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    PA Media and Design Competition     
    Appalachia IU8 will hold the 2020 PA Regional Media and Design Competition on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, Room E212.  
    For more information go to: PA Media and Design Competition


    Categories for Middle School (Grades 6-8) and High School (Grades 9-12)


    3D Design

    Graphic Design & Logo


    Digital Movie

    Web Page Design           


    Please carefully review the general competition rules as well as the specific rules of each category at the PA Media and Design Competition web site, particularly the copyright rules. 



    Agenda for the day:

    8:30 – 9:00                           Arrival and Setup of Projects

    9:00 – 9:15                           Morning Refreshments and Welcome

    9:15 – 11:30                        Judging/Student tour

    11:30 – 12:00                      Lunch

    12:00 – 12:15                      Students Exploration of other projects/Final Judging

    12:15 – 12:30                      Awards Presentations

    12:30                                   Tear Down and Depart

    Participants: Individual Students or Groups (Three or Fewer) 

    Sponsors: Each team must have an adult sponsor for communication purposes and to chaperone students to the regional event (and state, where relevant.)

    Cost: $75/team. (A morning snack and lunch will be provided.) Your district will be invoiced after the event.  

    Technology: There will not be live Internet available at the regional competition. Teams must bring a district laptop with the project loaded.

    Awards: The regional fair recognizes first, second and third place in each category in each grade level.

     First prize in each category and grade level will advance to the state competition in May at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.

         High School Competition: Date: TBD - 7:30am-2:30pm

         Middle School Competition: Date: TBD - 7:30am-2:30pm

    Shawn Cerully, SHAWN'S EMAIL, 814-940-0223 ext. 1388
    Ellen Koontz, ELLEN'S EMAIL, 814-940-0223 ext. 1346
    Kristen Gabrielson, KRISTEN'S EMAIL, 814-940-0223 ext. 1357


    District WILL NOT BE Invoiced – if this event is cancelled by the IU due to low enrollment.

    District WILL NOT BE Invoiced – if the participant cancels at least 7 days prior to the start of the event.

    District WILL BE Invoiced the FULL Cost– if the participant cancels with LESS than 7 days notice

                                                   of the start of the event or if the participant simply does not attend.