2017 STN Convention Planning


The Student Television Network Convention is a unique experience for both teachers and students.  In just four days, you can learn from professionals, participate in contests, meet peers, understand deadlines, acquire skills and have fun. Pre-planning for the STN Convention will ensure the most positive experience for teachers and students.  Before registration even opens, you can make the most crucial decisions and be prepared in advance.





  • Dates: March 28-31st, 2017
  • Location: Anaheim, California
  • Hotel Location: Anaheim Hilton (reservations can be made AFTER STN online registration in December)
  • Determine which students are attending
  • Collect partial payments for airfare, hotel, registration, contests and training
  • Enlist the help of parent volunteers and chaperones
  • Determine which students will share rooms
  • Determine the contests students will enter
  • Book airfare early 
  • Review past conventions with students!
  • Prepare for a dynamic and exciting convention!
  • Click here for the 2017 convention planner











2017 Convention Planner
Code of Conduct Agreement
Code of Conduct is Required Reading for Registration
Registration Payments and Changes

Review Increased Change Charges
Anaheim Area Map/Restaurants
Things To Do Near Anaheim
Discount Disneyland Tickets
Sample School Forms 
Convention Scholarship Application
Equipment Rentals 
Middle School Day Pass
Middle School Angels Event 
Angels Baseball Tickets 
Angels Purchase Link 


Closest Airports
Uber Transportation Details
Super Shuttle Transportation Details
Luggage Shipping Options
Bus Parking Options


Emergency and Health Related Info
Anaheim Hilton 3D Evacuation Map
Anaheim Hilton Emergency Exit Procedures
Anaheim Hilton Safety and Security 
Listing of Medical Services
Onsite Training Sessions
Professional Session Descriptions 
Professional Session Speaker Bios 
Professional Session Schedule


2017 Onsite Contest List 
Hilton Hotel Production Rules 
Hotel Production Rules are Required Reading
2017 Onsite Contest Schedule
Contest Details
2017 Onsite Contest Detail Grid
Convention Presenter Contest


See STN Contest Guidelines
for all contests.
Code of Ethics 
Creative Content Policy
Use of Copyrighted Materials


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American University - Discover the World of Communication

Blackmagic Design

Columbia College Hollywood

Datavideo Corporation

Datron World Communications

Dodge College of Film & Media Arts - Chapman University 


ESE Networks

Eurasia Foundation

Full Sail University

Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher

iOgrapher LLC

Ithaca College - Roy H. Park School of Communications


Key Code Media


Lyndon State College

Philip Merrill College of Journalism

Project Discovery

Relativity School

Savannah College of Art & Design

S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University

Temple University School of Media and Communication


The Media School at Indiana University

The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) Program

Tribeca Flashpoint College

UF College of Journalism Summer Media Institute

University of Missouri

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication - Arizona State University

Woodbury University

WorldStrides/USA Student Travel

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