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We are looking for the best and brightest in TechComm today. Did you or your company produce great instruction, information, user support or promotional content for the web and mobile devices in the past year or two? You could be our winner!

Competition Details


  • Instructional Materials train users on skills and knowledge using solutions like eLearning, mLearning, social media, facilitator guides, instructional animations or videos, student guides, tutorials and webinars.
  • User Support Materials provide information for the user in performing specific tasks for independent use including online help, job aids, quick start or reference guides, reference documents, user guides and websites.
  • Promotional Materials market or promote a product, company, individual, or event that aim to persuade the audience to some action, using integrated figures and text. Examples may include brochures, catalogs, fliers, posters and websites.
  • Informational Materials inform the user without a specific call to action. Examples may include annual reports, articles, books, error messages, magazines, newsletters, periodicals, posters, research papers and websites.

Competition Calendar

  • Call for Entries – September 18- November 15, 2017 
  • Call for Judges - September 18- November 15, 2017
  • Deadline for Submission of entries (print and online) - 6:00 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
  • Training of Judges and Team Leaders - Week of November 27, 2017
  • Judging period - December 3 - January 19, 2018
  • Consensus Day - January 20, 2018
  • Regional/local awardees are announced by each competition - January-February 2018.  
  • Awards and Recognition
    • Distinguished and Excellence awardees will be asked to participate in a Joint TechComm Roadshow event in March or April
    • Awardees will be featured in the STC Competition website awards pages. Outstanding projects may be featured in STC publications
    • Distinguished and Excellence awardees will be announced at the STC International Summit in May 2018 in Orlando, FL.

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