Best of Collegiate Design Pinnacles (Best of Collegiate Design has been incorporated into the Pinnacles. All print design entries must be uploaded as PDFs. Online design entries must be submitted as links to content.)

See information about all Individual Pinnacles here.

1. Best Infographic: This category recognizes excellence in the design of original artwork designed to convey information, such as quantifiable data, geographical reference, etc.             

2. Best Editorial Illustration: This category recognizes excellence in the design of original artwork that conveys news or opinion as either a standalone piece or in support of accompanying news or opinion.            

3. Best Special Section Cover: This category recognizes excellence in the design of cover artwork for a section produced as a supplement to an existing newspaper or magazine.            

4. Best Advertisement: This category recognizes excellence in the design of any printed advertisement, from all types of publications.            

5. Best Newspaper News Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper page or spread that contains one or more news stories.            

6. Best Newspaper Feature Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of  a newspaper page or spread that contains one or more feature stories.            

7. Best Newspaper Opinion Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper opinion page or spread.            

8. Best Newspaper Sports Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper page or spread that contains one or more sports stories.            

9. Best Newspaper Entertainment Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper page or spread that contains one or more entertainment stories.            

10. Best Newspaper Photo Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper page or spread containing a photo story.            

11. Best Newspaper Nameplate: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper's main flag or name presentation.            

12. Best Newspaper Front Page: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a newspaper's front page.            

13. Best Magazine Cover: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a magazine's cover.            

14. Best Magazine Contents Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a magazine's table of contents.            

15. Best Magazine News Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of one news story or package in a magazine.            

16. Best Magazine Feature Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of one feature story or package in a magazine.            

17. Best Magazine Sports Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of one sports story or package in a magazine.            

18. Best Magazine Entertainment Page/Spread:  This category recognizes excellence in the design of one entertainment story or package in a magazine.            

19. Best Yearbook Cover: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a yearbook cover.            

20. Best Yearbook Division Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a yearbook's division page or spread.            

21. Best Yearbook News Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of one news story or package in a yearbook.            

22. Best Yearbook Feature Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of one feature story or package in a yearbook.            

23. Best Yearbook Sports Page/Spread:  This category recognizes excellence in the design of one sports story or package in a yearbook.            

24. Best Yearbook Entertainment Page/Spread: This category recognizes excellence in the design of one entertainment story or package in a yearbook.            

25. Best Online Main Page: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a main page for the website of a printed or online-only publication.            

26. Best Social Media Main Page: This category recognizes excellence in the design of a social-media page that corresponds with a printed or online-only publication.            

27. Best Online Inforgraphic: This category recognizes excellence in the design of an infographic generated as unique online content, posted to the website for either a correlating printed or online-only publication.            

28. Best Editorial Cartoon: This category recognizes excellence in a single editorial cartoon on any topic.            

29. Best Comic Strip:  This category recognizes excellence in a comic strip. Entries must include three examples of a single comic strip.