State Contests

Each year MABPA offers 5 opportunities for students to earn scholarship money towards the National Leadership Conference. They consist of:

  • State Pin Contest- the winning design is made into a pin for the upcoming National Leadership Conference

  • Cover Contest- design the cover for our 2020 SLC program

  • T-Shirt Contest- design the official Conference T-Shirt for the 2020 SLC

  • Writing Contest- students write an essay in response to a given topic

  • Community Service Award - showcase the community service projects that your chapter participates in.

Each award offers $100 for first place, $75 for second place, and $50 for third place. See individual contest guidelines below for more details and for directions on how to submit.

Deadline to pre-submit the T-Shirt Design is Monday, November 30th.

Deadline to pre-submit other contests is Monday, February 8.


How to presubmit your Contests:

  1. Log into BPA.org from the Member Gateway, using the username/password login.

  2. Go to presubmit.bpa.org

  3. Choose the conference you are submitting for from the dropdown menu Massachusetts SLC

  4. When the page reloads, choose the contest you are submitting from the dropdown menu.

      • Massachusetts State Cover Contest

      • Massachusetts State Writing Contest

      • Massachusetts Community Service Award

      • Massachusetts State Pin Design Contest

      • Massachusetts State T-Shirt Contest

  5. Choose your division via the drop down menu.

  6. Enter your email (for submission confirmation).

  7. Use the “browse” button to find your first file to upload.

  8. If you have more files to upload, use the “add” button and then the new “browse” button that appears.

  9. Click “submit.” Do NOT click twice. If you are uploading large files, it will take a few minutes.

  10. You will get a confirmation screen and a confirmation e-mail.

2021 STATE T-SHIRT CONTEST


2020-2021 T-shirt Contest Guidelines (for Secondary & Post Secondary students)

2021 STATE WRITING CONTEST


2021 Writing Contest Guidelines (for Secondary and Post-Secondary Students)

2021 STATE PIN CONTEST


2021 Pin Contest Guidelines (for Secondary and Post-Secondary Students)

2021 STATE COVER CONTEST


2021 Cover Contest Guidelines (for Secondary and Post-Secondary Students)

2021 COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD


2021 Community Service Award Guidelines (for Secondary and Post-Secondary students)

MABPA logos which can be used in cover and pin contest (click each picture to download jpeg):