8
Mail In Application or Email PDF to:   lspamanship@lsu.edu

Deadline for Contest Entries:
(Postmarked by) Wednesday, Sept. 26

Conference Registration Deadline:
(Postmarked by) Wednesday, 
Oct. 10

2016-lspa-conf-crowd-photo

Each year the LSPA Fall Conference welcomes 400 to 500 participants. We feature several sponsors every year as well. Businesses interested in sponsoring this event should request sponsorship information by emailing lspamanship@lsu.edu

The LSPA Conference is an innovative educational event that is organized each fall by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication and is held at the LSU Student Union on the Baton Rouge campus. LSPA members, who are high school students and faculty advisers from across the state, participate in the half-day conference, which is designed to improve student media at the high school level. 

HERE’S WHAT’S IN STORE FOR THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  • Welcome from LSU Manship School of Mass Communication
  • Special keynote speaker:  Chad Sabadie, News Anchor – FOX 44
  • Workshops conducted by LSU Manship faculty and professionals on writing, digital storytelling, photography, videography, social media or other topics.
  • Awards Luncheon for 2018 LSPA Contests for Yearbook, Newspaper and Broadcast.
  • Tour of LSU Student Media and the Manship School of Mass Communication.
  • LSPA Official Fall Conference T-shirt.
  • COST FOR LSPA MEMBERS:  $25 per student; $25 per faculty member
    (Join the LSPA and save money on conference registration!)
  • COST FOR non-LSPA MEMBERS:  $30 per student; $30 per faculty member

PLEASE NOTELSPA membership is $30 for the 2018-2019 school year for each school. For this one price, you can have a school membership that provides all your student media the “LSPA MEMBER” pricing structure. The membership form will provide space for you to list all student media, including your schools magazine, newspaper, website, television station, radio station, etc.  Click here to download the membership application (PDF):  membership2018_2019


JOIN US NOV. 8, 2018, AT THE LSU STUDENT UNION FOR AN EDUCATIONAL, INFORMATIVE AND ENTERTAINING CONFERENCE

To register for the conference, download the
LSPA 2018 Conference Registration form (PDF):  LSPA2018ConferenceReg
(postmark deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 10)

Other pertinent forms are below:
BROADCAST CONTEST ENTRY FORMS:  broadcast_contest2018
NEWSPAPER CONTEST ENTRY FORMS:  newspaper_contest2018
YEARBOOK CONTEST ENTRY FORMS:  yearbook_contest2018
2018-2019 LSPA Membership Form:  membership2018_2019
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: LSPA2018ConferenceReg

Please include our 2018-2019 Checklist with your paperwork:  checklist

Participating on one or more of our contests? Below are last year’s judge critique sheets/rubrics. Take a look at what elements we’ve used to judge entries in the past. This year should be similar, even with the category changes. 

broadcast rubric        |      Newspaper      |      Yearbook

Email any questions to:  lspamanship@lsu.edu

 

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One comment on “Fall LSPA Conference

  1. Liteesha Mitchell
    July 21, 2015

    I would like my students to attend the conference this fall. Please contact me with additional information.

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