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Section 223 – Yearbook Contest

Fine Art By-Laws
Sections 199-263

All rules in Section 209 apply to this contest.

  1. NATURE OF THE CONTEST.
    • Purpose.  The purpose of this contest is to evaluate journalistic skills included in yearbook production.  The school yearbook is submitted for judging in competition with other TAPPS schools.
    • Submissions.
      • Due to TAPPS office by the deadline posted on the TAPPS website.
      • Entry must be made on TAPPSTER to include title of yearbook.
      • Entry fee, as determined by TAPPS, must be paid at the academic competition.
  2. AUTHORSHIP. The book presented must be the work of the students on the yearbook staff.
  3. CONDUCTING THE CONTEST.
    • Judging Criteria.  The following categories will be used to evaluate each yearbook:
      • Design and Creativity: 15 points maximum.
      • Theme Development: 10 points maximum.
      • Photography:  20 points maximum.
      • Written Text: 20 points maximum.
      • Use of Color/Graphics: 10 points maximum.
      • Organization: 15 points maximum.
      • Visual Appeal: 10 points maximum
    • Identification of Yearbooks.  Make sure the school name, yearbook name and school classification is affixed to the inside front cover of the yearbook.
    • Scoring.  Rank according to total points.
    • Ties.  There are no ties.  Judge’s preference will be used to break all ties.