STN Convention Contests are designed to challenge
every team to create their best work based on a specific topic
and within a specific amount of time.

All entries receive critiques by professionals in the industry.  

Winners receive an STN Trophy at the Closing Ceremony. 

Each student may enter only one contest
plus one Crazy 8 competition.
Each program membership may enter up to 12 contests.




High School Contests

Action Sports Editing
Anchor Team
Convention Promo new!
Live Interview
Movie Trailer
Multimedia Journalist
Music Video
Nat Package
Podcast Team new!
Public Service Announcement
Short Story
Silent Film
Social Media Story
Sports Commentary
Sports Highlights
Spot Feature
Tell The Story News Editing
Video Tip new!
Weather Report




Middle School Contests

Anchor Team
Convention Promo new!
Movie Trailer
Music Video
Nat Package
Public Service Announcement
Silent Film
Spot Feature



Crazy 8s Contests
Each program may enter up to two Crazy 8s

Broadcast Morning Show
Broadcast News Magazine
Short Film Documentary 
Short Film Fiction
 Middle School Broadcast News Magazine
 Middle School Short Film Fiction


STN General Contest Links (Copyright, Content, Etc.)

Convention Contests


All STN Contests are judged by professionals in the industry who volunteer their time and expertise to provide valuable comments.  STN is proud of its commitment to connect students with qualified people who have the talent and real world experience to share.  This is a valuable benefit of attending the convention.


STN Convention Test Clip

Download this test clip to ensure your editing environment will be compatable with the content provided for “Tell The Story”, “Sports Highlight” and “Action Sports" Convention contests.