For over a quarter of a century, WSPRA has offered a state-wide competition for its members involved in the writing and design of print and electronic materials and the development of special projects. WSPRA members are invited to showcase their achievements, be recognized for their creativity and talent, and receive valuable feedback from professional PR judges.

The deadline for this year’s competition is FRIDAY, AUGUST 23th. This year’s entries must have been completed between July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  There is NO COST to submit entries.


Any member, individual, or organization of the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association is eligible to submit an entry. Find entry materials below.   NEW for 2019:  Limit of 3 entries per district.


Entries are judged by public relations and graphic design professionals. Judges evaluate each entry based on a checklist of criteria. Judging forms will be returned to entrants with comments and feedback.


Please follow this four-step process to submit an entry.

1. Entry Form – Submit the electronic Entry Form.

2. Project Summary – Prepare a one-page summary document that includes the following: Project Name, Target Audience(s), Budget, Goals and Objectives, Research and Planning, Execution, Project Information, Evaluation

3. Supporting Documentation – Prepare supporting documentation, such as images, video, PDF documents, web links, etc.

4. Submit – Share a Google Document or Folder, or send an Email, with Project Summary and Supporting Documentation to [email protected] (use as the subject: “2018 Spectrum Award Entry – YOUR DISTRICT/ORGANIZATION”)


See examples of our Spectrum Awards Winners here.

Further Information

The awards will be presented at the November 6-8, 2019 WSPRA Fall Conference at the Best Western Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, Oshkosh. For more information please contact Debbie Brewster at 608.842.6581 or [email protected]