IHSA Administrator

Matt Troha

Journalism Calendar


IHSA State Series Programs
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State Final Competition

Sectional: Saturday, April 4, 2020

State Final: Friday, April 24, 2020

Site: Heartland Community College |  Directions to Site | Campus Map
Lodging: Area Information | Lodging List
Apparel & Souvenirs: Minerva


Sectional Review Writing Genre: Short Film
Sectional Sports Writing Sport: Baseball

State Review Writing Genre: Music
State Sports Writing Sport: Girls Basketball

As your schools are preparing to travel to Heartland Community College in Normal for the IHSA State Journalism Finals, don’t forget to bring samples of your student publications (yearbooks & newspapers) & staff T-shirts to share at the swap shop.

Frequently Asked Questions

Press Associations
Illinois Journalism Education Association
Kettle Moraine Press Association
Southern Illinois School Press Association