Advertising Tearsheet Contest

Congratulations to the 2015 Classified Winners and the 2015 Display Winners

Advertising departments across Pennsylvania continue to produce outstanding printed and digital classified and display ads, campaigns, and publications worthy of much recognition. Judges consider the objective, strategy and result as well as design and attractiveness for all ads.

The PNA Advertising Tearsheet Contest combines the classified and display contests into one. Entries in the 2015 contest must have been published in a Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association member news organization between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. 

Entries were submitted in the 2015 Advertising Tearsheet Contest online via the BetterBNC website, or by clicking our personalized Ad Contest link by 11:59 p.m., on Monday, July 20, 2015.   

Please note:  printed entry guidelines and rules will not be mailed.  Please download the contest rules, entry instructions and category descriptions below. Or, you can request a printed copy by emailing, or phoning (717) 703-3012.

2015 Ad Contest Rules      2015 Ad Entry Instructions      2015 Ad Categories  


Consider entering the Best Use of Video Award category, sponsored by Calkins Media.  Winner of this special award receives a plaque as well as a $500 cash award!​

2015 Ad Video Award

 Winners will be announced and honored during the awards banquet at the PNA Advertising Conference, Sept. 23-25, at Valley Forge, Pa. The PNA Foundation supplies plaques to all winners in attendance at the awards banquet. Following the banquet, certificates will be mailed to winners not in attendance with the option to purchase plaques. If you are unable to attend the awards banquet and would like to purchase plaques for your certificates, complete the Plaque Order Form and fax to (717) 703-3008, or mail to PNA Foundation, 3899 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA  17110.

Questions? Contact the PNA Foundation at or (717) 703-3003. 


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