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At SIPA's annual convention held the first weekend of March in Columbia, South Carolina, students and advisers attend sessions taught by national award-winning instructors. They also compete in on-site competitions and enjoy social and networking opportunities with other students and advisers from the Southeast.

2024 SIPA Convention

Join us for the 2024 Southern Interscholastic Press Association Convention in SIPA’s 100th year! There will be learning, competition and fun from March 1-3 at the Marriott Columbia and the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina.

Convention Registration

Onsite Competition Registration

Hotel reservations are due by Feb. 2 »


2023 SIPA Convention wrap-up

2022 SIPA Convention wrap-up

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Past conventions

2021 CONVENTION: (virtual)


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