Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline June 6, 2015
Decision Date
Ceremony Date October 29, 2014
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

ACP's Photo Excellence competition honors student photographers in five categories: general news, spot news, feature, sports and environmental portrait. The awards are co-sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association.

Notable Winners


General News Picture:
First Place
Tiffany Tan
Chicago Maroon, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

Spot News Picture:
First Place
Brent Kitchen
Agromeck, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, N.C.

Feature Picture:
First Place
Lauren Wood
The State News, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, Mich.


Monetary/Material Award Details

Eligibility Requirements

The National Pacemaker Awards are open only to ACP member publications. Non-members who enter will be billed for membership.

To find out if your publication is a current member, check the ACP database:

Entry Fee Details

Required Material

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Entry Format

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Fill out the entry form to be eligible for this award.

Contact Information

Trevor Ivan
Contest/Critique Coordinator
[email protected]

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