Media and Design State Competition Details

We are currently planning virtual Middle School and High School state competitions for May 2021.

High School Competition:

All projects will be judged virtually
by our distinguished
panel of judges


Middle School Competition:

All projects will be judged virtually
by our distinguished
panel of judges

Middle and High School
Virtual Awards Ceremony:

May 25th – Middle School Awards

 1:00 – 2:00 PM

May 26th – High School Awards
1:00 – 2:00 PM


Workshops and activities are TBD. Please check back again later.

Dickinson College Campus Information

The competition will be held in the Holland Union Building (HUB).

When arriving at the college with your computers, please unload your equipment from N. College Street. You may stop here BRIEFLY to unload, but cannot tie up traffic. Carts will be provided for you to bring your computer equipment into the Social Hall to set up. Once unloaded, park in the lot behind the Townhouses (which is just across the street from Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS), see campus map. The lot is behind buildings #17, #18 and #22 (the Townhouses).

Room Information

Judges’ Room – Mary Dickinson Room
Competition – Social Hall
Digital Movie Projects – Side rooms 201 & 202
Lunch – Will be provided to all students and sponsors in the dining hall
Awards Ceremony – Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS)

At the Underground, students and advisors can relax in the lounge area or in the seating area. Students and sponsors lunch will be served in the dining hall.

Workshops – Tome Science Building

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The awards will be held in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS).

Guest Internet Access at Dickinson College

Click here for information on how to self-register to obtain a guest account on the campus guest network.

Judge Information

This year’s judges come from business, industry, education and government backgrounds.

Lunch Information

Lunch will be provided for all students, sponsors, judges and workshop presenters in the dining hall. Guests are welcome to join us in the Dining Hall but they must pay $10.50 per person for lunch.


Sample Menu:
Full Deli Bar
Salad Bar
Dessert Bar
Hand Dipped Ice cream – serve yourself
Ice Cream Novelties
Chicken Noodle Soup
Buffalo Shrimp w/ Cocktail Sauce
On The Grill
Hot Turkey Club w/ Bacon on Croissant
Vegan Garden Burgers
French Fried Potatoes
Green Beans

Hotel Recommendations

Days Inn Carlisle South

101 Alexander Spring Road
Carlisle, PA
717-258-4147 or Toll free 888-606-7447

Sleep Inn
5 East Garland Drive
Carlisle, PA

Comfort Suites (closest to the college, within walking distance. Suites with continental breakfast included.)
10 S. Hanover Street
Carlisle, PA


From the East:

  1. Take I-76 West (85.7 miles)
  2. Take exit 226 for US-11 S toward Carlisle (0.7 miles)
  3. Merge onto Harrisburg Pike/US-11 (2.9 miles)
  4. Turn right at W High St/PA-641/PA-74/US-11 (0.4 miles)
  5. Turn right at College St, Holland Union Building will be on the left

From State College:

  1. Take PA-26 N (2.2 miles)
  2. Turn right to merge onto US-322 E (43.3 miles)
  3. Take the PA-75 exit toward Port Royal (0.4 miles)
  4. Turn right at Industrial Park Rd/PA-75 (4.7 miles)
  5. Turn left at PA-74 (1.2 miles)
  6. Turn left to stay on PA-74 (74 turns into College Ave, see map below; 30.4 miles)



  • All hardware and software will be provided by the student or school district.
  • Internet connections will be provided at the competition.
  • No computers will be allowed for students in the Logo and Graphic design category.
  • The Participation Packet must be completed and displayed with all projects.
High School Logo Winner

Logo winner: Kalina Pechart, Abby Walter, and Destiney Wynn - Line Mountain High School

Middle School Logo Winner

Logo winner: Michael Chan - Arcola Intermediate School

Use the hashtag #pamediadesigncomp on all your social media posts