STC Alliance Competition 2020-21
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 a winner! Deadline for Entries: January 15, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT

Congratulations to our Recent Winners

2019-2020 STC Alliance Competition Awardees (Atlanta-Houston-New England-New York-Rochester)

Competition Details

Why enter?  

  • You have work you’re especially proud of, enter it so your fellow communicators can admire and recognize it.
  • You have work that you’re not quite happy with, enter it to receive the advice and counsel of our experienced judges.
  • What past STC Competition Awardees say.

What can be entered? 

  • 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 and videos, 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 aims to persuade the audience to some action, using integrated figures and text. Examples may include brochures, marketing videos, catalogs, flyers, 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, videos, and websites.

Competition Calendar

  • November 11, 2020 - STC TechComm Roadshow 2020, 5:00-7:00 pm EDT
  • December 8, 2020 - Deadline for Judge Forms
  • TBA -  Training/Refresher for Judges (virtual)
  • January 15, 2021 - Deadline for entries is 6:00 pm EDT
  • February 1, 2021- Judging phase begins 
  • April 17, 2021 -  Saturday - Consensus Day
  • April 28, 2021 - Awardees announced
  • June 6-9, 2021 -  STC International Summit, Atlanta, GA (TBA)
  • June-September, 2021 - Awarding done at local chapters

Are there any Fees?

Student -  $50.00
Member of allied chapters (ATL-NE-NY-ROC-SCT-WDCB) - $100.00
Member - Other chapters and communities - $125.00
Non-Member -  $175.00
Add a shipping charge of $10.00 for each Physical entry
Calling all Judge Volunteers!
If you are an experienced technical communication, training, content development, user experience, web development or marketing/promotions professional, our alliance wants you to join us in our competition judging process. Find out more.  
To apply, fill out the online Judging Info Form